Rick Keene Music Scene – Jethro Tull Influences Smoked Meat Pete’s Blues Band The Devil Dawgs !

The Devil Dawgs. Swampy , Bluesy and unique. How often do you have a flute injected into old time Blues and Rock n Roll? Aside from their regular gigs at Smoke Meat Pete, the band are becoming more and more busy on the heels on their new album. A disc which combines cheekiness with the… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Jethro Tull Influences Smoked Meat Pete’s Blues Band The Devil Dawgs !

Rick Keene Music Scene – Kristian Gravenor Spins Montreal Music Tales

Montreal has a long and musical history … At one time on any given evening, a music lover could walk downtown and visit numerous clubs. All of them hosting bands and / or DJs. You wanted Jazz? No problem. Rock n Roll? Check. Montreal writer and author Kristian Gravenor has unearthed quite a few tales… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Kristian Gravenor Spins Montreal Music Tales

Rick Keene Music Scene – A Chat with Kim Mitchell. Part One and Part Two

Kim Mitchell has two thirds of the tales in the naked city. He also possesses quite a few of the songs to go along with them … Kim Mitchell is a Canadian music legend. Starting with Max Webster ( a band that could have rivaled Rush if they had stayed together) and ending with his… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – A Chat with Kim Mitchell. Part One and Part Two

Rick Keene Music Scene – An Exclusive Look Into The Band Behind the Greatest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration !

They are a reclusive bunch of guys … The band rarely make appearances. They seldom do interviews. Occasionally they will release new songs. Somehow, despite all this – they remain on top. The leader of the band ( for this article to remain anonymous we shall call him Jack) roams the barren landscape surrounding his… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – An Exclusive Look Into The Band Behind the Greatest St. Patrick’s Day Celebration !

Montreal En Lumiere – Jack Broadbent Introducing Real Blues To Montreal. Concert Review and Interview

Once in a lifetime … That is how often a guy like Jack Broadbent comes along. The feel inside, the wisdom inside – cannot be taught. No technical know-how can soar so high and scream so low. Broadbent, born in England and now a Montrealer, displayed his wares last night at L’Astral as part of… Read More Montreal En Lumiere – Jack Broadbent Introducing Real Blues To Montreal. Concert Review and Interview

Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?

Two guys walked into a bar and next thing you know – magic happened ! This is the tale of pianist Mike Jones. Magician Penn Jillette was one of the guys who walked into the bar and he loved Mike’s playing so much; Mike Jones became the opening act and musical director for Penn and… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Mike Jones Talks Billy Joel, Elton John and Some Guy Named Penn Jillette?