Rick Keene Music Scene – Dalannah Gail Bowen; ‘Looking Back’ and Forward

Some voices are not meant to be silent. Born of African-Canadian and Cherokee heritage, Bowen’s indisputable prowess as a prolific singer, songwriter, actress, playwright, storyteller, event producer, social activist, International Memphis Blues Awards semi-finalist and International Blues Hall of Fame Master Blues Artist has secured her standing as a fixture of the blues, rock and … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Dalannah Gail Bowen; ‘Looking Back’ and Forward

Rick Keene Music Scene – Adam Karch Proves Everything Can Change on New Album

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changesTurn and face the strange Adam Karch may or may not have used David Bowie's song Changes as an influence for his new album; Everything Can Change. The album, Karch's fifth studio offering, reminds everyone the more things change; the more they stay the same. Karch maintains the finesse which his fans are accustomed to … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Adam Karch Proves Everything Can Change on New Album

Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave The Bartender Christmas Special

Sometimes questions come to you. Dave the Bartender left his perch behind the bar in Toronto and landed in Montreal. A surprise visit but nothing Dave the Bartender does is less than shocking. Please listen below as Dave the Bartender asks Rick Keene Christmas music questions. The stocking is on the other foot. Smoke Meat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave The Bartender Christmas Special

Rick Keene Music Scene – Remembering, Discovering and Being Thankful

A moment of silence please. On this day we honor those who have served our Country and all those whose lives have been affected, what better time to celebrate our freedom and those Canadians who create from it? Have a listen below to some new Canadian Tracks and some concert information. Thanks for listening ! … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Remembering, Discovering and Being Thankful

Rick Keene Music Scene – Andy Kim Talks Induction into Canadian Music Hall of Fame and a 50th Anniversary?

Andy Kim is a legend. Leaving Montreal as a youngster for New York displayed his courage. Putting out an album in 2015 with perhaps his best complete track listing shows his resolve. Being inducted into The Canadian Music Hall of Fame - shows the timelessness of his songwriting ability. Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Andy Kim Talks Induction into Canadian Music Hall of Fame and a 50th Anniversary?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Angel Forrest Delivers Her Finest Album Yet

Remembering why you loved music in the first place. The key to success in all walks of life is to maintain your passion. Along with that energy comes realness. A genuine ability to convey your heart to anyone who cares to listen. Or listens to care. Angel Forrest and her cast of characters are in … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Angel Forrest Delivers Her Finest Album Yet

Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender

Where do you go to get answers? A bartender is like a psychiatrist. Solving everyone's troubles except his / her own. They are experts at Math, Science, History - every subject possible. Perhaps a bartender's greatest knowledge is in music. They are surrounded with it all day and all night. They are privy to music … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender

Rick Keene Music Scene – Move Your Music Career Ahead !

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 !

Rick Keene Music Scene – Six Songs You Can’t Say on Televison ( or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Benny Hill ).

George Carlin knew the deal. Somehow he knew how the rich control the media and in return - the media control the masses.  Disguised as a 'news story' - the real goal is to send patrons to an establishment or buy a product. Anyone who 'helps' - gets free 'meals'. Same thing with music.  Buy advertising … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Six Songs You Can’t Say on Televison ( or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Benny Hill ).

Rick Keene Music Scene – Anthony Gomes; Giving Back Through Music and Actions ! Part Two.

 The Blues will get ya all the time ! Singer / songwriter and guitarist Anthony Gomes had a revelation at Sam the Record Man in Toronto. The Blues got him and got him bad ... Fast forward to 2017 and The Blues world would not be the same. Combining all elements of The Blues, Anthony … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Anthony Gomes; Giving Back Through Music and Actions ! Part Two.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Anthony Gomes; Giving Back Through Music and Actions !

The Blues will get ya all the time ! Singer / songwriter and guitarist Anthony Gomes had a revelation at Sam the Record Man in Toronto. The Blues got him and got him bad ... Fast forward to 2017 and The Blues world would not be the same. Combining all elements of The Blues, Anthony … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Anthony Gomes; Giving Back Through Music and Actions !

Rick Keene and Sarah Slean … ‘Metaphysics’

Sarah Slean is keen ... Not only is she excited about her new disc, she is also excited about her new life.  Following a period of self-reflection, Sarah has arrived at a couple of conclusions. Discoveries that may - or may not, include the film My Cousin Vinny.  Say what? Please listen below as Sarah … Continue reading Rick Keene and Sarah Slean … ‘Metaphysics’

Rick Keene Music Scene – ‘Gonna Go Way Out, Way Out ( That’s Where the Fun Is !)

 Montrealers - just like The Flintstones ...  rock !   Although The Way-Outs are not coming to Montreal - many artists are ! Please listen below to some of the shows, some great tunes and where you can buy tickets !   Ian Janes is opening up for Matt Anderson on March 30th @L'Astral Click … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – ‘Gonna Go Way Out, Way Out ( That’s Where the Fun Is !)

Rick Keene Music Scene – Ian Janes; Crafting Songs The East Coast Kinda Way …

Ian Janes comes from Nova Scotia. His songs? More universal than that. Combining an eclectic range of influences which he received as gifts from his Mom in the house growing up - Ian is on the brink of a brilliant career. Please listen below as Ian explains everything you need to know about his influences, … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ian Janes; Crafting Songs The East Coast Kinda Way …