JUST JANIS - A Celebration of the Life and Music of Janis Joplin w Al Reily's Experience Live at the Linsmore Tavern!!

Friday April 21st, the Linsmore Tavern is excited to welcome back after a SOLD-OUT show in 2016, JUST JANIS - A Celebration of the Life and Music of Janis Joplin!  There have been quite a few requests to bring this band back in, as they absolutely killed it, their last time at the Linsmore! If you are a fan of Janis Joplin, they are an absolute MUST-SEE! On top of that, the Legendary Al Reilly's and the Experience will be performing a set of Classic Rock that will definitely Rock the House!

JUST JANIS is Jewels Roxx's dedication to playing all your favourite Janis Joplin songs delivered in an authentic, raw bluesy soul sound. Along with Jewels, the JUST JANIS band consists of four talented musicians who have performed with some of Toronto's most popular tribute and cover bands.

Guitarist Roland Roxx has spent over 25 years honing his craft in the Toronto music scene. He has built quite the following of fans from his involvement with Ozzy Osbourne tribute band Blizzard Of Ozz and cover band Rockzilla, whom he shares with Jewels.

Keyboardist, Rick Anderson, has proven himself time and time again. Lending his keyboard expertise to hosting jams and guesting on quite a large following of bands. His knowledge of keyboards is unparalleled in Toronto which makes Rick the go-to guy.

The rhythm twins, drummer Frank The Enforcer and bass extraordinaire, Chris Hume are in constant demand. Between the two, they have well over 50 years of recording and live experience. They are also currently involved with #1 Toronto tribute band Floyd Factor – a tribute to Pink Floyd.

Jewels knew the five of them were a perfect fit. "I'm nothing without my band", she says. 

"I am truly blessed to work with such gifted, dedicated musicians!"

Inspired by her favourite legend of the late '60s, Jewels grew up rocking along with her records. Jewels started out singing in the local choir of her hometown, where she sometimes returns; she cultivated her raw vocals in multitude of bands in different genres both in Quebec and here in Toronto, Ontario.

"Playing the timeless classics from the Great Legend Janis Joplin is an real honour". 

You'll definitely love; "Piece Of My Heart" "Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)"  "Me & Bobby McGee" "Down On Me" "Ball n Chain" which were instant hits nationwide! Plus, much, much more!

If think this night could not get any better, on top of hearing JUST JANIS, Al Reilly's Experience is going to close the show with a blistering set of Classic Rock tunes that will have you dancing and singing along to all of your favourites! This is really going to be a fun night of music!

Tickets are now on sale and are only $5 in advance, $10 at the door! You can purchase the tickets at the bar or right here: BUY TICKETS!!

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Toronto's Top Motown, R&B Band, BackTrack Live at the Linsmore!

Thursday April 20th, the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) is excited to welcome an amazing group of musicians who will absolutely captivate you with some Funk, Dance, Motown, R&B, Soul and Top 40 Music! This is going to be a very fun night of music and who knows, there might be some dancing!

BackTrack Band are a group of musicians and singers that work in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Canada. The band plays a large mix of songs from Motown, R&B, Top 40, and Rock. Rated by many as one of Toronto's top performance dance bands. No backing tracks-just a pure live entertainment group. Band size ranges from seven to eleven on stage and includes three vocalists, horn section and on occasion even electric violin. About half of their events are for charity causes at a greatly reduced rate. The rest of their events are in clubs, at festivals and for private and corporate parties.  

The show starts at 8pm, there's no cover and really one of the best shows you will see on a Thursday night!

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Steam Whistle Breweries Sponsored Indie Night Featuring Claude Kent, Craig Robertson, James Clark!!

Tuesday, April 18th 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.


Claude Kent - 8:00 PM

Craig Robertson - 9:00 PM

James Clark - 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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Tom Waits Appreciation Congregation at The Linsmore Tavern in April!

Monday April 17th, the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) is welcoming back the incredible Tom Waits Appreciation Congregation for their monthly Monday Residency at the Linsmore! Playing once a month for more than 2 years, the TWAC has been the most popular monthly residency at the Linsmore Tavern and I dare you to find a better live show in Toronto on a Monday night! Be a part of this Monday Monthly Tradition that is a really special night of music with a cool atmosphere! Arrive early for a good seat, because their shows are at capacity and there are not many seats! The show starts at 9pm, there is no cover so come out and list to some amazing Tom Waits!

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