38 results for tag: Blues

While Rome Burns

Happy to just fiddle away while chaos reigns, While Rome Burns is an eclectic duo with a range of musical styles including Appalachian, Celtic, New England, Quebecois, Metis, Galacian, and swing. Paul Gitlitz's fiddle compositions and Wyndham Thiessen’s sometimes tender, sometimes humorous songs are played on any number of ... Read More

Martin Janovsky Orchestra

With a first rate set list, an orchestra made up of the finest players in the province, and a bag full of priceless jokes, Martin Janovsky’s Orchestra has become a Bassment favourite. Featuring vocalists Jana Janovsky and Kathryn Schulz and instrumentalists Sheldon Corbett (sax) and Rich McFarlane (guitar), the orchestra ... Read More

BC Read Big Band

The high priest of Saskatoon blues musicians, B.C. Read has been preaching the gospel of the blues to audiences in Western Canada for over 30 years. Returning to play his traditional January gig at The Bassment, B.C. has lined up his favourite musicians to perform a night of blues classics and originals. Read More

Vesti & the Vexations

For more than a quarter of a century, Vesti Hanson and Cam McConnell have been the local champions of soul and R’n’B. With a set list that includes the music of Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones, Chicago, and Marvin Gaye, Vesti and Cam surround themselves with some of the best players in town. Read More

Kenny Marco

Formerly of Canadian super-groups Motherlode, Dr. Music, and Blood Sweat & Tears, Kenny Marco brings his many years of experience to the Bassment stage to play an eclectic mix of American funk/jazz and Brazilian cha cha. In addition to performing Motherlode hits, Kenny is planning to sing his favourite Ray Charles tunes. ... Read More

Nigel Mack Big Band

One of Canada’s greatest ambassadors of the blues, Nigel Mack is back for the holidays to spread a bit of cheer to all the blues fans in town. A triple threat on harp, guitar, and vocals, Nigel brings a whole bagful of originals taken from his discography of five recordings. Mr. Mack will be backed by an all-star local band. ... Read More

Lindsay Beaver & the 24th Street Wailers

Wild and crazy front woman and singing drummer Lindsay Beaver and the 24th Street Wailers are road tested and tougher than two-by-fours. Lindsay and her bandmates have played over 650 performances in the past four years, winning over audiences in Canada, the United States, and France. Don’t miss this real deal rock and roll ... Read More

Saskatoon Food Bank PianoThon

Here’s an opportunity to donate to a worthy cause while listening to some great piano players: Jesse Brown, Sheldon Corbett, Grant Currie, Neil Currie, Wes Froese, Don Griffith, Dianne Gryba, Martin Janovsky, Bonnie Nicholson, Ross Nykiforuk, Katie Omerod, Ken Pizurny, Kim Salkeld, Ray Stephanson, Cass Stinn, Paul Suchan, ... Read More

Jack Semple SOLD OUT

One of the seven wonders of the guitar world, Saskatchewan’s own Jack Semple returns to our stage to pay homage to the late, great BB King. If you love soulful vocals, great guitar playing, and the blues, this is the show for you. NO FREE PASSES Read More

Jack Semple

One of the seven wonders of the guitar world, Saskatchewan’s own Jack Semple returns to our stage to pay homage to the late, great BB King. If you love soulful vocals, great guitar playing, and the blues, this is the show for you. NO FREE PASSES Read More