Rick Keene Music Scene – Arcaydium; A Breath of Fresh Musical Montreal Air

To make it in this business – bands must have that ‘thing’.  Any experienced DJ will tell you, all it … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Elizabeth Shepherd Loves Montreal on Her New Record

Once a Montrealer – always a Montrealer … Elizabeth Shepherd is a traveler. Physically and spiritually. Searching for new within … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Sheepdogs Take Montreal On a Ride

It is not easy ‘riding’ global accolades … For the Western Canadian band The Sheepdogs – that is precisely what … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Damn Truth Deliver The Damn Truth !

It is a lot of fun watching a seed grow … For the fans of Rock n Roll in Montreal … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Lawrence Gowan is Poised To Conquer Quebec. Again !

Quebec loves their Prog Rock guys and the Prog Rock guys love Quebec. It is hard to say exactly when … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Prieur & Landry; Breathing Fresh Air Into Quebec Music

A band became a duo … Gabriel Prieur and Eliot Landry have been friends since Cegep. Growing up (in the … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Artist Nominations For Gala Trille Or 2019 ( Franco-Canadian)

L’Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM) announced the nominations for the 10th edition of the Gala Trille … More

Rick Keene Music Scene -Sass Jordan Releases Her Own Brand of Kick Ass Wine

Is there anything Sass Jordan can’t do?   Singer, songwriter, actress, judge, wife and Mother -Sass’ tasks are unique and … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Some of the Best Music Shows in January

Christmas is gone and New Year’s celebrations are fading into either good or bad memories. The winter blues can be … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – 2018 Year in Review Part Four

The music kept coming. The Montreal International Jazz Festival got underway and this year was a great mix for fans … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Interviews of 2018

They say talk is cheap … That may be the case many times yet when music is involved – talk … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Concerts of 2018

Attending all live music in Montreal is impossible. Practically every crook and nook contains rhythms and vibes. World music, Blues, … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Musical Chat by ‘Christmas’ Candlelight with The Lyric Theater Singers

Face it – Christmas is special … Every year in December, the Lyric Theater Singers get to work. They rehearse … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – An ‘Engineered’ Discussion with Alan Parsons.

Alan Parsons got his start working with George Martin and Geoff Emerick. Not too shabby eh? Learning from the likes … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Steve Hackett Is ‘Selling England by the Pound’ Part Two.

It was a ‘rushed’ album. Genesis’ landmark record was in fruition before it was in fruition. Several of the songs … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Steve Hackett Is ‘Selling England by the Pound’

It was a ‘rushed’ album. Genesis’ landmark record was in fruition before it was in fruition. Several of the songs … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – There Is ‘No Woman’ Like Angela Harris

It is all about the roots after all … Angela Harris knows all about the ‘roots’ of music. It is … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Rock for Dimes This Friday !

Raising money for the March of Dimes via Rock n Roll. Pretty cool … Every year in several Canadian cities … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Hey Dweezil! Where Did You Find That One? Concert Review

How do you describe Frank Zappa’s music? Easy. A blend of Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Genesis, Yes, Rush, The Ramones, … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jake Burns Still Has ‘Stiff Little Fingers’

Some bands fall through the cracks as far as recognition goes. Stiff Little Fingers are one of those bands. Born … More