Bored? No need to sit around and do nothing. No need to listen to music on your ghetto blaster. Wake up the neighbors and call the kids! Or – better still, have the kids wake the neighbors with loud music ! Please have a listen below to some shows that are coming up. Listen to… Read More What’s Going On in Montreal Musically?
Jordan Officer has hit his stride … With two Blues albums behind him, Jordan Officer has officially passed ‘hump day’. All that lay ahead is weekend after weekend of fun as he digs further and further into the roots of Blues, Country and Rock music. Jordan is on an interesting journey and one that may… Read More Jordan Officer; Paying Homage to Chuck Berry with Words and Chords
If music could be bottled – Bryan Ferry and his band would be the proper vintage … Ferry and his band of merry men and women were at Theatre St. Denis last night and it was a lesson in musicality. Wisdom of notes, melodies and spaces were relayed through the sold out venue like candy… Read More Bryan Ferry in Montreal – An Education in Musicality
There may be no smoking on terraces in Montreal anymore but there is a lot of smoking music going on ! Please listen below to some of the great acts that are coming as well as some great tunes ! Check out the video for Norman Marshall Villeneuve ! It’s his Birthday celebration on Saturday… Read More What’s Shakin’ ? Some Upcoming Shows and Tunes You Won’t Hear on the Radio!
In the early seventies, Montreal and various ‘other’ places benefited from two bands. One evolving into another. Each one took David Bowie’s courage, songwriting and performance style onto themselves. Please listen below as David Henman, co-founder of April Wine and member of The Dudes ( among other bands) , discusses Bowie’s influences, Ian Hunter and… Read More David Henman of The Dudes – The Influence of David Bowie
Tom Petty is the real deal … In an age where ageing Rock stars more often than not mail in performances, Petty with his band of Heartbreakers – as refreshing as a sea breeze on a hot and humid day. The sixty-three year old Petty, on tour with his latest album Hypnotic Eye – took… Read More Tom Petty Concert Review; Rock n’ Roll is Alive and Well …
Caleb Taylor is very much like Johnny Cash … Does he play Country music? Not really. Is he addicted to drugs? Nope. Not unless an addiction to his wife and baby boy counts. Caleb is like Johnny Cash because the pair share an experience. They both visited and played music for prisoners. A spiritual revelation… Read More Caleb Taylor; Not Your Father’s Rugby Player …