Rick Keene Music Scene – Monday New Tunes and Beware the Ides of June?

The Ides are in every month whether you eat a Caesar salad or not ... Monday is the day many establishments reopen around the world. Be afraid or breathe a sigh of relief ? Your call. In the words of Paul McCartney; 'Live and let die?' Please listen below to some of The Best New … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Monday New Tunes and Beware the Ides of June?

Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal’s Top Musicians

The best music is not always greener on the other side of the street. Montreal is a hotbed for musicians of all genres and styles. The diversity and the language make Montreal as unique as a two horned Unicorn. Please listen below to some of Montreal's Best Bands and Solo Artists. Visit Graffiti Signs Here … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Montreal’s Top Musicians

Rick Keene Music Scene – Burger Town Blues Playlist

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." Howlin' Wolf's quote above defines The Blues more than most. The Blues are the cornerstone of popular music as we know it and it is the most enduring genre of music in it's purest form. Most people walking around on this planet are struggling. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Burger Town Blues Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." Howlin' Wolf's quote above defines The Blues more than most. The Blues are the cornerstone of popular music as we know it and it is the most enduring genre of music in it's purest form. Most people walking around on this planet are struggling. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." Howlin' Wolf's quote above defines The Blues more than most. The Blues are the cornerstone of popular music as we know it and it is the most enduring genre of music in it's purest form. Most people walking around on this planet are struggling. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete Blues Playlist

Rick Keene Music Scene – 41st Annual Blues Music Awards

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." On Sunday, May 3, The Blues Foundation announced the winners of the 41st Annual Blues Music Awards, the blues world's highest honors. Newcomer Christone "Kingfish" Ingram led all recipients with five awards, winning in every category in which he was nominated. He took the … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – 41st Annual Blues Music Awards

Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete’s Blues History

"If you cannot pay your rent - that's The Blues ..." Howlin' Wolf's quote above defines The Blues more than most. The Blues are the cornerstone of popular music as we know it and it is the most enduring genre of music in it's purest form. Most people walking around on this planet are struggling. … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Smoke Meat Pete’s Blues History

Louis Janelle Says; ‘Dance Everybody’ !

Louis Janelle built his first drum kit and also his first guitar ... Janelle's music on his new album ' Dance Everybody ' - as pure as snowflakes on Willie Dixon's tongue. Every genre responsible for modern day music is represented by Louis and his band. Please listen below as Louis explains everything about himself … Continue reading Louis Janelle Says; ‘Dance Everybody’ !

A Talk with a Blues Legend; Mr. James Cotton. Part One and Two.

James Cotton requires no introduction... Introduced to the music of Sonny Boy Williamson at the age of nine - seventy-eight years later; there's no looking back. Cotton has played with everyone who is anyone in the history of The Blues. B.B. King, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon, Little Walter, John Lee Hooker, Eric Clapton ... The history … Continue reading A Talk with a Blues Legend; Mr. James Cotton. Part One and Two.

Johnny Beaudine; History of Chicago Blues – Part Two

How many times has someone brought you to their car and showed you a double barrel shotgun in the trunk? How many times was it a legendary musician who used it to show strength? Well - Sax player and Chicago -born Blues player Johnny Beaudine may be one of very few who can answer in … Continue reading Johnny Beaudine; History of Chicago Blues – Part Two

Buddy Guy! Live and Alive with Energy!

How can words describe it? It's not everyday a living legend takes the stage. A man who learned his guitar - playing craft, not by playing, by listening to the masters of the Blues  themselves. Think of J.K Rowling sitting next to John Steinbeck or Ernest Hemingway and learning how to write. That is exactly … Continue reading Buddy Guy! Live and Alive with Energy!