[Blues-l] Where It's At (Montreal Edition) live blues/roots for the week starting April 23 (and beyond) courtesy of Cha Cha Cha In Blue on CKUT 90, 3FM

John Detcheverry ckutblue@colba.net
Sun Apr 30 17:41:21 EDT 2017

Here's Where It's At (Montreal Edition) live blues/roots for the week starting April 23 (and beyond) courtesy of Cha Cha Cha In Blue on CKUT 90,3FM:
SAT MAY 6 at 8 PM Durham County Poets "Grimshaw Road" CD launch @ Centre Culturel Vanier 15 Boul. Maple, Châteauguay, Quebec https://www.facebook.com/events/236965950086229/ 
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 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.
Blues Harmonica Workshop • Atelier d’Harmonica Blues with John Kerkhoven
Spring 2017 
• 4 weeks: May 10 to May 31 
• Wednesdays 6:30 to 8:00 pm downtown 
• $100 
Featured study song: “Easy” by Big Walter Horton. Topics include: cross harp playing, bending notes, blues grooves, blues forms (8-bar, 12-bar), accompanying others, jamming and soloing ... and more! Students must have two harmonicas: one in the key of C and one in the key of A. Hohner Special 20 or equivalent is recommended. Anticipate two hours of practice per week. Call to register: 514 937-7202 
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 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 

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

MON MAY 1 at 8:00 PM Les Royal Pickles + Driving la Nuit @ Divan Orange 4234 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1Z3 https://www.facebook.com/events/1841704202820866/ 

WED MAY 3 at 9 PM STROBOSCOPICA will be performing 2 sets in a benefit show for Dans La Rue @ Brasserie Beaubien 73 Beaubien E, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/286640831790908/ 

THURS MAY 4 at 8 PM Hello Darlin' presents: Maja and David; 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://www.lfttckt.com/tickets/lfttkt-casa-1474494859-19149 @ Casa del Popolo
4848 Blvd Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2T1R5 https://www.facebook.com/events/362265204166209/ 

FRI MAY 5 at 9 PM George Papafilys (guitare) & T-Bone Terry (voix, harmonica) @ Café Saint-Paul 345 Boulevard Taschereau,, La Prairie, Quebec J5R 1T4 https://www.facebook.com/events/126882791182622/ 

SAT MAY 6 at 9:30 PM Soul Motivators w/ DJ Brad Slyde and Professor Groove (WEFUNK) @ Le Divan Orange 4234 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec H2W 1Z3 https://www.facebook.com/events/1962553957301431/ 

SAT MAY 6 at 8 PM ECHO's Blues Band @ Broue Shop Brasserie Artisanale 1950, chemin du Fer-à-Cheval, Sainte-Julie, Quebec J3E 2T6 https://www.facebook.com/events/609896635886360/ 

SAT MAY 6 at 9 PM Juke Joint Rockers Boulevard Cafe Bistro Lounge 10215 Saint-Laurent Boul, Montreal, Quebec H3L2N5 https://www.facebook.com/events/426430261041206/ 
John Edward Clarke: voix; George Papafilys: guitare; Drey Butcher: bass; Janic Gingras: drums

THURS MAY 25 at 8 PM Anthony Gomes @ Petit Campus 57 Prince-Arthur Est, Montreal, Quebec H2X 1B4 https://www.facebook.com/events/1318942251484971/ 

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 St. Montreal Qc H3G 2E3 (514) 866-9010
http://chickpickin.wix.com/home http://www.facebook.com/ChickPickinMondays 
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. https://www.facebook.com/events/412069992495226/ 
Lundi le 8 mai, 21h30 Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Annie Sumi is an indie-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, Montreal, Qc http://www.bistroajojo.com/ 
APRIL 30 Dupré & Millaire/La Messe à Jojo – CARLOS VEIGA
Mai 1 A VENIR/SÉGÖYA - Acoustic 
2 A VENIR/MARC FECTEAU - soir acoustique 
4 A VENIR/GPS - Groove Preservation
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.
May 1 https://www.facebook.com/events/440800719602680/ 
May 15 https://www.facebook.com/events/115208292363798/ 
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! Johnny Beaudine, Jim Hillman, James Challenger, Peter Mika. https://www.facebook.com/events/1989939784560921/
Tues May 2 @ 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 May 3 @ 9:30pm Snooksta and the Gangstas
Sat May 6 @ 9:30pm Michelle Sweeney

