64 results for tag: Blues

Pretty Archie

Long-time friends Brian Cathcart (vocals/guitar), Matt McNeil (mandolin), Colin Gillis (bass), Redmond MacDougall (banjo/percussion) and recently added Scott MacLean (guitar/mandolin) create and perform music with a unique saltwater perspective on modern living. Having chosen the name Pretty Archie to honour a Cape Breton ... Read More

Suzie Vinnick

Saskatoon native Suzie Vinnick is the proud owner of a gorgeous voice, prodigious guitar and bass chops, and an engagingly candid performance style. A recipient of 10 Mable Blues Awards, Suzie has also won the 2011 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Vocalist of the Year, has received the 2012 CBC Saturday Night Blues ... Read More

Jack Semple & Friends

This Valentine’s Day treat yourself and your significant other to an evening of incredible music and food. Saskatchewan musician Jack Semple has an international career that just keeps expanding. Blessed with a soulful voice and an awe inspiring guitar technique, Jack has become one of the all-time greats among Bassment ... Read More

BC Read Big Band

The high priest of Saskatoon blues musicians, B.C. Read has been preaching the gospel of Robert, Howlin', B.B. and Muddy 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 local heroes to help him perform a night of blues classics and ... Read More

Wilma Groenen & Zen With the Beans

Zen With the Beans is a fiercely provocative five piece ensemble led by local icons, singer Wilma Groenen and pianist Brett Balon, with the amazing guitar voicings of Scott Triffo, all kept tidily in the pocket through the rhythmic gymnastics of drummer Kyle Krysa and bassist Gent Laird. Join them in celebrating the release of ... Read More

The BMC Organ Trio

The BMC Organ Trio is a soul-jazz trio from Toronto focused on original interpretations of 1960s Hammond organ "Chitlin Circuit" soul jazz. Inspired by organist Jimmy Smith and guitarist Grant Green, the trio is co-led by three of Canada's leading instrumentalists and like-minded tone junkies in search of the perfect blend of ... Read More

Way North

Formed in Brooklyn in 2014, Way North is the best kind of musical collaboration - one born out of the joy of playing together. Consisting of Canadians Petr Cancura (sax), Rebecca Hennessy (trumpet), Michael Herring (bass), and American Richie Barshay (drums), Way North uses jazz and improvisation as a means of exploring folk ... 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 and his Orchestra are a Bassment favourite. Featuring vocalists Jana Janovsky and Kathryn Schulz and instrumentalists Sheldon Corbett (sax) and Ken Marco (guitar), the orchestra plays pop, ... Read More

New Year’s in New Orleans

Bring in the New Year in Big Easy style with live music, dancing, food, and drink. New Year’s in New Orleans features three of Bassment artistic director Don Griffith's bands. You'll hear the street jazz sounds of the Crawdaddios, the Cajun and zydeco blues of Zyde-GoGo, and the New Orleans rhythms of Dr. Don and the Black ... Read More

Vesti & the Vexations

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