Tim Bovaconti Band Live at the Linsmore Tavern!

Friday July 14th, the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth) is a extremely excited to welcome back one of the premier musical talents in all of Canada, Tim Bovaconti and his band for another Rockin' Night at the Linsmore! We are so fortunate to have such an incredible group of musicians who live in the neighbourhood and will come in to the Linsmore every once in a while to play the most incredible music! One of the best live bands you will ever see, the Tim Bovaconti Band always puts on a great show and has a fun, up beat setlist which will get you up and dancing! The show starts at 9:30pm, $5 Cover at the door! 

If you didn't know already, but Tim Bovaconti is the current guitarist with Classic rockers Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman (as a member of Bachman-Cummings as well as lead guitarist in Burton Cummings’ band)! He is also the touring guitar player for Ron Sexsmith! The quality of music that you hear when his band plays is top-notch and you will not get bored with the songs that they play, because they are fun and unique! 
Aside from being an extremely versatile and tasteful guitarist, Tim Bovaconti (or The Bover) has also shown himself to be an excellent pop songwriter with a great ear for melody and hooks. I’m looking very much forward to the new disc. - RON SEXSMITH

I have worked with Tim Bovaconti regularly for about four years now and have always found him to be a professional of the highest degree.What impresses me most about him is his vast knowledge of music that came long before his time. I myself am somewhat of a music historian and archivist and it’s not often that I meet someone else who knows of so many of the rare and sought after tracks. Tim is a musician’s musician.He can play many different styles of music, which attests to how much listening and absorbing he has done. He also did a stellar job on my last album “Above The Ground”. His innovative solos breathed tremendous new life into many of my songs. Bovaconti is a true professional. -BURTON CUMMINGS

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Masters of Love and Sound Returns to the Linsmore Tavern!

Thursday July 13, the Linsmore Tavern is excited to welcome back an incredible 8 piece band that blew everyone away earlier this year, Masters of Love and Sound! Get ready for an incredible night of music, as it's not everyday the Linsmore brings in a 8 piece intricate band! Masters of Love and Sound is an 8-piece Toronto-based band dedicated to exploring new realms of instrumental Funk, Soul, Reggae, Latin and Afrobeat music. Throughout the grooves, the 3-piece horn section (Baritone Sax, Trombone, Soprano Sax/Flute) weaves a fabric of improvised jazz while the percussion players channel the rhythms of Africa and Latin America. The band plays a mix of originals and covers of diverse artists such as The Meters, Augustus Pablo, Fela Kuti, Ray Barretto, Manu Dibango, Willie Bobo and John Coltrane. The shows include a video projection backdrop with VJ, Bruce La Becker, mixing up a visual jam to accompany the funky sounds. Warning: Side effects may include lightfeetedness and a compulsion to dance! The show starts at 8pm, there's no cover!

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Steam Whistle Indie Night Featuring Bartone, Keeners and TBA!!

Indie Tuesdays @ The Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth)
Tuesday, July 11th
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Tuesday, July 11th the Linsmore Tavern's (1298 Danforth Ave) Indie Night returns with 3 incredible original bands ready to bring you some amazing live music!

As always there is NO COVER and Pints are ONLY $5. Join us for a great night and awesome local music.

PERFORMANCES BY

Bartone - 8:00 PM


TBA - 9:00 PM


Keeners - 10:00 PM


This evening is all brought to you by Steam Whistle Breweries, with the support of some great sponsors including IndieCan Radio (SiriusXM), Canada Media Rocks, Steve's Music, and Meg-a Music Toronto and Meg-a Entertainment Toronto.

"Support the local music scene and local artists"

It's going to be a great night of amazing music!!! So come on out and join us!!!

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Blues Sunday at the Linsmore Tavern with The John Findlay Band!

Sunday July 9th, Blues Sunday at the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) features Juno Award Nominee John Findlay and his awesome band! Right after John Findlay's SOLD-OUT Linsmore show with his other band Dixie Chicken, the Linsmore has the Juno-nominated guitarist & vocalist John Findlay back with his red hot brand of rhythm & blues, funk and swampy jazz to Toronto nightlife. Findlay, a veteran of the Canadian blues & jazz scene, has played with Katrina & The Waves, Blues Brother Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Marc Jordan and Sylvia Tyson to name a few. Currently the musical director for the Johnny Max Band, he was nominated for a Juno in 2012 as a producer & writer in the Blues & Roots category. There is some great buzz surrounding John Findlay's live shows, so come out and see what it's all about! The show starts 7pm, No Cover and $5 Pints of Molson Canadian!

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