[Blues-l] Where It's At (Montreal Edition) live blues/roots for the week starting April 17 (and beyond)

John Detcheverry ckutblue@colba.net
Sun Apr 16 19:04:29 EDT 2017

Here's Where It's At (Montreal Edition) live blues/roots for the week starting April 17 (and beyond) courtesy of Cha Cha Cha In Blue on CKUT 90,3FM:
THURS APR 20 at 9 PM Brother Ray Lemelin hosts the Jam at Brasserie L'Unik 805, boulevard Décarie, Ville Saint Laurent, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/593272210870613/ 
Brother Ray Lemelin is returning to Montreal to kick off his Eastern Canada tour! And the good news? He is stopping by L'Unik (as usual) to take care of our weekly jam! If you’ve never heard the “RAY LEMELIN TRIO”, you’re in for a real treat! So grab a friend, come early, bring your instrument, voice, sticks, & thirst, & settle in for a wonderful Spring Night of fun & good ol' hoppin’ Blues, from this talented Western Canadian Bluesman! See you there! Ray Lemelin (guitar/vocals); Lowdown Lewis Orenstein (bass); Luc Menard (drums). If you want to read and learn more about Ray check this article: https://www.facebook.com/notes/brasserie-lunik/brother-ray-lemelin/936478229787267
Virée Blues Moosehead 24e édition
https://www.facebook.com/Vireeblues/  http://vireeblues.ca/ 
Le Petit Chicago 50, Promenade Du Portage, Gatineau (Vieux-Hull), Québec Tel. 819 483-9843 

Wed April 26 Karen Lovely Band https://www.facebook.com/events/289008821531182/ 
Wed May 10 Kevin Mark Blues Band https://www.facebook.com/events/427706384230196/ 
Wed May 31 The Ramblers & Carl Tremblay https://www.facebook.com/events/1558485397513982/ 
Wed June 14 MonkeyJunk https://www.facebook.com/events/1788466681473897/ 

The shows usually start around 8h p.m. So better show up early. $20 at the door / $105 Season ticket (7 tickets)  available at the door. Dinner & Show packages available with reservations at Chez Fatima (819)771-7568; Gift from Moosehead with purchase of ticket.
TUESDAYS (1st Tuesday every month): JAM NIGHT @ Rosewood. From seasoned pros to veteran jammers to breakout songwriters, this is a great spot for networking your newest projects or simply for getting up on the stage and letting out the demons. Or just come by for a friendly vibe and great music! Special guest host each night, including Jonas, Quebec Rockstar and Partner at Rosewood 60 rue St-Jacques Montreal, QC (514) 843-8585 http://rosewoodmontreal.com/ 

Open Jam at Mademoiselle, every Tuesday at 8:00pm. Play the music you want with your friends or strangers. We have a kit, a guitar, a bass and two mics so all you need to bring is the music. Anyone who gets up on stage receives 15% purchases at the bar. Tuesdays 8:00PM-12:00PM Free Entry @ Mademoiselle 5171 Ave du Parc, Montreal, Qc (514) 508-5038 info@mademoiselle-restobar.com  https://www.facebook.com/events/380957778969439/ 

THURSDAYS 18H-20H Divan Orange Camp présente: Coroner Paradis http://divanorange.org/calendrier/ Divan Orange 4234 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/207007519785399/ 

THURSDAYS Les Jeudis Rock N Roll au Clébard. Dès 20h les jeudis, viens bouger sur le rythme de la musique Rock N’ Roll des années 50! Les danseurs de Jive Studio et de Swing connexion vont te transformer en expert du Rockabilly Jive! ENTRÉE GRATUITE! 4557 rue St-Denis Montreal, QC H2J 2L4 (514) 903-4456 
Thurs Mar 30 DJ Tony B. Good!!! Plus d'infos sur www.mixcloud.com/TonyBeGood/ pour découvrir le style de musique qui sera diffusé (ou www.facebook.com/dutonybegood/ 
Apr 6 https://www.facebook.com/events/778617405630578/ 

FRIDAYS 18h-20h (2e vendredi de mois) @ l'Escalier 552 Sainte-Catherine E. Montreal, Qc BluesReel (Patrick Hutchinson: guitar; John Kerkhoven: harmonica)

