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No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

Posted by on Sep 28, 2021

This sign was very visible on many eating and retail establishments as I was growing up. I was very ANTI-SHIRT, and ANTI-SHOES. We staged many protests and always clashed with the...

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No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

Posted by on Sep 28, 2021

This sign was very visible on many eating and retail establishments as I was growing up. I was very ANTI-SHIRT, and ANTI-SHOES. We staged many protests and always clashed with the...

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In The Press

Protest Singer Takes on Contemporary Subjects – and a Dash of Humour

Posted by on Jul 1, 2018

By Ruth Schweitzer – June 12, 2018 printed in Canadian Jewish News – Brian Gladstone may still favour tie-dye T-shirts that were fashionable when he came of age in the...

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Where’s Brian These Days? Sept – Oct 2015

Posted by on Sep 22, 2015

Happy End of Summer Everyone! Image above was taken at the ‘Big on Bloor’ festival, on stage with Noah Zacharin, Bonnie Gladstone, and host Earl Woodcock. Well...

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Recent Posts

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

Sep 28, 2021

This sign was very visible on many eating and retail establishments as I was growing up. I was very ANTI-SHIRT, and ANTI-SHOES. We staged many protests and always clashed with the pro-shirts, pro-shoes, and of course the law.   MY BODY, MY FEET, MY CHOICE.   Of course the modern version of the sign includes ‘NO VACCINATION’   Now the...

Live Streaming from the Freetimes Cafe Sept 9

Live Streaming from the Freetimes Cafe Sept 9

Sep 4, 2020

https://www.facebook.com/freetimescafe David Storey, Clela Errington, Dan McLeanJr.,Collette Savard, Brian Gladstone and Bob Cohen will be streaming/performing live from the Free Times Cafe, stream is at: https://www.facebook.com/freetimescafe Donations welcome at: www.paypal.me/freetimescafe or ETrans @ freetimescafe@rogers.com See less

Brian Gladstone sits in with Brother Howard April 5th, Tranzac Club

Brian Gladstone sits in with Brother Howard April 5th, Tranzac Club

Mar 12, 2020

Howard Gladstone appearing with his usual compatriots – Laura Fernandez (piano/vocal), Tony Quarrington (guitar/vocal), plus Bob Cohen (bass). And to spice things up a bit more, special guest is another Gladstone – Brian Gladstone – Howard’s brother, songwriter, guitar guru, and founder of Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival. Hope you...

Songwriter’s Night at 120 Diner March 25

Songwriter’s Night at 120 Diner March 25

Mar 12, 2020

Hope to see you at 120 Diner on March 25 for Songwriters Night. The music starts at 7PM and I will be doing a set at 8PM, followed by their open stage featuring Ori Dagan and Henry Lees. Also appearing is Taylor Abrahamse and Ingrid MacDonald. Spread the word! See you at the 120! The last Wednesday of the month is the...

Winterfolk Preview Show Nov 1 at Freetimes Cafe

Winterfolk Preview Show Nov 1 at Freetimes Cafe

Oct 31, 2019

Hope to see you at the Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival preview show tomorrow night (Nov 1) at Free Times Cafe, featuring artists Clela Lee Errington, Meg Tennant, Isaak Bonk, Glen Hornblast, Tony Quarrington, Zoey Adams, MrRick MusicAmericana, Heather Lynne Luckhart, Brian Gladstone. All funds...

Open Mic Helps Artists Find Their Footing

Open Mic Helps Artists Find Their Footing

Oct 17, 2019

Reprinted from CJN, Written by Ruth Schweitzer – At Dr. B’s, mature musicians mentor emerging artists, just as Gladstone was coached by Norm Hacking, a champion of local folk and roots artists who hosted Norm’s Living Room, a similar event that ran until 2002. Gladstone taught himself how to play guitar in the evenings while his children were...

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