The Amy Louie Grossmans Music Scholarship (ALGMS) – Call for Submissions

The 2016 ALGMS for career advancement in the amount of $1,500.00 will be awarded to a group or individual from the Greater Toronto Area. The submission period is September 12, 2016 to October 3, 2016.


The successful applicant will be chosen by a  panel consisting of members of the Louie family, music industry professionals and individuals with long standing connections to Grossmans Tavern.


Click here for more information and submission requirements.


Since 1956

Grossmans Tavern is one of the city’s longest-running live music venues, since 1956 and Toronto’s self-described “Home of the Blues.” Rock, folk, roots and jazz acts are also at home here, and the club’s legion of past performers…

Never a Cover, Live Music

The Amy Louie Grossmans Music Scholarship (ALGMS)

ALGMS is an artist development bursary created in memory of the late Amy Louie, a member of the family that has owned Grossman’s Tavern in Toronto since 1975.


An annual fundraiser is hosted to present the scholarship winner $2 000 to a group or individual from the Greater Toronto Area to help advance their career.


2019 submission process coming in April 2019.


Questions regarding the submission process can be sent to algms@grossmanstavern.com


Past recipients include:

2018- The Swingin’ Blackjacks

2017- Dan McKinnon
2016- Bad Luck Woman & Her Misfortunes
2015- Chloe Watkinson & Park Eddy
2014- Jerome Godboo
2013- The Responsables