Godboogie Feat Jerome Godboo, Eric Schenkman, Shawn Kellerman and Al Cross Live at the Linsmore!

Friday October 27th and almost the exact day to the year of their last show at the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave), we are excited to welcome back one of the most accomplished group of musicians in Canada, Godboogie! When it comes to live shows, it really doesn't get much better then this Supergroup, Godboogie! There have been so many requests to bring this incredible band featuring 2014's Lee Oskar's Best Harmonica Player and frontman of explosive 90's rock band The Phantoms, Jerome Godboo back to the Linsmore and finally we are able to do so! Jerome is pulling out all the stops for this special show as his band includes Spin Doctors founder and guitarist Eric Schenkman, guitarist Shawn Kellerman of Lucky Peterson fame, as well as drummer Al Cross from Big Sugar and Great Big Sea! To see this Supergroup in an intimate venue is going to be incredible and quite a party! The accomplishments and accolades of these 4 musicians are amazing and this night is truly going to be magical and a memorable! Get your tickets now before this show sells out! Tickets are only $7 in advance and $10 at the door! You can buy your tickets at the Linsmore Tavern or right here: BUY TICKETS!!

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Halloween PunkRock Hoedown featuring Piffbreak Arcade with Joe Cash and The Mandem!

Hey PunkRockers, the Linsmore Tavern are excited to have a night of punk rock as our theme for Halloween!  Everyone knows that the Linsmore Tavern has ghosts and we do not have to do much to give the place a spooky feeling! So come out, dress-up and celebrate halloween in style with 3 incredible punk rock bands!  This is going to be really fun as the night features Piffbreakers who released a 4 song Halloween Themed EP last year and will definitely perform some of those songs! Also on the bill is Joe Cash and the Mandem to get the good times rolling! This is gonna be a good one with lots of good friends, good drinks, and some new tunes, old tunes, Halloween tunes, and everything in between. The show starts at 9pm, make sure you dress up, there's a $10 cover charge!

Piffbreak Arcade is a 4 piece band from Toronto, Ontario. Their infusion of rock, hip-hop, and punk rock meld together to stylistically create the sound that is PBA. The band began in Dusty’s basement with the demoing of the 7 songs from 2011-2012 written by Dusty and Mike. These songs eventually became the band’s debut EP “At The Cineplex...” Over the year of 2012, Chris joined the band by adding live drums to the debut EP and eventually becoming a full time member. Chris was playing in a few projects at the time and recruited Chad to complete the band as it presently constituted.

Piffbreak Arcade has played a slew of shows across the GTA, ranging from small punk rock clubs, to larger venues, and headlining their own shows. Some highlights over the years have been their first show ever at Clinton’s in the heart of downtown Toronto, several shows at renowned Toronto music venues such as the Rivoli, Lee's Palace, The Velvet Underground, and the Horseshoe Tavern; as well as the Rockpile West and East where they opened for the legendary Misfits in October of 2014.

After the release of “At The Cineplex...” PBA began playing the aforementioned shows at regular intervals. As a full band, the process of writing began for the songs which became the band’s sophomore EP “Two More Beers, Please” in spring 2015. This 6 song EP typified the current PBA sound, and the band released its first single "Amnesia"

Currently in 2016 PBA have released a single entitled "Road Rage" in February, and released a video for "The Bad Guy" on May 20th to support the release of "Love The Bad Guy," an 8 song EP that came out in physical form June 11th @ Lee's Palace in Toronto. The album is available in digital form at www.piffbreakarcade.com ! Most recently they released a surprise Halloween themed 4 song EP titled "Nine Lives" along with a 4 part music video for all the songs.

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Whiskey & Fruit Live at the Linsmore Tavern!

This Thursday October 26th, the Linsmore Tavern is excited to welcome one of the best cover bands in Toronto who are ready to put on a show! This is going to be an extremely fun night of music in which you will not be able to get enough of this very talented 6 piece band!

Whiskey & Fruit is a high energy event band that will get the whole party dancing. Comprised of talented, highly trained musicians from the GTA, Whiskey & Fruit's repertoire focuses on modern top 40 and classic hits from the last four decades.

The Band Features: 

Luana Lamas, vocals

Alicia Ryan, vocals

Sam Rutman, guitar
Rob Jones, bass
Julia Keith, keys
Steve Crew, drums

The show starts at 8pm, there's a $5 cover at the door!

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M Factor Indie Music Showcase and Open Mic W Elana Harte Featuring Sandra Bouza!

M Factor Indie Music Showcase and Open Stage with Host Elana Harte, is rolling and there is a lot of buzz with this amazing night of music at the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave)! The next show is Wednesday October 25th and the Featured performer for this night is Sandra Bouza! Sandra Bouza who is known for her work in original funk and soul band Redbrick, will be performing for the first time at the Linsmore and we are excited to hear her amazing vocal talent! The show starts at 7:30pm with a set by Elana Harte, followed by our Featured act and for all of you musicians out there, the third set will be an open jam! There's no cover and drink specials from our sponsor Budweiser!

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