What's New in Brian's World

An archeological dig into the Brian Gladstone’s past through medeia, reviews, notes, and more exciting stuff.

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

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.  ...

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Live Streaming from the Freetimes Cafe Sept 9

Live Streaming from the Freetimes Cafe Sept 9

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:...

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Songwriter’s Night at 120 Diner March 25

Songwriter’s Night at 120 Diner March 25

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...

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Open Mic Helps Artists Find Their Footing

Open Mic Helps Artists Find Their Footing

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....

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Be In My Next Video Oct 5

Be In My Next Video Oct 5

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...

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WOODSTOCK HOUR ON JAZZ FM THIS SATURDAY AUG 17

WOODSTOCK HOUR ON JAZZ FM THIS SATURDAY AUG 17

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...

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Looking Back at Woodstock, 50 Years Later

Looking Back at Woodstock, 50 Years Later

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...

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Thank you, Thank you, Thank you from Paul Cross

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you from Paul Cross

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...

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Celebrating Pete Otis

Celebrating Pete Otis

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...

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B’Arlo Palooza 6 at the Swan

B’Arlo Palooza 6 at the Swan

A great B'Arlopalooza 6 in the 6ix! Shout out to all the fans who came and watched, the Black Swan staff who served us, Jen Arima and Kevin Gould who look after the sound and all the musicians who performed and made the day a fun and entertaining musical ride through...

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Tin Pan North May 23

Tin Pan North May 23

The Tin Pan North Festival is happening at the Free Times Cafe and other venues next Thursday-Friday, May 23-24th - there are two sets a night and I'm delighted to be in great company (SEE POSTER BELOW FOR DETAILS). The Format is a Songwriters' Round Nashville -...

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‘Be In My Video’ Show

‘Be In My Video’ Show

The 'Be in My Video' Show - We are shooting several videos on May 18 at Free Times Cafe and you are invited to be there. Everyone who attends will be included in the video. We need you to come out and dress loud, yell scream and and have fun, and help us shoot some...

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Celebrating the Life of Pete Otis

Celebrating the Life of Pete Otis

I'm humbled and honoured to be playing some tunes to remember one of my best friends on the planet, the late Pete Otis. There is a memorial concert hosted by Mike Mckenna & the Slidewinder Blues Band March 24, 2019 at Black Swan Tavern starting at 4:00...

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Brian Gladstone Band does the 120 Diner

Brian Gladstone Band does the 120 Diner

Join Brian Gladstone and the full band including Tony Quarrington, Bev Kreller, and Bonnie Gladstone for an evening of original music at the 120 Diner. This is the first time we have played the 120 Diner, so we are hoping all of our fans will come out to support the...

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Brian’s Band Does Winterfolk

Brian’s Band Does Winterfolk

The full band does Winterfolk XVII  with band members Lynda Kraar, Bonnie Gladstone, Beverly Kreller, Brian Gladstone and Tony Quarrington at Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival. More details are on the website www.winterfolk.com

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Gladstone Playing Freetimes Cafe 38th Anniversary

Free Times Cafe is celebrating 38 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, 2018 Free Times Cafe 320 College Street, Toronto M5T 1S3...

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Brian’s Annual Birthday Bash Dec 8

Brian’s Annual Birthday Bash Dec 8

  Hope to see all my friends at Brian Gladstone's Birthday Bash & Winterfolk Preview! on Dec 8th at Black Swan Tavern . It's also a preview for Winterfolk XVI Blues & Roots Festival. No gifts please, but we are accepting donations...

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Winterfolk XVII Preview Nov 4

Winterfolk XVII Preview Nov 4

Just rehearsing a few tunes for my set tonight at Nashville Bound Presents Winterfolk 2019 Tribute & Benefit at Free Times Cafe . This is preview concert with all funds going to Winterfolk XVII festival. www.winterfolk.com Come out and...

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Brianology – New Album From Brian Gladstone

Brianology – New Album From Brian Gladstone

Like a good wine, great talent takes years to ferment before it’s finally ready for consumption. Brianology, the first album in a dozen years from folk singer, songwriter and first-rate fingerstyle guitar picker Brian Gladstone, is one such example. Co-produced by...

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Nashville Bound Homeless Benefit March 11 2018

Nashville Bound Homeless Benefit March 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...

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Winterfolk XVI Preview Jan 21

Winterfolk XVI Preview Jan 21

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...

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Winterfolk Preview Show

Winterfolk Preview Show

Acoustic Harvest + Winterfolk Blues & Roots Festival Present: Winterfolk XVI Preview & Benefit
Featuring Dirty Dishes, Brian Gladstone w/Tony Quarrington, HOTCHA!, Julian Fauth and more to be announced.

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