The M Factor Indie Music Showcase & Open Stage with Host Elana Harte returns to the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) for 2018 for every second Wednesday of the month starting on January 17 with an open stage set at 10pm. The January 17th, 2017 showcase we are kicking of 2018 in style with feature 6 time Canadian Country Music Association's "Guitar Player of the Year" Wendell Ferguson, who will perform as the second featured act. Wendell has won the Canadian Country Music Association's "Guitar Player of the Year" 6 times. Along with 3 more wins for "Back-up Band of the Year," plus a Ontario Country Performer and Fan Association award for "Career Musician". "Wendell Ferguson is recognized by his peers as one of the top pickers in the country and known best as having one of the quickest wits in the game. A talented and funny guy to say the least." (Country Music News) - What a way to kickoff 2018 for this Budweiser sponsored series! It all starts at 7pm and at 10pm there will be an open stage set for all you musicians out there! No Cover.