Date Who’s Playing City Venue Country
Sunday, October 15th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 4:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105.
Sunday, October 8th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 4:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. Celtic Sundays just keep getting better. Lots of fun, some great talent sitting in and a beautiful renovated room with great food. Check us out!
Saturday, October 7th 2017 Marie Lynn Hammond in concert with Tom Leighton Toronto Hugh’s Room Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2261 Dundas St. W. Toronto. Venue phone: (416) 531-6604. Bob Bossin’s Official Retirement Concert. Lots of guests to help Bob and other members of Stringband celebrate his successful career including Marie Lynn Hammond. Tom will be helping out in any way he can. It will be a night to remember.
Friday, October 6th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Georgetown The Shepherd’s Crook Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 86 Main Street South, Georgetown, Ontario. Venue phone: 905 702-0456. Always great to play in Georgetown. Few places offer the freedom to play what ever we feel like and challenge each other.
Sunday, September 24th 2017 Rob Young CD Release Toronto Hugh’s Room Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2261 Dundas St. W. Toronto. Venue phone: (416) 531-6604. Tom is thrilled at being part of Rob Young’s 5th recording of his own wonderful songs. What a band that he and producer Paul Mills have put together – Steve Briggs guitar, Al Cross drums, Dennis Pendrith bass, and Burke Carroll pedal steele and dobro.
Thursday, September 21st 2017 Tom Leighton and Anne Lederman TBA TBA Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: concert is $15, the Workshop $20.. Age restrictions: All Ages. Contact Celina: fiddleshow@gmail.com I believe the concert is $15, the Workshop $20. If you’re not a player, just come for the concert at 8:00.
Sunday, September 17th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 4:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. Celtic Sundays just keep getting better. Lots of fun, some great talent sitting in and a beautiful renovated room with great food. Check us out!
Saturday, September 16th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Toronto, Ontario Gate 403 Canada
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 403 Roncesvalles Ave. Always great fun to be part of Bill Hefferman’s Sat partys. Heads up that much of Roncesvalles will be closed on Sat. The great news is there will be lots of explore while waiting for Tom and Conrad to play.
Sunday, September 10th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 4:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. Celtic Sundays just keep getting better. Lots of fun, some great talent sitting in and a beautiful renovated room with great food. Check us out!
Sunday, August 13th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. It’s Celtic Sundays at Arthurs Pub with Rick and Tom hosting. 2:30 – 6:30
Sunday, August 6th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. It’s Celtic Sundays at Arthurs Pub with Rick and Tom hosting. 2:30 – 6:30
Sunday, July 30th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. It’s Celtic Sundays at Arthurs Pub with Rick and Tom hosting. 2:30 – 6:30
Friday, July 28th 2017 Ian Bell with Tom Leighton Guelph, On the Guelph Civic Museum Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 52 Norfolk Street. Venue phone: 519-836-1221 x 2778. This will be their popular “Confederation Generation” show with music and stories circa 1867. It may surprise you how many songs are still familiar.
Sunday, July 23rd 2017 Tom Plays with Jeannette Arsenault Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. It’s Celtic Sundays at Arthur’s Pub with Jeanette and Tom hosting. 4:30 -8:00. Beautifully renovated. This will be an Acadian Celtic Show – songs from down East, songs about the East plus lots of jigs and reels and pub classics. Jeanette and Tom were part of Belleville’s Waterfront Festival in July so are HOT.
Wednesday, July 19th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Cobourg, Ontario Oasis Bar and Grill Canada
Time: 7:30am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 31 King St. Venue phone: (905) 372-6634. It has been awhile since Tom and Conrad have played on the best patio in Cobourg. Lots of great music,& lots of instruments. Come out and enjoy the evening.
Sunday, July 9th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. It’s Celtic Sundays at Arthurs Pub with Rick and Tom hosting. 2:30 – 6:30
Saturday, July 8th 2017 Tom Plays with Jeannette Arsenault TBA TBA Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Jeanette leads the group at the Belleville Waterfront Festival. Details to follow, but the band is Conrad Kipping fiddle, mando, & guit, Anne Lederman, fiddle and feet, and Tom Leighton on keys and accordion. Jeanette’s Acadienne roots will be front and centre. Lots of fun stuff including some step dancing with Carol Bauer. Bring the whole family to the waterfront.
