RIP Gary Webb-Proctor (Gary 17) Thank you for all you have done for the Linsmore Tavern and the Toronto Music Scene!

What an incredibly sad day, as the Toronto Music Scene has lost one of it's key people. We recently heard the news that Toronto Moon founder and owner Gary Webb-Proctor (Better known as Gary 17) has passed away. There are not too many people who have dedicated as much time and work over the years to the Toronto Music Scene, like Gary 17. We cannot think of another person who knows as much about the Toronto music
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The Linsmore Tavern is overwhelmed by all of the support we have received this past month! We have the best customers!

The Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave), has without a doubt the very best supporters and customers in the world and we can't thank everyone enough for the support we have received in this past month! Below is a photo of two of our very best customers, Jackie Lynn and Rhonda Walsh who have been loyal supporters for a long time. If you have performed at the Linsmore or have been at our place on a Friday or a Saturday night, you most likely have seen these two among others right at the front of th
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Check out some shots from the Netflix series “In The Dark” filmed at the Linsmore Tavern!

Over the years the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) has been a place for many film shoots! There are not too many places left that has the old-school Tavern feel that the Linsmore has and that is one of the reasons why our place has been in high demand for filming. Over the last couple of years, one of the really cool shoots at the Linsmore has been from the Netflix series, "In The Dark". Check out some of the still shots from this series filmed at the Linsmore Tavern and the makeover of the
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Get your Linsmore Tavern swag, only at www.linsmoretavern.com!!!

The Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) has received an overwhelming amount of support over the last couple of weeks about our new t-shirts and we are very appreciative of our loyal customers! We never expected to have so many people purchase our shirts in such a short period of time! Many people have asked if we will be offering these T-shirts at the bar and the answer is YES. However with the government extending the closure of indoor service for bars and restaurants for another month, we are
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We have New Swag!!! Visit our brand new online Shop to check out our very cool new Linsmore Tavern T-shirts!

FINALLY!! Years in the making!! We finally have some Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) swag!! We have had so many requests over the years for Linsmore Tavern swag and now we have some!! Everyone seems to have a story about the Linsmore! Whether your grandfather used to drink at our place, or you were served your first draft in the bar, or your band has performed on our stage, or you watched your band's favourite Tribute at our place, there is so much history at the Linsmore Tavern over the pas
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Welcome to the brand new www.linsmoretavern.com 2.0!

We are so excited to finally launch our brand new website at www.linsmoretavern.com - This website has been in the works before Covid-19 as our previous website was built in 2013 and was definitely outdated. We wanted to make the user experience on our website much more efficient as the website had been a great tool for us to get our shows out to our customers and where people could come to get advance tickets for our shows. As of right now we still do
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For the time being, there is no live music at the Linsmore Tavern

The photo below could be any Friday or Saturday night at the Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) pre-Covid times. Many bands, musicians and customers have been asking when we will welcome back live shows. Unfortunately, we are still not ready to do so and to be completely honest with everyone, we do not know when we will be welcoming musicians back to our stage.
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Shelly Hamilton’s Blood Harmony Live at the Linsmore Tavern!

The Linsmore Tavern (1298 Danforth Ave) loves bringing in talented Original artists for shows! That is definitely the case on Thursday March 12, as we welcome for the very first time, Juno Award Winner Shelley Hamilton's Blood Harmony! Music fans, come check out this incredible and unique Country/Soul band, there's no cover, the show starts at 8pm! "Some things were just meant to be. Shelley Hamilton has evolved .... a passion for creating music that embraces country, blues, soul and reggae.
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