by Catherine Stamatakos It is easy to hear why Serena Ryder is popular. At The Corona Theatre Friday night in Montreal, the audience contained people who loved catchy tunes, Canadian artists and Christmas. Serena Ryder easily delivered all three of the audience's favorite things as a premature Christmas gift. Of course - Serena's recent album … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Serena Ryder Conquers All
No man can be everywhere. A music fan, a radio guy or a journalist. It is impossible to attend all live shows which take place in Montreal. Venues such as L'Astral, Corona, Bell Center, Place Bell, Le Gesu, MTelus, Place des Arts - even Smoke Meat Pete. Live music is alive and well in Montreal … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Concerts of 2019
Ready for the next step with your music? You didn't spend all that time writing, recording, and releasing your music just to stop there, did you? Of course not. But what's your next move? Let the Indie Bible's 20 years of experience pave the way. No matter where you live, which genre of music you play, or … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Move Your Music Career Ahead !
Marc Jordan has appeared on thirty-five million CDs. Put that in your MP3 player and smoke it ... Marc has written for or co-written with the who is who of the music business. Rod Stewart, Josh Groban, Diana Ross, Chicago, Kansas, Manhattan Transfer, Kenny Loggins, Amanda Marshal, Bette Midler, Natalie Cole, Roch Voisine, Canadian Tenors, … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Canada’s Most Prolific Songwriter Marc Jordan Bares ‘Both Sides’ on New Disc
To make it in this business - bands must have that 'thing'. Any experienced DJ will tell you, all it takes is a three minute listen to separate the 'men' from 'the boys'. The 'it' in question is many times not explainable. A unique sound, voice or chemistry. It is basically magic. A wondrous thing … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Arcaydium; A Breath of Fresh Musical Montreal Air
Once a Montrealer - always a Montrealer ... Elizabeth Shepherd is a traveler. Physically and spiritually. Searching for new within herself and within the world of music. Her latest release brings her back to Montreal to discover things that were always under her nose. In the album Montreal - Shepherd brings the listener on a … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Elizabeth Shepherd Loves Montreal on Her New Record
It is not easy 'riding' global accolades ... For the Western Canadian band The Sheepdogs - that is precisely what they are doing. And - doing it well. When Rolling Stone magazine proclaims you as the band to watch out for, that is a lot of pressure. Judging from their performance at MTelus on a … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Sheepdogs Take Montreal On a Ride