[Blues-l] Where It's At (Montreal Edition) live blues/roots for the week starting May 22 (and beyond)

John Detcheverry ckutblue@colba.net
Sun May 22 18:26:38 EDT 2016

Here's Where It's At (Montreal Edition) live blues/roots for the week starting May 22 (and beyond):
CRISSINGER--Last of Six Quebec Shows; Great to be back in my home province! This is a fund raising tour. Proceeds will go towards the many costs that come with producing and promoting a new CD. 
Sun May 22--Cunninghams-Hudson-8pm MORE INFO AT: www.markcrissinger.com 
WEDNESDAYS Les Mercredis JiveStudio au Clébard. Dès 20h et à tous les mercredis, offrez-vous une soirée Rock N' Roll avec un cours d'initiation à la danse Rockabilly Jive. En collaboration avec l'École de danse Jive Studio.  Clébard 4557 rue St-Denis, Montreal, Qc 4$ à la porte. https://www.facebook.com/events/1642994539322868/ 

THURSDAYS 18h-20h Gratuit. DIVAN ORANGE CAMP avec Alexandre Farina; Divan Orange 4234 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/1656798417917520/ 

FRIDAYS 18h-20h (2e vendredi de mois) BluesReel @ l'Escalier 552, rue Sainte-Catherine est, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/785509048165162/

MON MAY 23 at 7 PM Paul Jankowski's Memorial Service; The very gracious Stephen Barry Band will be our musical hosts for the evening, Sean Kovacs will bring down an extra amplifier for those who want to plug in and share the stage. We are getting together to celebrate the life of our dear friend Paul Jankowski. He left us way too soon and so we call on all his friends to gather in a place that has special meaning to all of us, especially Paul, who sat behind the drum kit many a night during the good old days of G Sharpe. Hope to see you all there! Rest In Peace dear friend! If there is anyone you feel may have been missed, please forward this farther afield. Barfly 4062A St Laurent Montreal, QC https://www.facebook.com/events/1711350399144225/ 

THURS MAY 26 at 7:30 PM TRIPLE THREAT BLUES BAND acoustic trio: Judy Ann: vocals, keys; George Papafilys: acoustic guitar; Bill Timotheatos: guitar/bass. Rubs BBQ Américain 699 Cure Labelle, Sainte-Rose, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/991474680968182/ 

FRI MAY 27 at 8 PM Carolyn Fe Acoustic Trio @ Cafe Shaika 5526 Sherbrooke Rue O, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/1725285544380404/ 

