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Solstice

Details

June 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm
$28 – $38

Venue

The Bassment,
202 4th Avenue N Saskatoon , S7K 0K1 Canada
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Description

While you might be tempted to question the energy level of a singing group that has been around for 40 years, you only have to listen to a few bars of this swinging vocal octet to realize they’re running on all eight cylinders. Backed by a swinging instrumental trio featuring Sheldon Corbett (piano and sax), Doug Gilmour (bass), and D’Arce McMillan (drums), Solstice takes you through an impressive list of the best pop, rock, and jazz vocal classics. Saskatoon’s most beloved singing group features Rod Bell, Michelle Clancy, Bob Cowan, Grant Currie, Jean Currie, Lori ...
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the Bassment 2018/19 Season

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    • Date
      January 22, 2020
      8:00 pm
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      Dirty Catfish Brass Band
      $23 28
    • Description
      Back to The Basment for their fifth visit, the Dirty Catfish Brass Band has become a constant at local festivals and venues within Winnipeg and the ...
    • Date
      January 24, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      The Local Group
      $20 25
    • Description
      Taking its name from the cluster of galaxies containing the Milky Way, the Local Group plays music of astronomical proportions. With roots in rural ...
    • Date
      January 25, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Martin Janovsky Orchestra
      $25 35
    • Description
      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 and his ...
    • Date
      January 31, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      The Trudel Family
      $22 27
    • Description
      Rooted in the sweet sounds of classic country and bluegrass gospel, the Trudel Family’s love for music is evident whenever and wherever they hit ...
    • Date
      February 7, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Sonia Reid-Noble
      $25 35
    • Description
      A pastor’s daughter with a story to tell, gospel singer Sonia Reid-Noble began singing and playing piano at the age of eight. Her talent and ...
    • Date
      February 8, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Heidi Munro & The RealGroovyBand
      $24 29
    • Description
      One of the hardest-working and most versatile entertainers in Western Canada, Heidi Munro possesses a gutsy, soulful vocal style with influences that ...
    • Date
      February 12, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar
      $25 35
    • Description
      Lead singer, songwriter, and focal point of Delta Sugar, Samantha Martin possesses a stunning voice, capable of summoning up tidal waves of spine-t...
    • Date
      February 15, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      The Fretless
      $25 35
    • Description
      The Fretless has toured and recorded together since 2012, winning multiple Canadian Folk Music Awards, Western Canadian Awards, and most recently, ...
    • Date
      February 16, 2020
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      Laila Biali
      $28 38
    • Description
      Multi award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Laila Biali has toured with Chris Botti, Paula Cole, Suzanne Vega and Sting. She has ...
    • Date
      February 19, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      J.P. Cormier
      $23 28
    • Description
      Bluegrass, folk, country, and Celtic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist J.P. Cormier has won 13 East Coast Music Awards in his remarkable ...
    • Date
      February 21, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Belle Plaine
      $22 27
    • Description
      Singer-songwriter Belle Plaine has built a loyal following and has played gigs at Folk Alliance International, JUNOfest and the Regina Folk Festival. ...
    • Date
      February 27, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Jazz Affair
      $28 38
    • Description
      Comprised of six unique voices (three female — three male), Jazz Affair has a varied repertoire that includes jazz standards and popular songs ...
    • Date
      March 6, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      The U of S Jazz Ensemble
      $15 20
    • Description
      The U of S Jazz Ensemble has toured western Canada, the Northern United States, and Quebec and is directed by Dean McNeill. The groups has commis...
    • Date
      March 7, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Nat the Cat featuring Tim Tamashiro
      $32 42
    • Description
      Nat King Cole met more than his fair share of career challenges and racism. Yet, he remained one of the most thoughtful and gracious entertainers in ...
    • Date
      March 11, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Robbie Grunwald
      $20 25
    • Description
      Toronto keyboardist Robbie Grunwald has played on sessions for hundreds of musicians and has served as bandleader for jazz/pop chanteuse Jill Barber ...
    • Date
      March 12, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      The Slocan Ramblers
      $28 38
    • Description
      The reigning champions of Canadian bluegrass, The Slocan Ramblers are back showcasing their unique   blend of bluegrass, old-time, and folk. The ...
    • Date
      March 17, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Ray Bonneville
      $25 35
    • Description
      Born in Canada and raised in the United States, Ray Bonneville is a folk and blues-influenced, song and groove man strongly influenced by the deep ...
    • Date
      March 19, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Madison Violet
      $22 27
    • Description
      Winners of the 2009 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year, Madison Violet have been writing and creating beautiful music together ...
    • Date
      March 20, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      The Lost Highway Navigators
      $20 25
    • Description
      Delivering “cosmic honkytonk and pan-galactic western swing", the Lost Highway Navigators recall the classic country music of the 50s, 60s and 70s. ...
    • Date
      March 21, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Gerard Weber Group
      $22 27
    • Description
      Returning for its fourth performance in as many years, the Gerard Weber Group will play an evening of music focused around the music of jazz guitar...
    • Date
      March 26, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Aaron Karpinka
