53 results for tag: Blues

The Martin Janovsky Orchestra

With a first-rate set list, a band of the finest players in the province, and a bag full of priceless jokes, Martin Janovsky’s Orchestra has become a Bassment favourite. The orchestra features vocalists Jana Janovsky and Kathryn Schulz as well as Sheldon Corbett (sax) and Rich McFarlane (guitar). Sponsored by Pierce Design ... Read More

B.C. 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 thirty years. Returning to play his yearly January gig at The Bassment, B.C. has lined up his favourite musicians to perform a night of blues classics and originals. Sponsored by Braid ... Read More

New Year’s in New Orleans

Bring in your New Year in Big Easy style with live music, dancing, food, and drink. New Year’s in New Orleans features the street jazz sounds of the Crawdaddios, the Cajun and zydeco blues of Zyde-GoGo, and the rock rhythms of Dr. Don and the Black Mambas. Your ticket includes complimentary party favours, champagne, and ... Read More

24th Street Wailers

Led by wild and crazy front-woman and singing drummer Lindsay Beaver, the 24th Street Wailers are road tested and tougher than a two-by-four. They 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 band. All ... Read More

Jack Semple

SOLD OUT! An absolute virtuoso of his art form and a musician with unparalleled feeling and total technical control, Jack Semple has long been recognized as one of Saskatchewan's greatest guitarists and singers. Jack and his band are back in town to play two nights of his bluesy, soulful, and funky B.B. King Tribute. SOLD ... Read More

Two Piano Tornado

Two Piano Tornado is an unpredictable vortex that picks listeners up and deposits them in another realm, surrounding them with swirling riffs improvised from what is heard in each other's playing. Annie and Grant are a true force of nature, forever changing direction and spinning through standard and original tunes. Sponsored ... Read More

David Vest

Born in Huntsville, Alabama, David Vest is an authentic Southern-bred boogie-woogie piano player, blues shouter, and world-class entertainer. David’s first Canadian recording, East Meets Vest, was named one of the best blues albums of 2012 by Holger Petersen of CBC’s Saturday Night Blues. Sponsored by Braid Flooring Read More

SMA Showcase Gala

This year’s Saskatoon Musician's Association Gala features the pop melodies of Eileen Laverty, the jazz stylings of Neil Currie and Gillian Snider, the rock rhythms of Johnny McCuaig, the country crooning of Codie Prevost, the soothing sounds of the Starry Night String Quartet, and the sensitive songs of Jen Lane and John ... Read More

Patrick Alexandre

Winnipeg blues-roots musician Patrick Alexandre (P.A.) Leclerc is best known for his role as frontman of the F-Holes and as the upright bassist for Little Miss Higgins and the Winnipeg 5.  Patrick returns to The Bassment with his trio to play a night of prairie blues and roots. Sponsored by CFCR. Read More

The PianoMen

Back for a third straight season, The PianoMen features David Fong, Don Griffith, Kim Salkeld, and Ray Stephanson playing everything from sensitive ballads to blistering boogie-woogies. It’s all about numbers: two grand pianos, four pianists, eight hands, forty fingers, hundreds of licks, and thousands of notes! Sponsored by ... Read More