Singer, Songwriter, Performer

Trane Studio Performance

Trane Studio Performance

Oct 5, 2012

Don Valley Parkway Blues, I like Me, Who Killed Betty Two Shoes Accompanined by Bonnie Gladstone (sister) and Harpin Norm  

Turnabout is better than fair playing as Brian accompanies Tony Wed

Turnabout is better than fair playing as Brian accompanies Tony Wed

Sep 11, 2012

Reprinted from Toronto Moon Magazine Sept 12, 2012 Since emerging onto the Toronto and international Roots scene with his debut 1999 album Back To The Dirt, Brian Gladstone has on countless occasions performed with Juno-winning, exquisitely talented guitarist Tony Quarrington accompanying him.     However, “it took 13 years for him to ask me to...

A Song for Everyone – Produced Version

A Song for Everyone – Produced Version

Aug 21, 2012

Published on Apr 2, 2012- Honouring Our Own : Brian Gladstone at the Trane Studio performing “A Song for Everyone” with fellow musicians: Mr. Rick, Tony Quarrington , Sue & Dwight.

Honouring Brian Gladstone at the Trane Studio

Honouring Brian Gladstone at the Trane Studio

Oct 5, 2011

Brian Gladstone performing at the Trane Studio on June 10, 2012. Video by Agnes Cseke featuring Bonnie Gladstone & Harpin’ Norm Lucien

Where Have All the Protest Songs Gone – Toronto Star Story

Where Have All the Protest Songs Gone – Toronto Star Story

Jun 25, 2011

Where Have All the Protest Songs Gone June 28, 2010 – Includes Interview with Brian Gladstone  – Sometime in the late 1960s, Pete Seeger — in his prime with just a banjo and a 12-string guitar — stepped up to a single microphone on the concert stage of the Sydney Town Hall in Australia, and started singing. One after another, the simple yet...

Brian Gladstone as Seen by Scrub Radio

Brian Gladstone as Seen by Scrub Radio

Mar 31, 2011

Brian Gladstone was a well respected Electrical Engineer but when his ‘Roots’ music grounding called him to return he could not resist. Brian Gladstone was an accomplished, self taught, Electrical Engineer specializing in the design of electrical transformers. However, the power coursed through Brian’s veins was grounded in the acoustic tones...

A Song for Everyone

A Song for Everyone

Dec 15, 2010

By Glen Hornblast – Published on Dec 15, 2012 Brian Gladstone “live” at the Moonshine Cafe in Oakville, singing my favourite song of his – with the amazing Harpin Norm Lucien on harmonica. Please share if you like it.

Brian Gladstone: A Time for New Beginnings – CD Review

Brian Gladstone: A Time for New Beginnings – CD Review

Oct 2, 2010

Rating: 4.5/5 – Reprinted From Hot Indie News Gladstone is a guy who works in an office with only three walls, hates those who take two-day lunch breaks, and likes to declare his love in a park among potato salads and army ants. This album is one of the funnier ones I’ve heard, and the singer delivered it with his somewhat off-key voice that never lacked...

Festival By the Marsh – Reprinted from the Sackville NB Tribune Post

Festival By the Marsh – Reprinted from the Sackville NB Tribune Post

Jul 16, 2010

Festival by the Marsh Opens Tonight With gallery crawl – Mount Allison University Completing the “crawl” at 8:15 p.m. at historic Cranewood mansion (see picture below) is Brian Gladstone, a veteran Toronto folk musician, inspired by the 60s peace movement, and cofounder and organizer of numerous events and charities that have encouraged peace activism and...

A Song For Everyone

Here is a song for the homeless A cold night on the street Wet and alone A thousand miles from home A good man in defeat Here is a song for the kindness A stranger who gives a damn Here is a song To move our lives along It's a song for everyone It's a song for everyone.   Here is a song for the children Washed away from shore A teardrop from hell...

Jamie Lynn

  I can see through her smoked screened body Cause the sight lines change with the seasons Her perimeter protection Helps the emotional deflection The silver fox has lost his fear He comes too close to man But Jamie Lynn lives deep within The fault lines of her own reasons. She can watch you through swirled glass She can perceive you on the ground Jamie...

