Christmas 50s/60s Dinner Dance | Saturday December 12, 2020
CANCELLED! The band has been invited to return to RCL Branch 643 for a 4th consecutive dinner and dance. A sellout each year! The address is 110 Jutland Rd., in Etobicoke. Doors open at 5:00pm, dinner from 6:00pm to 7:30pm and dancing from 8:00pm to 12:00am. Open to the public! More details to come. Call the Legion at 416-231-2021 or Peter at 905-274-6131. Visit www.rcl643.ca
Birthday Celebration | Saturday December 5, 2020
CANCELLED! We have been invited to perform at a special 70th birthday party, open to the public. More details to come.
Private Function | Saturday November 14, 2020
CANCELLED! The band hopes to return in the Spring to this retirement community, north of Toronto, for a dance that has sold out each year!
Music To Remember Dance | Saturday November 7, 2020
OPEN! Just a few tickets left to buy. Our location has changed to Oakville at the Noble Hall, 2273 Royal Windsor Dr., at Ford Drive. Phone no. is 905-849-6416. The Province allows this banquet hall in the Halton region to meet more of our needs. You enter from the parking lot under the "2273" on the canopy and the hall is to your right on ground level. It will be Little Peter and the Elegants bringing you terrific rock 'n' roll music with strong vocal harmonies and Steve Pettafor of the George Lake BIG Band offering you a selection of big band recordings, from many decades, when LP&E takes a break. You won't want to miss the special commentary from Steve as he introduces big band hits played through the sound system. Steve will take the mic during the band’s two 25 minute breaks and will explain the importance of his selections to the fans of big band music! The 20 member GLBB has decided not to perform. We are planning a wonderful evening that will begin with a delicious roast beef or vegetarian lasagna dinner. Doors will open at 5:00 pm with bar service, a plated dinner will be served at your table after 6:00 pm and LP&E will begin around 7:00 pm, delivering three 55 minutes sets. Guests will depart by 11:00 pm. All safety protocols will be followed including no dancing, masks worn, temperature taken, physical distancing and helpful signage to remind people that we want a safe evening. Only 50 tickets will be sold for a banquet hall that comfortably seats 120. You will feel safe at this dinner/concert event! Visit the website at www.georgelakebigband.com. Tickets are $40/person, $50 at the door. Phone Peter for tickets and with questions at 905-274-6131. We will bring back wonderful musical memories for you!
Halloween Dance | Saturday October 31, 2020
CANCELLED! We will return on a future date to the Ajax Legion Br. 322 for a 6th time once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Our dances there tend to sell out. The address is 111 Hunt St. in Ajax. It's upstairs and there's an elevator. Phone 905-683-2927 and visit www.rcl322.com.
50s & 60s Dinner & Dance | Saturday October 17, 2020
POSTPONED TO APRIL 17 2021! The band is returning to the Guelph Legion Br. 234 where we sold out the last two years. It's a Royal City Ringers Fund Raiser taking place at the Guelph Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy. S. in Guelph. Doors open at 6:00pm, a roast beef buffet dinner starts at 6:30pm with dancing from 8:00pm to 12:00am. Tickets are $40.00/person. Phone the Legion 519-822-1565 or Tom 519-824-3531. Visit www.rcl234guelph.ca
50s & 60s Music Hop | Saturday October 3, 2020
CANCELLED! In the Spring we hope to return to the Kincardine Legion Br. 183 for the 9th time, 219 Lambton St. in Kincardine. Details to come. The public is welcome. Phone 519-396-3837.
