2018 Festivals and Events


JULY 2018

Saturday July 7th: Thunder Bay Blues Festival in Thunder Bay ON. 1:45pm-2:45pm. http://www.tbayblues.ca/


Friday July 13th-15th: Tremblant International Blues Festival. Mont-Tremblant QC. Details coming soon. https://blues.tremblant.ca/en/


Tuesday July 17th: Sunset Music Series. Charles Daley Park in Jordan ON. 7pm-8:30pm. Stay tuned for details.


Wednesday July 18th: Red Hot Jazz and Cool Blues. Royal Botanical Gardens Hendrie Park in Burlington ON. 6:30pm-9pm. Stay tuned for details.


Saturday July 28th: Shrewbury Ribs N' Blues Festival. 4pm-5pm. http://www.shrewsburyribsandblues.com/



Saturday August 4th: Lynn River Music Festival. Solo show. Simcoe ON. 12pm-12:45pm. http://www.lynnriverfestival.com/


Sunday August 5th: Summer Blues on the Patio. Donnelly's in Thorold ON. 2pm-6pm


Friday August 10th: TD Songs of Sumer. Oakville ON. 5:30pm-6:30pm. Details coming soon http://oakvilledowntown.com/event/td-songs-summer-2/2018-08-10/


Saturday August 11th: Festival de Blues de Donnacona. Donnacona QC. 7pm-8pm. https://www.donnaconablues.com/


Sunday August 12th: Singing the Canadian National Anthem at the GP3R in Trois Rivieres


Saturday August 18th: Calabogie Blues and Ribfest. VIP after party. Calabogie ON. http://www.calabogieblues.com/


August 24th-25th- Trois-Rivieres Blues Festival. For dates, times and details visit http://3renblues.com/en/programmation-list


Thursday August 30th: Ridgeway Market. Details coming soon.



Sunday September 9th: Southside Shuffle- Port Credit Blues and Jazz Festival. BIA Stage #2. 6pm-7pm


Friday September 14th: Jazz and Blues in the Village. Sarnia ON. http://www.jazzinthevillage.com/


Sunday September 16th: Wasaga Beach Blues festival. Wasaga Beach Stage #2 ON. 1:30pm-2:30pm. http://www.wasagabeachblues.com/


Saturday September 22nd: Feast Street Niagara. Solo acoustic show on main stage 2pm-3pm. http://www.feaststreetniagara.com/



Wedesnday October 3rd: Rhapsody Barrel Bar in Kitchener. Hosting the open mic night. 10pm


Saturday October 12th: Canal Bank Shuffle Blues Festival in Thorold. Full band performing at the Club Capri. 8:40pm-9:55pm. For info and Tickets visit http://www.canalbankshuffle.com/


Thusday October 18th: Gunners Club in Brantforn. Details to follow


Tuesday October 23rd: Radius in Hamilton. Duo with Miles Evans on keys. 7pm-10pm


Stay tuned! More Shows and Festival Dates to be announced soon!


2018 Past Events

JUNE 2018

Friday June 1st: South Coast Cookhouse in Crystal Beach. Acoustic duo with Miles Evans on Keys! 9pm-12am


Saturday June 2nd: Paisley Blues Festival. Paisley ON. 6:45pm-7:45pm. http://www.paisleyrocks.com/


Sunday June 3rd: Springlicious on Queen St, Niagara Falls ON. Taps Stage 1:30pm-2:30pm. https://springlicious.com/


Thursday June 7th: Dunnville Mudcat Festival Blues Crawl. 8:15pm-9:15. http://dunnvillemudcatfestival.ca/


Saturday June 9th: Music by the Bay Event opening for Quinn Sullivan. Uxbridge Music Hall in Uxbridge ON. 8pm start. For information and tickets visit https://musicbythebaylive.com/


Friday June 22nd: House Concert. Scarborough ON. Details coming soon.


Thursday June 28th-30th: Eldorado Blues Festival in Val d'Or QC. Details coming soon.   http://festivalblueseldorado.ca/


MAY 2018 

Friday May 4th: SOLD OUT!! COLD NOVEMBER CD RELEASE at the Santuary Centre for the Arts in Ridgeway ON. Door open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets in advance $15 online at https://www.ticketscene.ca/events/20937/ or at The Brimstone Brewery. $20 at the door.


Sunday May 6th:COLD NOVEMEBR CD RELEASE at the Corktown Pub in Hamilton with the Corktown Blues Band with Miles Evans on Keys! 2pm-6pm. $7 at the door.


