14 results for tag: Stories. Humour

David Essig

Since moving from Maryland to Canada in 1971, David Essig has become one of our country's most enduring and literate roots singer-songwriters. Possessing an authentic voice that bridges the blues and country music traditions, he is proficient on mandolin, finger style guitar, and slide guitar. Choosing tunes from his impressive ... Read More

Joe Callahan & Tim Campbell

Joe Callahan and Tim Campbell perform a soulful and spirited combination of folk, roots, and blues music with a strong jazz underpinning, much of it drawing on Joe’s material from his 3 CDs of original music, (Watching the Light, Street Level High, and Mystery).In addition to performing Joe’s original material, the duo ... Read More

An Evening with Jeffery Straker

Singer-songwriter pianist Jeffery Straker grew up taking piano lessons in small town Saskatchewan, raised by a church organist mother, and an auctioneer father. Today he performs over 100 shows a year in Canada, Europe, and Latin America. With critical comparisons to Harry Chapin, Kris Kristofferson, and Billy Joel, his song ... Read More

An Evening with Jeffery Straker

Singer-songwriter pianist Jeffery Straker grew up taking piano lessons in small town Saskatchewan, raised by a church organist mother, and an auctioneer father. Today he performs over 100 shows a year in Canada, Europe, and Latin America. With critical comparisons to Harry Chapin, Kris Kristofferson, and Billy Joel, his song ... Read More

The Burko Band

A familiar face on The Bassment stage as one half of AndersonBurko, Darrell Burko makes a solo Bassment appearance to debut 10 new songs. Recorded by engineer and producer Daryl Pierce remotely in the privacy and relative safety of each musician’s home, these songs will be released, performed, and available for purchase at ... Read More

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne & David Vest

Pianomen and blues shouters Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne and David Vest are back at The Bassment by popular demand. 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 was inducted in 2017 to the Boogie Woogie Hall of Fame. ... Read More

Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne & David Vest

Pianomen and blues shouters Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne and David Vest are back at The Bassment by popular demand. 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 was inducted in 2017 to the Boogie Woogie Hall of Fame. ... Read More

Jeffery Straker

Singer-songwriter pianist Jeffery Straker grew up taking piano lessons in small-town Saskatchewan and has gone on to perform over 100 shows per year across Canada, Europe, and Latin America. The storytelling nature of his roots-folk songs has the power to transport a listener out onto a lake in Canada’s North or to the main ... Read More

Jeffery Straker

Singer-songwriter pianist Jeffery Straker grew up taking piano lessons in small-town Saskatchewan and has gone on to perform over 100 shows per year across Canada, Europe, and Latin America. The storytelling nature of his roots-folk songs has the power to transport a listener out onto a lake in Canada’s North or to the main ... Read More

Twin Fiddles: J.J.Guy & Gordon Stobbe

Award-winning Canadian fiddlers JJ Guy and Gordon Stobbe have a long history of working together. And what seems to be a long history of playing The Bassment early in every June. JJ and Gordon are back to perform their collection of original tunes, written in the twin fiddle style. Cathy Sproule will provide expert piano ... Read More