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Hourglass is the fifth album by Toronto singer/songwriter Howard Gladstone. The album consists of nine original songs performed by Howard Gladstone and recorded in April and May 2017.

The album title, Hourglass, with its themes of despair, hope, healing, resolve, the inevitability of fate, and the road, viewed through the lens of passing time

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Upcoming Shows

August 31, 2017, Oakville, 8:00 pm
Pre CD Release for ‘The Hourglass’
Howard Gladstone Trio, with Laura Fernandez (vocal) and Tony Quarrington (guitar)
 – The Moonshine Cafe, 137 Kerr St, Oakville, Ont, L6K-3A6, Canada 
 – 905 844 2655
Map to The Moonshine Cafe

October 5, 2017, Toronto, 8:30 pm

Purchase Tickets – CD Release ‘The Hourglass’
Howard Gladstone with Full Band, including Laura Fernandez (vocals) and Tony Quarrington (guitar)
– Hughs Room Live, 2261 Dundas St W, Toronto, Ont, M6R 1X6, Canada
– (416) 533-5483
Map to Hughs Room Live

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Most recent articles

Howard Gladstone album release “Hourglass” + Sonic Peach Music record label launch Thursday October 5, 2017

Posted on Aug 21, 2017

TORONTO – Toronto singer-songwriter Howard Gladstone releases HOURGLASS – his fifth album of original contemporary folk music, with an occasional Latin accent – on Thursday, October 5th at Hugh’s Room Live, 2261 Dundas St. W. Toronto, ON. Gladstone will be accompanied by an ensemble of highly talented and creative musicians, including accomplished vocalist, pianist, songwriter Laura Fernandez and the virtuoso, fret-burning Tony Quarrington. Alongside the album release, Gladstone and co-founder Fernandez will also launch their new high-resolution record label SONIC PEACH

A Tale Of Two Guitars

Posted on Aug 7, 2017

My first guitar was a Kent 6-string, purchased from the Eaton’s catalogue, for $10. Whatever little money I had was earned from caddying for tips on the local golf course, and prior to that, delivering newspapers. I had that guitar for a few years until I could afford $90 for a nice 6-string Spanish-made guitar.

In 1976 I was in the market for a new guitar….

“Music is the last thing to go” for Glen Campbell

Posted on Feb 25, 2016

The documentary movie, “I’ll Be Me,” sensitively portrays the progress of Alzheimer’s in country singer/guitarist Glen Campbell. In spite of his ongoing mental deterioration, the fabled guitarist/country singer goes on the road to perform a nation-wide farewell tour, at the urging of his family.

Art or Commerce? Or Both? Bob Dylan Box Set presents challenge.

Posted on Dec 7, 2015

I admit to a Bob Dylan addiction. NonethelessI have a mixed, uneasy reaction to the latest box set release. I want it !! I don’t want it. I’m talking about “Cutting Edge 1965-66”, the box set of 18-unreleased limited edition of 5000.