9 results for tag: Funk

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


FunkJoint is an experimentally minded band from Saskatoon that revels in tight funk jams and the spirit of improvisation. Members include Sauvelm McClean (keys and bass), Stephen Fischer (guitar), Adam Streisel (trumpet), and Graham Templeman (drums). Tenor saxophonist Rory Lynch has been steadily making a name for himself ... Read More

Jack Semple & Friends

Doors at 6:30 Meal at 7:30 This Valentine’s Day treat yourself and your significant other to an evening of incredible music and food. Saskatchewan musician Jack Semple has an international career that just keeps expanding. Blessed with a soulful voice and an awe inspiring guitar technique, Jack has become one of the ... 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

B3 Fest: 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

Jack Semple

One of the seven wonders of the guitar world, Saskatchewan’s own Jack Semple returns to our stage to pay homage to the late, great BB King. If you love soulful vocals, great guitar playing, and the blues, this is the show for you. NO FREE PASSES Read More


Saskatoon singer-songwriter guitarist Randy Woods fronts his disco party band Absofunkinlutely in a performance of the band's signature stubble funk and northern soul. The night will feature wah-wah guitar, spinning Leslies, thumpin’ pumpin’ bass lines, and songs for people with dancing feet. Sponsored by CFCR Read More

Jack Semple

SOLD OUT! An absolute virtuoso of his art form and a musician with unparalleled feeling and total technical control, Jack Semple has long been recognized as one of Saskatchewan's greatest guitarists and singers. Jack and his band are back in town to play two nights of his bluesy, soulful, and funky B.B. King Tribute. SOLD ... Read More

Worst Pop Band Ever

With influences ranging from Wayne Shorter to J Dilla to Levon Helm, the WPBE is a Toronto based quintet celebrating its 10th anniversary of blending jazz improvisation with various genres of music. The band features Chris Gale (sax), Adrean Farrugia (keys), Michael Herring (bass), LEO37 (turntables) and Tim Shia (drums). ... Read More