Saturday, July 8th 2017 Tom Leighton and Anne Lederman TBA TBA Canada
Time: 1:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. This is a free concert by the town of Cobourg. Anne Lederman will be joined by Tom Leighton and Conrad Kipping with a special guest appearance by Cobourg’s darling of sonwriting – Marie Lynn Hammond. Show info to follow.
Sunday, July 2nd 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. It’s Celtic Sundays at Arthurs Pub with Rick and Tom hosting. 2:30 – 6:30 but with a salute to our Canadian Celtic roots.
Saturday, July 1st 2017 - Sunday, July 2nd 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Picton, Ont Waring House Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: The Waring House is located at the junction of Hwy 33 (Loyalist Parkway) and County Rd. 1, 1.5 km west of Picton. GPS coordinates: Latitude-43.99372 Longitude-77.176308. Venue phone: 613-476-7492 or 1-800-621-4956. All (or mostly all) Canadian music, most of the day. Rick and Tom take the evening shift, Mark Despault and friends take the earlier shift plus we all plan to sit in with each other so it will be fun, esp on Canada Day. Also the Waring House present their own fireworks. How cool is that. Rick Bauer is one of the original Frere Bros. so will bring some his whacky material to the party as well. Always a big treat for Tom.
Thursday, June 29th 2017 Ian Bell with Tom Leighton TBA TBA Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Downtown Hamilton. Ian and Tom do their Confederation Generation show with music circa 1867 plus some fun stories and a sing a long as only Ian can host.
Thursday, June 29th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Toronto Downtown Toronto Canada
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. #2 Queen St. East. This is the 5th year that Tom and Conrad play pre Canada Day music while anyone present gets a piece of cake or some treat. All Canadianna with lots of toe tapping fiddle and accordion.
Sunday, June 25th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 2:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. It’s Celtic Sundays at Arthurs Pub with Rick and Tom hosting. 2:30 – 6:30
Friday, June 23rd 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Georgetown The Shepherd’s Crook Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 86 Main Street South, Georgetown, Ontario. Venue phone: 905 702-0456.
Sunday, June 18th 2017 Tom Leighton and Rick Bauer Cobourg, On Arthur’s Pub, The Best Western Cobourg Inn Canada
Time: 2:30pm. Admission: no cover. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 930 Burnham St. Venue phone: (905) 372-2105. Rick and Tom have been asked to play Celtic Sundays for awhile. This is a big deal for them. They get to share their love for the jig, reels and the singing pub traditions. 2:30 – 6:30 each Sunday
Thursday, June 8th 2017 Kim Doolittle Toronto Hugh’s Room Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 2261 Dundas St. W. Toronto. Venue phone: (416) 531-6604. This is Kim’s Toronto CD release party for her new and excellent CD “Into the Blue”. The great Ken Whitley produced this project and co-wrote much of the material with Kim. And what a band: Ken on guitars, Victor Bateman, bass, Bucky Berger, dms and Tom on keys. Whew!
Wednesday, June 7th 2017 Ian Bell with Tom Leighton Tilsonburg, On Annadale House Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 30 Tilson Ave. Ian and Tom play in the most beautiful house in Tilsonburg. It’s worth it just to be in the building, though the music will be great FOR SURE!
Friday, June 2nd 2017 - Saturday, June 3rd 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Picton, Ont Waring House Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: The Waring House is located at the junction of Hwy 33 (Loyalist Parkway) and County Rd. 1, 1.5 km west of Picton. GPS coordinates: Latitude-43.99372 Longitude-77.176308. Venue phone: 613-476-7492 or 1-800-621-4956. The good ole summer time in Prince Edward County. Yes, Tom and Conrad will have songs about that as well!
