The Blues is the only music that turns nothing into everything.
The Small Club BIG SHOW Concert Series proudly supports the best in Canadian Blues and is held monthly from September to June. Music By The Bay Live presents every show with the music at the forefront, the way it should be.
The Buzz ………..
“I must say that it is rare that a band gets treated the way we were treated tonight at The Music By The Bay series….the people, the hosts, Paul & Lori Murray were exceptional, the dinner was superb and the whole night with the great fans of Pickering(I won’t tell anyone) a great night on the whole….Thanks for everything” – Johnny Max
“… I just wanted to add a note of thanks for the terrific evening. Both of you were a treat to work with, totally professional and at the same time your incredible hospitality and personal touch made it a very special event. Thank you both so much!” - Chris Whiteley
“Just to say many thank for a fun evening and the wonderful hospitality.” - Carlos del Junco
“You certainly know how to throw a party….keep up the great work! - Ray Walsh (Loco Zydeco)
“Thanks for having FATHEAD back to the Waterfront Bistro and for the fabulous dinner! We had a ball. Keep in touch…” - Al Lerman
“It was a great time, hopefully you can have us back sometime.” - Drew Lamarche (David Gogo)
“Thank you so much for your hospitality and support. I would have to say that you run a first class operation – one of the best run concerts that I’ve seen. We were very impressed with everything. Our hats are off to you and the wonderful community of music lovers in Pickering. Thanks again, hope to see you soon…” - Rick Taylor
“Thanks again for a great gig your hospitality. As always it`s great to have been part of a Music By The Bay show. You and Paul go the extra 9 yards as presenters and it really pays off. Everyone come away with a good feeling, audience, performers and promoters. You`ve got something really good happening in Pickering. … all the best until next time” - Gary Kendall
“We had a blast! Big fun last night ! Thank you !” - David Gogo
“We had a great time … and look forward to it again. Let me know when you are booking your next season so we can make arrangements. And thank you for your kindness and support. I only hope that next time I can spend some time eating and having a drink by the water with you guys in the sunshine.” - Layla Zoe
“It was wonderful to meet you both and work with you! Thanks so much for your hospitality, and extra generosity. We loved the venue and crowd. I look forward to working together in the future and getting to hang out too! Thanks again we had a great time!” – Jack de Keyzer
“Thanks so much for a great feast and a great time! It is always nice when you are traveling to eat a home cooked meal. You and Paul do such a great job, thanks again and look forward to seeing you next time!” - Stephen Wood (David Gogo)
“Thank you so much for having us at Blues by the Bay – it was a great experience on so many levels. We really enjoyed being able to share dinner together at your house and it was just an amazing setting, meal, and the venue is excellent as well. So happy we were able to be part of your series. Thanks again and I hope we can book another show soon!” - JW Jones
“Thank you guys, for the wonderful hospitality you showed us. It was great fun playing for everyone & I hope to do it again sometime. You guys rock!! xoxo” – Pat Rush
“The Band had a blast, we’re going to come up earlier next time and beat rush hour!” - Andrew Austin (Layla Zoe)
“Thanks to you and Paul for hosting us – hope to do it again another time!” - Matt Sobb (MonkeyJunk)
“What a great pleasure that was, you people sure do a great job there, fantastic …” - Paul Reddick
“Big big thanx to yourself- Paul & everyone involved re the show last nite. Can’t say how we much appreciate your support & professionalism. All the best with your shows in the future.” – Greg Baert (David Vest)
“Many thanx for making Rick and the band welcome. It’s great to see folks that know how to do shows right! Thanx” - Brian Mortimer (Rick Taylor)
“Congratulations to Paul and Lori on this success” Derek Andrews (Toronto Blues Society)
Here is the Short List of who has graced the Music By The Bay Live Stage since 2009.
Colin Linden, LeE HARVeY OsMOND, Stephen Fearing, David Gogo, Loco Zydeco, Suzie Vinnick, Fathead, Michael Pickett, Rita Chiarelli, Jack de Keyzer, Rick Taylor, Carlos del Junco, Braithewaite & Whiteley, Morgan Davis, Jimmy Bowskill, Matt Andersen, Garrett Mason & Keith Hallett, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, JW-Jones, Layla Zoe, Paul James, MonkeyJunk, David Vest, Steve Strongman, Hogtown Allstars, 24th Street Wailersmore info