Let's get ready to rumble ! Er ... rumba ...? The Jazz Festival of Montreal, the largest of it's kind and celebrating it's fortieth anniversary - gets underway officially today ! Have a listen below to some of the artists that will be performing ! Visit The Jazz Festival Here ! Visit Smoke Meat Pete … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal Jazz Festival Preview For Your Listening Pleasure
They say, practice makes perfect. If that is the case, then no-one is perfect because even guys like April Wine's guitarist Brian Greenway keep practicing .... Greenway is the first 'Rock Star' coach to participate in The League of Rock Montreal's first rehearsal which took place this past Wednesday at Studio Musico Practik in Verdun. An … Continue reading The League of Rock Montreal; And a One … And a Two …
Mathew and Jill Barber are brother and sister. Both - possessing very solid solo careers on their own but face it, family is family ... All these years later, the pair of siblings have finally recorded an album together and it is a feel good story. 'The Family Album' combines folk music with sentimental values … Continue reading Mathew and Jill Barber Keep Family Values Alive With New Album
Justin Rutledge - at one point, wanted to be a writer. A Juno Award down the road, things have not gone Justin's way. Or - have they? Please listen below to hear some new tunes from Justin's album East and hear his thoughts on bar-tending? Justin? What's up? Visit Justin Here ! Visit The League … Continue reading Justin Rutledge – Former Juno Award Winner is Heading ‘ East ‘.
As usual - a lot happening in Montreal ! The Quebec to Memphis Blues Challenge got underway last night and The League of Rock started it's first Chapter in Montreal ! There are a lot of shows coming - the Jazz All Year Round Series and Evenko are busy as usual and a bevy of … Continue reading What’s The Talk on The Turnpike ? The Word on the Street ?
If you enjoy Rock music in Montreal - Jason Rockman is your man ! Aside from his duties at Chom - Fm , Jason is also the front man in the local band-done-good, Slaves On Dope. Twenty-three years ago the band was formed and shortly after, signed by Sharon Osbourne to Ozzy's record label. It's been … Continue reading Jason Rockman is Not ‘Horse’ – Slaves on Dope’s Latest Album Feat. Lee-La Baum of The Damn Truth
The League of Rock, Montreal Chapter - has begun ... Following successful ongoing stints in Ottawa and Toronto, The League of Rock is underway in Montreal. Following a very intense marketing and promotional campaign, Montreal chapter president Gary Johnston has finally got his men (and woman). The number of musicians required to place four bands 'in … Continue reading Ready Steve? Andy …. ? Nick …? Alright Fellas … LET’S Go ! The League of Rock Montreal is Underway !
Myriam Phiro has one of those voices ... A combination of softness, tenderness and brassiness. All blended perfectly to fit with whatever she decides to sing. Following a very successful tour paying homage to her idol Edith Piaf, Myriam released her album 'Voyages' in 2015 in America. On September 29th - it is Canada's turn to … Continue reading Myriam Phiro; Taking Several ‘ Voyages ‘ on Her New Album !