Very rarely a music venue can say that they have a Grammy Award Winning artist playing. Well on Thursday September 24th, the Linsmore Tavern is honoured to say that we do have a 3 time Grammy Award Winning artist Chris Birkett who will be playing 3 sets of his original music!!! Not only is he playing 3 sets, there will be no cover for the night!
Chris Birkett is a multi talented music producer, sound engineer, musician, lyric writer and composer...a unique, visionary artist...His journey as an artist and his life are intimately connected and bear witness to his vision of a better world to come. His music productions and collaborations have sold more than one hundred million records and earned him three Grammy Awards for excellence in the music business. He rapidly became a producer in his own right working with artists such as: Sinead O'Connor, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Alison Moyet, Dexys Midnight Runners, Talking Heads, The Pogues, Bob Geldof, Mel Brooks, Siedah Garrett, Steve Earle, Ali Amran, Alain Chamfort, René Lacaille, Talitha Mac Kenzieetc…In 1993, he moved to France and opened a studio in Bordeaux where he collaborated with many international and world music artists; at the same time, he returned to the stage to promote his first album "Men from the sky". The extract "Where do we go from here" was included in the humanitarian album "One Voice, One Love" on Polygram records In 2009, he recorded his own second album "Freedom" featuring Tony Visconti, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Marc Berthoumieux and André Ceccarelli.
The Linsmore Tavern can almost guarantee that you won't find another Grammy Award winning artist playing in Toronto on Thursday September 24th. For real fans, this is going to be a fantastic night of music that you don't want to miss. No cover, 9pm start!