CaMp CoMbO Past Gigs and Dates


Great gigs and daring dates we did!


A fairly thorough list folks, but dates may be missing. Most went down in Toronto. If you're detail oriented and just gotta know more, e-mail me already!

CANCELLED Fri May 29 - 7pm - Grossman's Tavern
CANCELLED Tues April 21 The Local Pub 396 Roncesvalles Ave
CANCELLED Wed April 1 - 7:30pm - No Foolin' ! - Tranzac
COVID-CANCELLED Tues April 14 Jaymz Bee's B-day party for UNISON Music Fund - Old Mill
Wed Mar 4 - Tranzac
Wed Feb 5 - 7:30pm - Tranzac
Tues Feb 25, 2020 - 9pm The Local Pub 396 Roncesvalles Ave.
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7pm - Grossman's Tavern
Wed Dec 4, 2019 - 7:30pm - Tranzac - SC Room
Thurs Oct 31 - Halloween Night at Grossman's Asylum! - Sinister singers, creepy comedy...Camp Combo and beyond!
Tues Nov 19 - 9pm - The Local Pub
Wed Nov 6 - 7:30pm - Tranzac - SC Room
Wed Oct 2 - 7:30pm - Tranzac - SC Room
Wed Oct 9 - 9pm - Victory Cafe 440 Bloor W.
Sun Sept 15 - 4pm - LOLA in Kensington Market
Tues Sept 17 - 9pm - The Local Pub
Wed Sept 4 - Tranzac Club
Tues July 16 - 9pm - Local Pub - 396 Roncesvalles Ave
Wed July 3 - Tranzac Club
Wed June 5 - Tranzac
Tues May 21 - 9pm - The Local Pub
Thurs May 16 - 6:30 - Festival of Fred - Big Birthday Bash at Tranzac Main Hall Band was: Nichol Robertson - guitar / banjo; Victor Bateman - upright bass; Tim Shia - drums; Chris Gale - tenor sax; Rebecca Hennessy - trumpet; Brodie West - alto sax & special guests on vocals. - Super 8 films - Dance Music - Photo Booth - what a party it was !
Wed May 1 - 7:30pm -Tranzac Club
Fri April 26 - 7pm The Dakota Tavern
Tues Mar 19 - 9pm The Local Pub
Wed Mar 6 - 7:30pm - Tranzac Club
Wed Feb 6 - 7:30pm - Tranzac Club
Wed Jan 2 - 7:30pm - Tranzac Club
Tues Jan 22 - 9pm - The Local Pub
Wed Feb 6 - 7:30pm - Tranzac Club
Tues Nov 27 - 9pm - Grossman's Tavern
Wed Dec 5 - 7:30pm - Tranzac Club
Sat Nov 10 - 3:30pm - REX Hotel
Tues Oct 16 - 9pm - The Local
Wed Nov 7 - 7:30pm Tranzac
Tues Oct 16 9pm The Local on Roncesvalles
Wed Oct 3, 7:30pm Tranzac Club
Wed Sept 5, 7:30 Tranzac Club
Wed July 4 7:30pm - Tranzac Club
Wed Aug 1, 7:30pm Tranzac Club
Fri Aug 3 6:30 - Grossman's Tavern matinee
Thurs Dec 15, 9pm - Shameless Tiki Room Queen W
Wed Nov 23, 8pm - Castro's Lounge
Fri Nov 4, 9pm LOLA Bar - 40 Kensington Ave.
Sat Oct 8, 7pm - Relish Bar - 2152 Danforth
Fri Oct 7, 9pm - Jazz at Oscar's - Hart House
Tues Sept 13 - The Local
Fri Sept 9 - 6pm - Grossman's Tavern
Wed Aug 24 - Castro's Pub
Fri July 22 - 6pm matinee - Grossman's Tavern
Tues July 5 - The Local Pub
Tues June 28 - 7:30pm - Tranzac
Fri June 10 - 6pm - Grossman's
Tues May 24 - 7:30pm - Tranzac
Fri April 22 - Grossman's Tavern - Matinee 6-9pm
Mon May 2 - Castro's Lounge
Tues May 10 - The Local
Mon Mar 7 - Castro's Lounge
Thurs Feb 11 - The Local
Tues Dec 22 - Castro's Lounge
Fri Nov 20 - Not My Dog
Mon Sept 28 - Not My Dog - 1510 Queen W.
Mon Aug 24 - Castro's Lounge 2116 Queen St E
Fri Aug 7 - Tennessee 1554 Queen W - opening for George Westerholm
Tues July 7 - The Local - 396 Roncesvalles
Sund June 28 - Handlebar (Kensington Mkt)
Wed April 29 - Lula Lounge - Todd Bruder's Trifecta
Tues Feb 17/16 - The Local Pub with organist Joel Visentin
Fri Dec 13/15 - Fred solo gig at Another Story bookstore on Roncy
Tues Oct 14 - The Local Pub
Fri Oct 10 - Arbor Room at U of T's Hart House
Thurs Aug 7 - The Local Pub on Roncy!
Thurs July 3/14 - Camp Combo is Hot in July - Grossmans Tavern
Wed June 18/14 - fun times at the Flying Beaver Pubaret!
Thurs Mar 27/14 - Camp Combo On The March - Grossmans Tavern
Thurs Feb 27/14 - Camp Combo's February Blast! - The Local Pub
Thurs Oct 10 2013 - Camp Combo's October Affair - The Local Pub
Sun Sept 29 5pm The Tranzac Club
Thurs Aug 15 - The Local Pub at 396 Roncesvalles
Sat June 22 Fred & Nichol played at Pandemonium culture store in the Junction
April 23 - The Local Pub 396 Roncesvalles Ave
Fri Mar 22 Tranzac Club After work Drinking Party. Jaymz Bee brought his Jazz Safari through that night!
Wed Feb 13 Reservoir Lounge - Lucky Valentine party!
Wed Jan 2 The Local - New year blues blown away!
Thurs Dec 27 Gladstone Hotel's Melody Room - After Xmas holiday lounge party
Sat Dec 15 2012 - Fred & Victor Bateman Xmas duo gig at Another Story Bookshop
Sat Dec 1 Nichol & Fred Duo Xmas gig at Pandemonium culture store
Tues Nov 13 Reservoir Lounge Apres Work series
Fri Sept 21 Tranzac Camp Duo! with Richard Whiteman on organ
Sat Sept 1 The Local ( with Conny Nowe on drums!)
Sat Aug 18 Lorraine's (private party)
Sat July 28 - Moonshine Cafe Oakville
Thurs June 21 - Waterfalls - Kensington Mkt - part of Alliance Francaise's Fete De La Musique!
Wed June 13 - Reservoir Lounge
Tuesdays in May - Cameron Public House Front Room
Sat May 19 - The Local on Roncesvalles
Wed Feb 29 -- Leap Year Party! at Gladstone Hotel's Melody Room avec 3 other acts
Thurs Feb 23 - Reservoir Lounge
Fri Dec 30 2011 Not My Dog - 1510 Queen W.
Sundays Oct 9; Nov 13; Dec 11; Jan 8; Feb 12; April 8; May 13/2012 Tranzac Club
Monday Aug 8/2011 - Cloak & Dagger - trio gig - PWYC
Saturday July 23 - Big On Bloor Festival - Pauline Street stage!
Saturday July 23 - in front of the Little Video Shop (Baldwin & McCaul) 6:30pm
Tues June 21 - Alliance Francaise's "Fete De La Musique" at The Revival. We were house band for many singers including the magnificent Lyne Tremblay, hilarious Roger Clown, African performer Madagascar Slim
Sat July 16 Cameron House 6-8pm
Saturday May 14 - Lorraine's Jazz Joint. A fantastic time was had!
Wed Mar 30 Tranzac Club
Sat Feb 19 - Not My Dog - guitarist Nichol Robertson's birthday bash!
Fri Mar 11 - at "This Ain't Hollywood" on James Street in Hamilton - Whatta hoot we had, they loved us!
Sat Dec 18 The Painted Lady - A pagan Xmas celebration!
Sat Oct 30 - Fountain - 1261 Dundas W. Halloween party
Thurs Oct 14 - The Painted Lady
Sat July 25 - The Great Hall - We played the Burlesque Festival's closing party. Whatta hoot!
Thurs July 22 - Our CD Release party for "CRACKERS" - with Richard Wymans's trio Mexican Divorce at Mitzi's Sister
Tues June 29 - with comedian Geoff Hendry and Associates at Supermarket in Kensington
Sat June 19 - Roncy Rocks! Festival on Roncesvalles Ave
Sat May 1 - May Day and we took our labour of love to The Tranzac Club
Sat April 24 - In The Soil Arts Festival - Nice to be back in St. Catharines


