Rick Keene Music Scene – 2018 Montreal International Jazz Festival Picks. Part Two

The biggest in the world. The Montreal International Jazz Festival is looming around the corner. From June 28th until July … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – 2018 Montreal International Jazz Festival Picks. Part One

The biggest in the world. The Montreal International Jazz Festival is looming around the corner. From June 28th until July … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jethro Tull Influences Smoked Meat Pete’s Blues Band The Devil Dawgs !

The Devil Dawgs. Swampy , Bluesy and unique. How often do you have a flute injected into old time Blues … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Kristian Gravenor Spins Montreal Music Tales

Montreal has a long and musical history … At one time on any given evening, a music lover could walk … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Chat with Kim Mitchell. Part One and Part Two

Kim Mitchell has two thirds of the tales in the naked city. He also possesses quite a few of the … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Chat with Kim Mitchell. Part One

Kim Mitchell has two thirds of the tales in the naked city. He also possesses quite a few of the … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – An Exclusive Look Into The Band Behind the Greatest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration !

They are a reclusive bunch of guys … The band rarely make appearances. They seldom do interviews. Occasionally they will … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Song for Markov, The ‘Mooch’ and Jack Black Recites Carl Sandburg

Everyone needs a break once in a while. Noise pollution is not good for the musical soul.       … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal Jazz Festival Preview. Men without Hats

You can dance if you want to … How many songs in Canadian music are recognizable by a few words? … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – What’s Going On ?

As usual – a lot going on … From 80’s Pop to R&B and Soul – Montreal and The Montreal … More

Cliff Stevens – The Prodigal Guitarist Returns to Montreal to Prove ‘Grass Won’t Grow’.

Cliff Stevens’ hands aren’t slow.   Despite many years portraying Eric Clapton as means to meet the ends, Stevens’ is … More

Rick Keene Music Scene Jazz Festival Preview – An Extensive Chat with Dr. Trevor Payne

Dr. Trevor Payne is a Montreal institution. He may only be realizing it now.   Dr. Payne and his Montreal … More

Juno Award Winner Steve Hill Talks Volumes!

 Steve Hill has come a long way … Starting with his Solo Recordings Volume One out of necessity, Steve’s one-man … More

What Do Jesse Jack, Abandoned Animals and Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Have in Common? Have a Listen – Won’t Ya?

Montreal’s Jesse Jack had an eye-opening experience as he travelled to Nashville to work on his new album. Jesse gained … More

A Review of Keith Richards’ Documentary ‘Under the Influence’

Most people have dual citizenships. Keith Richards has dual personalities. In the documentary ‘ Under the Influence ‘ ( available … More

Ladies and Gentlemen – The Rolling Stones in Quebec

Keith Richards can no longer play guitar like the Richards of old.   Any Rolling Stones review post – coconut … More

Rick Keene Music Scene Presents; ‘ This ‘ 70’s Show!

The 1970’s were a strange decade but a good one. Mood Rings, Pet Rocks, Disco, CB Radios – it was … More

Take An Elevator Ride with Miles Davis and Discover What’s Happening at The Jazz Festival

The 36th Edition of The Montreal International Jazz Festival is heading towards the final weekend. As the weather turns from … More

The Kentucky Headhunters – ‘ John Bonham Dying Killed Our First Shot at Success …

The Kentucky HeadHunters are living proof – Country Music and Blues make up Rock n’ Roll … Starting in 1968 … More

Philip Sayce – This is Your Father’s Rock n Roll!

  Philip Sayce did not just get off the Rock n Roll truck … A Mini-Van perhaps – but not … More

James Green; Never a Bridesmaid – Always a Blushing Bride .​.​.

The Blushing Brides. North America’s version of ‘The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Band in the World.’ Thirty-six years together as … More

What’s Happening in Montreal and The Greatest Half Hour of Music!

Lots going on in the city. Lots of tunes, fun times and finally … warmth ! Please listen below to … More

Under the ‘ZZ’ Top; Montreal Concert Review

If whiskey, cars and ladies are the three most favorite things in your life – ZZ Top is the band … More

What’s Happening on Rick Keene Music Scene

Lots coming up …     Have a listen to some of the artists I will be interviewing as well … More

Piers Faccini; No Melancholy Here …

Sadness is in the eye of the beholder … Art is very personal. Unique to both the artists and the … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Number One International Interview of 2014

Don Felder just finished a tour with Styx and Foreigner.   For the former member of The Eagles – that … More

Joe Louis Walker; Full Interview

Joe Louis Walker just recently returned from a tour which brought him to Australia. He hooked up with some fellows … More

‘ Television is Boring Anyway … ‘ – A Tribute to Bobby Keys 1943 – 2014

Keith Richards does not allow anyone close to his heart who he feels does not have the chops or the … More