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.

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KEVIN QUAIN Hallowe'en Unspectacular!
Saturday October 29th, 2016 9:00pm
Graffiti's Bar & Grill, 170 Baldwin St. Kensington Market

Still some tickets left for this show. Kevin will wear make-up, do funny voices, and sing your favourite songs from his terrifying back catalogue. Everyone who has a ticket gets to request a song (in advance) and have it dedicated to them or whoever they choose. Any Kevin Quain song is fair game. Bring your sister! Or just dress up as her! Tickets $15 available at:



Thursdays in November 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016

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

Friday November 26th 6:00-8:00pm
120 Diner, 120 Church St. Reservations call: 416-792-7725 or text 416-706-4237

The relentlessly charming folk duo Sue & Dwight make their debut at this elegant Church St. jazz venue. Kevin will accompany them on piano and bass. Seeya there!

Wednesday December 14th, 2016 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, 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