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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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Newsletters

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

Be In My Next Video Oct 5

Be In My Next Video Oct 5

Oct 2, 2019

BE IN MY NEXT VIDEO ! – You are invited to be in my next video. We are shooting it at Riverdale Farm Toronto on Saturday Oct 5th. Its for my song ‘Behind the Maple Leaf Slaughterhouse Doors’, which was written to encourage kindness to animals and avoid cruelty. I want this video to be the next Vegan Anthem. CHILDREN are especially...

Songs From Heaven – Barlo Palooza 7

Songs From Heaven – Barlo Palooza 7

Aug 27, 2019

Lots of Talent, Lots of Fun, Lots of Food, and lots of Great Music. Be there!

WOODSTOCK HOUR ON JAZZ FM THIS SATURDAY AUG 17

WOODSTOCK HOUR ON JAZZ FM THIS SATURDAY AUG 17

Aug 16, 2019

WOODSTOCK HOUR ON JAZZ FM THIS SATURDAY! I stayed away from the brown acid, so I remember it all! As an attendee of the original Woodstock Festival, 50 years ago, I’m happy to be included in two separate Woodstock events this weekend. Be sure to tune into Bluz Fm on JAZZ.FM91 tomorrow, August 17th. The show runs all evening, and my portion is on...

Looking Back at Woodstock, 50 Years Later

Looking Back at Woodstock, 50 Years Later

Jun 19, 2019

By Ruth Schweitzer – Printed in CJN June 10, 2019 – Nearly 50 years ago more than 400,000 young people gathered at Max Yasgur’s farm in White Lake, N.Y., for the Woodstock music festival. Woodstock – from Aug. 15 to 18, 1969 – was the monumental event of the 1960s hippie movement, Toronto musician Brian Gladstone, who attended the...

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you from Paul Cross

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you from Paul Cross

Jun 19, 2019

Thank you, thank you, thank you! To everyone who performed, participated, supported, attended, laughed, cried, danced, crewed, rehearsed, and otherwise contributed to The Songs of Pete Otis on Sunday…thank you! I think that was a really fitting tribute to our dear friend. What a remarkable video by Pete’s son Paul Panayotou. Thank you Theresa...

Celebrating Pete Otis

Celebrating Pete Otis

Jun 5, 2019

Location – Jasper Dandy at 725 Queen Street just east of Broadview I’m thrilled to be playing this Sunday to celebrate the life of my late great friend, Pete Otis. See you there! Just five days until The Songs of Pete Otis! If you knew or knew of Pete, please come and pay tribute with us. Nice bright venue, the Jasper Dandy at 725...

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