WED APR 19 at 8 PM Po Lazarus - "O Body" EP Launch / with The Strangers
CJLO - 1690AM presents Po Lazarus' "O Body" EP Launch / with The Strangers. Short months after the release of their debut album "WAYS TO END THE NIGHT" Montreal's Po Lazarus are back with a new EP, simply titled "O BODY". The 4 lads are glad to welcome back their previous guitarist Lucius Delisle, for a night that will be a rocknroll miracle. Copies of the EP will be available for purchase. OPENING UP THE NIGHT, will be the first ever performance by Montreal band The Strangers (Allister of Light Bulb Alley, and company). We are very glad to have them play their new tunes for us. All proceeds will go to benefit The Yellow Door/La Porte Jaune PWYC ~$10 @ Quai des Brumes 4481 rue St-Denis, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/614960592033199/ 

FRI APR 21 at 10 PM Triple Threat Blues Band @ Bar le Bada Bing 270 Concorde Ouest, Laval, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/270380616707874/ 

FRI APR 21 at 10 PM Derek Falls Trio @ Resto-Bar Évo 2905 chemin d'Oka, Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/698739096952961/ 

SAT APR 22 Hello Darlin' presents: Corin Raymond; Doors 7:30 pm - Show: 8:00 pm; $20 advance, $23 at the door / $10 advance, $13 at the door for students; 18+ GET TICKETS: https://thepointofsale.com/tickets/tix170422002  @ Petit Campus 57 Prince-Arthur Est, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/330529050630415/ 

SAT APR 22 at 10 PM Paul Arthur & Raisin' Cain @ Marmotte Battée 443 Côte Saint Paul, Saint-Colomban, QC J5K 1Z6 Entrée Gratuite!!! Free Admission! https://www.facebook.com/events/152204381975575/ 

SUN APR 23 at 7:30 PM Hello Darlin presents: Joey Landreth; @ Petit Campus 57 Prince-Arthur Est, Montreal, Qc $15/$18 at the door Tickets here. https://thepointofsale.com/tickets/tix170423002  https://www.facebook.com/events/446439032361161/ 

FRI APR 28 at 8 PM Downtown Groove Swing & Blues Dance. Welcome to the Downtown Groove, Cat’s Corner’s social swing and blues dance night! Along with a full night of social dancing every Friday, two lessons are offered each week, all included in the admission price of $10 (cash only). Take the beginner swing lesson at 8:30pm for your first taste of swing or to brush up on your basics. We also offer a beginner blues lesson at 8:45pm for dancers who want to be introduced to this wonderful dance. Social dancing starts at 9:30pm and lasts until 1am, with swing dancing in our large studio, and blues dancing in our small studio. No reservation, experience or partner required. Drop-in and come have fun! We are located at 3451 Saint-Laurent Blvd. on the 3rd floor, north of Sherbrooke Street, right across from the Esso gas station. We ask that you bring a clean and dry pair of shoes for dancing. https://www.facebook.com/events/1328608063874742/ 

