Piano Series: Jason Wilson with Cuyler Biller (Toronto)

Friday, December 19, 2014, 9:00 pm

Dec 19 XXXJason Wilson promo 5Two-time JUNO nominee Jason Wilson played with Messenjah when he was only 14 and has since worked with UB40, Alanis Morissette, Ron Sexsmith, and Percy Sledge. Incorporating jazz and Scottish and English folk influences atop a reggae foundation, Dr. Wilson is an acclaimed historian and multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter best known for his piano skills. Joining him is Saskatoon native and guitarist Cuyler Biller.

$17/22          Get Tickets!                Sponsored by Yamaha Piano Centre

Jazz Singer Series: Vesti and The Vexations

Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 pm

dec 20 VestiSaskatoon legends Vesti and the Vexations play all your soul and R’ n ‘B favourites. Get ready for night with swirling Leslie speakers, a punchy 3-piece horn section, smoky vocals, and a packed dance floor.                  $17/22           Get Tickets!                                                   Sponsored by Concorde Group Corp.

Roots Series: Ryan Boldt – Album Release

Sunday, December 21, 2014, 8:00 pm

Dec 21 Ryan Boldt #4The mastermind behind the Deep Dark Woods, Ryan Boldt is a singer songwriter blessed with an ability to write hauntingly compelling songs and to deliver them in an understated highly personal style. For those of you who need a few last minute Christmas presents – Ryan will be releasing his solo album Broadside Ballads.

$17/22     Get Tickets!                              Sponsored by CFCR

Roots Series: The Barrelmen

Friday, December 26, 2014, 9:00 pm

Dec 26 Barrelmen porchSaskatoon’s original country-folk-rock back porch troubadours take the stage for a night of originals.   The Barrelmen are: Berkeley Buchko, Jodi Giesbrecht, Tyler MacKenzie, and Craig Wilson.

$15/20     Get Tickets!                                        Sponsored by CFCR

Jazz Travellers Series: Soren Nissen/Ian Sinclair Quartet (Toronto)

Saturday, December 27, 2014, 8:00 pm

soren ian Formerly of Saskatoon and now living the jazz life in Toronto, Soren Nissen (bass) and Ian Sinclair (piano) are home for the holidays to  play mix of standards and originals. Two of Edmonton’s busiest musicians, Efa Etorma Jr. (drums) and Jim Head (guitar), will join Soren and Ian.                   $17/22     Get Tickets!                   Sponsor – Concorde Group Corp.

SOLD OUT! New Year’s In New Orleans SOLD OUT!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014, 9:00 pm

Attention ticket holders to New Year’s in New Orleans:   please note that there will be no food service in the club until midnight when a hot, substantial, and delicious meal will be served.  

The doors open at 8:00.   Large groups should come early in order to be able to sit together.

Roots Series: In With The Old

Friday, January 2, 2015, 9:00 pm

Jan 2 In with the Old #1                                                                                      Hot banjo licks and beautiful harmonies combine to create In With the Old’s bluegrass-inspired sound. This gifted trio of young musicians plays a fresh new take on old-time, folk, and bluegrass.

$15/20     Get Tickets!                                         Sponsored by CFCR

Blues Series: BC Read Big Band

Friday, January 9, 2015, 9:00 pm

                                                                                           Featuring a great big bag of original blues tunes, a tight rhythm section, and a hot three-piece horn section, BC Read and his Big Band make their Bassment debut.

$17/22     Get Tickets!                                                        Sponsored by Braid Flooring

Piano Series: Martin Janovsky Orchestra

Saturday, January 10, 2015, 8:00 pm

Screen Shot 2013-08-25 at 11.35.43 PMSaskatoon piano man Martin Janovsky surrounds himself with the best musicians in the province.   He chooses great music and has an entertaining rapport with his audiences.   And to top it all off – Martin is an amazing piano player and always shows up in a tux!

$17/22     Get Tickets!                                        Sponsored by Yamaha Piano Centre

Roots Series: Outside The Wall – Pink Floyd Tribute

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 8:00 pm

One of North America’s best Pink Floyd tribute bands, OTW returns for their annual two-night gig. Expect great vocals, blistering solos, and amazingly accurate renditions of Pink Floyd’s timeless classics.