Saturday May 12th: COLD NOVEMBER CD RELEASE at Donnelly's Pub in Thorold. 8pm-10:30pm. 


Wedensday May 30th: Mississippi Queens Foods in Hamilton. Duo Diner Show. Tickets: http://mississippiqueenfoods.com/ 


Thursday May 31st: Peace Day Ontario Youth Music Fundraiser by Peaceworks TV in Paris ON. http://peaceworks.tv/upcoming-events.html


APRIL 2018

Saturday April 28th: COLD NOVEMBER CD RELEASE at Rhapsody Barrel Bar in Kitchener. 9pm-1am


MARCH 2018

Saturday March 3rd: I will be joining 'An Evening of Blues and Gospel VII with Lance Anderson and guests. Royal Canadian Legion in Newmarket ON. Doors open at 7:15pm show starts at 8pm. For tickets visit: https://newmarketfolk.com/


Friday March 23rd: Guest apperance with Jack de Keyzer with Freinds Winter Blues Festival at the Seneca Theatre in Niagara Falls. 8pm. For tickets visit: http://senecaqueen.ca/page/calendar-of-events/


Saturday March 24th: Coach and Lantern in Hamilton. Saturday Blues matinee guest spot. 2:30pm-4:30pm



Saturday February 10th: I will be joining Mariposa Folk Festival Presents 'An Evening of Blues and Gospel VII with Lance Anderson and guests. St Pauls Centre, 62 Peter St N Orillia. Doors open at 7:15 Show starts at 8pm. For tickets visit: https://www.universe.com/events/an-evening-of-blues-gospel-vii-tickets-orillia-X04G7C?ref=universe-discover 


Saturday February 17th: I will be the special guest at the Corktown Blues with Trickbag. Corktown Pub in Hamilton ON. 3pm-6pm



Saturday January 6th: I will be the special guest at the Mo' Blues Matinee with Trickbag. Frankie's Hometown Tavern, Brantford ON. 3pm-6pm


Friday January 19th: An evening of Blues, Soul and Rock'n'Roll Acoustic Style. SOuth Coast Cookhouse in Crystal Beach. Joining me is Max Hillier on harp and John Navarolli on guitar. 9pm-12am


2017 Festivals and Events













Saturday December 9th: The Toronto Christmas Market in the Distillery District. Outdoor concert during the holiday festivities. Performance times are 3-20 min sets:  6:30pm, 7:15pm and 8pm. 


Saturday December 23rd: Monty's in St Catharines. Guest spot with Steve Grisbrook Band. 2pm-6pm 


Saturday December 23rd: The Old Winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake guest spot with the Niagara Rhythm Section. 9:30pm



Saturday November 4th: The Bar Upstairs in St Catharines. Guest spot with the Mighty Duck Blues Band! 2pm-6pm


Wednesday November 15th and Thursday November 16th: Canal Bank Shuffle Event. Guest spot with the Paul Deslauriers Band. Brant Parker also a special guest. Contact Donnellys Pub 905-227-1947 to purchase your tickets. Info at: http://www.canalbankshuffle.com/


Sunday November 26th: Bob Blues Movember Musical Marathon at the Rhapsody Barrel Bar in Kitchener. 3pm-12am. Spencer Mackenzie's band performs from 4pm-5pm. $15. Visit event page for details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1202855663147789/




Saturday October 7th: Dunn Street Bar and Grill in Niagara Falls. Performing a duo with Miles Evans on keys. 9pm-12am 


Friday October 13th: Donnelly's Pub in Thorold in conjunction with the Canal Bank Shuffle Festival. My full band will be performing from 8pm-11pm


Sunday October 15th: The Crystal Chandelier in Crystal Beach joining the Max Hillier Trio. 6pm-10pm


Friday October 20th: The Boathouse in Kitchener. Dylan Wickens band and Spencers Mackenzie's band for a night of killer Blues! 9pm 


Saturday October 21st: Treasure Mollys House of Concerts in Mimico. Up close and personal acoustic solo show. $25 per person includes show and buffet style diner. BYOB. For tickets contact Treasuremollysmusic@gmail.com



Sunday September 3rd: Hot and Spicy Food Festival at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. Round Stage 7pm-8pm. More details to follow.


