Rick Keene Music Scene – A Preview of Strangers in the Night 2019 …

Once a year, Santa makes a surprise visit to Montreal. That visit is in the forms of many musicians. Year after year – the founder of Strangers in the Night, Mr. Larry Day, does his best to recruit top musical talent to raise money for local charities. Please have a listen below to a Strangers… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – A Preview of Strangers in the Night 2019 …

Rick Keene Music Scene – Melody Gardot Adds Sultry Class to The Jazz Festival

Elegance and charm. A winning combination. Melody Gardot is one of those artists who do not fit into the ‘norm’. With all the penthouse suites belonging to the likes of Lady Gaga, Celine Dion and Adele, Melody lives on the middle floor. Seemingly, by choice. Seemingly – not by choice? Artists like Gardot, sing and… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Melody Gardot Adds Sultry Class to The Jazz Festival

Rick Keene Music Scene – Arcaydium; A Breath of Fresh Musical Montreal Air

To make it in this business – bands must have that ‘thing’.  Any experienced DJ will tell you, all it takes is a three minute listen to separate the ‘men’ from ‘the boys’. The ‘it’ in question is many times not explainable. A unique sound, voice or chemistry. It is basically magic. A wondrous thing… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Arcaydium; A Breath of Fresh Musical Montreal Air

Rick Keene Music Scene – Elizabeth Shepherd Loves Montreal on Her New Record

Once a Montrealer – always a Montrealer … Elizabeth Shepherd is a traveler. Physically and spiritually. Searching for new within herself and within the world of music. Her latest release brings her back to Montreal to discover things that were always under her nose. In the album Montreal – Shepherd brings the listener on a… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Elizabeth Shepherd Loves Montreal on Her New Record

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Sheepdogs Take Montreal On a Ride

It is not easy ‘riding’ global accolades … For the Western Canadian band The Sheepdogs – that is precisely what they are doing. And – doing it well. When Rolling Stone magazine proclaims you as the band to watch out for, that is a lot of pressure. Judging from their performance at MTelus on a… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – The Sheepdogs Take Montreal On a Ride