77 results for tag: Blues

Pretty Archie

Long-time friends Brian Cathcart (vocals/guitar), Matt McNeil (mandolin), Colin Gillis (bass), Redmond MacDougall (banjo/percussion) and Scott MacLean (guitar/mandolin) formed Pretty Archie in 2013. The band’s three recordings feature an impossible to pigeonhole mix of folk, blues, bluegrass, country, rock, and vintage soul. ... Read More

The Dime Notes

Digging way, way back into the blues-drenched sounds of clarinet-driven 1920’s New Orleans jazz, the Dime Notes have unearthed a repertoire of stomps, blues, and forgotten gems of the era of Johnny Dodds, Jelly Roll Morton, and Louis Armstrong. The Dime Notes present a fresh take on a timeless style, emphasizing the propuls... Read More

Michael Jerome Browne

Whether he's gliding a slide across his acoustic guitar, pulling his bow over the fiddle strings to play a lively Cajun waltz, or frailing away on his gourd banjo, Michael Jerome Browne’s passion and virtuosity always shine through. In the true tradition of folk music, his performances inspire his audiences to see the ... Read More

Martin Simpson

Widely acknowledged as one of the finest acoustic and slide guitar players in the world, Martin Simpson’s solo shows are intense, eclectic, spellbinding, and deeply moving. Able to successfully combine the diverse elements of British, Afro-American and old-time music, Martin has been nominated an astounding 26 times for BBC ... Read More

The Larry Fuller Trio

Acclaimed jazz pianist, band leader, and clinician Larry Fuller is known to "swing like a beast!". The recipient of consistent praise for his emotive, swinging style, monstrous technique, and program versatility, Larry’s resume includes time spent with a who’s who of jazz: Ray Brown, John Legend, John Pizzarelli, Clark ... Read More

Lloyd Spiegel

Able to blend jaw-dropping guitar chops and a commanding voice with powerful songwriting and storytelling, it’s no wonder that Lloyd Spiegel is a trailblazer in his field. Recently recognized by Australian Guitar Magazine as one of the 50 greatest Australian guitarists of all time, he has been touring since he was 11. Lloyd ... Read More

Dirty Catfish Brass Band

Back to The Basment for their fourth 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

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

The Georgia Fats

The Georgia Fats transform the vintage sounds of blues, rock, old country, and gospel into a hard-driving sound that is designed to get people moving. Barry Taylor is best-known as the beat-keeper for one of Canada’s best party bands, Roots Round Up. Boyd Norman has held down the bottomline for Ron Hynes, Barkin' Kettle and ... Read More