also from the Toronto Star....
Live or online
Musical mothers are at the microphone around town:
Open stage Mondays at Freetimes Café, 320 College St. at Spadina Ave. First Monday of the month hosted by Laura Fernandez (laurafernandez music.com). Signup at 7p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
Girls Night Out Jazz Jam, Wednesdays, 8 p.m. to midnight, Ten Feet Tall, 1381 Danforth Ave. at Greenwood Ave.
Open stage at Fat Albert's, Steelworkers Union Hall, 25 Cecil St., Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Open mike hosted by Maria Kasstan at The Lakeview Lunch, 1132 Dundas St. W. at Ossington, Thursdays, 8:30 p.m.
House gig hosted by Sandi Marie Porter (sandi marie.com), first Friday of the month, Grossman's Tavern, 379 Spadina Ave., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Laura Fernandez jams with featured guests at Loons, 416 Roncesvalles Ave., Fridays 9 p.m.
For more about Mamapalooza performers, visit mamapalooza.com, click on "All About Mama" and "All Rockin' Moms."
Other websites include:
Choir Girlz (Debbie Fleming, Mary Ellen Moore and Dorothy McDonall) www.choirgirlz.com
Marianne Girard www.mariannegirard.com
Sandi Marie www.sandimarie.com
Lynda Marks Kraar www.militant-mom.com
Heather Katz www.heatherkatz.ca
Laura Fernandez www.laurafernandezmusic.com
Lynn Harrison www.lynoleum.com
Mad Housewives www.madhousewives.com
Zoe Chilco www.zoechilco.ca
The Sisters of Shaynville www.lenkalichtenberg.com/home.html