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The evil of Axis prompts stiffed musicians to call for boycott

Ice cream freezer featured on stage at Axis on June 16 -FACEBOOK, Steve Robinson

\ TO WEST \ Musicians and their fans in the Junction area are calling on people to boycott performing at or patronizing longtime live music venue Axis Gallery & Grill after a band’s show was cancelled with no compensation upon their arrival at the bar last Saturday night. It’s the latest in a series of…

UPDATED: McKenna birthday and Gate closing parties will be essential travel for fans despite ice storm | 180415Su | Shows for Sunday, April 15, 2022


UPDATE:  The Mike McKenna birthday show has been rescheduled to next Sunday due to the weather.  Other show cancellations have also been received since this was posted.  If you want to check a show’s status, click the link in the club’s address field to go to Google Maps, where address listings also usually include phone…

Tonight’s jam the beginning of the end for iconic Scarborough room The Birchmount | 180315Th | Shows for Thursday, March 15, 2022

The sign says "Bar & Grill" but it's still The Birchmount Tavern on Google and in our hearts.

  \ SCARBOROUGH \ With just three nights left before it closes its doors for good (the space is being turned into a clothing store, apparently) iconic Birchmount Tavern in Scarborough wraps nearly 60 years of history with its final jam tonight and one last hurrah this coming Saturday. Anyone following the scene won’t be…