The women of GRACE want to ring in the new year with YOU! Get tickets at The Duke 1225 Queen St East or contact any band member. Tickets $25. First 20 sold at The Duke discounted to $20!
Looks like winter is finally gone and GRACE is looking forward to a spring/summer of kick arse gigs!
We will be heading back to Stratford to headline the Saturday night festivities at the Stratford Blues Festival, Barrie and Collingwood this summer and coming up May 24 we will be joining Backtrack for the second year of Bring On The Funk fundraiser for prostate cancer at Revival Bar. Check our Shows page for details.
GRACE is proud to announce we will be performing for the 4th year at The Beaches Jazz Fest Streetfest in July. Joann Blondin will be joining us on drums for the Fest while Cathy Marchese is away on tour. Joann has toured with Cirque Du Soleil and Francophone giants Claude Dubois and Robert Charlebois, to name a few! We are honoured to have her play with GRACE.
Stay tuned here to get all the latest deets on GRACE gigs and Stay Funked...
GRACE has returned from a very successful mini tour of Southern Ontario and are ready to rock you, Toronto! This Saturday July 15 head on down to The Duke at Queen and Leslie. The dance floor is waiting for you... The Duke has one of the city's best patios- great for a pre gig bevvie.
Well, we finally have some weather to cheer about as GRACE embarks on a mini tour of Southern Ontario music fests! This is a great opportunity for out of town fans to catch us!
Our first stop is in beautiful Stratford for the Stratford Blues Festival. GRACE does a set from 3pm-4pm Sunday, June 25 at this family friendly event located at Veterans Drive Band Shell. This will be our first visit to the town on the river but hopefully not our last. We would like to thank the wonderful Michael Northcote for sponsoring us!
Next is another first for GRACE, the Barrie Promenade Days in downtown Barrie. We will be the closer at 8:30 pm Friday June 30 at Barrie's largest and longest running streetfest!
We round out the mini tour with a return to one of our fav spots, The Station for Collingwood Jazz and Blues at The Station summer music series. This will be our 3rd summer performing at this wonderful event. Get there early to get a good spot!
GRACE would like to wish everyone a Happy Pride Month! See you soon and Stay Funked!
GRACE enjoyed a triumphant return to The Duke last Saturday. Thanks to all who came out and packed the dance floor. It was a full house! We will see you back at The Duke July 15th for a fab summer party. GRACE has many gigs coming up so please check our Shows page to see where and when we are playing near you!
Next up for GRACE, Bring On The Funk- a prostate cancer fundraiser with Backtrack at Revival Bar in Little Italy. This promises to be one funky eve! Complimentary tickets available from Backtrack, Mae or Janet.
Fresh out of winter hibernation...GRACE is back to help celebrate spring with an Earth Day gig at The Duke! Dust off your dancin' shoes and join us!
GRACE wants to wish our amazing audiences a very happy holiday season! Thank you for making 2016 a very successful year for us. The year saw us back at the Beaches Jazz Fest a return visit to the amazing town of Collingwood, Pride at the Duke, fun times at The Eton House and a very cool lake side gig at the Balmy Beach club.
We look forward to seeing you in 2017.
The Fall is upon us and GRACE has been funkin out. October saw a triumphant return to The Duke with a packed house. The incomparable Colina Phillips joined us- what a treat! Check our VIDEOS page for some clips! It was great to see so many of our regular supporters and to see new faces in the crowd. We even had audience members who traveled from Boston to see GRACE! Word is spreading....
It was one hot summer for GRACE.
July saw the ladies of GRACE return for 3 hot, funksoulicious filled nights at the 28th International Beaches Jazz Festival. Thanks to all who came out and shook their groove thang on our outdoor dance floor. The crowds were huge for GRACE, with dancers as young as 5 years! Thanks to BSO for having us out front of their store for the second year and thanks to our wonderful sound crew who supplied, lugged, guarded, set up and did sound for us for 3 nights. Could not have done it without you. You all helped to make it an incredible success.
September saw us back at our regular haunt, The Eton House and at the waterfront Balmy Beach Club performing for 2 retired judges. Thanks to Paul for recording a live Facebook video at the Balmy Beach Club, which has over 2000 views and counting! You can view it here gracemusicto