SAT MAY 28 at 10:30 PM McKibbin's Irish Pub "presente" JAMES GREEN & THE BLUES ELECTRIC Mckibbin's Irish pub Vaudreuil 3036 de la Gare, Dorion-Vaudreuil, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/1689525627983550/ 
GRUMPY’S CHICK PICKIN’ MONDAYS 1242 Bishop Street http://chickpickin.wix.com/home http://www.facebook.com/ChickPickinMondays 
May 23 Carolynn Fe is back to where it all began 7 years ago. Carolyn Fe sings, Nadine Altounji picks while Gern F. serves you beverages with his usual quick wit and suaveness. What more can you ask for? https://www.facebook.com/events/1678835972397717/ 
Jun 20 Danielle Allard is a musician, mentor, and community builder hailing from the nation’s capital. One of the region’s favorite singer-songwriters, Allard’s tender voice and her combination of jazz, folk, pop, and blues will leave you pleasantly astounded.
Jun 27 Julie Corrigan Born and raised in the Ottawa Valley, Julie Corrigan is a soulful, country, pop, roots, singer/songwriter hailing from the small town of Shawville Quebec. Julie is on the heels of releasing her first full length album The Language, recorded in Ottawa at Little Bullhorn Studios with producer Dave Draves (Kathleen Edwards, Howe Gelb).
Jul 04 Sarah Elizabeth sings songs about lemons, apples, wanderlust, and her grandparents. Sometimes there's a glockenspiel or a ukulele thrown in the mix... and there's always a chance to singalong.
Aug 08 Melanie Peterson is blessed with a voice that suggests an early Joni Mitchell, Melanie Peterson, a Saskatoon born, Toronto based, singer and songwriter has quietly become one of the brightest lights on the Toronto folk music scene. 
BISTRO À JOJO 1627 St-Denis, Mtl, Qc http://www.bistroajojo.com/ 
MAY 22 Guy Mapoko/La Messe à Jojo - CARLOS VEIGA
23 Sylvain Tremblay/ENDRICK TREMBLAY - Soir Acoustique
24 Alec McElcheran/JP AUDET - Soir Acoustique
26 Mick Martel/CARL TREMBLAY
28 Mathieu Rancourt/LES MARSHALLS
29 Dupré & Millaire/La Messe à Jojo - CARLOS VEIGA
30 Gilbert Charlebois/CICI & KAZO - Soir Acoustique
31 Fredy Freedom/JIM ZELLER DUO - Soir Acoustique
JUNE 1 Gilbert Charlebois/THE HITMEN TRIO
2 Alan Springer/CARL TREMBLAY
3 Mathieu Rancourt/JESS & THE VIBES
5 Dupré & Millaire/La Messe à Jojo - CARLOS VEIGA
6 Sylvain Tremblay/DAN LIVINGSTONE - Soir Acoustique
PUB L'ILE NOIRE 1649 St Denis Les Lundis Let’s Blues http://www.ilenoire.com/ dès 21h00. 
Pub L’Île Noire, Swing Connexion and Cat’s Corner are very happy to offer you fabulous evenings of dancing and music every Monday night at 1649 St-Denis! Whether you're a dancer or a Blues music lover, join us for the next edition of Lundis Let’s Blues! The evening: - Introductory class to Blues dance at 9pm presented this week by Cat's Corner's teachers. - Our DJ this week DJ Martin Primeau! And for the couche-tard, the party continues until the wee hours! Tous les derniers dimanches de chaque mois le Jive Studio offre gratuitement des cours d'initiation à la danse JIVE de 17h30 à 18h30 https://www.facebook.com/events/1190599327624590/ 
HOUSE OF JAZZ 2060 Aylmer, Montreal, Qc (514) 842-8656 
MONDAYS: John Beaudine and Deep Blue 
Tues May 24 @ 7:30pm Love, Laugh and Real Talk. Michelle Sweeney offers you a colorful evening with a mix of humor, games and Broadway-style music. Accompanied by the legendary Taurey Butler on piano for a cabaret atmosphere worthy of the House of Jazz.
Wed May 25 @ 7:30pm Snooksta and the Gangstas
Thurs May 26 @ 7:30pm Roger Walls
Fri May 27 @ 9:30pm Michelle Sweeney

