90 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 Rich McFarlane (guitar), Kim Salkeld (keyboards), Sheldon Corbett (sax), Barrie Redford (trumpet), ... 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

Dirty Catfish Brass Band

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 surrounding area. The band’s aim is to inspire, create and instigate – but, mostly, they just want you on your feet. Invoking the sounds of the New Orleans brass tradition, the ... Read More

B.C. Read Big Band

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 for over 30 years. Returning to play his annual January gig at The Bassment, B.C. has lined up his favourite musicians to perform a night of classics and originals. Sponsored by ... Read More

The PianoMen: Fong, Griffith, Salkeld, and Stephanson

Back for a seventh Bassment visit, the PianoMen are ready to tinkle and tickle the 88s. While each of these accomplished musicians has a distinct piano style, they have no problem accompanying each other. You will hear piano duets, quartets, and everything from sensitive ballads to blistering boogie-woogies. And it’s all ... 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

New Year’s in New Orleans

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 pumping, piano rhythms of Dr. Don and the Black Mambas, the Cajun and zydeco blues of Zyde-GoGo, and the sweet, street beats of the Crawdaddios. Your ticket includes party favours, ... Read More

Vesti & the Vexations

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-Christmas show and armed 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 ... Read More

Nigel Mack Big Blues Attack

One of Saskatchewan’s legendary 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

Saskatoon Food Bank PianoThon

Here’s your annual chance to donate to a worthy cause while listening to some great piano players. Our 7th 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, David Fong, Wes Froese, Don Griffith, ... Read More