Kevin Quain Official Site

Kevin Quain is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and award-winning playwright. He is best known as the frontman and songwriter for renowned garage jazz delinquents The Mad Bastards, who held down an unprecedented 18-year weekly residency at Toronto's historic Cameron House performing original music on violins, saxophones, trumpets, musical saws, accordions and junkyard percussion.

The Mad Bastards performed the final show of their residency at the Cameron House in December 2012. But If you have a piano and some money, they can play at your house.

To book Kevin or the Mad Bastards, for events, parties, or public executions, contact:



Thursday August 6th & 13th
The REX HOTEL, 194 Queen St. West Toronto, 416-598-2475
Kevin plays the piano and sings rags & standards at this venerable jazz haunt.

Wednesday August 12th, 5:00-8:00pm
GATE 403, 403 Roncesvalles Avenue, Toronto (416) 588-2930
Kevin plays piano for chanteuse and songwriter Michelle Rumball at this charming West end jazz venue. Hear Michelle at:!/artists/Michelle-Rumball


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All of Kevin's recordings are available on iTunes (and most other online music stores), at any of his gigs, from behind the bar at the Cameron House or by mail.

Listen to three tracks from WInter in Babylon below:

See videos: Crazy Little Girl * If You Don't Come Back to Me Now






Learn more about Kevin's award-winning musical: Tequila Vampire Matinee

Director Julian Grant's film "F*ckload of Scotch Tape" a “neo-noir musical crime drama” based on the stories of Jed Ayres and featuring songs by Kevin Quain played at the 2012 Chicago International Film Festival Check out the trailer here: