The city and surrounding areas are ripe with tunes for the picking this week. Plenty of live music of all genres to pick through and to choose your favorites. Pop may be your thing. Rock may be your thing. Blues may be your thing. Whatever the case – check below and discover Montreal music at… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Picks for Live Music in Montreal
Somethings come full circle. The Box are one of the most successful Canadian bands of all time. Hit after hit was as easy as pie for principle songwriter and vocalist Jean-Marc Pisapia. Please listen below to my chat with Jean-Marc about the ideas behind the hits and how the setting for Strangers in… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Jean-Marc Pisapia of The Box Talks Strangers in The Night
Get your toes ready to tap … A lot coming up in Montreal and a lot already at your fingertips. Great shows, great tunes and great events. The trick is to listen below and find out what you are missing …
Hard to have the Blues when you are nineteen years of age. Sometimes – the classroom is all around and unless you are paying attention; the teacher remains invisible. That is not the case with Spencer MacKenzie as he makes his way up the musical ladder. Already winning the best new artist at The Maple… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Spencer MacKenzie ; Canada’s Next Guitar Great?
No Blues – no popular music. That is the fact. Men like Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson and Elmore James – the framework for what we now know as ‘auto-tune’. These men would be rolling in their graves if they knew how their hard work has been destroyed by computers. That is the great thing… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Trois Rivieres en Blues 2018
Music can be a curse. Unfortunately – the very same songs which may cause happiness, can also hold a soul prisoner. Here are The Top Ten Signs You Are Musically Stuck in the Eighties. 10. Every time you sit down for dinner you say; ” I’m hungry like a wolf …” 9. Even at your… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Top Ten Signs You Are Musically Stuck in the Eighties …
If you live or have lived in the West Island for the past twelve years, you are no stranger to the noise that takes place in the night. The charity event, which traditionally raises funds to help local organizations – is also an opportunity for local restaurants to showcase their wares. Depending on how much… Read More Rick Keene Music Scene – Strangers in the Night 14; A Culture Club?