Rick Keene Music Scene – There Is ‘No Woman’ Like Angela Harris

It is all about the roots after all … Angela Harris knows all about the ‘roots’ of music. It is … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Rock for Dimes This Friday !

Raising money for the March of Dimes via Rock n Roll. Pretty cool … Every year in several Canadian cities … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Hey Dweezil! Where Did You Find That One? Concert Review

How do you describe Frank Zappa’s music? Easy. A blend of Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Genesis, Yes, Rush, The Ramones, … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Jake Burns Still Has ‘Stiff Little Fingers’

Some bands fall through the cracks as far as recognition goes. Stiff Little Fingers are one of those bands. Born … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Reuben and The Dark; A Musical Success For Album Number Two

Rarely does a band come along which evokes feelings of hope within despair. Reuben and The Dark are that band. … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Barbra Lica Is ‘A Little Bit Country’ On Her New Album

The word Jazzify is now a new thing … Barbra Lica is one of the fastest -rising Jazz singers in … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Zappa Doesn’t Fall Far From The Zappa Tree. PART TWO

Frank Zappa was all about artistic integrity. His son Dweezil is also … Authenticity within sound is crucial to creating … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Zappa Doesn’t Fall Far From The Zappa Tree.

Playing guitar very well must be a DNA thing … Frank Zappa’s son Dweezil, is a chip off the old … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Local Nurse Chantal Guimond Realizes Her Dreams

A nurse has one of the most stressful  jobs in Montreal. Chantal Guimond knows this very well. A veteran of … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Ladies and Gentlemen; The Winner of The Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge Justin Saladino

Only the good die young … The Blues are steeped in tradition of making deals with the Devil at the … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – Chris Velan is No ‘Amateur’ on Latest Album

Montreal singer and songwriter Chris Velan has it right. His latest album contains lyrics so human, so profound and so … More

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Five Finalists for The Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge 2018

Every year someone heads to Memphis … This year is no different. Five bands have been chosen as the finalists … More

Just Who Are the Finalists for The Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge and Do They Live at 2120 South Michigan Avenue?

What is the health of The Blues Scene in Quebec and Montreal? A fair question by passing music fans … … More