Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender. Part One

Bartenders are a breed apart. That’s why they are kept behind wooden fences … In Hog town, in Toronto – there is such a fellow. Banned from Montreal, tossed from his family – Dave the Bartender stands alone. Secure in his thoughts and confident in his musical knowledge. Join me as I travel to Toronto… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Ask Dave the Bartender. Part One

Former Montreal Expos and Drummer Warren Cromartie Talks Baseball, Raines and RUSH ! Part One.

Warren Cromartie is a hero in Montreal for a couple of reasons …   Not only did the Florida native help the Montreal Expos win their first birth to the post season, he single-handily, in one sweeping motion, unified baseball with Canada. Everyone who followed baseball in 1981 remembers when ‘Cro’ grabbed the Canadian flag… Read More Former Montreal Expos and Drummer Warren Cromartie Talks Baseball, Raines and RUSH ! Part One.

In the Words of a Jealous Spouse; ‘ What’s Going On ‘ ?

A lot happened in music the past few days and a lot more will be happening! The ‘Hip’ and Gord Downie put on a show for the ages on Saturday evening before 11.7 million Canadians. To put that into perspective, that’s approximately 11.7 million more than Justin Bieber has of stable relationships. At least –… Read More In the Words of a Jealous Spouse; ‘ What’s Going On ‘ ?

Michel Pagliaro is Back! Sorta …

   Michel Pagliaro is a legend in Quebec …   Anglophone artists, Francophone artists – any type of gender from a particular era in Montreal, unconsciously or consciously affected  by ‘Pag’. Rarely do artists create such a vast songbook in a short period of time. Dylan, The Beatles, Elvis and Pag.   For this reason, it is only fitting, after all these… Read More Michel Pagliaro is Back! Sorta …

Welcome to Montreal Emilie – Claire Barlow! It’s a ‘Clear Day’ …

Emilie – Claire Barlow loves Montreal. So much so, she made a life altering decision and moved to the city to pursue her Juno Award winning musical career. A life changing trip on board a Coast Guard ship in the Arctic also played into Emilie’s decision to change her life completely. To enter her new… Read More Welcome to Montreal Emilie – Claire Barlow! It’s a ‘Clear Day’ …