Every Tuesday night, The Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) brings you 3 incredible originals bands who will play their own written material! This Tuesday August 18 is definitely no different as we welcome Andy and the Fun Machine, Strada Armonia, and Before the Flood! Brought to you be Steam Whistle Breweries, we have some great sponsors on board for this show including IndieCan Radio (SiriusXM), Canada Media Rocks, Steve's Music, and MegaMusic Canada. The show starts at 8pm, no cover, so come out and support original music!
Andy and the Fun Machine is an incredible solo musician who blends the music in the Folk, Indie, Rock Alternative style. Andy has been playing music in Toronto for quite a while. Since the sorry/glory days of high school. Played the opera house once, and the sound academy twice and has put out two EP's in 2014 called So Far and Overdrachanics! Andy plays all the instruments on both albums. as well as the mixing and mastering! He is multi-talented and that is evident by the fact that he plays guitar, bass, drums, piano, noise makers, hardwood floors, sleeping fans, attics, raccoons, grass skirts, and banjo!
Stradia Armonia is a Hamilton based band that play music in the blues and rock genre. Strada Armonia is about peace and integrity. Living a life within harmony. Road To Harmony. Giuliano Baglioni and Jimmy Richardson joined forces and ideas back in the early spring of 2014. Starting off as a acoustic guitar duo with open and alternate tunings focusing on rock, blues and folk influences. They are currently in the studio forging and producing musical ideas with David Castelli on drums and Stefan Caunter on bass.
Before the Flood is a Roots-inflected indie rock and occupy a unique space in the Southern Ontario music scene. Often compared to Wilco & The Shins, this Mississauga based band has played gigs with The Sheepdogs, (Juno award winner) Old Man Luedecke, Paper Lions & Bob Lanois. Before the Flood formed in 2005, and the line-up has fluidly performed with between 4 and 7 members. The backbone of the band has been strong, diverse songwriting and rich, textured arrangements. Over the last 7 years BTF has been honing their craft performing through Southern Ontario - with 14 appearances at The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern (Toronto), 15 at The Moonshine Cafe (Oakville), regulars at NXNE and various summer festivals.