HOUSE OF JAZZ 1639 Boul. de l’Avenir, Laval
SUNDAYS: Snooksta and the Gangstas
Thurs May 26 @ 7pm Barb Diab; Join Pierre Lamontagne, Bernard Deslauriers, J.D. Slim and myself for a night of sweet, sultry Blues with songs from our album, To Blues With Love as well as classic Jazz & Blues covers. Reserve your spot: 450-669-3000 https://www.facebook.com/events/490301027833759/ 
Fri May 27 @ 9pm 9pm Elizabeth Blouin-Brathwaite
Sat May 28 @ 9pm Michelle Sweeney
FULL SCHEDULE: http://houseofjazz.ca/ 
UPSTAIRS’ 1254 MacKay, 514.931.6808 http://upstairsjazz.com/ 
Sun May 22 Durham County Poets with special guest Steve Dawson; Celebrating the release of Steve’s new album “Solid States And Loose Ends”. Durham County Poets are from the Chateauguay valley located in Quebec, Canada. Their influences are varied, from blues to folk, from jazz to ragtime, with elements of the Band, James Taylor, Jimmy Reed, even some Leon Redbone. Each member brings a different musical background to the the band that marries into a sound that has been labeled as soulful folk. Kevin Harvey - Lead Singer; David Whyte - Electric & Acoustic Guitars; Neil Elsmore - Acoustic Guitar; Carl Rufh - Double Bass; James Preimel - Percussions
7:30pm ($15) & 9.30pm ($10) Reservations: 514-931-6808
Wed May 25 Ria Reece; Featuring Sylvain Lamothe on contrabass and J-P Bouffard on piano, at the Upstairs, Ria Reece will be performing a jazzed out version of her repertoire. 8pm: $8; 9.15pm: $8; 10.30pm: Free https://www.facebook.com/events/241925776161780/ 
Thurs May 26 Steve Rowe returns to Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill with his "Jazz Meets the Blues" quartet. Featuring New York raised Charles Guerin on the Steinway. Ray Farquhar on bass and David Paul Neil on the drums. 8pm: $9; 9.15pm: $9; 10.30pm: Free https://www.facebook.com/events/761807360616037/ 
BRUTOPIA 1219 Crescent 514-393-9277 http://www.brutopia.net/brutopia.htm 
Wed May 25 Pete Dawg
QUAI DES BRUMES, 4481 rue St-Denis Mtl http://www.quaidesbrumes.ca/ 
SUN MAY 29 at 5:30 PM Chicks with Picks Mtl, 2nd Edition. This is an open mic night for ladies who want to show off their talent and have some fun. We ask that you prepare 3-4 songs and you can perform solo or in a group (original work or covers). An electronic drum, keyboard and mic will be set up, as well as two guitars. If you need/plan on bringing your own instruments please let us know when you send in your audition.  If you want to play in the show please send your video audition to chickswithpicksmtl@gmail.com or inbox the organizer (Joyce St-denis or Marie Gdalevitch) https://www.facebook.com/events/1165019476904688/ 
AQUARIUM CAFE BAR 2923 Masson, Montreal Qc http://www.aquariumcafebar.ca/ 
Vendredi 27 mai 2016 Les Bleus (Jazz/Soul) https://www.facebook.com/events/1043714505717831/ 
Samedi 28 mai 2016 Fredy Freedom (Blues)
Vendredi 3 juin 2016 The Woodshredders (Bluegrass) Pat Loiselle: voix, guitare,harmonica, mandoline et dobro; Terry Joe Banjo: voix, banjo, guitare,mandoline et harmonica https://www.facebook.com/events/766043506829081/ 
Vendredi 10 juin 2016 Kenny Dupree (Blues) https://www.facebook.com/events/207238426335473/ 
PETIT MEDLEY 6206 St-Hubert Mtl http://lepetitmedley.ca/ 
Mardi 20H Bar Lounge Les Mardis Swing; COUR GRATUIT 20H: Swing (Traditionel) sous la direction des professeurs du Studio 88-SWING. Suivi par une soirée Swing de 21h à 3h avec DJ.
BRASSERIE L'UNIK 805 Decarie, St. Laurent http://maisondubluesunik.blogspot.ca/ 
Blues Jam every Thursday night.
Amps provided; bring your own instruments.
Host bands for Thursday night jams
May 26 - Pat Loiselle
June 2 - Paul Arthur
June 9 - Hawk 'n' Roll
CALISTOGA BAR & GRILL Plaza Pointe-Claire, 235 Boulevard Saint Jean (Donegani & Maywood) 514-630-7577 http://www.calistogagrill.ca/ 
Fri May 27 Pete Dawg Solo; “As The Years Go By” feat. Jerry Mercer, Gary Moffet, Breen Leboeuf, & Kelly Watling $21.75 + Taxes.
DUFFY’S 1060 Ch. Herron, Dorval, Qc (514) 631-8962 http://www.duffysmtl.com/events.html 
Blues Jam Mondays; Wednesday Jam: All Styles Welcome
Jam Hosts: 
Mon May 23 TBA
Wed May 25 TBA
Mon May 30 James Green
Wed June 1 TBA
SMOKED MEAT PETE, 283, 1st Avenue, Île Perrot, Quebec (514) 425-6068  http://www.smokemeatpete.com/Home.htm 
May 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm L’il Bubba Blues Band (Jam Night)
May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Classic Cruise Night at Smoke Meat Pete
May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Mitchel’s Field (Jam Night)    
May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Classic Bike Night at Smoke Meat Pete    
May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Jimmy James Band (Jam Night)
May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Dwane Dixon Band (Jam Night)
May 26 @ 8:00 pm The Devil Dawgs (Jam Night)
May 27 @ 9:00 pm  Ajo Blues Gator (Show) https://www.facebook.com/events/227399620955874/ 
May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Smokin’ Pete & Hawk Power Hour (Show)
May 28 @ 9:00 pm Bluez Ex (Show)
May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Paulo Stante (Jam Night)
May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Classic Cruise Night at Smoke Meat Pete
May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Matt Rock (Jam Night)
May 31 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 pm Jimmy James Band (Jam Night)
May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Classic Bike Night at Smoke Meat Pete
BAR LE ST-LAURENT 283 Notre Dame, Repentigny http://www.lesaint-laurentbar.com 
05.27.2016 - 21 h 30  Bob Bissonnette (Rockstar Tour) Fridays Rock or Blues 20$
05.28.2016 - 21 h 00  Hommage Aux Beatles The saturdays NET BLUES hot 8$
06.04.2016 - 21 h 30  Zebulon The saturdays NET BLUES hot 20$
06.09.2016 - 21 h 00  Whisky Legs The saturdays NET BLUES hot 10$
06.25.2016 - 21 h 30  Jim Zeller (Blues Rock) The saturdays NET BLUES hot 8$
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John Detcheverry
Cha Cha Cha In Blue, CKUT FM 90,3 Montreal
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