WED MAY 31 at 8 PM Bonnie Raitt @ Olympia de Montréal 1004 Ste-Catherine Est., Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/262848907505767/ 
GRUMPY’S CHICK PICKIN’ MONDAYS 1242 Bishop Street http://chickpickin.wix.com/home http://www.facebook.com/ChickPickinMondays 
Lundi le 17 avril, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Evelyn Taylor was cooked up in Perth, ON, seasoned in Guelph and now reclaiming her mother's roots as a Montrealer, Evelyn Taylor is a singer/songwriter and slam poet who has performed across Canada, even while crossing it on VIA Rail.
Lundi le 24 avril, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Belle Grand Fille compose des chansonnettes pour les grands enfants que nous sommes. Projet solo d'Anne-Sophie Doré-Coulombe (Ragoût/Robert Fusil et les chiens fous)
Lundi le 1 mai, 21h30. Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Lara Antebi writes songs that are sometimes nostalgic, sometimes playful, but always with a raw and honest spirit. She might even bring her saxophone.
Lundi le 8 mai, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Annie Sumi is anindie-folk singer from Southern Ontario.
Lundi le 22 mai, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Signe Miranda
Lundi le 29 mai, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Fluffy Little Cowboy. Not your usual East Coast girl group, the Fluffy Little Cowboys take traditional East Coast music, add some Eastern Ontario grit, and glue it all together with an Americana twang. They hone this sound to a sharp edge and, with it, deliver an engaging, energetic performance with a sound that they have dubbed 'beer-crying toe-tapping music'.
Lundi le 5 juin, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Karen Chung is a singer-songwriter from Montreal who plays the ukulele, and has spent the last three years performing in Canada and England. She blends upbeat melodies with tales of woe and heartbreak in order to create a modern indie folk pop sound. You can find more about her music online at facebook.com/karenchungmusic
Lundi le 12 juin, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Ali McCormick has been blazing her trail on the Canadian music scene over the past few years with a beat up old Taylor and penchant for befriending all those she meets along the way. She continues to intrigue audiences with her honest and impassioned performances.
Lundi le 26 juin, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Darling Cora is an indie folk-rock singer-songwriter and occasional humourist with a gorgeous voice and beautiful tunes from Toronto.
BISTRO À JOJO 1627 St-Denis, Mtl, Qc http://www.bistroajojo.com/ 
23 Dupré & Millaire/La Messe à Jojo - CARLOS VEIGA
26 Stef Dumont/DWANE DIXON
30 Dupré & Millaire/La Messe à Jojo - CARLOS
PUB L'ILE NOIRE 1649 St Denis Les Lundis Let's Blues FREE DANCE NIGHT EVERY MONDAY 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! Introductory class to Blues dance presented at 9pm. Your hosts: www.ilenoire.com www.swingconnexion.com www.catscorner.ca  
SUNDAYS à 18h30, cours de Rockabilly Jive et danse sociale le reste de la soirée avec DJ sur place.
Apr 17 La soirée: Cours d’introduction à la danse blues présenté par les professeurs de Cat's Corner dès 21h! Nos DJ blues Jean-Martin & Élyse https://www.facebook.com/events/311516845934334/ 
May 1 https://www.facebook.com/events/440800719602680/ 
HOUSE OF JAZZ 2060 Aylmer, Montreal, Qc (514) 842-8656 
MONDAYS @ 7:30pm: John Beaudine and Deep Blue; Make Mondays fun! Have a kick-ass evening with Deep Blue, the best of blues jazz fusion. We are the Real Deal and we're always pushing the envelope so come on down to the House of Jazz and we'll take you on a musical ride to Chicago, New York and New Orleans and all stops on the way! 
Tues Apr 18 @ 7:30pm Michelle Sweeney’s new show; Love, Laugh and Real talk! Our Diva will offer 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 Apr 19 @ 9:30pm Snooksta and the Gangstas
Fri Apr 21 @ 9:30pm Michelle Sweeney
Sat Apr 22 @ 9:30pm Barb Diab

