Rick Keene 50th Birthday Bash / Fundraiser for Johnny Beaudine Line Up

Fifty years is a long time … Hard to believe on September 7th, I will be reaching a half century on this planet ( 47 years if you count the times I was in a different world as a teenager). Please help me celebrate and at the same time – raise money for Sax player… More Rick Keene 50th Birthday Bash / Fundraiser for Johnny Beaudine Line Up

From Woody Herman to “John Fedchock’s New York Big Band

  Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Fedchock began his career in 1980 as a jazz trombonist with the legendary Woody Herman Orchestra, serving as featured soloist, musical director and chief arranger for Herman’s last two Grammy nominated albums. Herman said of Fedchock, “He’s my right hand man. Everything I ask of John he accomplishes, and I… More From Woody Herman to “John Fedchock’s New York Big Band

Michelle … Ma Belle …! Part One and Two

Michelle Malone is one of … those girls.  Talented but not a household name. Well, not in Montreal anyways. She has worked with the Indigo Girls and Rolling Stones’ keyboardist Chuck Leavell. In between, she has grown to love and admire almost everyone associated with all genres of music. Please listen below as Michelle explains… More Michelle … Ma Belle …! Part One and Two

Ask Dave the Bartender; Six Months in a Leaky Boat?

Dave the Bartender remains a mystery. Unearthed and unscathed. Just like his tips … Please listen below as Dave, the Bartender, attempts to answer musical questions sent in by the listeners. Dave? A rum and coke please …     Dundees Aug. 20th – Becky Fiset Cote Sept. 4th – Rick Keene 50th Bday Bash!… More Ask Dave the Bartender; Six Months in a Leaky Boat?

Blues Bourbon and BBQ – Quebec Blues Artists on Fire!

There is nothing better than adding sizzling Blues to sizzling BBQ ribs. That is exactly what will happen on the weekend of Aug. 22nd and 23rd at the Cosmodome in Laval. A parade of Quebec Blues’ artists will hit the stage while the sweet sounds of food being sizzled on a BBQ add the background.… More Blues Bourbon and BBQ – Quebec Blues Artists on Fire!

Biking Across Canada for David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Message

Derek Olive likes to ride his bicycle.  Derek also enjoys playing the guitar and writing songs. Perfect! Olive combines the two loves of his life and ( if that weren’t enough) , is also raising awareness and money for Canada’s environmental future. Please listen below as Derek explains everything. Derek? Visit Derek Here! Visit Blue… More Biking Across Canada for David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Message

Roomful of Blues – From B​.​B. King to Colin James; The Little Big Band That Could .​.​.

Chris Vachon plays guitar for Roomful of Blues … For forty – five years, the band plays in a roomful of Blues fans. Opening up for or backing guys like B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton.  In a Canadian connection, the band is most known as being Colin James’ ‘Little Big Band’. A… More Roomful of Blues – From B​.​B. King to Colin James; The Little Big Band That Could .​.​.

Montreal and Canada’s Hidden Songwriter; Rob Lutes

Rob Lutes is ‘one of those guys …’ A guy whose name circulates like a breeze entering a screen door in the green humid pastures of Canada’s vast farmland. Omni – present, appreciated, yet seldom heard over the dales of the County lines. Until now. Please listen below as Rob speaks of his latest project… More Montreal and Canada’s Hidden Songwriter; Rob Lutes

Two Filmmakers from Montreal Need Your Help to Make Musical History

Marc  Manseau and Helgi Piccinin need your help. Visit A Purdie Good Life Here The two filmmakers are making a documentary of the World’s Most Recorded Drummer. Bernard ‘Pretty’ Purdie has recorded with Aretha Franklin, James Brown, the Rolling Stones and Miles Davis. That’s just a few … Click here to access their Crowdfunding page… More Two Filmmakers from Montreal Need Your Help to Make Musical History