Saturday September 9th: Tim Horton's Southside Shuffle at Roc 'n' Docs in Port Credit. 4pm-8pm


Sunday September 10th: Tim Horton's Southside Shuffle Festival in Port Credit. Ontario 150 Stage #2 at 6pm-7pm http://www.southsideshuffle.ca/memorial-park-full-schedule.html


Saturday September 16th: Jazz and Blues in the Village in Sarnia. 7:30pm-9pm. Ticket and details at: http://www.jazzinthevillage.com/


Sunday September 24th: Thrilled to announce that I am nominated for 'New Artist of the Year!' I will be performing along side fellow nominee Riley Michaels at this year at the awards show. For information and tickets visit: https://niagaramusicawards.ca/


Saturday September 30th: Town of Lincoln Homecoming Festival at Beamsville Secondary School. My full band will be performing from 11:30am-1:30pm. Lots going on all day! Check out the details at http://www.lincoln.ca/content/homecoming-festival-september-29-october-1


Saturday September 30th:Feast Street Niagara in Welland ON. Festival and live entertainment goes on from 12pm-11pm. I will be performing an acoustic set from 4pm-4:30pm. For more information visit http://www.feaststreetniagara.com/entertainment.php



Wedesday August 9th: Churchill Arms in Waterloo. Blues the Day B4- Kick-off to the Kitchener Blues festival! 5 bands performing non-stop! 7pm start! $20 


Saturday August 12th: South Coast Cookhouse in Crystal beach. Acoustic Trio. 9pm-12am


Wedesday August 16th: Red Hot Jazz and Cool Blues Wedesdays at The Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington. Hendrie Park. 6:30pm-9pm https://www.rbg.ca/jazz


Saturday August 26th: Limestone City Blues Festival in Kingston. Market Square Stage 7pm-7:40pm http://www.downtownkingston.ca/enjoy/2017/limestone-city-blues-festival


Sunday August 27th: Limestone City Blues festival in Kingston. Confederation Park Stage 12pm-12:45pm http://www.downtownkingston.ca/enjoy/2017/limestone-city-blues-festival


Wednesday August 30th: Mississippi Queens Southern Super in Hamilton. 6:30pm diner show. Details to follow soon.


Thuesday August 31st: Thursdays Blues in the Park at Firemans Park in Niagara falls ON. Free Concert. 7pm-9pm http://scvfa.ca/scvfa/events


JULY 2017

Saturday July 1st: Waterdown's Oh Canada Ribfest! OLG Main Stage opening for Freedom Train. Information at: http://www.ohcanadaribfest.ca/entertainment/. 8:30pm-9:30pm


Sunday July 2nd: Crystal Chandelier guest spot with the Max Hillier Band. Crystal Beach ON. 6pm-9pm


Saturday July 8th: Tremblant International Blues Festival- Casino Stage 1:30pm-2:30pm. Information at: https://blues.tremblant.ca/en/


Sunday July 9th: Tremblant International Blues Festival- Workshop at Espace Blues 1:00pm. Information at: https://blues.tremblant.ca/en/


Sunday July 9th: Tremblant International Blues Festival- Promenade DesLauriers Stage. Acoustic Duo with Miles Evans on Keys! 3:00pm. Information at: https://blues.tremblant.ca/en/


Friday July 14th: ROM Summer Fridays at the Royal Canadian Museum in Toronto. Performing with my trio. 5:30pm. For information visit: http://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/rom-summer-fridays


Saturday July 15th: Lighthouse Blues Festival in Kincardine. Bruce Telcom Mainstage 4:45pm-5:30pm. Tickets and Information at: http://lighthousebluesfest.ca/index.php


Friday July 21st: Welland Floating Stage at Merritt Park Concert Series. Welland Sings the Blues with my band, Jack DeKeyzer Band and Suzie Vinnik Band. 7:00pm  


Sunday July 23rd: The Beaches International Jazz Festival. Urban Stage 12pm-1pm. Information at: http://beachesjazz.com/td-main-stage-a-cappella/


Thursday-Saturday July 27th,28th and 29th: The Beaches International Jazz Festival Street Fest. Performing on a rotation schedule on the street near Hero Certified Burgers- 2018 Queen St East. Information at: http://beachesjazz.com/street-fest/. 7pm-11pm


Sunday July 30th: The Beaches International Jazz Festival guest spot with Bill King's Saturday Night Fish Fry. 3pm on Woodbine Park Stage 


JUNE 2017

Saturday June 3rd: Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival. Royal LePage Main Stage 3:30pm-3:30pm https://orangevillebluesandjazz.ca/event/spencer-mackenzie/?instance_id=547


Wednesday June 7th: I will be a special guest at the 'Evening of Award Winning Rythm and Blues'! Pub Fiction in Ancaster. $20 in advance at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/an-evening-of-award-winning-rhythmblues-tickets-34329301866 or $25 at the door. Doors open at 7pm. 


