Rick Keene Music Scene – What To Do If You or Your Spouse Has a Headache

Lots of shakin' going on in Montreal the next couple of weeks. Why sit in and watch Netflix? Why watch a concert DVD when the real thing is a jump away? Live music can only bring joy to your existence. Joy to your soul. Smoke Meat Pete Birthday March 7th Check out some shows below … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – What To Do If You or Your Spouse Has a Headache

Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal; We Will Rock You

The pulse starts to pickup just reading the iconic words. We Will Rock You -The Musical, pays homage to the music of Queen in a fun way. Not a tribute act but a musical celebration of Mercury et al. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4CY7GQRhsA&feature=youtu.be Please listen below to my chat with Trevor Coll, aka Galileo. Buy Tickets Here Smoke … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal; We Will Rock You

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

Rick Keene Music Scene – Celebrating Forty Years of Jazz!

The Montreal International Jazz Festival is celebrating an anniversary with a bang. Noah Preminger concert at Sa Pobla (2012) It has been forty years since those days on St Denis street. A simpler time for the city of Montreal, music and the world. Simple may have been good for humanity but the complexity of The … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Celebrating Forty Years of Jazz!

Jerry Mercer – As The Years Go By; Part Five

In this segment of my interview with Jerry Mercer - the drummer discusses opening up for the Rolling Stones, hearing Janis Joplin sing from the heart and thoughts on April Wine's late great bass player; Jimmy Clench. He also talks about the downside of being a performer and the loneliness that sometimes comes with it … Continue reading Jerry Mercer – As The Years Go By; Part Five

Savvy with The Savoy Ellingtons

The kids' hearts are in the proper place ... That was the feeling jumping around The Rialto Theater on Friday in Montreal. The children of Duke Ellington - April and Edward Jr., suspended in time. Starting with their clothes, the duo transcended time and place right back to the era of the Big Band prominence … Continue reading Savvy with The Savoy Ellingtons

Concert Review; Pat Travers

Friday night at Cabaret Mille End - Pat Travers brought his high caliber guitar chops to Montreal. It was the first time in almost twenty years the songwriter of 'Crash and Burn' flicked his pick to a Montreal audience. One can only wonder why it took so long ...? Travers - a transplanted Canadian. An … Continue reading Concert Review; Pat Travers