70 results for tag: Blues

Heidi Munro & The RealGroovyBand

One of the hardest-working and most versatile entertainers in Western Canada, Heidi Munro possesses a gutsy, soulful vocal style with influences that include R&B, blues, country, rock, and jazz. Heidi will be accompanied by Tom Chunick (guitar), Kim Salkeld (keyboards), Sheldon Corbett (sax), Barrie Redford (trumpet), Dave ... Read More

Big Dave McLean

Much revered and loved by blues fans across Canada, JUNO Award winner Big Dave McLean has been hooting, hollering, and testifying through every juke joint and dance hall across the country more times than he can remember. The undisputed heavyweight of Canadian Prairie blues, he took his first guitar lesson from John Hammond and ... Read More

Diane Lines’ JUMP!

Musical director, pianist, vocalist, arranger, composer Diane Lines has worked with a variety of artists, including JUNO Award winners Michael Bublé, Bria Skonberg, and Shari Ulrich. In 2017, she was recognized by the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fames with a star on its StarWalk. Diane’s ultra-entertaining revue Jump! takes ... Read More

Claude Bourbon

Finger-picking guitarist Claude Bourbon returns for his fifth Bassment visit. Having performed and studied all over the world, Claude’s music is a fusion of classical, jazz, and blues with elements of Eastern, Spanish, Latin, and Americana. Perhaps it can best be described as “medieval Spanish blues.” SPONSORED BY ... Read More

Kenny Marco

Formerly of ’70s supergroups Motherlode, Dr. Music, and Blood Sweat & Tears, Kenny Marco brings his many years of experience to the Bassment stage to play an eclectic mix of American funk/jazz and Brazilian cha cha. In addition to performing Motherlode hits, Kenny plans to sing his favourite Ray Charles tunes. Special ... Read More

Styles Montreux & Hot Club Saskatoon

Mild-mannered Ross Nykiforuk steps out of the phone booth as the groovy and swinging superhero of the Hammond B3 – Styles Montreux. Hot Club Saskatoon plays the swing standards made famous by Django Reinhardt in the 1930s and ’40s. Smooth-as-silk vocalist Shelley Ewing guests in both groups. Sponsored by Great Western ... Read More

Pretty Archie POSTPONED!

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

Tim Williams

Having won a legion of fans who appreciate his superb singing, playing, and story-telling, blues man Tim Williams has become a Bassment favourite. With a 50-year career playing everything from blues to rock to Hawaiian and Mexican music, he is in constant demand to perform at festivals, concert halls, and clubs from Halifax to ... Read More

The PianoMen: Fong, Griffith, Stephanson, & Suchan

Back for a sixth Bassment visit, The PianoMen are David Fong, Don Griffith, Ray Stephanson, and Paul Suchan. While each of these accomplished musicians has his own distinct piano style, they have no problem accompanying each other. You will hear piano duets, quartets, and everything from sensitive ballads to blistering boogie... Read More

SOLD OUT! Tri-Continental: Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau, and Madagascar Slim

Well-recognized and respected artists with successful solo careers in the Canadian global roots, folk and blues music scene, Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau, and Madagascar Slim present a truly unique and critically acclaimed sound that is soulful and present, intense and atmospheric. Together as Tri-Continental, something very ... Read More