This is a Record collecting and music tour that will explore Toronto's music and history and local record shops. - Meet outside The Rex Hotel Jazz and Blues Bar - Go past some historic music venues and buildings like the legendary Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto, El Mocambo Tavern, Grossmans Tavern, The Free Times Cafe, The Much Music Building. - Visit local and independent record stores in downtown Toronto with discounts at certain stores. - Learn the basics of how turntables work and what makes vinyl sound great! - Stop off at a local pub and have a drink (included in the tour) and talk about the records you purchased.
I am a professional Tour guide who has been leading tours in Toronto for over 10 years! I have over 150 Five-star reviews on Trip Advisor I have training in Theatre and am a Second City Improv Conservatory Graduate. When not leading tours I am a Union Actor, freelance Photographer, DJ and Vinyl Record enthusiast. I have been collecting records for almost 20 years and have over 500 LPs and Singles. I have years of experience of DJ weddings, banquets, events, parties, bring your own vinyl nights, radio spots and more. I used to host a music podcast connecting songs through samples.
Included in the tour is a beverage of the guest's choice.
Included in the experience is 10% off at certain record stores.
Learn the history of Horseshoe Tavern, El Mocambo, Grossman's tavern music venues. Shop and learn about the history of 3 independent record shops in Toronto. Go to a local pub and listen to the music you purchased.
All stores accept major credit cards and cash. Contact beforehand if you're looking for a specific artist, record or genre and we will help you find it!