Rick Keene Music Scene – Paul DesLauriers is Filled With ‘Bounce’ on the New Album. Part Two

One of the best guitar players in Montreal is in a zone. Paul DesLauriers has seen and grown a lot since he first picked up a guitar and started playing. Multiple Maple Blues awards, winner of the Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge which led to second place at the IBC Blues competition held in Memphis, … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Paul DesLauriers is Filled With ‘Bounce’ on the New Album. Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Paul DesLauriers is Filled With ‘Bounce’ on the New Album. Part One

One of the best guitar players in Montreal is in a zone. Paul DesLauriers has seen and grown a lot since he first picked up a guitar and started playing. Multiple Maple Blues awards, winner of the Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge which led to second place at the IBC Blues competition held in Memphis, … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Paul DesLauriers is Filled With ‘Bounce’ on the New Album. Part One

Return to Grace; Elvis Unfortunately – Has Left the Building ! Montreal Review

If attending 'Return to Grace' at Place des Arts over the course of the next week or so, close your eyes. Something somewhat common takes place. Steve Michaels sings and sounds just like his alter ego; Elvis Presley. Songs heard a thousand times before pierce memories from far inside brains. Transporting people to the fifties, … Continue reading Return to Grace; Elvis Unfortunately – Has Left the Building ! Montreal Review

Montreal International Jazz Festival Preview; ‘Moving Forward’ with Adam Karch

Adam Karch is a hard working guitar player. Always learning but quick to pay homage to songwriters ... Karch has a new album out and unlike his last disc 'Blueprints' - 'Moving Forward' contains mostly original songs. With a few precious covers tossed into the mix. You know - to mix it up a bit … Continue reading Montreal International Jazz Festival Preview; ‘Moving Forward’ with Adam Karch

Montreal International Jazz Festival Preview; The Paul DesLauriers Band are ‘Relentless’!

Paul DesLauriers is a relentless soul ...   This Cornwall, Ontario - born guitar player is on a mission. To ensure his band plays to their utmost potential, A 'relentless' pursuit of all things good within the Blues. Please listen below to my chat with Paul as he explains everything about the album 'Relentless' and … Continue reading Montreal International Jazz Festival Preview; The Paul DesLauriers Band are ‘Relentless’!

You Scream, I Scream – We all Scream for New Tunes ! Betty Bonifassi, Michael Blum, Royal Wood, Pete DuMoulin, Paul DesLauriers Band and Rob Garcia !

In with the old and out with the new ! These days, it seems radio has a problem with new tunes ! R &B, Blues and Jazz are ripe with talented songs which require airplay. Unfortunately - radio is mostly controlled by corporations. Unless an artist has a link to those corporate companies, radio airplay … Continue reading You Scream, I Scream – We all Scream for New Tunes ! Betty Bonifassi, Michael Blum, Royal Wood, Pete DuMoulin, Paul DesLauriers Band and Rob Garcia !

Blues Bourbon and BBQ – Quebec Blues Artists on Fire!

There is nothing better than adding sizzling Blues to sizzling BBQ ribs. That is exactly what will happen on the weekend of Aug. 22nd and 23rd at the Cosmodome in Laval. A parade of Quebec Blues' artists will hit the stage while the sweet sounds of food being sizzled on a BBQ add the background. … Continue reading Blues Bourbon and BBQ – Quebec Blues Artists on Fire!