11 results for tag: Humour

David Francey

Three-time JUNO Award winner and Scottish-born Canadian carpenter-turned-songwriter David Francey is one of Canada’s most revered folk poets and singers. He is a truly authentic folk singer who tells honest stories of real people and real places. Able to connect directly to audiences seeking depth and meaning in the day-to-... Read More

Solstice

While you might be tempted to question the energy level of a singing group that has been around for 40 years, you only have to listen to a few bars of this swinging vocal octet to realize they’re running on all eight cylinders. Backed by a swinging instrumental trio featuring Sheldon Corbett (piano and sax), Doug Gilmour ... Read More

Martin Janovsky in Concert

Possessing a massive repertoire with an astonishing variety of styles and composers and a remarkable piano technique that makes it all seem so easy, Martin Janovsky has been wowing Saskatchewan audiences for the past four decades. This special solo recital will feature the personable piano man performing two solo sets of his ... Read More

Eileen Laverty

Eileen Laverty returns to the Bassment after a year focused on songwriting, including music for a theatre production, the St. Paul's hospice campaign, and the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra. She will be performing new songs and old favourites from her three studio albums. She's joined by musicians Jesse Brown, Greg Hargarten, ... 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

Michael Kaeshammer SOLD OUT!

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

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

Annie Lou

Songwriter, composer, and performer Annie Lou possesses a deeply felt connection to older folk music traditions. With guitar and banjo in hand, she has spent years chronicling the rural and urban life paths of Canada, writing songs to tell the tales of the hard-hit, hard-won victories of these working-class men and women. Annie ... Read More

Guy Davis ft. The Young ‘uns

One of the finest proponents of acoustic blues in the world, Guy Davis has performed across North America, Europe, the UK, Australia and South America. Blessed with an uncanny ability to tell a great story, a unique sandpaper voice, and as brilliant on the harp as he is on the guitar, Guy Davis has earned his place as one of ... Read More

Donny Parenteau

Born and raised in Prince Albert, Donny Parenteau is much more than a country music vocalist. He is also an extremely talented instrumentalist on fiddle, mandolin, mandocaster, harmonica, and guitar. Having spent 12 years touring with American country music star Neal McCoy, Donny returns to The Bassment to perform his favourite ... Read More