Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." Howlin' Wolf's quote above defines The Blues more than most. The Blues are the cornerstone of popular music as we know it and it is the most enduring genre of music in it's purest form. Most people walking around on this planet are struggling. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – 40 Canadian Artists Announced as International Songwriting Competition Winners

You need soul to write. The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its 2019 winners. Established in 2002, ISC is the world’s largest international songwriting competition, receiving over 18,000 entries from 140 countries in 2019. More than $150,000 in cash and merchandise is awarded to 71 winners in 23 categories covering all genres … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – 40 Canadian Artists Announced as International Songwriting Competition Winners

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." Howlin' Wolf's quote above defines The Blues more than most. The Blues are the cornerstone of popular music as we know it and it is the most enduring genre of music in it's purest form. Most people walking around on this planet are struggling. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – 41st Annual Blues Music Awards

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." On Sunday, May 3, The Blues Foundation announced the winners of the 41st Annual Blues Music Awards, the blues world's highest honors. Newcomer Christone "Kingfish" Ingram led all recipients with five awards, winning in every category in which he was nominated. He took the … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – 41st Annual Blues Music Awards

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete’s Blues History

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." Howlin' Wolf's quote above defines The Blues more than most. The Blues are the cornerstone of popular music as we know it and it is the most enduring genre of music in it's purest form. Most people walking around on this planet are struggling. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete’s Blues History