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 – Selling Steve Hackett by the Pound

   Once upon a time, Genesis was not a Pop band. Cutting edge songs in the prog Rock vein was … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Kate McGarry; A Loving Trio Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

  Kate McGarry has one of the greatest voices in music. One Grammy nomination under her belt later, Kate has … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Goudreau; Making a Name for His Music in Hollywood!

One man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Sometimes, artists do not get their just due. Instead of rolling over and … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Danielle Duval; Injecting Freshness Into Rock n Roll

Sometimes, music needs to be injected with the past.   Danielle Duval, a former Montrealer now living in Toronto, appears … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Quite Simply, Some of the Best Female Vocalists and What’s Coming !

Angels are among us … Their voices as forceful and as soft as need be. Sounds of the souls drifting … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Former April Wine Guitarist Joins Forces to Shine on New Disc !

Gary Moffet is a man of few words. He lets his feelings take over within music. This way of thinking … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Dale Boyle; Putting Some Much Needed ‘Gasoline’ Into the Montreal Music Fire

Songwriting is always there but sometimes it takes a while to come out.   This appears to be the case … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Sass Jordan’s ‘Roots’ Revisited

Sass Jordan is a one of a kind performer.       Twenty-five years ago, Sass’ biggest selling album Racine … 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

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Favorite Interviews 2016.

Yakety-Yak – don’t talk back … In the past year, many musicians from all genres have been kind enough to … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Favorite Interviews 2016. Part One.

Yakety-Yak – don’t talk back … In the past year, many musicians from all genres have been kind enough to … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Deck the Halls with ‘Sounds’ from Around the World and Help the Homeless.

They say it is the ‘most wonderful time of the year’.  Well, ‘they’ better run and tell the Mayor of … More

Brandi Disterheft – ‘Painting’ Upright Bass on a Blue Canvas

It’s all about the Bass …   Music was in the household with Brandi Disterheft and in her genetic pool. … More

Matt Dusk – Bringing Back Christmas in a Big Way !

There is nothing like the good ol’ days.   Especially when Christmas comes to mind. Most people have fond memories … More

Simon Daigle – Quebec’s Premiere Bass Player Talks Groove

Bass players unite ! Rarely are Bass players featured prominently on albums for promo. Once in a while – their … More

The League of Rock Montreal – Cold Shot in The Final Showcase

No longer, deer in the headlights … This was the transformation which took place within the League of Rock Montreal … More

Don Henley – That’s Why You Pay the Big Bucks ! Montreal Concert Review

 Welcome to the Hotel Bell Center… It took the entire show and practically Henley’s entire back catalog to arrive at … More

Nanette Workman – ‘You Can Always Get What You Want ‘ – Part Two

Nanette Workman is real …   A singer who has been there – done that. A seasoned professional who has not … More

Nanette Workman – ‘You Can Always Get What You Want ‘ …

Nanette Workman is not a born Quebecer. A fact which some people know …   Nanette was born in Brooklyn, … More

Mike Jones – Penn and Teller’s Pianist Explains the ‘Magic’ Of His New Record

Pianist Mike Jones has spent the past fifteen years playing magic. Sorta … Jones is the pianist for the Las … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – The UnderGround Divas ! Somewhere Gram Parsons is Smilin’ …

Take Lou Reed and The Velvet Underground. Add Tom Waits. Add Gram Parsons. Mix ’em all together and you get … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Underground Divas, Raisin’ Cain, Lisa Simone and Gov’t Mule … or… Mule (If You Prefer)

The Underground Divas. A perfect name for a band.  Underground as in rebel and Divas  – as in Rock Star … More