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Dr. B’s – The Lost Winterfolk Set April 11, 2018

Dr. B’s – The Lost Winterfolk Set April 11, 2018

Mar 23, 2018

As you may recall, the Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show at Winterfolk XVI Blues & Roots Festival was cancelled. This wonderful upcoming evening at Free Times Cafe is a careful reenactment of the lost Winterfolk set. Hosted by Steve Raiken, the lineup includes Chris Willson, Brian Gladstone, Joshua Walker, William Isen aka Bill Isen, Steve Raiken, Roger...

Nashville Bound Homeless Benefit March 11 2018

Nashville Bound Homeless Benefit March 11 2018

Mar 11, 2018

On Sunday March 11, 2018 at 8:00 pm at the Free Times Cafe, NASHVILLE BOUND is holding a BENEFIT for an organization that serves the Homeless in our city of Toronto – it’s called “Sanctuary”, which is situated on Charles St. just east of Yonge. “Sanctuary” is a Christian organization that has all kinds of support programs for...

Winterfolk XVI Preview Jan 21

Winterfolk XVI Preview Jan 21

Jan 17, 2018

Annual roots and blues festival held at several east Toronto venues Reprinted from Inside Toronto East York Mirror – Fans of folk, roots, and blues music can get a glimpse of what’s to come at this year’s Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival on Sunday, Jan. 21. The Winterfolk XVI Preview will be held at Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W., just south of...

Gladstone hosting Freetimes Cafe 37th Anniversary Show

Gladstone hosting Freetimes Cafe 37th Anniversary Show

Dec 14, 2017

Free Times Cafe is celebrating 37 Years of live entertainment and authentic Jewish, Middle Eastern and Canadian cuisine and we want YOU to be a part of our special night!  Click for More Info Friday, December 15, 2017 Free Times Cafe 320 College Street, Toronto M5T 1S3 7:30 PM to 2:00 AM Free Admission, ALL AGES Open Stage signup at 7 PM, & starts at 7:30...

The Fabulous Gladstones Do the Freetimes Oct 28

The Fabulous Gladstones Do the Freetimes Oct 28

Oct 15, 2017

Don’t miss the 2nd annual ‘The Fabulous Gladstones’ Concert at Free Times Cafe featuring Martin Gladstone, Marci Jameson, Julie Gladstone, Bonnie Gladstone, Howard Gladstone, Brian Gladstone, plus honourary Gladstone for the evening, Tony Quarrington Admission $10 or pay what you...

The Resurrection of Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show Oct 7, 2017

The Resurrection of Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show Oct 7, 2017

Sep 18, 2017

Join us for an intimate afternoon of great acoustic music, every Saturday. We want to create a place for artists, friends, and fans to hang out.    Players Wanted Sign Up starts at 1:00 Come Out to Hear The Great Music Come out to Meet Your Friends Come Out to Play Some Tunes The Room: It’s a good listening room filled with creative energy to enjoy some great...

Glad To Be Standing Show Sept 30th

Glad To Be Standing Show Sept 30th

Sep 18, 2017

You are invited to Brian Gladstone’s ‘Glad To Be Standing’ Show Sept 30, 2017 — Black Swan Tavern This a free show for my friends, family, and fans – for everyone who reached out, supported me, and gave encouragment for healing from a broken femur over the last few months. This is my first gig since last April, and I would love to see everyone...

Hosting Freetimes Cafe Open Stage Aug 7

Hosting Freetimes Cafe Open Stage Aug 7

Aug 2, 2017

Brian is hosting the Freetimes Cafe Open stage on Aug 6. Sign up at 7:00. All the fun starts at 7:30. Hosting Freetimes Open Stage Aug 7 The Freetimes Cafe 320 College St Toronto, Ont M5T 1S3 Canada (416) 967-1078 Map The Freetimes Cafe  ...

Great Day at Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show

Great Day at Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show

Jul 29, 2017

Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show season finale at Free Times Cafetoday totally rocked with talent today. It was gratifying and therapeutic to see so many of my friends today. Players included Roger Zuraw, Bonnie Gladstone, Martin Gladstone, Steve Raiken, Glen Hornblast, Maggie & Mr Rogers, Nadia Buckmire, Chris Birkett, Linda Saslove, Aidan Devine, Joshua...

Dr. B’s Season Finale July 29, 2017

Dr. B’s Season Finale July 29, 2017

Jul 5, 2017

Join us for the season finale of  Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show 2017 Season Finale July 29th, 2017.  Every Saturday at the Freetimes Cafe at 1:00 in the Afternoon. Note new start time is 1 PM formerly 2 PM. Join us for an intimate afternoon of great acoustic music, every Saturday. We want to create a place for artists, friends, and fans to hang out.  Players...

BLUZ FM Hour with Brian Gladstone

BLUZ FM Hour with Brian Gladstone

Feb 9, 2017

Tune into my segment on Bluz Fm on JAZZ.FM91 with Danny Marks which will air this Saturday Feb 11 from 10 to 11 PM. We will be talking about a variety of topics including local music scene, the role of music in society, and of course highlights of the upcoming Winterfolk XV Blues & Roots Festival. We will be spinning tracks from Winterfolk artists...

