71 results for tag: Blues

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

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

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