45 results for tag: Blues

Heidi Munro & The RealGroovyBand

Award-winning vocalist Heidi Munro is one of the hardest working and most versatile entertainers in Western Canada. Possessing a gutsy, soulful vocal style, her influences include R&B, blues, country, rock, and jazz. Heidi will be performing selections from her new CD and will be accompanied by Rich McFarlane (guitar), Kim ... Read More

Ryan McNally Trio

Raised in rural Quebec, south of Montreal along the U.S. border, Ryan McNally began pursuing music at the age of 10 when he first picked up the guitar. Fast forward to the present and Ryan can't be kept off Canadian stages as he continues to pursue his passion for studying acoustic traditional blues, jazz, and old-time music. ... Read More

Steve Dawson’s Travelling Roadshow Revue

A native of Vancouver, but currently working as a solo artist, sideman, and record producer in Nashville, Steve Dawson has forged an impressive career, full of highlights and awards. Founder of Black Hen Artists and owner/producer of Nashville’s Henhouse Studio, Steve has assembled another all-star cast of blues and roots ... Read More

Wilma Groenen

Vocalist and singer-songwriter Wilma Groenen joins forces with Brett Balon (keys) and Scott Triffo (guitar) to offer an evening of intimate originals and twisted covers. No matter your musical tastes, you’ll find something to give you pause for thought or cause to bop. Dave Anderson (bass) and Kyle Krysa (drums) round out the ... Read More

Don Griffith & Styles Montreux

Groove to the Hammond B3 and the Leslie as we present a night celebrating the warm and gritty sounds of the tonewheel organ and the rotating loudspeaker. Don Griffith and Chunk of Funk play the soulful, bluesy hits of Jimmy Smith and Jimmy McGriff. Mild-mannered Ross Nykiforuk steps out of the phone booth as the groovy and ... Read More

Suzie Vinnick

Winner of the 2012 CBC Saturday Night Blues Great Canadian Blues Award, Saskatoon-born Suzie Vinnick is one of the most important artists on the Canadian roots and blues scene. Able to belt out a blues or croon a ballad with equal deftness, she is blessed with a gorgeous voice, prodigious guitar and bass chops, and an engagin... Read More

Ray Bonneville

With a style that draws comparisons to J.J. Cale and Daniel Lanois, Ray Bonneville is a blues-influenced, New Orleans-inspired song and groove man. Born in Quebec, Ray moved to Boston and served a year in Vietnam as a Marine, struggled and overcame drug addiction, earned a pilot’s licence in Colorado and moved to Alaska, ... Read More

Pile of Bones Brass Band

Influenced by the street bands of New Orleans, the Pile of Bones Brass Band plays jazz, blues, world music, soul, funk, and R&B. With rock-steady sousaphone bass lines, groovy, street-beat drumming, greasy guitar tones, and raw, brass harmonies, the PBBB will have you partying like it’s Mardi Gras! Read More

Randy McAllister

Roustabout, maverick, spiritual, gritty, amazing, genius, wild, bad-ass, and soulful. These are just some of the words that have been used to describe Texas blues and roots musician Randy McAllister. A much-revered, singer, songwriter, harmonica player, and drummer, Randy returns to The Bassment to play his unique brand of ... Read More

While Rome Burns

Happy to just fiddle away while chaos reigns, While Rome Burns is an eclectic duo with a range of musical styles including Appalachian, Celtic, New England, Quebecois, Metis, Galacian, and swing. Paul Gitlitz's fiddle compositions and Wyndham Thiessen’s sometimes tender, sometimes humorous songs are played on any number of ... Read More