HOUSE OF JAZZ 1639 Boul. de l’Avenir, Laval
SUNDAYS: Snooksta and the Gangstas
Fri Apr 21 Sat Apr 8 @ 9:00pm Dawn Tyler Watson Jazz Factor
Sat Apr 22 @ 9:30pm Michelle Sweeney
FULL SCHEDULE: http://houseofjazz.ca/ 
UPSTAIRS’ 1254 MacKay, 514.931.6808 http://upstairsjazz.com/ 
Thurs Apr 20 Ben Racine Band; Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Inspired by artists such as Junior Walker, Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder and Clarence Carter, he will take you back to the days when vocals were the center point of music. His critically acclaimed debut album "One Of A Kind" was nominated this year for a "Maple Blues Award". Ben Racine: Vocals/Guitar; Nicky Estor: Drums; François Dubé: Bass; Little Frankie Thiffault: Tenor Sax ; Mathieu Mousseau: Baryton Sax. 8pm: $10; 9.15pm: $10; 10.30pm: Free
BRUTOPIA 1219 Crescent 514-393-9277 http://www.brutopia.net/brutopia.htm 
Fri Apr 21 Filly and the Flops https://www.facebook.com/events/798402240307136/  
THURS MAR 30 at 8:30 PMCountry Night feat. Mama's Broke and Waltz https://www.facebook.com/events/703324423178167/ 
QUAI DES BRUMES, 4481 rue St-Denis Mtl http://www.quaidesbrumes.ca/ 
Mariposa...le café 5434 Côte St-Luc Montreal H3X 2C5 514-699-5951 https://www.facebook.com/CafeMariposa/ 
Every Thursday 52 weeks a year Mariposa Thursday Open Mic 7pm to 10pm Acoustic/Electric
*sign-up from 6pm
*All shows $10 cover; Info by text or phone @ 514-699-5951
April 15. Rob Scott, solo & guests
April 20. Mariposa Thursday Open Mic
April 21. JFd, solo dinner/show https://www.facebook.com/events/1633074866999682/ 
April 22. TBA
April 23. Nicolas & Olivier, Jazz guitare & piano
April 26. Sister Speak, solo & Sarah Vanderzon
April 27. Mariposa Thursday Open Mic
April 28. Kathryn Berry-Sauvageau & Gin Veli https://www.facebook.com/events/269384573506574/ 
April 29. The Hard Knocks Trio ( w/Chard)
FRI MAY 12 at 7 PM Greenwoods & The Grass Trio https://www.facebook.com/events/372111229823635/ 
AQUARIUM CAFE BAR 2923 Masson, Montreal Qc http://www.aquariumcafebar.ca/ 
Vendredi 21 avril 2017 Justin Saladino (Blues) https://www.facebook.com/events/1437997153165952/ 
Samedi 22 avril 2017 Vitamine-Z (Pop/Rock/Folk)
Vendredi 28 avril 2017 Pat loiselle (Blues)
Samedi 29 avril 2017 The Ramblers (Blues/Rock)
Vendredi 5 mai 2017 Greenwoods and the Grass (Blues/Folk)
Samedi 6 mai 2017 Steve Paquet (Folk)
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. 
BRASSERIE L'UNIK 805 Decarie, St. Laurent Qc http://maisondubluesunik.blogspot.ca/ https://www.facebook.com/BrasserieUnik/ 
Blues Jam every Thursday night.
Amps provided; bring your own instruments.
Host bands for Thursday night jams:
April 20 Brother Ray Lemelin https://www.facebook.com/events/593272210870613/ 
April 27 Miche Love and the Dynamites
May 4 Pete Webb Trio
May 11 L'il Bubba Blues Band
May 18 Paul Arthur with Raisin' Cain
May 25 John Gordon Blues Project
CALISTOGA BAR & GRILL Plaza Pointe-Claire, 235 Boulevard Saint Jean (Donegani & Maywood) 514-
630-7577 http://www.calistogagrill.ca/ 
Fri Apr 21 Robert Stefan solo; Blushing Brides Tribute to The Rolling Stones
Fri Apr 28 John McGale solo; Nanette Workman
DUFFY’S 1060 Ch. Herron, Dorval, Qc (514) 631-8962 http://www.duffysmtl.com/events.html 
Jam Wednesdays & Fridays
Jam Hosts: TBA
SMOKED MEAT PETE, 283, 1st Avenue, Île Perrot, Quebec (514) 425-6068  http://www.smokemeatpete.com/Home.htm 
April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Paolo Stante (Jam Night)
April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Louis Janelle Band (Jam Night)
April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Jimmy James Band (Jam Night)
April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Alec McElcheran Trio (Jam Night)
April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am The Devil Dawgs (Jam Night)
April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Brian Greenway Attic Dust (Show)
April 21 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am Kenny Dupree Band (Show)
April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Smokin’ Pete & Hawk Power Hour (Show)
April 22 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am Lucas Haneman Band (Show)
April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Andrew Henderson (Jam Night)
April 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Derek Falls (Jam Night)
April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Jimmy James Band (Jam Night)
April 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Alec McElcheran Trio (Jam Night)
April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am The Devil Dawgs (Jam Night)
April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Brian Greenway Attic Dust (Show)
April 28 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am JoJo Bang Band (Show)
April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Smokin’ Pete & Hawk Power Hour (Show)
April 29 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am Dwane Dixon Band (Show)
April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Paolo Stante Band (Jam Night)
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John Detcheverry
Cha Cha Cha In Blue, CKUT FM 90,3 Montreal
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