Blues Sunday with Sam Taylor and the East End Love!

Sunday March 13th, the Linsmore Tavern is starting up something new and fresh! Blues Sunday, featuring 4 of Toronto's best blues bands will be kicking of with the super talented band, Sam Taylor and the East End Love! Sam Taylor and the East End Love will be performing every second Sunday of the month at the Linsmore Tavern, so come and check out the future of Blues Music!

When the world gets down on Sam Taylor, Sam Taylor gets down on a Les Paul. Hailing from St.Thomas, ON, Sam Taylor is a born entertainer with a penchant for raw blues music, and lyrics that bely someone much older than his 23 years. With an enormous stage presence, it comes as no surprise that this multi-talented singer/songwriter has been performing internationally since the age of 7.After graduating from Fanshawe College with a diploma in Music Industry Arts, Sam headed into EMAC Studios with producer Moe Berg (of Pursuit of Happiness) on two original songs; Thought of Leaving and Loaded Gun, both of which received airplay across Southern Ontario. Loaded Gun has also been featured in the tv shows Haven, Cracked, and Degrassi. Sam’s versatile and honest songwriting gives his music the emotional edge that sets him apart as a talented up and comer. His songwriting can be heard on his collaborations with other Canadian recording artists, the most notable being Chad Price.
Sam currently resides in Toronto where he leads his blues trio, The East End Love, with a frenzy of electric blues riffs that keep his audience as entranced as his band. They regularly perform across the city and were recently featured ina live off the floor performance and interview at Orange Lounge Studios for the Degassi Soundtrack Sessions. The trio is currently working on their debut E.P. set to be released in the Summer of 2015 by Toronto’s Facilitator Records.

Sam Taylor and the East End Love deliver a soulful musical experience with an emphasis on spontaneity and solid band chemistry. These young men are on a mission to leave their audience walking away with a show and a soundtrack they will not soon forget.

Formed in early 2012, Sam Taylor and the East End Love features, Drummer Jace Traz who also fronts the band All Dressed, while Bassist David Macmichael shares his time fronting the Danger Bees. 

Sam Taylor and the East End Love will be performing at the Linsmore Tavern every second Sunday of the month from 6pm to 9pm. There is no cover, so come out and enjoy the Blues Sunday at the Linsmore Tavern!

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Third Eye Open Tribute to Tool & Evil Empire Tribute to Rage Against The Machine @ Linsmore Tavern 4 Tributes Who Rock Month!!

Saturday March 12th, the Linsmore Tavern is so excited to welcome 2 new Tribute Acts who were hard rock staples of the 1990s and early 2000's!  It's hard to find 2 bands that rocked more then Tool and Rage Against The Machine in the last 20 years, that's it is only a natural fit for these 2 tributes to be a part of the Linsmore Tavern's Tributes Who Rock Month during March!  This Saturday night, Third Eye Open will be playing the music of Tool and Evil Empire will be paying tribute to Rage Against The Machine!

Tool and Rage Against the Machine are two of the most iconic bands of the '90s and '00s, and their music has become immortalized by their legions of die-hard fans. Third Eye Open (A Tribute to Tool) and Evil Empire (A Tribute to RATM) have been bringing every riff, lyric and groove to life all over Southern Ontario for the past two years.  With an obsessive level of attention to detail, each band's catalogue has been faithfully reproduced so that you can bang your head to every one of your favourite songs.  What better way to spend an evening than paying tribute to the music that has meant so much to us?  Catch these 2 bands live at the Linsmore Tavern March 12 as part of Tributes Who Rock month where they will be playing all night long bringing you every tune that you want to hear!
Adam Matthews - Vox (Third Eye Open)
Dan Weiss - Vox (Evil Empire)
Josh Hanff - Guitar
Duncan Stan - Bass
Julien Bigras - Drums
Tickets for this incredible Tribute night are $5 in advance, $10 at the door! You can buy the tickets at the bar or right here: BUY TICKETS!!

Hot Rocks, North America's Top Rolling Stone Tribute Live at the Linsmore Tavern for Tributes Who Rock Month!

It's Tributes Who Rock Month for the month of March and it's hard to put on a month like this without including North America's Top Rolling Stones Tribute Band, Hot Rocks!  That's right, Friday March 11th down on your calendar as it will be a show that you absolutely don't want to miss!  Toronto-based "Hot Rocks - The Rolling Stones Tribute Show"! The music, the costumes, the show! Features lead singer Bob Wotherspoon, North America’s most look-alike Mick Jagger - and he truly "Moves Like Jagger"! Performing all of the Rolling Stones’ greatest hits along with his band who look and perform remarkably like their Rolling Stones counterparts in every way – Keith, Ronnie, Charlie and Bill. In their ten year career Hot Rocks have played across Canada and the U.S. and as far away as South America to audiences who say it’s the next best thing to seeing The Rolling Stones! 

Back by popular demand, Hot Rocks are returning to the Linsmore Tavern to play a full night of Rolling Stones classic in such an intimate setting compared to what they are used to playing, which are much bigger venues such as theatres and festivals.  Every show that Hot Rocks perform at the Linsmore Tavern is a sell out and an amazing party, so get your tickets now to experience the closest thing to the Rolling Stones! This is the BEST Rolling Stones Tribute and it is a party that you will not want to miss!

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door!  You can purchase tickets at the Linsmore Tavern or right here: BUY TICKETS!!

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Eric & The Soo with Opening Act Shattervox Live!

Thursday March 10th, the Linsmore Tavern is so excited to welcome 2 amazing original Indie bands who have written some amazing songs and know how to put on a great show!  Shattervox is returning for the first time in nearly 2 years to play an unplugged set to open the night!  We are extremely excited to welcome for the very first time Eric & The Soo, which is a new project by talented musician Eric Brombacher and a bunch of his friends!  Indie rock music fans, this show is right down your alley!

“Delivering Rock n’ Roll Mayhem to the masses since 2009” With an eclectic sound best described as 70’s infused power pop Shattervox consistently delivers a high energy show. Shows feature an entertaining mix of hard hitting original music, and alternate takes on “lesser known” favourites showcasing a wide range of artists from the Rolling Stones to Green Day to the Cure to The Alan Parsons Project. 

Eric & The Soo is a brand new project featuring Eric Brombacher who worked on his new album in 2015 with a number of his friends and some of Toronto's best musicians! Come check out this amazing projects, as we are sure Eric & The Soo will have some really cool musical surprises ready for this show!

The show starts at 9pm and there will be no cover! Come check out some really great local bands and their original music, as you will definitely not be disappointed! 

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