Rick Keene Music Scene – Candlelight Christmas; A Montreal Musical Treasure

Christmas comes early every year in Montreal. What the world needs now is love sweet love. There is no way around it. No skirting the issue. Social media and the internet with all their faults have invented or misinformed an already dysfunctional planet into a dysfunctional abyss. Everyone's head needs to pull back and rejoice … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Candlelight Christmas; A Montreal Musical Treasure

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 is an education. In the past year, discussions took place with eighty musicians. Add multiple chats with engineers, producers or people in the music business; the list is long and informative. All these moments above … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Interviews of 2018

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, Rock - you name it, music is alive and well in the city . Not all live music is performed by local musicians. Regularly - like pirates from a distant land; musicians arrive. They rape … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Concerts of 2018

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 and practice new and old arrangements of Christmas tunes. This year is no different. Please listen below to my chat with Chris  Barillaro - a lifelong employee of music and second banana to the musical … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Musical Chat by ‘Christmas’ Candlelight with The Lyric Theater Singers

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Lyric Theatre Singers; Lighting Up Christmas with Class

The world is a mess. With everything that is happening around the world these days, The Lyric Theatre Singers are literally - to the rescue. Their Christmas themed show; Candlelight Christmas, a welcome relief from the noise all around us. Silence among thieves. Calm in a global storm. Please listen below to my chat with … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Lyric Theatre Singers; Lighting Up Christmas with Class