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

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

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 ans 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. Read More

Nigel Mack Big Band

One of Saskatchewan’s great ambassadors of the blues, Nigel Mack is back to play his regular December Bassment gig spreading Christmas cheer to all our blues fans. A triple threat on harp, guitar, and vocals, Nigel brings a whole bagful of originals taken from his output of five recordings. Mr. Mack will be backed by an ... Read More

Michael Kaeshammer SOLD OUT!

Unconstrained by genre barriers and any music industry pressures, pianist and vocalist Michael Kaeshammer follows his own muse, creating work designed to stimulate and satisfy himself, first and foremost. With an impressive discography that includes 12 full length recordings, Michael returns to The Bassment to perform with an ... Read More

Saskatoon Food Bank PianoThon

Here’s your annual opportunity to donate to a worthy cause while listening to some great piano players. Our 6th Annual Saskatoon Food Bank PianoThon features our two superb grand pianos and some of Saskatoon's finest piano players: Jesse Brown, Sheldon Corbett, Grant Currie, Neil Currie, Maurice Drouin, David Fong, Wes ... Read More