Saturday, May 27th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Toronto, Ontario Gate 403 Canada
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 403 Roncesvalles Ave. Back to “the Gate” by popular demand. Bill Hefferman has done a wonderful job cultivating at Sat pm music session. Wonderful, relaxed atmosphere that make musicians want to play their best. Tom and Conrad played here in Nov and really had the joint jumpin’. Many thanks to Bill
Friday, May 26th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Georgetown The Shepherd’s Crook Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 86 Main Street South, Georgetown, Ontario. Venue phone: 905 702-0456.
Saturday, May 20th 2017 Tom Leighton and Anne Lederman TBA TBA Canada
Time: 3:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (416) 538-9036. WORLD FIDDLE DAY goes to the beautiful Agga Kahn Museum! Once again Tom gets to be part of a wonderful band that Anne Lederman has put together to accompany a mass of fiddle (over 100 last year) on another of her “round the world fiddling cavalcades”. From Down east to the Far East, from the Praries to the Steppes. Talk about fun. Contact Anne for details: anne.lederman@sympatico.ca
Friday, April 14th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Georgetown The Shepherd’s Crook Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 86 Main Street South, Georgetown, Ontario. Venue phone: 905 702-0456.
Friday, April 7th 2017 - Saturday, April 8th 2017 SING at Eaglewood with Tom Leighton and Carol Hasek Pfferlaw, Ont Eaglewood Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: 100.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (905) 960-1331. Alas, this weekend of community singing has been cancelled due to problems with the venue. Many thanks as always to Margaret for all her organizing time and expertise. We hope to get back there NEXT Apr. Tom and Carol Cancelled
Saturday, April 1st 2017 Doug McArthur Ottawa TBA Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Tom is a HUGE fan of Doug’s, and not just because he penned “Boots & Saddles”! This will be a night of Doug’s great song writing and a rare time that these 2 pair up. Details to come.
Friday, March 24th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Georgetown The Shepherd’s Crook Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 86 Main Street South, Georgetown, Ontario. Venue phone: 905 702-0456. Our post St Patrick’s day repertoire – still lots of pub classics, jigs and reels plus more variety to “cleanse the palate”.
Saturday, March 18th 2017 Nonie Thompson & Eugene Rae Georgetown, On The John Elliot Theatre Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 9 Church St.. Venue phone: 905-877-3700. Eugene Rae and Nonie Thompson and their band “The Celts” present “the Real St. Patrick”. This is a show filled with Irish music, terrific players on many instruments and some facts and myths about Ireland’s patron Saint. The Celts feature Tom Leighton, Anne Lederman, Paul Gibbons and dance champion Daniel Carr.
Saturday, March 18th 2017 SING with Tom Leighton Kitchener The Registry Theatre Canada
Time: 1:00am. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 122 Frederick St., Kitchener. I have been asked to do a chorale day at the Registry. I will provide some chorale arrangements that I have prepared that will get everyone singing together and in harmony fast. No experience is necessary, though it always helps move things along easier. We will learn some vocal techniques along the way, but not at the expence of having fun. Hope to see you there, TOM
Friday, March 17th 2017 Nonie Thompson & Eugene Rae Kitchener The Registry Theatre Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 122 Frederick St., Kitchener. The Real St. Patrick with words, images, great music and dance to celebrate Ireland’s patron saint. His life, the myths, legends and truths! With an all-star cast playing accordion, keyboard, fiddle, uillean pipes, low whistles, bodhran, guitar, harmonica, voice, mandolin, banjo, banjo and bouzouki. The Celts are Anne Lederman, Nonie Thompson, Eugene Rea, Tom Leighton, Paul Gribbon, and world champion dancer Daniel Carr.
Saturday, March 11th 2017 - Sunday, March 12th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Picton, Ont Waring House Canada
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: The Waring House is located at the junction of Hwy 33 (Loyalist Parkway) and County Rd. 1, 1.5 km west of Picton. GPS coordinates: Latitude-43.99372 Longitude-77.176308. Venue phone: 613-476-7492 or 1-800-621-4956. Tom and Conrad got the place singing their hearts our with lots of pre Robbie Burns Scottish songs. Now they will be doing the same in a ramp up to St Paddy’s Day. Hat’s off to local boy and Frere Bros Mark Despault for bringing out his banjo and sharing the mic with us.
