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Solstice

Details

Sun Jun 16 - 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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Upcoming Shows

the Bassment 2018/19 Season

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    • Date
      December 14, 2019
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      George Evans
      $25 35
    • Description
      Described by the National Post as a singer with “swagger, exuberance, and a sense of fun”, George Evans has been nominated for awards in the ...
    • Date
      December 15, 2019
      2:00 pm
    • Event
      Christmas with Solstice
      $28 38
    • Description
      With nine voices blending beautiful harmonies and a rhythm section that keeps everything swinging, Solstice has been singing vocal jazz and enterta...
    • Date
      December 20, 2019
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Nigel Mack Big Blues Attack
      $24 29
    • Description
      One of Saskatchewan’s legendary ambassadors of the blues, Nigel Mack is back to play his regular December Bassment gig spreading Christmas cheer to ...
    • Date
      December 21, 2019
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Karrnnel and Friends
      $22 27
    • Description
      Toronto fiddler Karrnnel is back to play his yearly December show. He's joined by his two sisters, Kimberly and Kanndece, as they pay tribute to ...
    • Date
      December 26, 2019
      7:30 pm
    • Event
      Boxing Day Square Dance
      $15 20
    • Description
      Here is a chance for the whole family to get off the sofa and away from the dining table after Christmas and get out on the dance floor. If you have ...
    • Date
      December 27, 2019
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      Vesti & the Vexations
      $24 29
    • Description
      For almost three decades, Vesti Hanson and Cam McConnell have been the local champions of classic soul and R&B. Back to play their annual post-Chri...
    • Date
      December 31, 2019
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      New Year's in New Orleans
      $70 80
    • Description
      Bring in your New Year the way it's done in the Big Easy with lots of live music, dancing, food, and drink. New Year’s in New Orleans features the ...
    • Date
      January 3, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      The Karpinka Brothers
      $18 23
    • Description
      The Karpinka Brothers’ nostalgic and pastiche songwriting has put the Saskatchewan duo in a genre of their own. Described by Joel Plaskett as ...
    • Date
      January 5, 2020
      2:00 pm
    • Event
      A Tribute to Everett Larson
      $$18 23
    • Description
      With the passing of Everett Larson in July, our fiddle and accordion community lost a pioneer. Everett taught generations of fiddlers and accordion...
    • Date
      January 9, 2020
      8:00 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
      January 10, 2020
      9:00 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
      January 16, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Canadian Fiddle Revue
      $24 29
    • Description
      While dedicated to the musical roots of the fiddle repertoire, the Canadian Fiddle Revue also embraces the new fiddle music destined to become part ...
    • Date
      January 17, 2020
      9:00 pm
    • Event
      B.C. Read Big Band
      $24 29
    • Description
      The high priest of Saskatoon blues musicians, B.C. Read has been preaching the gospel of Robert, Howlin', and Muddy to audiences in Western Canada ...
    • Date
      January 18, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      Farrugia & Frahm Quartet
      $25 35
    • Description
      Canadian jazz pianist Adrean Farrugia and American tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm first met in 2009 and simpatico developed immediately, both playful ...
    • Date
      January 22, 2020
      8:00 pm
    • Event
      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 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 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 ...
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