Kevin Quain Official Site

Kevin Quain is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and award-winning playwright. He is perhaps 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.

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



Thursdays in November 5, 12, 19, 26, 2015
The REX HOTEL, 194 Queen St. West Toronto, 416-598-2475
Kevin plays the piano and sings rags & standards at this venerable jazz haunt.


Saturday December 5th, 2015
Gary's Service Dept. .
141 Toll Road, Holland Landing, ON
This is like a house concert, but better. Because it's a garage. I love this place and so will you. I'll bring a bunch of songs, a few instruments and tons of attitude. It is a private event and seating is limited, so you must call ahead for tickets. Chantuese and songwriter Michelle Rumball will open the show. I`d love to seeya there! K.

Doors at 7:30 Show at 8:00 Tickets $ 25.00 in advance, $30 at the door.
for tickets and info call Gary Blyth 905 252 5712
Tea & Coffee is on us, Bring Your Own.


Wednesday December 9th, 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


Saturday, December 19th
GRAFFITI'S BAR & GRILL 170 Baldwin St. Kensington Market, Toronto 416-506-6699

Kevin roars into the deep dark mysterious heart of Kensington market with a festive offering of strange sad songs, wildly improbable stories and an abundance of non-sequiturs. You will love this show and so will your sister.
Tickets $15
Doors 8pm / Show 9pm


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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: