Just like life, music never stops until the plug is pulled. Tunes arrive daily. Some fantastic, some great, some average and some bad. In the scheme of things, as long as an effort is made; everything is beautiful. Please listen below to some of the best new tracks floating around and find out where you … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – New Tracks, Concert Listings and Things That Make You Go Hmm…
You have never seen anything like him. Carvin Jones is among the 'top fifty Blues guitarists' in the world according to Guitar Magazine. He has received accolades from Eric Clapton, Albert King and Buddy Guy. His live performances are legendary and now he's coming to Montreal and Canada ! Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Carvin Jones Bringing His Electrifying Guitar Work to Montreal !
Justin Saladino is smart. Too often, Blues guitarists remain true to the Blues and it confines them. Pigeon holes their talent and next thing you know, twenty years have passed and another whisky shot comes there way at four in the morning. Few (over the years) have come to the realization that Blues may be … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Justin Saladino is Brilliant with Latest Album ‘A Fool’s Heart’
The prodigal son has returned home. Sorta ... Trois Rivieres native and guitar player extraordinaire Steve Hill is a busy guy. Following a very successful jaunt to Europe - Hill is home for a little bit before heading off to England and Germany once more. It was while he was 'home' and doing a gig … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Steve Hill Is ‘Live’ and Well !
Justin Saladino is part of a new generation of Blues' artists in Montreal. The difference is Justin is not only learning - he is teaching as well. A pair of traits which can only lead to bigger and brighter things. Please listen below as Justin talks about his new EP, teaching, learning and playing … Continue reading Justin Saladino ‘Teaches’ us ‘No Worries’ …
The Paul Deslauriers Band made Quebec proud. The band finished second at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee. No small feat considering the amount of bands involved from all around the globe. Please listen below as Paul Deslauriers speaks of their adventure starting from winning the Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge which took … Continue reading It’s Valentine’s Day ! Give Some Love to The Paul Deslauriers Band Just Like Memphis Did !
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!