Rick Keene Music Scene – Producer Chris Birkett Explains Chris Birkett

Nothing compares to Chris Birkett. Award winning producer Chris Birkett has worked with artists who - collectively, have sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Put that in your console and smoke it. The Pogues, The Talking Heads, Sinead O'Connor and Sir Bob Geldof; a few of the artists that have made Chris one of … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Producer Chris Birkett Explains Chris Birkett

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Who better to create a playlist than Montrealers? Please listen below to tunes sent in … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – Crystal Shawanda Abandons Country Music For Her First ‘Love’ on Church House Blues

Hank Williams, Patsy Cline - they all came from The Blues. Crystal Shawanda, an indigenous singer / songwriter originally from Ontario, is filled with The Blues and it's Gospel background. She is well aware; community and spirituality nurtures great music. Please listen below to my chat with Crystal and hear some great tunes ! Including … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Crystal Shawanda Abandons Country Music For Her First ‘Love’ on Church House Blues

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top New Releases and A Song You Can Play at Home?

Music ain't dead - yet? New tracks are always coming out and many - are not heard unless you put on your Sherlock Holmes cap and investigation. Have a listen below won't ya? Lots of good new tunes and some artist's backgrounds. Watch the video below and click on this link to join Jont on … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top New Releases and A Song You Can Play at Home?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete; I’ve Got The Covid -19 Blues

The Blues A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our hard working staff !!! Smoke Meat Pete is open for delivery and take out Please listen below to Smoke Meat Pete's Blues' … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete; I’ve Got The Covid -19 Blues

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Who better to create a playlist than Montrealers? Please listen below to tunes sent in … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – Album of the Week!

Looking for a new favorite artist? Perhaps one of your favorite musicians has died recently. Especially if they were of a certain generation. New albums by new artists are aplenty. New albums by old artists are aplenty. Just come here and listen to find out ! Have a listen below won't ya? The album of … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Album of the Week!

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top New Releases

Music ain't dead - yet? New tracks are always coming out and many - are not heard unless you put on your Sherlock Holmes cap and investigation. Have a listen below won't ya? Lots of good new tunes and some artist's backgrounds. Smoke Meat Pete is Open for Delivery and Take Out ! Visit Here … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top New Releases

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete 'I've Got The Covid -19' Blues Playlist

The Blues A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our hard working staff !!! Smoke Meat Pete is open for delivery and take out Please listen below to Smoke Meat Pete's Blues' … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete 'I've Got The Covid -19' Blues Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. https://www.facebook.com/tony.kay.982/posts/1273680769493935 Who better to create a playlist than Montrealers? Please listen below to tunes sent … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – A 'Live' Chat with Justin Saladino About A 'Live' Record

Nothing like a live show to add energy and realness to music. Following two studio efforts and a rise in popularity, The Justin Saladino Band have released their first live album. Something that will allow the band to grow and produce more interesting material in the future. Justin Saladino Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A 'Live' Chat with Justin Saladino About A 'Live' Record

Rick Keene Music Scene – Beating Covid – 19 with Jazz and Comedy. Part Two

Jazz is not funny and comedy is not Jazzy. While the world is in lock-down to try and contain Covid - 19, the only things that may keep us sane are comedy and music. Please listen below to some great comedy clips along with some great Jazz Smoke Meat Pete Music Here Track Covid -19 … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Beating Covid – 19 with Jazz and Comedy. Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Beating Covid – 19 with Jazz and Comedy

Jazz is not funny and comedy is not Jazzy. While the world is in lock-down to try and contain Covid - 19, the only things that may keep us sane are comedy and music. Please listen below to some great comedy clips and information along with some great Jazz Smoke Meat Pete Music Here If … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Beating Covid – 19 with Jazz and Comedy

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 15th

The Blues A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our hard working staff !!! Nous aimerions prendre un moment pour vous remercier de votre soutien au fil des années et faire une … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 15th

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Who better to create a playlist than Montrealers? Please listen below to tunes sent in … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Rick Keene Music Scene – Girl Pow-R Rocking The Airwaves !

The girls are in control of their futures. Georgia Vlachos recently chatted with Carina of the Toronto based girl group; Girl Pow-R Carina: Nice to meet you.G: You as well!      Just after International Women's Day, tell me about GIRL POW-R.  How did the group come to be? C:  In April, 2017, Dawn Canon decided she … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Girl Pow-R Rocking The Airwaves !

