Events Calendar 

=Live Music




click the coloured circle for event details


The Music

We've proudly been supporting live music and DJs who dig deeper since 2012.

We take pleasure in hosting musicians and performers who push boundaries and explore new sounds.

We host live entertainment

7 nights a week.

See our calendar above for event listings.

Local Beer

We proudly sell only Ontario Craft Beer.

8 on tap, and 20 more beers in the fridge

prices range from $6.50-$8.50 each (tax in)

You'll generally find beer from the following breweries...

Woodhouse . Beaus . Rainhard . Collingwood . Left Field . Mascot . Halo . Longslice . Blood Brothers . Hendersons . Calabogie . Pommies . Black Bellows . Godspeed and more



We serve up the classics.

We're best known for our

Dark & Stormy 

Check out our menu at the bar, or ask your bartender for a recommendation.

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Hot Breath


every Tuesday 9pm-late

sing bad, win good!

London England’s legendary Hot Breath Karaoke has Brexited itself to Toronto. Everyone who braves the stage gets to spin the wheel of fortune with the chance of winning a fabul-ish prize. Toronto may have a lot of karaoke nights, but there is only one Hot Breath Karaoke. 



For music inquiries,

1. check the calendar above for availability

2. review the venue information PDF attached on this page

3. email with links to your music

This has the answer to most of your questions

We hope people of all genders, abilities, ages (19+), cultures and sexualities feel welcome here.

As such, any form of discrimination will not be tolerated. This can include, but is not limited to: Racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic, fatphobic or ableist comments, Sexual harassment, Bullying.


Patrons should consume alcoholic beverages in a responsible manner. Impaired and intoxicated guests will be removed in a prompt and safe manner. Handlebar will not tolerate violence, theft, vandalism or any other harmful acts. We reserve the right to remove any patron creating an unsafe environment.


We wish to make Handlebar a SAFE, welcoming and fun space for patrons, employees and performers alike. If at any time you are made to feel uncomfortable or unsafe, please let an employee know or email us at

 Any concern brought to our attention will be taken seriously and addressed immediately.



159 Augusta Avenue . Kensington Market  . Toronto Ontario M5T2L4  . Tel: 647.748.7433

Open from 7pm to 2am every day

We empty our lost & found every 60 days.

We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

*Proudly Supporting live music and DJs who dig deeper since 2012