Rick Keene Music Scene – Tetrix; ‘Hank Williams on Acid’

Mixed marriages are sometimes frowned upon. If the saying ' put two things together that have never been together before and you can sell them' is true, then Tetrix will soon become very wealthy. Tetrix contains two fellas who have been very busy musically. Every House Has a Light On is Connor Gottfried and Neil … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Tetrix; ‘Hank Williams on Acid’

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Tribute to Ric Ocasek and The Cars

Some tunes bring back memories as crisp as a leaf in the Fall. The Cars along with principle songwriter Ric Ocasek inspired every young person coming of age in the mid to late seventies. Doesn't matter what genre a teen was into - The Cars grabbed everyone because their music contained something for everyone. Please … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Tribute to Ric Ocasek and The Cars

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Signs The Montreal International Jazz Festival is Nearing

Ah yes. It is that time of the year. Nothing says Montreal like construction cones and Jazz. Unfortunately - the cones are present year long while the Jazz Festival pops up once a summer. In a perfect music world; guitars are made of orange rubber and are available on every street corner. How do we … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Signs The Montreal International Jazz Festival is Nearing

Rick Keene Music Scene – Riiver Brukes; The Next Sass Jordan?

Raw talent cannot be taught. Scottish - born and current Canadian Riiver Brukes is a prime example of someone not requiring a lot of teaching.  Music comes from her soul and following a long 'break'; Riiver is now following her true 'calling'. Thankfully for all music lovers - Riiver is singing again.   Please listen below … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Riiver Brukes; The Next Sass Jordan?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Gowan’s Love Affair with Quebec Grows

It all comes down to passion ... French Canadians love the Montreal Canadiens. If you pay attention - they especially love the players that love the Canadiens as much as they do . Enter Lawrence Gowan aka Gowan. Photos Emily Eelkema What does a Scottish-born, Canadian -raised, classically trained pianist have to do with hockey? … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Gowan’s Love Affair with Quebec Grows

Rick Keene Music Scene – 2018 Year in Review – Part Two

What a year it was ... Twelve months have come and gone quicker than a man / woman looking for a one night stand. That's what happens when music is in the air and in your soul. Let's take a look back shall we? Let us revisit the musical past of 2018. April Steve Hill … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – 2018 Year in Review – Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – 2018 Year in Review – Part One.

What a year it was ... Twelve months have come and gone quicker than a man / woman looking for a one night stand. That's what happens when music is in the air and in your soul. Let's take a look back shall we? Let us revisit the musical past of 2018. January Big Wreck … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – 2018 Year in Review – Part One.