62 results for tag: Blues

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

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

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’n’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 Kasehammer

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

Jack Semple – CD Release

One of the seven wonders of the guitar world, Jack Semple is back at The Bassment to release his latest recording Can’t Stop This Love. Combining guitar virtuosity, killer vocals, great song writing, and genuine prairie-boy niceness, Jack always puts on a great show. Read More

Jack Semple – CD Release

One of the seven wonders of the guitar world, Jack Semple is back at The Bassment to release his latest recording Can’t Stop This Love. Combining guitar virtuosity, killer vocals, great song writing, and genuine prairie-boy niceness, Jack always puts on a great show. Read More

Kenny Wayne & David Vest

After a spell-binding two-piano show at the beginning of last season, pianomen Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne and David Vest agreed to return this season for a Bassment Benefit. Born in Spokane, Washington, raised in New Orleans, and now based in Kelowna, Kenny was the winner of the 2006 JUNO Award for blues album of the year and ... Read More

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