Saturday June 10th: Marafiki Fundraiser with Paul James at the Sanctuary in Ridgeway. Doors open at 7pm. My band performs at 10pm. Details and ticket information: https://www.thesanctuaryarts.org/events


Friday June 16th. I will be a guest at 'The Last Shuffle" at the Silver Dollar in Toronto. Details TBA


Sunday June 18th: My band will be performing at Donnelly's Irish Pub in Thorold at the Summer Patio Series! No Charge Event! 2pm-6pm


MAY 2017

Monday May 15th: Music in Schools Program with Max Hillier for students at Garrison Public School in Fort Erie.


Saturday May 20th: Guest spot with Mighty Duck Blues Band at The Bar Upstairs in St Catharines.2:30pm-6:30pm


Thursday May 25th: Churchill Arms in Waterloo. Performing Thursday Night Blues with my trio. 8pm-11pm


Saturday May 27th: Dunn Street Grill in Niagara Falls performing a duo acoustic show with Brant Parker. 9:30pm-12:30pm


Saturday May 27th: 4th Annual Rock 'n' Rescue Concert Fundraiser for the Last Chance Horse and Pony Rescue. Many bands perfroming all day! Crystal Ridge Community 99 Ridge Road in Crystal Beach. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. http://lchpr.org/events/rocknrescue.html. 3pm-10pm 


APRIL 2017:

Sat April 1st: Guest apperance with Jack de Keyzer at the Seneca Theatre in Niagara Falls. 8pm


Thurs April 13th: Guest at the Harbour Street Fish Bar in Collingwood. 7pm


Friday April 13th: Stache on Main in Wellington ON. Solo Acoustic Show. 8pm-11pm


Sat April 15th: Solo Acoustic for Katie Miller Sunlife advisor Client Appreciation event on Jarvis Street Fort Erie. 12pm-3pm


Sun April 16th: Guest at the Wortley Roadhouse in London. 4pm


Thurs April 20th: Churchill Arms in Waterloo with my trio. 9pm


Sun April 23rd: Judge for the Youth Legacy Showcase at the Boathouse in Kitchener. 1pm


Wed April 26th: Opening for Chris Antonik CD Release party. Solo Acoustic. Rivoli in Toronto.


Fri April 28th: Canal Bank Shuffle an Event of Maple Blues Award Winners with my full band followed by Paul Deslauries at Club Capri in Thorold


Sat April 29th: South Coast Cookhouse in Crystal Beach. Acoustic show. 9pm


Sun April 30th: Concert at the Delta United Church Fundraiser in Hamilton with my full band. $20 dollars where all proceeds go to the church. 2pm


MARCH 2017:
Thursday March 9th: Churchill Arms in Waterloo. Performing Thursday Night Blues with my trio. 9pm-11:30pm


Saturday March 17th: Guest appearance at TG Swampbusters at the Bay City Music Hall in Hamilton. Tickets at Bay City, Picks and Sticks, Dr. Disc, Hamilton Urban Artists, Crash Landing and Chedoke Flowers or at the door. 8pm start.


Saturday March 25th: Coach and Lantern in Hamilton. Saturday Blues matinee guest spot. 2:30pm-4:30pm



Friday February 10th: Chucks Roadhouse in Fort Erie. Solo acoustic show. 7pm-10pm


Saturday February 11th: Monty's Gastopub in St Catharines. Guest spot at the Saturday afternoon 'Home of the Blues'. 3:00pm-7:00pm. 


Tuesday February 21st: Morty's Pub in Waterloo. Acoustic Duo show with Brant Parker. 8:00pm


Friday February 24th: Aurora Winter Blues festival at St Andrews College Theatre. Opening for the legendary 'Downchild Blues Band'. 7:30pm. For tickets go to: http://www.aurorawinterbluesfestival.ca/


Friday January 6th: London Music Hall in London ON. Great Lakes Blues Society presents "Trio of Trios III." $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For online tickets go to :www.ticketfly.com


Sunday January 8th: Twighlight Jazz Series January Blues featuring Danny Marks. Opening the show with a solo acoustic set 6pm. Details and tickets available on line or at the door. http://twilightjazz.ca/Twilight_Jazz/Tickets.html


Friday January 13th: Guest spot at Warmingtons Bistro in Brantford ON. 8:00pm-11:00pm


Friday January 20th: Toronto Blues Society Summit Eight is on all weekend! I will be performing Friday evening. Incredible talent all weekend long. For information go to: http://torontobluessociety.com/blues-summit-8/


January 31st - February 4th- Competing at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis



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