Brad Cheeseman Group: summer 2016 tour!

After a quiet winter and spring, the Brad Cheeseman Group will be hitting the road this June and July to perform music from their award-winning albums. You can see/hear the band on the following dates (check the Calendar for more info):

June 16 – The Rex Hotel, Toronto, ON
June 24 – Artword Artbar, Hamilton, ON
June 25 – Mahtay Cafe, St. Catharines, ON
July 4 – Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, QC
July 15 – Waterloo Jazz Festival, Waterloo, ON

tour poster

See you soon!

On Topic spring tour dates

This spring will include many opportunities to see and hear On Topic, the collaborative trio featuring Aubrey Dayle (dr), Kim Ratcliffe (gt) and Brad Cheeseman. They’ll be performing music from their new album Second Time Aroundas well as several other original pieces from each of the members. Here are the dates (more info over on the Calendar page):

April 7 – Artword Artbar, Hamilton, ON
April 16 – Warkworth Town Hall Centre for the Arts, Warkworth, ON
May 3 – Long & McQuade clinic, Cobourg, ON
May 5 – Long & McQuade clinic, Oshawa, ON
May 11 – Long & McQuade clinic, Waterloo, ON
May 18 – Long & McQuade clinic, London, ON
May 19 – Long & McQuade clinic, Belleville, ON
May 21 – May Cafe, Toronto, ON
May 25 – Long & McQuade clinic, Peterborough, ON
May 26 – Cafe Resonance, Montreal, QC
May 27 – Options Jazz Lounge, Brookstreet Hotel, Kanata, ON
May 28 – Options Jazz Lounge, Brookstreet Hotel, Kanata, ON

See you on the road!

Festival Season Approaches

So now that summer is upon us, it means that festival season is just around the corner. These are the festivals you can find me at:

June 21 – Toronto Jazz Festival w/ Bruce Cassidy Hotfoot Orchestra @ Dominion on Queen, Toronto
June 27 – Toronto Jazz Festival w/ DC Sound Collective @ Placebo Space, Toronto
June 28 – Toronto Jazz Festival w/ Brownman Electryc Trio @ May Cafe, Toronto
July 18 – Waterloo Jazz Festival w/ Brad Cheeseman Group @ Waterloo Public Square
July 24/25/26 – Beaches Jazz Festival w/ Brownman Electryc Trio @ Arts On Queen, Toronto
August 17 – Prince Edward County Jazz Festival w/ Chelsea McBride Quartet @ St. Andrew’s Church, Picton
August 22 – Niagara Jazz Festival w/ Brownman Electryc Trio @ Stratus Vineyards, Niagara Falls

There may (hopefully) be a few others to announce in the coming weeks. Hope to see you there!

BCG show and EP announcement

This Friday (April 12), the Brad Cheeseman Group will be playing at the Tranzac, along with fellow Humber-ites Midcoast. We will be playing songs from the EP as well as some others (old AND new!). The lineup for this one will be myself, Robert Chapman (guitar), Sam Kogen (keyboard), Andrew Racknor (alto sax) and Ian Wright (drums). Kudos to Andrew and Ian for filling in and braving my tunes – these guys are incredible musicians! Cover is Pay What You Can, so come out. We may even be giving away download codes for the EP!

and speaking of the EP…

The Mixed Messages EP will be available for download on Friday April 12. Stay tuned for the official announcement.