It always comes back to the Blues. From Charlie Parker to Chuck Berry. From Billie Holiday to Colin James. From Stevie Ray Vaughan to The Rolling Stones. The Blues are essential. Please listen below to some of Montreal's best Blues players and a classic track from the past. Visit Smoke Meat Pete Here !
You can't beat Pete's Blues ! The Blues are the cornerstone of all popular music and none know it better than Smoke Meat Pete. Whether live in Ile Perrot or over the listening device of choice - Smoke Meat Pete keeps the tradition of The Blues alive and well ! Have a listen below to … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Weekend Playlist
Local singer and Blues lover Barb Diab has come a long way. A teacher by trade, Barb's love and passion for The Blues has transported her to places beyond her imagination. It just goes to show ya - follow your dream and one day your dreams may follow you. Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Barb Diab Talks New Album and Working with B.B. King’s Longtime Drummer
Stop what you are doing and listen. Won't ya? T Nile 2014 @ Rebecca Blissett Photography All Rights Reserved Not all great tunes are at your disposal when in the car or on your preferred listening platform. That is why you visit Rick Keene Music Scene - to receive the chats, the info and the … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ten Essential Tracks
Dawn Tyler Watson has the throne ... Dawn Tyler Watson She is Queen of the Montreal Blues scene and is continuing her reign with a great new album. Mad Love is the name of the disc and features some very special guests. Please listen below to my chat with Dawn and hear some tunes from … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Dawn Tyler Watson is Mad About Love on Her New Disc !
You can teach old dogs new tricks. Mike Goudreau started his career before the possibility of Trump becoming President. Things change and so has Mike along with his various music incantations. One thing remains constant. Goudreau's passion for the Blues and 'Roots' music. Please listen below to my chat with Mike about his new album; … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Goudreau Celebrates Twenty Years in Music ‘Acoustically’
Once a year, Pete Varvaro ( aka Smoke Meat Pete) leaves for a month. Once a year - people don't get the Blues. Ben Racine Smoke Meat Pete ( both the restaurant and the man ) not only provide the best Smoke Meat in Montreal, Pete is the only guy in the city providing live … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Dawn Tyler Watson Celebrates Smoke Meat Pete’s Birthday !