143 results for tag: Vocals

Laila Biali

Multi award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Laila Biali has toured with Chris Botti, Paula Cole, Suzanne Vega and Sting. She has headlined festivals and venues spanning five continents including Carnegie Hall. Her accolades include a 2019 JUNO Award for “Vocal Jazz Album of the Year”, “SOCAN Composer of the ... Read More

Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar

Lead singer, songwriter, and focal point of Delta Sugar, Samantha Martin possesses a stunning voice, capable of summoning up tidal waves of spine-tingling emotion in one instance, while delicately bringing out the nuances of a gut-wrenching lyric in the next. The vocal alchemy of Delta Sugar is not the work of a single talent, ... Read More

Sonia Reid-Noble

A pastor’s daughter with a story to tell, gospel singer Sonia Reid-Noble began singing and playing piano at the age of eight. Her talent and dedication led her to earn a BA in music from Redeemer University College and to work professionally across Canada, the United States, South America, and the West Indies. With the recent ... 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

The Local Group

Taking its name from the cluster of galaxies containing the Milky Way, the Local Group plays music of astronomical proportions. With roots in rural Saskatchewan and Australia, the quartet puts a unique spin on traditional acoustic music, including bluegrass, Celtic, classic country, and Canadiana. Spotlighting hot banjo, ... Read More

B.C. Read Big Band

The high priest of Saskatoon blues musicians, B.C. Read has been preaching the gospel of Robert, Howlin', and Muddy to audiences in Western Canada for over 30 years. Returning to play his annual January gig at The Bassment, B.C. has lined up his favourite musicians to perform a night of classics and originals. Sponsored by ... 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

Big Dave McLean

Much revered and loved by blues fans across Canada, JUNO Award winner Big Dave McLean has been hooting, hollering, and testifying through every juke joint and dance hall across the country more times than he can remember. The undisputed heavyweight of Canadian Prairie blues, he took his first guitar lesson from John Hammond and ... Read More

Neil Currie: My Life – The Music of Billy Joel

Drawing on his experience as a duelling pianist, Neil Currie has put together an entertaining evening that features him singing and playing all the classic hits of Billy Joel. Back to The Bassment by popular demand, Neil shares the stage with Terry Hoknes (guitar/bass),  Brad King (drums), and special guest Grant Currie ... 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