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Waco Brothers, Dollar Store, Skull Orchard, Burlington Welsh Chorus, Bad Luck Jonathan, Chicago-based drummer extraordinaire Joe Camarillo has left us too soon. He graced the Horseshoe Tavern and TURF a zillion times, but to us he was best known for keeping the peace and making us laugh at the legendary annual SXSW Bloodshot BBQ parties […]

Following the recommendations of the City of Toronto, the Horseshoe Tavern live room and front bar will remain closed until further notice. We are working to reschedule all upcoming shows; ticket holders will be notified when these changes are made.   The venue’s expanded front patio, equipped with heaters and wind barriers, is open under […]

The Horseshoe Tavern live room will be reopening on Saturday, November 14th for the first time since mid-March 2020. We’ll be taking extra steps to maintain health standards as required in Provincial Regulation 364-20 and the November COVID-19 Response Framework, in ensuring physical distancing to keep everyone safe while being back in the venue listening to live bands, including contact tracing and completing a health questionnaire. Advance […]

The Horseshoe Tavern front bar and patio are now open! We’ll be taking extra steps to maintain health standards and ensure social distancing to keep everyone safe while having fun. Please note our updated hours: Monday to Thursday: 12pm to 10pm Friday and Saturday: 12pm to 12am Sunday: 1pm to 9pm Seating is first come, […]

We are carefully monitoring the ongoing health concerns as per Toronto Public Health. Right now, all scheduled shows are still taking place, and we are instituting additional precautionary health measures. We will update our website and social media channels for any event cancellations or postponements. Please keep an eye on our social media. If you […]

Beach Slang April 20th

Philadelphia’s Beach Slang will be at the Horseshoe Tavern on April 20th, in support of new album Deadbeat Bang of Heartbreak City! Get your tickets here.    

Olivia Jean January 22nd

We’re excited to welcome Nashville’s Olivia Jean to the Horseshoe Tavern on January 22nd! Part of Third Man Records, Olivia Jean’s gothic garage surf rock is not to be missed. Toronto’s Ichi-Bons are opening the night. Get your tickets now!

The Horseshoe Tavern Turns 72!

We’re turning 72 this year and we’re celebrating with three nights of 54-40 on December 5th, 6th and 7th! Is there any better way to celebrate your birthday?! We don’t think so and we can’t wait. Stay tuned for special guests! Tickets are available here:

Summer is Here at the Horseshoe Tavern!

We’ve got a great line-up of music for you at the Horseshoe Tavern this summer! Vancouver’s legendary Odds on July 19th, Portland singer-songwriter Kyle Craft and his band Showboat Honey on July 22nd, and The Fleshtones, garage rockers from Queens, New York on July 28th are just a few of the upcoming shows we’re looking […]

NXNE @ the Horseshoe Tavern!

We can’t wait for NXNE to start at the Horseshoe Tavern! On Monday June 9th, Tuesday June 10th and Thursday June 11th, NXNE will be here showcasing amazing musicians from around the world – from Toronto to Iqaluit to Manchester & more. Check out the full listings on our calendar and get your wristbands here. […]

By order of civil authority from the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto, the Horseshoe Tavern will remain closed until further notice. (Jan 2021) This includes the outdoor heated patio. We've rescheduled all upcoming local shows to April 2021. Regarding postponed and cancelled touring shows, please see our website for any updates. All purchasers will continue to be informed via email. We encourage you to hold onto your tickets for any of the postponed shows as all tickets will be honoured for the new dates. We appreciate your patience as we continue to work to schedule new dates. Refunds will be issued for any cancelled shows. If you purchased tickets online, they will be refunded automatically, but please be patient as it will take time to process each refund. Physical tickets can be refunded in store. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this crazy time and hope everyone is safe and sound. Please email with any questions or concerns.