24 results for tag: Stories. Humour

Roy Earl Anderson

Roy Earl Anderson’s songwriting echoes the countless hours spent enjoying music with family and friends in living-room jam sessions, singing across the waters of northern rivers, or soaking in the musical camaraderieof the campfire. One half of the AndersonBurko songwriting duo, Roy returns to perform at the Bassment as a ... Read More

Darrell Burko and the B Sharp Band

Darrell Burko has been a frequent performer on the Bassment stage over the last 15 years, most often as one half of AndersonBurko. In 2022, he released a solo album at the club with songs deftly moving between folk, country, blues, and rock. This time around, Darrell and his band will perform selections from the AndersonBurko ... Read More

Abigail Lapell

Toronto songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Abigail Lapell returns with Anniversary, an evocative collection of original love songs produced by Great Lake Swimmers’ Tony Dekker. Lapell’s deft lyrics jostle with love song tropes, grappling with love’s finitude and the irony of how codependency and longing are revered in ... Read More

Andrea Superstein’s Oh Mother – Cancelled!

Award winning vocalist/composer Andrea Superstein dominates the stage with a new multimedia tour de force inspired by real life stories of motherhood. The culmination of Andrea’s conversations with close to 100 mothers about their lived experience, the show highlights the seldom told yet very real stories mothers face and the ... Read More

James Keeleghan & Jez Lowe

One of Canada’s finest singer-songwriters, James Keelaghan is an artist who has proven to be a man for all seasons. This JUNO award winner and poet laureate of the folk and roots music world has gone about his work with a combination of passion, intent intensity, and curiosity. Over the past four decades, Jez Lowe has been ... Read More

Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys

There’s no other band around like Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys. With a slight bend of his knee and guided by the sharp cuts of his fiddle, Gordie will launch into a song, the whole time his famous crazy legs shaking and twisting with a laughing disregard for the laws of physics. The Rhythm Boys are all-star pickers ... Read More

Jeffery Straker’s A Very Prairie Christmas – SOLD OUT!

A Very Prairie Christmas is a holiday themed evening with Saskatchewan’s own award-winning singer-songwriter pianist Jeffery Straker and his band. Bring a friend, wear an ugly Christmas sweater and get into the festive spirit. Featuring classic and contemporary Christmas songs, story-telling, and maybe even an audience ... Read More

Big Dave McLean & the Northern Muddy Tones

Big Dave McLean is a living blues legend. The Member of the Order of Canada has been spreading the good news about the blues since he broke on the scene in Winnipeg in the early 70s. Since then Big Dave has played every blues club in the land and has at least influenced two generations of Canadian blues musicians along the way. ... Read More

Big Dave McLean & the Northern Muddy Tones

Big Dave McLean is a living blues legend. The Member of the Order of Canada has been spreading the good news about the blues since he broke on the scene in Winnipeg in the early 70s. Since then Big Dave has played every blues club in the land and has at least influenced two generations of Canadian blues musicians along the way. ... Read More

Richard Inman & Zachary Lucky

In the Austin, Texas music scene of the ’70s there were two dominant songwriters—Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt. Fast forward 40 years and you have two Canadian independent roots songwriters picking up the thread that Townes and Guy left behind. Richard Inman and Zachary Lucky have been developing their chops in bar ... Read More