38 results for tag: Pop

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

Megan Nash

Two time WCMA nominee Megan Nash has been described by CBC Radio One’s Tom Allen as having “a powerful voice and an authoritative style.” On her latest album Seeker, the Saskatchewan singer songwriter collaborates with ambient/alt-rock unit Bears In Hazenmore with brilliant results. In sharp contrast to the starkness of ... Read More

The Karpinka Brothers

With a sound that bridges a curious gap between Van Morrison, Joel Plaskett, and outsider artists such as Daniel Johnston, the Karpinka Brothers may very well be the truest and purest artists to ever come out of Saskatchewan. The brother’s third album, You Can Count On Me, recently won Best Album of the Year in Planet S ... Read More

Randy Woods Band

Well-known as front man of the prairie R&B band Absofunkinlutely, Randy Woods is a long-time lover of soul, reggae, and groove music. He has recently stepped out on his own with a collection of tunes that is a blend of ska, New Orleans rhythms, and funk. Randy’s new work is polished and poetic, with big dance grooves that ... Read More

The Whiskey Jerks

Feeling it was time to expand her one-woman accordiana show, vocalist Gillian Snider recruited Anna Bekolay (violin), James Diakuw (clarinet), Nevin Buehler (bass), Peter Abonyi (guitar), and Aidan Weiman (drums) to join in on her musical misadventures. The Whiskey Jerks have created their own niche, combining klezmer, countr... Read More

Joshua Hyslop

An affable and thought-provoking singer-songwriter able to silence any crowd with soft and consistently pitch perfect vocals, Joshua Hyslop’s creates music that is an atmospheric, soul-searching blend of melodic pop and indie folk. Inspired to write largely as a result of the people and relationships surrounding him, his ... Read More

Elizabeth Shepherd -MONtréal

Velvet-voiced pianist and soul-jazz innovator Elizabeth Shepherd returns to perform songs from her first bilingual album MONtréal. After 3 years of interviews with strangers around Montreal, Elizabeth found herself with countless stories, making up a "people's history" of the city she loves so much. The album is a series of ... Read More

The Montreal Guitar Trio

Described by the CBC as the "hottest" guitar ensemble in Canada, the Montreal Guitar Trio has given hundreds of concerts across North America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. For over 20 years, the trio's virtuosity, rigour, creativity, and impressive stage presence have been combined to win the trio a legion of fans around ... Read More

Freddy & Francine

The story of Lee Ferris and Bianca Caruso (aka Freddy and Francine) sounds like a script for a movie. They met on the set of the musical Hair, formed a band, fell in love, recorded several albums, broke-up, and got back together after a three-year separation. Raised on everything from Bob Dylan’s folk storytelling to En ... Read More

The Accordion Project: Ray Penner & Ken Pizurny

Accordionists Ken Pizurny and Ray Penner are returning to the Bassment to present their unique repertoire highlighting their instrument’s expressive range. Take a musical journey including jazz, jigs, European, Cajun and original compositions. Ken and Ray are joined by Matt Bender (bass) and Peter Pizurny (percussion). Read More