Michel Pagliaro; Quebec’s Greatest Songwriter?

 Michel Pagliaro is a legend in Quebec ... Anglophone artists, Francophone artists - any genre, unconsciously or consciously affected  by 'Pag'. Rarely do artists create such a vast 'society affecting' songbook in a quick period of time. The Guess Who, Dylan,The Beatles, The Stones,Elvis and Pag. For this reason, it is fitting after all these … Continue reading Michel Pagliaro; Quebec’s Greatest Songwriter?

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Special Birthday Tribute To Jerry Mercer

Someone once said; "Rock n Roll is a vicious game ..." The music business is, in general, a very vicious game. More people are used and tossed aside than dishrags at a cheap restaurant. The good die young and the bad fade away unless their souls are sold to the devil. Jerry Mercer Enter Mr. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Special Birthday Tribute To Jerry Mercer

Rick Keene Music Scene – Album of the Week; Sass Jordan – Rebel Moon Blues

Sass Jordan is one of a kind. It is a wonder why, after all these years, Sass has not released an all Blues album. Until now. The Blues is part of Sass' soul. It is part of her sound. The Blues are essential to Sass Jordan's life. Please have a listen below to some tracks … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Album of the Week; Sass Jordan – Rebel Moon Blues

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Greatest Collection of Rockin’ Easter Songs Gathered Together in a Cave and Groovin’ With a Pict.

Easter Isolation. Two words never meant to be together unless you get biblical. Strange days require strange tales and tunes. Happy Easter, be safe and enjoy shouting at Grandma! Please listen below to some Easter Tales and Tunes! A Message from Smoke Meat Pete We would like to take a moment to thank all of … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Greatest Collection of Rockin’ Easter Songs Gathered Together in a Cave and Groovin’ With a Pict.

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete; I’ve Got The Covid -19 Blues

The Blues A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our hard working staff !!! Smoke Meat Pete is open for delivery and take out Please listen below to Smoke Meat Pete's Blues' … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete; I’ve Got The Covid -19 Blues

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete 'I've Got The Covid -19' Blues Playlist

The Blues A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our hard working staff !!! Smoke Meat Pete is open for delivery and take out Please listen below to Smoke Meat Pete's Blues' … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete 'I've Got The Covid -19' Blues Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – A 'Live' Chat with Justin Saladino About A 'Live' Record

Nothing like a live show to add energy and realness to music. Following two studio efforts and a rise in popularity, The Justin Saladino Band have released their first live album. Something that will allow the band to grow and produce more interesting material in the future. Justin Saladino Please listen below to my chat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A 'Live' Chat with Justin Saladino About A 'Live' Record

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 15th

The Blues A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our hard working staff !!! Nous aimerions prendre un moment pour vous remercier de votre soutien au fil des années et faire une … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 15th

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 15th

The Blues A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our hard working staff !!! Nous aimerions prendre un moment pour vous remercier de votre soutien au fil des années et faire une … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 15th

Rick Keene Music Scene – Natalie MacMaster. ‘Spa’ Days Create Juno Nominated Albums. Who Knew?

Escaping love to encounter further love. Finding time to write and record music is no longer easy for Natalie MacMaster. Seven kids and a husband give her the joy she needs and wants yet as any musician knows; time is essential in delivering quality. Sketches is Natalie's first solo record in eight years. Much to … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Natalie MacMaster. ‘Spa’ Days Create Juno Nominated Albums. Who Knew?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 1st

The Blues Smoke Meat Pete shuts down for a month every year to recharge. From January 26th until March 6th the restaurant is closed. A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; March 1st

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Conversation with Liona Boyd

The word legendary gets tossed around without merit. Liona Boyd, Canada's (and the world's) First Lady of Guitar would be the first to agree. Humble and creatively unsatisfied is what propels the classical guitarist to not rest on her own legendary status. Instrumentalist, soloist and band member - Liona has done it all with remarkable … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – A Conversation with Liona Boyd

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; February 16th

The Blues Smoke Meat Pete shuts down for a month every year to recharge. From January 26th until March 6th the restaurant is closed. A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; February 16th

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; February 9th

The Blues Smoke Meat Pete shuts down for a month every year to recharge. From January 26th until March 6th the restaurant is closed. A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; February 9th

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; February 2nd

The Blues Smoke Meat Pete shuts down for a month every year to recharge. From January 26th until March 6th the restaurant is closed. A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist; February 2nd

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist and A Message from Pete and Mel

The Blues Smoke Meat Pete shuts down for a month every year to recharge. From January 26th until March 6th the restaurant is closed. A Message from Melanie and Pete We would Like to take a moment to thank all of you for your support over the years and a special thank you to our … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist and A Message from Pete and Mel

Rick Keene Music Scene – April Wine Co-Founder Jim Henman Talks New CD; Before You Go

The founders of music know how to set things straight. April Wine co-founder Jim Henman is a busy man. House concerts, internet concerts and touring around with April Wine front-man Myles Goodwyn. Just a few of Jim's recent endeavors. Right now, Jim has released his latest CD titled; Before You Go. A collection of songs … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – April Wine Co-Founder Jim Henman Talks New CD; Before You Go

Rick Keene Music Scene – Ori Dagan Celebrates 100 Years of Nat King Cole

Smooth. Easy. Casual. Nat King Cole was so talented - everything he did appeared simple. For that reason, Cole is often overlooked when the topic of legendary musicians and singers comes up over dinner. ORI DAGAN is attempting to change how people perceive Nat King Cole on his latest offering; ‘Nathaniel: A Tribute to Nat … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Ori Dagan Celebrates 100 Years of Nat King Cole

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Christmas Blues Playlist. Part Two

Walking in a winter wonderland. In case the snow does not arrive in the following few days, there is only one place to celebrate your No Snow Blues. Two places actually - Smoke Meat Pete and Rick Keene Music Scene. Smoke Meat Pete is decorated on the outside and inside - filled with Christmas cheer … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Christmas Blues Playlist. Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – Rob Lutes Enjoying ‘Sussex’ and ‘The Ocean Wide’

Versatility is golden. Guitar great Rob Lutes knows that first hand through playing and reading. A well versed songwriter can be dangerous in the best way possible. Somethings are meant to be. This is the case as Rob has recently hooked back up with a childhood friend, former band mate and 'Glimmer Twin' Michael Emenau. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Rob Lutes Enjoying ‘Sussex’ and ‘The Ocean Wide’

Rick Keene Music Scene – The Jim Cuddy Band Delivers a Lesson in Musicianship

The Jim Cuddy Band. Period. If aliens came from space and had to choose musicians from each Country that best represented the core and values of the land they come from, hands down - The Jim Cuddy Band would be headed to the stars. The band, led by Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo fame, get … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Jim Cuddy Band Delivers a Lesson in Musicianship

Rick Keene Music Scene – Martha Wainright (and family) Deliver Roots y Music

The family has always been 'outside the box'. Whenever Martha Wainright delivers a performance, safe to say; you never know what you will get. There is a good chance that Martha herself has no clue. (Photo: Morgan Harris Body and Soul is the new tour and parts of the disc Martha delivered / introduced last … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Martha Wainright (and family) Deliver Roots y Music