You can’t beat Pete’s Blues ! The Blues are the cornerstone of all popular music and none know it better than Smoke Meat Pete. Whether live in Ile Perrot or over the listening device of choice – Smoke Meat Pete keeps the tradition of The Blues alive and well ! Have a listen below to… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Weekend Playlist
Local singer and Blues lover Barb Diab has come a long way. A teacher by trade, Barb’s love and passion for The Blues has transported her to places beyond her imagination. It just goes to show ya – follow your dream and one day your dreams may follow you. Please listen below to my chat… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Barb Diab Talks New Album and Working with B.B. King’s Longtime Drummer
Derek Olive likes to ride his bicycle. Derek also enjoys playing the guitar and writing songs. Perfect! Olive combines the two loves of his life and ( if that weren’t enough) , is also raising awareness and money for Canada’s environmental future. Please listen below as Derek explains everything. Derek? Visit Derek Here! Visit Blue… Read More Biking Across Canada for David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Message
Chris Vachon plays guitar for Roomful of Blues … For forty – five years, the band plays in a roomful of Blues fans. Opening up for or backing guys like B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton. In a Canadian connection, the band is most known as being Colin James’ ‘Little Big Band’. A… Read More Roomful of Blues – From B.B. King to Colin James; The Little Big Band That Could ...
Jarekus Singleton was on his way into the National Basketball Association when a funny thing happened … Well, not so funny … It was a devastating blow to Jarekus, a wound that has not quite healed. Good thing for music … Please listen as Jarekus Singleton – one of the finest and brightest young stars… Read More Jarekus Singleton – Taking the Blues into the Future !
Saskatchewan – born Colin James has lived a dreamy life … So far – Stevie Ray Vaughan, Keith Richards, Carlos Santana and Buddy Guy are just a few of the guitar players Colin has had the opportunity to play or hang out with. Not bad for a young guy who hoped to be able to… Read More From B.B King to Keef – An ‘Acoustic’ Chat with Colin James …
James Cotton requires no introduction… Introduced to the music of Sonny Boy Williamson at the age of nine – seventy-eight years later; there’s no looking back. Cotton has played with everyone who is anyone in the history of The Blues. B.B. King, Howlin’ Wolf, Willie Dixon, Little Walter, John Lee Hooker, Eric Clapton … The history… Read More A Talk with a Blues Legend; Mr. James Cotton. Part One and Two.