Blues Sunday in December with The Jerome Tucker Band!!

Every first Sunday of the Month, the Linsmore Tavern will be kicking off Blues Sunday in style with the fantastic Jerome Tucker Band! If you have not seen Jerome Tucker and his amazing band before, make sure you come out and see his high energy Funky Rhythm and Blues Band with a blistering Groove!!! You will be hooked once you see them play and you will get to see them live every first Sunday of the month, starting with Sunday November 4th at the Linsmore Tavern!

Jerome Tucker Is a music writer, producer, performer, vocalist, bassist who has lived in Chicago and played and shared the stage with Chicago's most elite Blues artists. In addition to this, He has also lived and played and performed in the "deep south" Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida. He isn't into "name dropping." Prefers to live by the idea that it isn't where or who you have played with before, but what are you doing today?" The company he has kept and still keeps includes the likes of Dickey Betts, Gregg Alman, Larry McCray, Steven McCray, Buddy and Phil Guy, Byther Smith... The list really DOES go on.... Now living in Toronto heading "The Jerome Tucker Band" Is clearly setting a new trend in soul music. Band Members include: Carl Harvey Guitarist, Rob Neal Christian, Sax , Keys and Flute. Richard Greenspoon, Drums. Kingsley Ettienne Hammond B3. Neil Brathwaite Sax. Seriously worth a listen!

Come out on December 4th and see Jerome Tucker part of Blues Sunday and listen to his unique blend of Chicago Blues, with some funk! Only the best in blues music at the Linsmore Tavern every Sunday! 7pm start, No Cover!

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Practically Petty: Canada's Premier Tribute Band to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live!

Saturday December 10th, back by popular demand, the Linsmore Tavern is excited to welcome back Practically Petty: Canada's Tom Petty Tribute Band, an authentic tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Practically Petty has played some fantastic shows over the years at the Linsmore Tavern and it has been nearly two years since they have graced the Linsmore Tavern's stage! Seen across Canada, Practically Petty will take the stage at the Linsmore, recreating a live Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers performance. You will recognize the music instantly, as soon as Gerry Parsons (TP) plays the first note on his guitar. To add to the authenticity and vibe of the show, you will hear the sounds of the legendary band coming from the legendary musical instruments known to create the Heartbreakers sound. Those who have seen the show, love it. Those who love TP&H, this is the tribute show to see!!!

As soon as you hear ONE note from Practically Petty, you know these guys are serious about being an authentic tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. From the sounds of the guitars, the likeness of Gerry to Tom, the outfits, and the overall GROOVE. To recreate a live Petty concert, there are three key ingredients: mojo, groove, and sound. We explore songs from their 1976 debut, all the way to 2014's "Hypnotic Eye," with some Traveling Wilburys along the way.

Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door!  You can purchase the tickets at the Linsmore Tavern or right here: BUY TICKETS!!

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Wild T & The Spirit Returns to Rock The Linsmore Tavern!!

Saturday December 9th, one of the true legends in Canada's music scene is back with his band for an epic night of music! Guitar Legend and virtuoso Tony Springer and his band Wild T & The Spirit are making their way to the Linsmore to put on one of their incredible shows for the last time in 2016! Wild T & The Spirit has always put on amazing shows and the Linsmore is always at capacity! Tony Springer is truly an international legend and happened to be the guitar player for the late David Bowie! It's always a special show when Wild T comes to the Linsmore and to see Canada's best guitar player's in an intimate venue is something you don't want to miss!

For those that don't know, ‘Wild T & the Spirit’ is a power trio from Toronto, Canada that just plain rocks! Mixing the styles of blues, rock, funk & reggae, the band has thrilled & captivated audiences all over North America & Europe for the past 25 years!

The band has released 6 albums and have been added to many record compilations as well. Their renditions of some Hendrix classics have left their fans aw-struck! Over the years the band has performed thousands of club and festival shows and have been able to share the stage with such great acts as Bon Jovi, Deep Purple, The Doors, Joe Bonmassa, The Tea Party, Walter Trout, Kim Mitchell, Grand Funk Railroad, Eric Sardinas, and Uli Jon Roth…to name just a few! The band continues to rock everywhere they go!

Wild T - guitar/lead vocals
Guenther Kapelle - bass/vocals
Dave Langguth - drums

Tickets are on sale for $5 in advance and will be sold at the door for $10! You can purchase the tickets at the Linsmore Tavern or right: BUY TICKETS!!

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Students for Change Open Mic Night!!

Thursday December 8th, the Linsmore Tavern are welcoming back the fine folks of University of Toronto for another amazing fundraiser!

Calling all singers, poets and comedians! Are you looking to showcase your talents? Come and take center stage at our Open Mic Night!  

Join us for an evening of live music, cheap drinks and raffle prizes! All proceeds will be donated to support women’s education in developing nations. 

The event is 19+. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Contact a member from Students for Change or go to the UTSU office to get your tickets. 

Linsmore Tavern is conveniently located near Greenwood Station on the Bloor-Danforth Line.

Performers include: The Bakers and Frankie Moyo.

Please sign up on the Google Form if you are interested in performing. HERE!

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