Monday, March 6th 2017 Ian Bell with Tom Leighton Toronto, On St Lawrence Hall Canada
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 92-95 Front St E,. Venue phone: 416-392-7219. Part of Ian Bell’s Canada 150 celebration.
Friday, February 24th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Georgetown The Shepherd’s Crook Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 86 Main Street South, Georgetown, Ontario. Venue phone: 905 702-0456. Our “home away from home”. We love this place and really try to prove it musically.
Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 Marie Lynn Hammond in concert with Tom Leighton TBA TBA Canada
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. This is part of the “Middle Night” celebration in downtown Cobourg. Feb 22 Victoria Hall, 55 King St W, Cobourg 8:30 Also playing are Saskia Tomkins and Steafan Hannigan
Friday, February 17th 2017 - Sunday, February 19th 2017 Mary Kelly Toronto, On Winterfolk Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Tom last played with Mary Kelly as part of the Stan Roger’s Tribute concerts at Hugh’s Room, 2016. They loved working together so he was delighted to have the opportunity to make beautiful music with Mary once again. She is truly a story teller and brings her acting skills and ability to “enter” the song to centre stage. It will be a magical evening. Check www.winterfolk.com for specific venues and times.
Friday, February 17th 2017 - Saturday, February 18th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Toronto, On Winterfolk Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Tom gets his own set at Winterfolk this year. Black Swan (main floor), 8:00. He is really pumpted to have his playing buddy Conrad Kipping with him plus Mary Kelly will be sitting in. Here is Tom’s playing schedule: 1. Black Swan Tavern (Main Floor) 154 Danforth 8:00 Tom Leighton with Conrad Kippping and Mary Kelly. 2. Black Swan Tavern (2nd Floor) 154 Danforth 150 Years of Canadian Folk Sue and Dwight, Kim Doolittle and Leighton & Kipping perform Canada’s most memorable folk songs since Confederation. 3. Mambo Lounge 120 Danforth: 4:00 Mary Kelly with Tom Leighton 4. Globe Bistro (2nd Floor) 124 Danforth “Acoustic Harvest Presents:” Host Lillian Wauthier showcases artists from her monthly concert series Mary Kelly with Tom Leighton, Missy Burgess, Anne Walker, John Prince & Bruce McDaniel (from the End of the Road Trio) **Arrive early for dinner and best seating. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Music starts at 8:00. $15.00 Advance $20.00 door.
Thursday, February 9th 2017 Ian Bell with Tom Leighton Waterford, On Old Town Hall (Waterford) Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 76 Main St S. Venue phone: (519) 443-0113. The ever eclectic Ian Bell’s Canada 150 Show
Friday, January 27th 2017 Tom Leighton & Conrad Kipping Georgetown The Shepherd’s Crook Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 86 Main Street South, Georgetown, Ontario. Venue phone: 905 702-0456. We will be at the Crook each month til the end of June.
Tuesday, January 24th 2017 Nonie Thompson & Eugene Rae Fergus, On Fergus Grand Theatre Canada
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 244 St Andrew St W. Venue phone: 519 846 9691. A celebration of the Life of Robbie Burns with Eugene Rae, Nonie Thompson, Tom Leighton, Anne Lederman, Paul Gribbon, and world champion dancer Daniel Carr. Narrated bio interspersed with the Bard’s own poetry, songs plus some of the most popular Scottish repertoire as played by a great band.
Tuesday, January 24th 2017 Nonie Thompson & Eugene Rae Kitchener, On Bingeman’s Canada
Time: 12:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 425 Bingemans Centre Drive. Venue phone: (519) 744-1555. A celebration of the Life of Robbie Burns with Eugene Rae, Nonie Thompson, Tom Leighton, Anne Lederman, Paul Gribbon, and world champion dancer Daniel Carr. Narrated bio interspersed with the Bard’s own poetry, songs plus some of the most popular Scottish repertoire as played by a great band.

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