Vegan Rocks – April 21 Benefit Concert

Vegan Rocks – April 21 Benefit Concert

Apr 11, 2016

I’m thrilled to be playing at Vegan Rock 8 – April 21 – its a benefit with proceeds being donated to Toronto Vegetarian Association Please join us for Vegan Rock! 8, our annual live music fundraiser and bake sale in support of the Toronto Vegetarian Association. All folks with all food preferences are more than welcome! / 21 April 2016 / 7 pm...

3 Showcases this weekend at FMO Conference

3 Showcases this weekend at FMO Conference

Oct 15, 2015

I have 3 showcases this weekend at 29th Annual Folk Music Ontario Conference with Tony Quarrington. Friday in Room Room 339 – 11:00 pm – with Brian Litvin presenting, World of Music, then again at 1:00 in room 353 with The Brampton Folk Club along with David Storey Music, Jory Nash,Katherine Wheatley, Mark Yan, Glenn McFarlane and more. Then on Saturday...

The Fabulous Gladstone’s do the Freetimes Sept 26

The Fabulous Gladstone’s do the Freetimes Sept 26

Sep 10, 2015

Well this is a first! All of the Gladstones will be performing together on the same stage! Sept 26th – The Fabulous Gladstones do the Free Times Cafe – featuring Bonnie Gladstone, Marci Jameson, Howard Gladstone, Julie Gladstone, Bill Gladstone, Brian Gladstone, Tony Quarrington (honorary Gladstone for the evening) and more to be announced, and...

Big On Bloor Festival Aug 23 with Noah Zacharin 4:00 PM

Big On Bloor Festival Aug 23 with Noah Zacharin 4:00 PM

Aug 22, 2015

BIG on Bloor Festival street festival tomorrow Aug 23 – I’m excited to be sharing the stage with my good friend Noah Zacharin on guitar, as well as a too rare appearance by my sister Bonnie Gladstone on backup vocals. We will be playing on The Main Festival Stage in front Bloor Collegiate Institute, at 1141 Bloor Street West, at at 4:00. It is a...

Last Dr. B’s Today Before Summer Break

Last Dr. B’s Today Before Summer Break

Jun 6, 2015

A reminder – TODAY IS Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show SEASON FINALE till we resume in September. All the fun starts at 2:00 today at Free Times Cafe . Hope you see all you famous and emerging artists there! Come armed with instruments let’s have a...

Just Announced – Songwriters Night June 12

Just Announced – Songwriters Night June 12

May 26, 2015

The next NASHVILLE BOUND will be on FRIDAY JUNE 12th from 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm – with a truly all-star cast: the wonderful Michael Laderoute has migrated back from Mexico; plus Mr. Rick, Tony Quarrington,Brian Gladstone, Soozi Schlanger– and your Host: Glen Hornblast. This month’s NASHVILLE BOUND will be Songwriter-in-the-Round style –...

Hippie Fest Today May 23

Hippie Fest Today May 23

May 23, 2015

Calling all Hippies, young and old ! Heading out now for my sets at the First Annual Spirit of Yorkville of Yorkville Festival at The Pilot Tavern on Cumberland. I’m playing at 4:30 today and again at 9:00. Hope to see you there!...

Benefit Concert for Lynn Mantle, Thursday April 2

Benefit Concert for Lynn Mantle, Thursday April 2

Apr 1, 2015

Really excited about playing at the benefit concert for Lynn Mantle at Musideum – A World of Musical Instruments tomorrow night (Thursday). Originally scheduled record a live CD, Lynn underwent unexpected back surgery recently. Instead Lawrie Ingles stepped up and organized a benefit concert to help Lynn through this difficult time. I will be joined by...

Great House Concert Last Night

Great House Concert Last Night

Feb 19, 2015

What a great House Concert last night – as good as it gets! David Essig with guest Noah Zacharin up close and personal at the home of Richard A Jacobson. A truly great evening of...

Another Exciting Episode of Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show

Another Exciting Episode of Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show

Dec 12, 2014

Join us once again on  Saturday at the Freetimes Cafe,  2:00 an intimate afternoon of great acoustic music. It’s place for artists, friends, and fans to hang out. Players Wanted Sign Up starts at 2:00 Come Out to Hear The Great Music Come out to Meet Your Friends  Come Out to Play Some Tunes The Room: It’s an intimate listening room filled with creative...

See you at Dr. B’s On Nov 15th

See you at Dr. B’s On Nov 15th

Nov 14, 2014

Another exciting afternoon of music, fun, and frivolity planned for tomorrow Sat Nov 15 at Free Times Cafe . Pls join us for Dr. B’s Acoustic Medicine Show – open stage and jam session. All the fun starts at 2:00 Hope to see you...

Heading Out Tonight

Heading Out Tonight

Oct 11, 2014

to see my friend Glen Hornblast’s band, the Queen St. Cowboys, playing at Dave’s Pizza...

Brian Gladstone with Tony Quarrington – Artists for ArtsCan Circle Showcase (FMO)

Brian Gladstone with Tony Quarrington – Artists for ArtsCan Circle Showcase (FMO)

Sep 29, 2014

I will be participating and playing at the Artists for ArtsCan Circle Fundraising Showcases at Folk Music Ontario Oct. 18th! The Folk Music Ontario Conference is the key event for Ontario’s folk, roots, and traditional music community. HELP SUPPORT ARTSCAN Please help us raise funds to provide more First Nations youth in remote communities the joy of music!...

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