Rick Keene Music Scene – Persuasion Brings The Best Santana Experience to Strangers in the Night

No negative waves. Those are the words of Donald Sutherland's character in the film Kelly's Heroes. Sergeant Oddball's (Sutherland) favorite band must have been Santana. Carlos and his mates have and continue to deliver positive music in a world that requires it. From the rhythms to the guitar to the soulful lyrics; Santana is the … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Persuasion Brings The Best Santana Experience to Strangers in the Night

Rick Keene Music Scene – Some Of The Best Music Films on Netflix

The stories of musicians are the stories of music. Learning about your favorite artist opens the doors to the talent that preceded them. It can and should be - a learning experience. It is not difficult in this day and age to discover music films. Biopics, documentaries and concert features. One click of a mouse … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Some Of The Best Music Films on Netflix

Rick Keene Music Scene – Evenko Statement Regarding Covid -19

Statement regarding COVID-19Groupe CH, Montreal Canadiens and evenko have implemented a number of precautionary and preventive measuresMontréal, QC – March 9, 2020 – The health and safety of our fans, employees and players are the most important priorities for Groupe CH. We have implemented a number of precautionary and preventive measures toensure our guests feel safe attending events … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Evenko Statement Regarding Covid -19

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 15th

The Blues A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our hard working staff !!! Nous aimerions prendre un moment pour vous remercier de votre soutien au fil des années et faire une … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 15th

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist Created by Montrealers

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Who better to create a playlist than Montrealers? Please listen below to tunes sent in … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist Created by Montrealers

Rick Keene Music Scene – Natalie MacMaster. ‘Spa’ Days Create Juno Nominated Albums. Who Knew?

Escaping love to encounter further love. Finding time to write and record music is no longer easy for Natalie MacMaster. Seven kids and a husband give her the joy she needs and wants yet as any musician knows; time is essential in delivering quality. Sketches is Natalie's first solo record in eight years. Much to … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Natalie MacMaster. ‘Spa’ Days Create Juno Nominated Albums. Who Knew?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Strangers in the Night’s Larry Day Talks Loverboy

“It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. Montreal's largest charity event is all set for Edition Number Sixteen. From the parking lot of The Firm to Fairview Pte Claire and now to Pierrefonds; the event has raised millions of dollars and a lot of hair on the back of people's necks. A chance to dine, … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Strangers in the Night’s Larry Day Talks Loverboy

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 1st

The Blues Smoke Meat Pete shuts down for a month every year to recharge. From January 26th until March 6th the restaurant is closed. A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 1st

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist Created by Montrealers

Montreal has the best music fans in the world. Every band that arrives in Montreal says the same thing. 'Montrealers know music and it shows.' The enthusiasm from the crowd to the band, the energy exchanged - second to none. Who better to create a playlist than Montrealers? Please listen below to tunes sent in … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Montreal Playlist Created by Montrealers

Rick Keene Music Scene – What To Do If You or Your Spouse Has a Headache

Lots of shakin' going on in Montreal the next couple of weeks. Why sit in and watch Netflix? Why watch a concert DVD when the real thing is a jump away? Live music can only bring joy to your existence. Joy to your soul. Smoke Meat Pete Birthday March 7th Check out some shows below … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – What To Do If You or Your Spouse Has a Headache

Rick Keene Music Scene – Dalannah Gail Bowen; ‘Looking Back’ and Forward

Some voices are not meant to be silent. Born of African-Canadian and Cherokee heritage, Bowen’s indisputable prowess as a prolific singer, songwriter, actress, playwright, storyteller, event producer, social activist, International Memphis Blues Awards semi-finalist and International Blues Hall of Fame Master Blues Artist has secured her standing as a fixture of the blues, rock and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Dalannah Gail Bowen; ‘Looking Back’ and Forward

Rick Keene Music Scene – Just Who Is Playing at Smoke Meat Pete’s Birthday Bash?

In the old days,it was called a Hoedown. People of all classes of life got together to celebrate and exercise their stress. Everything was left at home and the masses gathered for an evening of music, drink and food. Smoke Meat Pete March 7th will be a Hoedown. Smoke Meat Pete returns from a well … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Just Who Is Playing at Smoke Meat Pete’s Birthday Bash?