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The Advocats Big Band is delighted to be returning to Old Mill Toronto on Saturday, November 18th for “Swing into the Holidays with the Advocats Big Band”, another delightful evening of dinner and dancing to get you in the mood for the upcoming festive season.

The Advocats Big Band, originally assembled in 1991 by a group of young lawyers to perform at a Toronto fundraiser, includes many top professional musicians and music educators whose collective experience range from studio, theatre, film and television work to major symphony orchestra, night club and chamber music.

The Advocats have played at many venues throughout Toronto over the years and since 2004 have performed on the first Monday of every month, in recent years at The Duke Toronto.

The Band’s repertoire includes big band classics played by the likes of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and music from modern talents like Michael Bublé, the New York Voices, Norah Jones and more.

The Advocats Big Band receives regular radio airplay on Glen Woodcock’s Big Band Show on Jazz.FM91 and Dean Hollin’s Big Band Sunday Night on Zoomer Radio, both in Toronto. This includes tracks from their first album “In Full Swing!” released in 2020 and from their holiday album “All I Want for Christmas is…Swing!” released in 2022.



Book Entertainment. Pick the Tier which best suits your viewing needs.

Tier 1 tickets are for our ‘Kings Mill’ seating area. This seating is closest to the dance floor and stage with direct viewing of the band. This ticket is $30.

Tier 2 tickets are for our ‘Queen’s Rangers’ seating area. You will be able to see the band, slightly further from our dance floor. Your view may be slightly obstructed. This ticket is $25.

Tier 3 tickets are for our ‘Humber River’ seating area. This seating is furthest from the stage and while you can hear the band, you will not have direct viewing. This ticket is $20.

Doors open | 6:00 p.m.
Entertainment begins at | 8:00 p.m
Price | $30 prepaid entertainment charge (non-refundable and non-transferable) and a $30 minimum spend on food and/or beverage per person. A La Carte Dinner Menu will be used and is subject to change.
Taxes: Prices Exclude Tax and Service Charge and are subject to change during peak seasons.
Gratuity Policy re Groups/Parties: Groups/parties of 10 or more persons, a minimum 15% gratuity will apply.
Reservation Policy: A credit card is required to secure all reservations. A $30 entertainment charge will be charged at time of booking.
Allergy Statement:  While we will do our best to accommodate your needs, please note our menu may contain or come into contact with wheat/gluten, milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish and soy. Old Mill Toronto Hospitality Inc. is not a nut free facility.
Menu:  Menu subject to change.