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Jazz Singers Series: Joanna Borromeo (Calgary) featuring Tim Vaughn

Friday, September 19, 2014, 9:00 pm

Sept 19 XXXJoanna BorromeoNominated for a JUNO this year in the R&B/Soul Recording category, singer songwriter keyboardist Joanna Borromeo is one of Canada’s most promising soul, r&b, and jazz artists.   Joanna is backed by a tight trio led by Saskatoon guitar hero Tim Vaughn.

$20/25      Get Tickets Here!                Sponsored by Concorde Group Corp.




Big Band Series: Stone Frigate Big Band featuring Robyn Knight

Saturday, September 20, 2014, 8:00 pm

Sept 20  SFBBStart your jazz season off with one of Saskatoon’s best big bands. Featuring vocalist Robyn Knight, the Stone Frigate Big Band plays the classic swinging hits of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, and Benny Goodman.   The band also features Albert La on tenor and Matt Wolsfeld on piano.  Dancers are welcome!

$15/20      Get Tickets Here!                    Sponsored by Prairie Meats

Roots Series: Jen Lane & John Antoniuk

Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00 pm

Sept 26 Jen Lane and John Antoniuk #3Think Robert Plant meets Allison Krauss and you’ll have a good idea of where Jen Lane and John Antoniuk (Smokekiller) are coming from. They compliment each other beautifully as they perform John’s indie/roots and Jen’s country/folk.

$15/20      Get Tickets Here!                  Sponsored by CFCR

Fiddle Series: James Steele, Daly Amyotte, and Austin Castle

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 8:00 pm

Oct 2 James Steele                                                                              Our first Fiddle Series show of the season features three of the best fiddlers in Saskatchewan:  James Steele, Dale Amyotte, and Austin Castle take the stage for a night of toe-tapping-foot-stomping-fiddle-favourites.

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Roots Series: Little Criminals with Fern

Friday, October 3, 2014, 9:00 pm

Violinist Amanda Bestvater and guitar player Taylor Read are folk pixies who weave haunting melodies, dissonance, and psychedelic accents into heart-wrenching harmonies and vulnerable confessions. A folkster and poet at heart, opener Fern uses music as a means of giving the abstract a body.

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Big Band Series: Toon Town Big Band with Donna Hay & Graham Michael

Saturday, October 4, 2014, 8:00 pm

Oct 4 XXXToon Town - Donna Hay                                                                              Featuring vocalists Donna Hay and Graham Michael, The Toon Town Big Band plays all the big band classics.   This night is the Bassment‘s Volunteer Appreciation Night where we thank our dedicated members who have helped out in the club and in our Jazz Fest Burger Tent.

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Fiddle Series: Vishtèn (Montreal)

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 8:00 pm

VishtenA trio of folk musicians, Vishtèn has roots in both the Magdalen Islands and Prince Edward Island. Fusing Acadian and Celtic genres with rock and indie-folk influences, Pascal Miousse and twin sisters Emmanuelle and Pastelle LeBlanc are powerful Francophone singers and fiery multi-instrumentalists.
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Blues Series: Keith Hallet (Hamwell, NB)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 8:00 pm

Oct 14 Keith-hallett-2With howlin’, growlin’, soulful vocals and impressive guitar licks that have made him a household name in the East Coast blues community, Keith Hallet won the 2007 CBC Galaxie Rising Star Award when he was only 17 years old.  With a maturity beyond his years, Keith is destined to be a towering figure on the Canadian blues scene.

$17/22            Get Tickets Here Soon!  Sponsored by Braid Flooring

Roots Series: Poema Flamenco with Kari Alba, Celedonia Garrido Santos, and Ricardo Diaz

Friday, October 17, 2014, 9:00 pm

oct 17 Poema FlamencoKari Alba has danced Flamenco internationally and across Canada combining impeccable technique with an ability to convey deep emotion and passion.  Ricardo Diaz is an internationally renowned guitarist having performed in the U.S., Canada, South America, Asia, and Europe. Spanish singer Celedonio Garrido Santos began singing in church choirs before moving to Seville to work with Flamenco dancers and guitarists.

$20/25      Get Tickets Here Soon!        Sponsored by CFCR

Jazz Singers Series: Ellen Doty (Calgary)

Thursday, October 23, 2014, 8:00 pm

Singer Ellen Doty’s music is an organic blend of traditional jazz and easy-listening pop.   On tour to promote her first full-length recording Gold, Ellen is backed by Daniel Reynolds (piano), Conrad Good (bass), and Oliver Miguel (sax/percussion).

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

Jazz Singers Series: Norbert Kögging (Amsterdam)

Friday, October 24, 2014, 8:00 pm

Oct 24 Norbert Kogging #2

With a Masters in vocal jazz from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, Norbert Kögging is no stranger to Canadian jazz audiences having previously performed in Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, and Toronto.   Norbert makes his Saskatoon debut singing originals as well as covers of everything from Frank Sinatra to Frank Zappa.

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Blues Series: Tim Williams (Calgary)

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 8:00 pm

Oct 25 Tim WilliamsWith a legion of fans who appreciate his great singing, playing, and story-telling, bluesman Tim Williams has become a Bassment favourite. With a 40-year career playing everything from blues to rock to Hawaiian and Mexican music, Tim is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with an encyclopedic grasp of North American roots music.

$17/22            Get Tickets Here Soon!  Sponsored by Braid Flooring

Blues Series: Jim Byrnes/Big Dave McLean/Steve Dawson (Vancouver/Winnipeg/Nashville)

Thursday, November 13, 2014, 8:00 pm

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The Black Hen Traveling Roadshow Review features three of Canada’s leading roots musicians, brought together for an amazing night of soulful blues belting, first rate guitar picking, and tales tall and true. The Roadshow stars Canada’s 2013 Blues Vocalist of the Year Jim Byrnes, Winnipeg’s consummate blues road warrior Big Dave McLean, and Black Hen Records label head and virtuoso string player Steve Dawson.

$30/40     Sponsored by Braid Flooring

Jazz Singers Series: Elizabeth Shepherd Quintet (Toronto)

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 8:00 pm

Elizabeth ShepherdThe only jazz artist to be nominated for the pretigious Polaris Prize, Elizabeth Shepherd is an innovator and one of the most alluring and imaginative artists on the comtemporary music scence. With three JUNO nominations and praise for being “a jazz virtuoso with a pop sensibility”, Elizabeth has caught the ear of critics and fans across North America and Europe.    The quintet features legendary Canadian trumpet player Kevin Turcotte.

$25/35     Sponsored by Concorde Group Corp.