Wally’s Pre-Owned Automobiles

Wally's pre owned automobiles You come back for the deals Buy a green sedan on the instalment plan Don't forget to count all the wheels   This one's a real beauty With a coat of tutti-frutti He's kept her in the garage For thirty years, Cobwebs on her heart She just needs a jump start She can take you anywhere she used to be.  ...

Who Killed Betty Two Shoes

Gladstone TV Interview on Liquid Lunch

Gladstone TV Interview on Liquid Lunch

Feb 12, 2010

Liquid Lunch With Hugh Riley Daily on ThatChannel.com

Good News Toronto – Celebrating Heros reports on Brian Gladstone

Good News Toronto – Celebrating Heros reports on Brian Gladstone

Jan 30, 2010

Good News Toronto celebrates the multitude of inspirational people who live in Toronto with the goal of motivating all of us to continue to make this city rich in everyday heroes. Martin C. Winer (www.martincwiner.com) Brian Gladstone Transforms his Career to Seek his Musical Roots Brian Gladstone was a well respected Electrical Engineer but when his...

A Time For New Beginnings Reviewed by Toronto Community News

A Time For New Beginnings Reviewed by Toronto Community News

Dec 17, 2009

Reprinted from Toronto Community News, Inside Toronto December 18, 2009 by Norm Nelson Well here we go again, another super positive review. A quick scan of my blog since I kicked it off a couple of weeks ago with our new website has shown it to be pretty effusive with praise, and here we go again with Brian Gladstone’s most recent CD, which actually...

Vote For Brian Gladstone – Ontario Council of Folk Festivals Board

Vote For Brian Gladstone – Ontario Council of Folk Festivals Board

Sep 10, 2009

Vote Brian Gladstone To OCFF Board Greetings. I would appreciate your vote to assist me in becoming an elected member of the OCFF (Ontario Council of Folk Festivals) board of directors. In addition to the great expertise, experience, and enthusiasm I bring to the position – I offer many new concepts and ideas to the OCFF which are intended...

About Saturdays at the Swan

About Saturdays at the Swan

Mar 1, 2009

Saturday Sessions at the Swan Every Saturday at the Black Swan at 2:00 in the Afternoon 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 2:00

Duggup Australia Reviews Brian Gladstone

Duggup Australia Reviews Brian Gladstone

Jan 29, 2009

Brian Gladstone – By thatch • Jan 29th, 2009 • Brian Gladstone is a singer /finger picking guitarist from Toronto. And why is he being featured today? Well head over to the MySpace site, and pick any song you like (it won’t matter- trust me), if you want my pick try “A Song For Everyone“. Now we are ’bout to have a slight digression (there’s a surprise),...

Short Bio’s

Short Bio’s

Jan 6, 2009

One Sentence Bio 1 A finger-picking guitar master inspired by the greats of traditional folk and blues, Brian Gladstone has released four homespun and original albums, each gaining global acclaim and world-wide airplay.   Alternate Short Bio 1 Brian Gladstone has been involved in the Canadian roots music scene for almost thirty-five years as an artist,...

Sharing The Stage Plus More Exciting Shots

Sharing The Stage Plus More Exciting Shots

Aug 27, 2008

Click &amp;lt;a href=’http://www.cincopa.com/media-platform/view.aspx?fid=AIFAJN6Zasf8’&amp;gt;here&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt; to open the gallery.&amp;lt;br /&amp;gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br /> Powered by Cincopa &amp;lt;a href=”http://www.cincopa.com/media-platform”&amp;gt;Media...

Toronto Star Featured Story – What he really wants to do is perform

Toronto Star Featured Story – What he really wants to do is perform

Feb 7, 2008

By Greg Quill Entertainment Reporter  February 7, 2008 Brian Gladstone started Winterfolk to help his music career. Now he keeps in the background In its sixth year, Toronto’s annual Winterfolk roots music festival might – just might – make a profit. That’s not festival founder and artistic director Brian Gladstone’s biggest concern, but a...

The Brian Gladstone Interview by Paul Rawski

Uploaded on Oct 6, 2007- I got a chance to sit down with veteran Toronto indie roots/folk musician Brian Gladstone in November 2006. His positive and meaningful messages of peace, togetherness, and environmental activism have touched audiences all across the world. Not only has he received airplay on stations from many parts of the globe, but he also founded or...

Social Stuff

Social Stuff

Feb 7, 2007

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