Thurs April 15 - Dominion on Queen (500 Queen E.)
Wed Mar 10 - Tranzac Club with Book Of Gnomes and Parkdale Revolutionary Orchestra
Sun Dec 13/2009 - The Painted Lady
Sat Oct 31/09 - Mitzi's Sister - with The Flying Bordellos - We weren't afraid to be goofs!
Tuesdays in Sept '09 - The Cadillac Lounge. What enthusiastic audiences! Guest included hilarious singer Roger Clown, jazz vocalist Beverly Taft, JUNO winning bassist Brandi Disterheft, and organist extrodinaire Marcel Aucoin.
Tues Aug 11 - Dominion on Queen. What a blast at Mysterion's East End Burlesque Riot!

Here's a list of venues we've played at. Some are mentioned above,
some sadly closed. :(

Mezzrow's in Parkdale
Mitzi's Sister - Parkdale (now Tennesee, again!)
The Silver Dollar Room
Tranzac Club - Oz veterans' hall gone public.
Grafitti's - Kensington Market...
Marcel Aucoin's "Strange Folk" night at Holy Joe's (now defunct)
Teranga with Montreal's Nutsak
Chicago's Diner (sadly missed...)
Cameron Public House
Cadillac Lounge (Parkdale, gone too)
Good friend Jola Sobolak's fantastic birthday party at Stone's Place
Gravy Boy's "Avant Vardeville" cabaret at The Theatre Centre (Queen W. below The Great Hall)
The Rivoli & The Gladstone Hotel - Promoter Gary Topp had us open for T.O.F.U.
The Gladstone Hotel - Melody Room matinee performances
The Horseshoe Tavern - Dave Boookman's (R.I.P) Nu-Music Nite
The Press Club - 850 Dundas West
This Ain't Hollywood in Hamilton
Moonshine Cafe in Oakville
Sneaky Dees' Wednesday night EYE Weekly series
The Rex Hotel
Revival on College, opening for The Wet Spots.