      $18 23
    • Description
      As one half of the Karpinka Brothers, Aaron Karpinka has released four LPs and built a reputation for unwavering positivity. With Tender Heart Aaron ...
    • Date
      March 27, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      The Sharon Minemoto Quartet
      $25 35
    • Description
      West coast pianist and composer Sharon Minemoto’s latest album, Safe Travels, is dedicated to the memory of her long-time life partner, jazz ...
    • Date
      March 28, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Bruce Molsky
      $24 29
    • Description
      A revered ambassador for America’s old-time Appalachian mountain music, Bruce Molsky is a globetrotting performer, educator, and recording artist. ...
    • Date
      April 3, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      The Randy Woods Band
      $22 27
    • Description
      Well-known as front man of the prairie R&B band Absofunkinlutely, Randy Woods is a long-time lover of soul, reggae, and groove music. He has ...
    • Date
      April 4, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      The Jeremy Ledbetter Trio
      $25 35
    • Description
      An engaging and fiery performer whose music knows no boundaries, Canadian pianist Jeremy Ledbetter has made a career travelling the far-flung corners ...
    • Date
      April 16, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Tim Williams
      $22 27
    • Description
      Having won a legion of fans who appreciate his superb singing, playing, and story-telling, blues man Tim Williams has become a Bassment favourite. ...
    • Date
      April 23, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Roxanne Potvin
      $22 27
    • Description
      JUNO-Nominated singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Roxanne Potvin has collaborated with legendary artists such as Daniel Lanois, ...
    • Date
      April 24, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      The Manuel Valera Trio
      $30 40
    • Description
      Grammy-nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. Well known on the New York City jazz scene, Manuel has ...
    • Date
      April 25, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Megan Nash
      $20 25
    • Description
      Two time WCMA nominee Megan Nash has been described by CBC Radio One’s Tom Allen as having “a powerful voice and an authoritative style.” On ...
    • Date
      April 26, 2020
      2:00 pm
    • Event
      CALVIN VOLLRATH
      $25 35
    • Description
      With two Grand North American Old-Time Fiddle Championships, 700 fiddle compositions, and 69 recordings, Calvin Vollrath is a world-class fiddler ...
    • Date
      May 1, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Richard Inman
      $20 25
    • Description
      A staple of Winnipeg’s folk and country scene, Richard Inman is blessed with a rich baritone voice and a delicate musical touch. His mature songs ...
    • Date
      May 5, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Claude Hay
      $22 27
    • Description
      Award-winning Australian guitarist Claude Hay invokes the best of stomping traditional blues, hard rock and booty-shaking funk, all delivered with ...
    • Date
      May 8, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Flamenco Borealis: Alas
      $25 35
    • Description
      Local flamenco ensemble Flamenco Borealis returns with a new production that celebrates solitude, fate, friendship, desire, freedom, and lightness of ...
    • Date
      May 22, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      West of Mabou
      $20 25
    • Description
      Named after a small town in Nova Scotia that is the hub of Celtic culture in Canada, West of Mabou returns to perform lively dance music steeped in ...
    • Date
      May 23, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      The Garrys
      $18 23
    • Description
      A trio of sisters from Saskatoon, the Garrys return to play an entertaining evening of garage surf-pop doom-wop. The influence of early Beatles and ...
    • Date
      May 28, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Rosie & the Riveters
      $32 42
    • Description
      Local favourites, Rosie & the Riveters never planned to get political. But opening a newspaper or watching the news these days made it impossible ...
    • Date
      May 29, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Rosie & the Riveters
      $32 42
    • Description
      Local favourites, Rosie & the Riveters never planned to get political. But opening a newspaper or watching the news these days made it impossible ...
    • Date
      May 30, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      François Moutin and Kavitah Shah
      $30 40
    • Description
      French bass virtuoso François Moutin and adventurous New York-born vocalist Kavita Shah are touring in support of Interplay, a bass and vocal duo ...
    • Date
      June 5, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Back of the Bus
      $22 27
    • Description
      Specializing in classic and contemporary Celtic music with Scottish, Irish, and East Coast roots, Back of the Bus plays at ceilidhs, festivals and ...
    • Date
      June 12, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Kenny Wayne & David Vest
      $40 50
    • Description
      Pianomen and blues shouters Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne and David Vest are back at The Bassment by popular demand. Born in Spokane, Washington, ...
    • Date
      June 13, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Kenny Wayne & David Vest
      $40 50
    • Description
      Pianomen and blues shouters Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne and David Vest are back at The Bassment by popular demand. These two ultra-entertaining ...
    • Date
      June 19, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Heidi Munro & Soul Sensation
      $24 29
    • Description
      In firm possession of an energetic stage presence and a set of legendary pipes, Heidi Munro fronts this one-of-a kind Vegas-style show band. With a ...
    • Date
      June 26, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Big Dave McLean
      $23 28
    • Description
      Much revered and loved by blues fans across Canada, JUNO Award winner Big Dave McLean has been hooting, hollering, and testifying through every juke ...
    • Date
      June 27, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Toon Town Big Band
      $20 25
    • Description
      Toon Town Big Band plays a wide variety of music, from swing to rhumba to polka and back. Made up of local amateur and professional musicians, the ...
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