50s/60s Dinner & Show | Saturday September 26, 2020
OPEN! Only a few tickets left! The band is returning to The Moose Lodge, on the main floor, in Etobicoke. This will be a special evening, open to the public. It sold out last year! Tickets are $20/person and includes a sit-down roast beef or vegetarian dinner. We will follow all COVID-19 regulations. Masks will be worn when you are not seated, there is no dancing, attendance will be recorded and there is a limit of 50 guests. The address is 3753 Lake Shore Blvd. W., on the south side, just east of Brown's Line. You can park in the No Frills parking lot across the road. Doors open at 6:00pm, the hot dinner will be served at 7:00pm, with the band performing from 8:00pm to 12:00am. All safety protocols will be followed-your safety really is our concern! Contact Marlene Wright at 416-720-6454 or Peter Toller at 905-274-6131 for tickets.
Dakota's Sports Bar and Grill | Friday September 25, 2020
OPEN! The band returns to this special Club where we were a sellout at our debut last October! We hope our strong Etobicoke following will come out to support us on Dakota's 2nd Anniversary! The band will perform from 8:00pm to 12:00am on the raised stage. We will follow all COVID-19 regulations; there will be no dancing. You will enjoy the food quality. The address of Dakota's is 2814 Lake Shore Blvd. W., near Third St., east of Islington Ave., in Etobicoke. All safety protocols will be followed-your safety really is our concern! There will be a $5.00 charge at the door. Please phone 647-352-2814 with questions. Visit www.dakotassportsbarandgrill.com
Private Function | Saturday September 19, 2020
POSTPONED! The band will perform at a special birthday party.
Labour Day Rock 'n' Roll | Monday September 7, 2020
OPEN! The band returns to perform on this long weekend from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at RCL Branch 643, inside, on the raised stage. The address is 110 Jutland Rd., in Etobicoke. It sold out last year! Open to the public and no admission charge, however, you will want to buy a BBQ meal served from the kitchen. Call the Legion at 416-231-2021. In keeping with COVID-19 regulations, there will be a limit of 50 people inside the Banquet Hall, another 50 people inside the Club Room listening through speakers. There will be no dancing. All safety protocols will be followed-your safety really is our concern! Visit www.rcl643.ca
Private Function | Friday August 28, 2020
OPEN! A Mississauga-area golf club has asked the band to perform on the outdoor patio during a special family BBQ evening!
Gore Park Summer Promenade | Friday July 24, 2020
CANCELLED! The Downtown Hamilton BIA has invited the band back to perform for a 6th year in Gore Park, downtown Hamilton. We will be on stage outdoors from 12:00 noon to 2:00pm. The park is near James St. and King St. Check the BIA website at downtownhamilton.org/gore-park-summer-promenade
Bradford's Music in the Park | Wednesday July 22, 2020
POSTPONED TO WEDNESDAY JULY 21 2021! The band is making its debut at this popular outdoor music series, in its 5th year in Bradford, on Wednesday evenings in July. The location is the BWG Public Library & Cultural Centre-West Lawn, 425 Holland St. W., in Bradford. Our performance time is 7:00pm to 9:00pm. People are welcome to bring lawn chairs, blankets and their own snacks and enjoy a free evening of music.
Private Function | Friday June 19, 2020
POSTPONED! A Mississauga-area golf club has asked the band to perform on the outdoor patio during a special family BBQ evening!
Brampton Rib 'n' Roll | Saturday May 23, 2020
POSTPONED TO MAY 2021! The band will makes its debut at this popular event in Gage Park, Brampton. The Rotary Club of Brampton raises money at this three day event to meet the needs of children in the community. Gage Park is at 45 Main St. S., just south of Queen Street. More details to come!
Private Function | Friday May 22, 2020
POSTPONED, NEW DATE TBA! We have been asked to perform inside a Mississauga's seniors residence in the evening.