$20/25     Get Tickets!                                         Sponsored by CFCR

Jazz Singer Series: Jazz Singer Fest – 8 Singers – featuring The Kim Salkeld Quartet

Saturday, January 17, 2015, 8:00 pm

If you are a fan of jazz vocal standards, then our Jazz Singer Fest is for you. This will be a celebration of great songs and great singers: Sarah Anderson, Paulette Andrieu, Neil Currie, BJ Harris, Rebecca Griffith, Donna Hay, Kathryn Schultz, and Gillian Snider.  The Kim Salkeld Quartet provides a solid and swinging back up for our jazz singers.

$17/22     Get Tickets!                                                           Sponsored by Concorde Group Corp.

Jazz Jam with The Brett Balon Trio

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 7:30 pm

brett balon                                                                                                Looking ways to improve your jazz chops? Musician/educator Brett Balon and his trio provide the encouragement and guidance needed to make your jazz experience both fun and educational.

No Cover                                                                               Sponsored by St. John’s Music

Blues Series: The Jack Semple Band (Regina)

Friday, January 23, 2015, 9:00 pm

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The #1 guitarist in Saskatchewan, Jack Semple is known for funky grooves, blistering solos, soulful vocals, and for his awe-inspiring and jaw-dropping technique.

$25/35                Get Tickets!                                                                      Sponsored by Braid Flooring

Jazz Travelers Series: David Braid ft. Michael Davidson & Peripheral Vision (Toronto)

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 8:00 pm

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JUNO Award-winning pianist/composer David Braid returns to The Bassment to perform his latest original music. Since his last visit to Saskatoon David has played in England, Germany, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, China, and across Canada. Joining David are vibraphone virtuoso Michael Davidson and the contemporary jazz quartet Peripheral Vision.

$25/35     Get Tickets!                                                                 Sponsored by Concorde Group Corp.

Fiddle Series: Fiddle Feast with Gordon Stobbe, Karrnnel, Daniel Koulack, Troy McGillivray, and JJ Guy

Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 8:00 pm

Gordon StobbeFeaturing some of the best fiddle players in the country – JJ Guy, Karrnnel, Daniel Koulack, Troy McGillivray, and Gordon Stobbe – come to town for a night of great tunes and exciting jams.   We guarantee your fiddle appetite will be satiated.

$20/25     Get Tickets!                                         Sponsored by Business Furnishings

Blues Series: Julian Fauth (Toronto)

Friday, January 30, 2015, 9:00 pm

JUNO Award-winning two-fisted piano man Julian Fauth returns for a night of barrelhouse and boogie-woogie piano blues.   With infusions of gospel and jazz, Julian performs traditional material as well his own compelling songs. Combining a old-time blues shouter vocal style with a steady, thumping piano groove, Julian is a true one-of-a-kind artist.

$20/25     Get Tickets!                                                            Sponsored by Braid Flooring

Piano Series: Jeffery Straker CD Release

Thursday, March 19, 2015, 8:00 pm

March 19 & JefferyStrakerBorn in Punnichy, SK and raised by a church organist mother and an auctioneer father, singer-songwriter-pianist Jeffery Straker performs 100 shows a year across Canada. In 2014 he won the prestigious Vina del Mar (Chile) song competition performing live to a festival crowd of 20,000 people and to a TV audience of 100,000,000 across Latin America. Straker’s two-night stand at The Bassment will feature songs from his latest CD sdfasdfsdf.                                                                                                                                    $20/25                                                                                             Get Tickets Here!                                                                            sponsored by Yamaha Piano Centre

Piano Series: Jeffery Straker CD Release

Friday, March 20, 2015, 9:00 pm

March 19 & JefferyStrakerBorn in Punnichy, SK and raised by a church organist mother and an auctioneer father, singer-songwriter-pianist Jeffery Straker performs 100 shows a year across Canada.   In 2014 he won the prestigious Vina del Mar (Chile) song competition performing live to a festival crowd of 20,000 people and to a TV audience of 100,000,000 across Latin America.  Straker’s two-night stand at The Bassment will feature songs from his latest CD sdfasdfsdf.                                                                                                                            $20/25                                                                                        Get Tickets Here!                                                                            sponsored by Yamaha Piano Centre

 

Bobby Bazini

Thursday, April 2, 2015, 8:00 pm

Quebec-basedApril 2 2015  Bazini soulful singer-songwriter Bobby Bazini’s career took off in 2010 with his first single I Wonder staying on top of the Quebec charts for nine straight weeks. Think Bob Dylan meets Otis Redding meets Johnny Cash meets Jim Morrison and you will have a good idea where this folk, soul, country, and blues artist is coming from.
NO FREE PASSES $20/25
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