64 results for tag: Pop

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 Rich McFarlane (guitar), Kim Salkeld (keyboards), Sheldon Corbett (sax), Barrie Redford (trumpet), ... Read More

In Orbit (POSTPONED!)

Sorry - this show will be rescheduled.  In Orbit is a group at home in many musical worlds, taking jazz and improvised music freely across many styles. The music is energetic, imaginative, and playful, based around a love of great grooves expressed with soulful spirit and deep musicianship. In Orbit brings together ... 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). S... 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

Dirty Catfish Brass Band

Back to The Basment for their fifth 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

The PianoMen: Fong, Griffith, Salkeld, and Stephanson

Back for a seventh Bassment visit, the PianoMen are ready to tinkle and tickle the 88s. While each of these accomplished musicians has a distinct piano style, they have no problem accompanying each other. You will hear piano duets, quartets, and everything from sensitive ballads to blistering boogie-woogies. And it’s all ... Read More

The Karpinka Brothers

The Karpinka Brothers’ nostalgic and pastiche songwriting has put the Saskatchewan duo in a genre of their own. Described by Joel Plaskett as “Buddy Holly meets Crowded House”, their music is an eloquent blend of timeless folk and 60s pop. The K-Bros’ third album, You Can Count On Me, won Best Album in Planet S Magazi... Read More

Silas Friesen Sextet – King & Salkeld Quintet

Back in town for the holidays, the Jazz Scholars is an informal and collegial collection of musicians who are studying jazz at the post-secondary level at various institutions across North America. The Silas Friesen Sextet is Silas Friesen (trumpet), Eric Wong (tenor sax), Morgan Tannis (trombone), Justice Der (guitar), Emmett ... Read More

Christmas with Solstice

With eight voices blending beautiful harmonies and a rhythm section that keeps everything swinging, Solstice has been singing vocal jazz and entertaining audiences for over 40 years. A Bassment tradtion, Christmas with Solstice features jazz and pop arrangements of all your favourite Christmas and seasonal tunes. Solstice is ... Read More

Gillian Snider & 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