PCSS 100th Reunion | Saturday May 2, 2020
POSTPONED, NEW DATE TBA! The original band members are reuniting to perform the 3 songs we started with in December 1973, on the same stage! Port Credit Secondary School is celebrating 100 years as a school and there is an Alumni Talent Showcase in the auditorium Saturday night from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. Over a dozen alumni acts will entertain you. The cost to enter and enjoy is $30/person with the money going to the school's scholarship fund. Hope to see lots of alumni from the 70s who remember Scott W., Nick N., Paul G., Ron B., Steve C., Gord C., Michael L. and Peter T.! We will be supported on bass, sax and guitar by three current band members, Douglas C.(PCSS '70), Mike W. and Jim W. Visit www.pcss100.com
50s/60s Dinner & Dance | Saturday April 25, 2020
POSTPONED TO SEPTEMBER 26, DETAILS SOON! The band is returning to The Moose Lodge, on the main floor, in Etobicoke. This will be a special evening, open to the public. It sold out last year! Tickets are $20/person and includes a hot buffet dinner of roast beef or chicken. The address is 3753 Lake Shore Blvd. W., on the south side, just east of Brown's Line. You can park in the No Frills parking lot across the road. Doors open at 6:00pm, the hot dinner will be served at 7:00pm, with dancing to follow from 8:00pm to 12:00am. Contact Marlene Wright at 416-720-6454 or Peter Toller at 905-274-6131 for tickets.
Private Function | Thursday April 23, 2020
CANCELLED! A seniors centre in Burlington has hired the band to perform in the evening at its Volunteer Appreciation Night.
50s & 60s Dinner & Dance | Saturday April 18, 2020
POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 17! 142 tickets sold, only 70 left! The band is returning to the Guelph Legion Br. 234 where we sold out the last two years. It's a Royal City Ringers Fund Raiser taking place at the Guelph Legion, 57 Watson Pkwy. S. in Guelph. Doors open at 6:00pm, a roast beef buffet dinner starts at 6:30pm with dancing from 8:00pm to 12:00am. Tickets are $40.00/person. Phone the Legion 519-822-1565 or Tom 519-824-3531. Visit www.rcl234guelph.ca
Private Function | Saturday March 14, 2020
CANCELLED! The band has been invited to return to a retirement community, north of Toronto, for a dance that is sold out for the 3rd consecutive year!
Valentines Dance | Saturday February 15, 2020
The Dundas Legion, Br. 36 in the Town of Dundas, has asked the band to return for an 8th year in a row celebrating Valentine's Day. The Legion offers a large dance floor. Everyone is welcome. Doors open at 7:00pm upstairs and dancing from 8:00pm to 12:00am. An elevator is available. The Legion is located at 280 King St. W. in Dundas, near Hamilton. Tickets are $25.00/person and a late night buffet is included. Call 905-627-7221 for tickets and information. Visit www.br36dundas.org
Private Function | Saturday February 8, 2020
The band has been invited to return to a retirement community's dance, east of Toronto, a sellout last year!
Dancing for The Compass | Saturday January 25, 2020
NOW SOLD OUT! 250 people will enjoy the 13th annual Dancing for The Compass at the Port Credit Legion, Br. 82 (upstairs), 35 Front St. N. in Mississauga. An elevator is available and reserved seating. Tickets were $25/person. Phone Peter with questions at 905-274-6131. Doors open to the upper hall at 7:00, not before, dancing begins at 8:00, a light buffet will be served after 9:00. A cash bar and fabulous raffle prizes! The Compass responds to and helps those from all walks of life who are currently experiencing economic, social or emotional challenges by offering practical and spiritual support. Visit the website at www.thecompass.ca
50s/60s Dance | Saturday January 18, 2020
We return to the Long Branch Legion Br. 101 upstairs where we held two successful dances last year. The address is 3850 Lake Shore Blvd. W. in Etobicoke. Doors open at 7:00pm and dancing from 8:00pm to 12:00am. Late night snacks served. You can take the GO train to the Long Branch station or a TTC streetcar to the Long Branch loop and it's a short walk to the Legion. Lots of parking at the Legion and in the GO train parking lot. Open to the public and an elevator is available. Tickets are $20/person. To buy tickets call the Legion at 416-255-4535 or Peter at 905-274-6131. Visit www.legion101.com