HOUSE OF JAZZ 1639 Boul. de l’Avenir, Laval
SUNDAYS: Snooksta and the Gangstas
Wed May 3 @ 7:00pm Graham Chambers
Fri May 5  & Sat May 6 @ 9:00pm Slim’ Williams 
FULL SCHEDULE: http://houseofjazz.ca/ 
UPSTAIRS’ 1254 MacKay, 514.931.6808 http://upstairsjazz.com/ 
Thurs May 4 Bharath and his Rhythm Four is inspired by the great American bluesmen who once scoured the juke joints of Chicago and the Midwest. Faithfully disciples of Muddy Waters, Little Walter and their cohorts, the band manages to keep the tradition alive without resorting to mere mimicry. 8pm: $10; 9.15pm: $10; 10.30pm: Free
Fri May 5 Dawn Tyler Watson is the recipient of three Canadian Maple Blues Awards, seven Quebec Lys Blues Awards, a Screaming Jay Hawkins Award for Best Live Performance (France), a Trophées France Blues for female International Artist of the Year, a Canadian Folk Music Award nomination for Best Vocalist, and winner of the 2017 International Blues Competition in Memphis. 8:30pm: $15; 10:15pm: $10 & 11.30pm: Free
BRUTOPIA 1219 Crescent 514-393-9277 http://www.brutopia.net/brutopia.htm 
Wed May 3 Pete Dogg
Fri May 5  & Sat May 6 Shane Nurphy
QUAI DES BRUMES, 4481 rue St-Denis Mtl http://www.quaidesbrumes.ca/ 
Dièse Onze Jazz & Restaurant 4115-A rue St Denis (entre Duluth et Rachel) Montreal Qc 
Informations et réservations: (514) 223-3543 info@dieseonze.com http://dieseonze.com/ 
Wed May 3 06:00 PM 6 à 8 AVEC ECLECTIC DJANGO Eclectic Django c’est François Rousseau à la guitare, Milan Simas à la clarinette, et Mark Peetsma à la contrebasse. Baptisés au son du grand Django Reinhardt, leurs passions les ont depuis emmené vers différents horizons teintés de blues, country, Klezmer, chansons françaises et jazz contemporain. 
Wed May 3 09:30 PM SOUL THERAPY AVEC THE BROOKS ET INVITÉS "Soul Therapy" nights, hosted by the collective known as "The Brooks" are being fuelled by groove and improvisation. Standing on some original music and some chosen covers, prepare for a mixture of styles. The Brooks : Alexandre Lapointe - bass / Philippe Look - guitar / Marc Bell - percussions / Maxime Bellavance - drum / Sébastien Grenier - saxophone / Daniel Thouin - keyboard
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
SAT MAY 6 'PosaBlues. It's an actual Celebration,with the theme of Route 66 as we celebrate a 66th birthday! ...an evening with 'PosaBlues and room to dance if ya' get the urge, as v has rented the Art Gallery, La Métèque,Right next door for the evening from 8pm to 11pm. One can still dine at Mariposa from our bistro menu and listen to the sweet sounds of John Petronko. At 8pm we all head over next door. Reservations for dinner & show only @ 514-699-5951 *if you dine with us the cover is only $10. Show only $15 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10154997366401418&set=a.88802531417.114764.682826417&type=3 
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 5 mai 2017 Greenwoods and the Grass (Blues/Folk)
Samedi 6 mai 2017 Steve Paquet (Folk)
Vendredi 12 mai 2017 Capt'n Jones (Auteur-compositeur-interprète)
Samedi 13 mai 2017 Louis Janelle (Duo blues/rockabilly)
Vendredi 19 mai 2017 Kenny Dupree (Duo blues/rock)
Samedi 20 mai 2017 Carlos Veiga (Blues/Rock)
Vendredi 26 mai 2017 Cliff Stevens (Blues)
Samedi 27 mai 2017 Albane Alcalay - France
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:
May 4 Pete Webb Trio https://www.facebook.com/events/419929638369525/ 
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/ 
Sat May 20 Jean Millaire & Andree Dupree/ Offenbach
DUFFY’S 1060 Ch. Herron, Dorval, Qc (514) 631-8962 http://www.duffysmtl.com/events.html 
Jam Wednesdays & Fridays
Jam Hosts: 
Wed May 3 Paul Arthur & Raisin' Cain https://www.facebook.com/events/292549467849840/ 
Fri May 5 The Tustin Brothers https://www.facebook.com/events/797373257105135/ 
SMOKED MEAT PETE, 283, 1st Avenue, Île Perrot, Quebec (514) 425-6068  http://www.smokemeatpete.com/Home.htm 
April 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Paolo Stante Band (Jam Night)
CKUT Funding Drive "Radio Without Borders" took place October 20th to 31st, 2016 but IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO DONATE! You can donate online http://ckut.ca/donate  by mail, in person, or by phone, 514 907 9424. Our address is 3647 University, Montreal QC, H3A 2B3. Make sure to click Cha Cha Cha In Blue as the show through which you are donating. SUPPORT BLUES RADIO AND TRUE DIVERSITY IN PROGRAMMING!
Want me to include your blues/roots gig in my show? Send me the info at ckutblue@colba.net or invite me at www.facebook.com/chachachainblue.ckut 

John Detcheverry
Cha Cha Cha In Blue, CKUT FM 90,3 Montreal
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