11 results for tag: Stories

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

Tim Williams

Having won a legion of fans who appreciate his superb singing, playing, and story-telling, blues man Tim Williams has become a Bassment favourite. With a 50-year career playing everything from blues to rock to Hawaiian and Mexican music, he is in constant demand to perform at festivals, concert halls, and clubs from Halifax to ... Read More

Jen Lane & John Antoniuk

Think of Robert Plant and Allison Krauss or Emmylou Harris and Gram Parsons and you get a good idea of where these two Saskatoon singer-songwriters are coming from. They have showcased many times on the national stage and achieved international recognition at Folk Alliance and SXSW. Their new album, Jen & John II, is a ... Read More

Samantha Crain & Scott Nolan

A Choctaw-American songwriter, musician, producer, and singer from Shawnee, Oklahoma, Samantha Crain has recorded for Ramseur Records (North America) and Full Time Hobby Records (UK/Europe). She won 2 NAMMYs (Native American Music Awards) in 2009 for Folk Album of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. Scott Nolan is a ... Read More

Wilma Groenen & Zen With the Beans

Zen With the Beans is a fiercely provocative five piece ensemble led by local icons, singer Wilma Groenen and pianist Brett Balon, with the amazing guitar voicings of Scott Triffo, all kept tidily in the pocket through the rhythmic gymnastics of drummer Kyle Krysa and bassist Gent Laird. Join them in celebrating the release of ... 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

Ray Bonneville

With a style that draws comparisons to J.J. Cale and Daniel Lanois, Ray Bonneville is a blues-influenced, New Orleans-inspired song and groove man. Born in Quebec, Ray moved to Boston and served a year in Vietnam as a Marine, struggled and overcame drug addiction, earned a pilot’s licence in Colorado and moved to Alaska, ... 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

Twin Fiddles

Award-winning Canadian fiddlers J.J. Guy and Gordon Stobbe have a long history of working together. Their shared love for traditional fiddle music has resulted in a collection of original tunes written in the twin fiddle style. Piano accompaniment will be provided by Cathy Sproule. Sponsored by Great Western Brewing ... Read More