Jordan Officer is a student … Rarely do guitarists come along who let their talent take a side car on their ride through music. Officer, on his third album as a Blues solo artist, is a passenger once more on the long and historical trip called the Blues. Please listen below to my chat… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Jordan Officer Continues His Education in Three Rivers
Turmoil sometimes brings people closer together … Rosie and The Riveters based their name on what became a symbol for women’s empowerment. Unfortunately and fortunately, the recent #MeToo movement has given the trio of ladies an opportunity to speak through song. Please listen below to my chat with Alexis Normand about the new album, the… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Rosie and The Riveters; Three Voices Singing for Women
Bartenders give the best advice. Sometimes … Dave the Bartender sees everything but most importantly – hears everything. Family troubles, relationship troubles and sports gossip, you name it Dave the Bartender has heard it all. This knowledge does not go in one shot glass and out the other. Dave the Bartender collects and retains the… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender
Just what the heck is going on musically in Montreal? The guy playing the spoons around the corner? Just one of several acts coming to Montreal in the coming weeks .. Have a listen below wont ya? I’ll let you know where to go to get yer Ya Ya’s out! Tune in every Thursday 7 – 10… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal Concert Listings
The Devil Dawgs. Swampy , Bluesy and unique. How often do you have a flute injected into old time Blues and Rock n Roll? Aside from their regular gigs at Smoke Meat Pete, the band are becoming more and more busy on the heels on their new album. A disc which combines cheekiness with the… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Jethro Tull Influences Smoked Meat Pete’s Blues Band The Devil Dawgs !
Montreal has a long and musical history … At one time on any given evening, a music lover could walk downtown and visit numerous clubs. All of them hosting bands and / or DJs. You wanted Jazz? No problem. Rock n Roll? Check. Montreal writer and author Kristian Gravenor has unearthed quite a few tales… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Kristian Gravenor Spins Montreal Music Tales
Kim Mitchell has two thirds of the tales in the naked city. He also possesses quite a few of the songs to go along with them … Kim Mitchell is a Canadian music legend. Starting with Max Webster ( a band that could have rivaled Rush if they had stayed together) and ending with his… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – A Chat with Kim Mitchell. Part One and Part Two