[Blues-l] Where It's At (Montreal Edition) live blues/roots for the week starting January 15 (and beyond)

John Detcheverry ckutblue@colba.net
Sun Jan 15 18:34:13 EST 2017

Here's Where It's At (Montreal Edition) live blues/roots for the week starting January 15 (and beyond):
In 3 weeks the winners of Montreal Blues Society/Société Blues Montréal-hosted 'Quebec To Memphis' contest will be heading to Memphis to participate in the 33rd annual International Blues Challenge. As part of our ongoing efforts to help them with the transportation and lodging costs, we have set up a GoFundMe site. Any contribution would be appreciated. Please share!
Dans 3 semaines les gagnants du concours 'Québec à Memphis' parrainé par la Montreal Blues Society/Société Blues Montréal se rendront à Memphis pour participer au concours 'International Blues Challenge'. Dans le cadre de nos efforts continus pour les aider avec les frais de transport et d'hébergement, nous avons créé un site GoFundMe. Toute contribution serait appréciée. Svp partagez!
https://www.gofundme.com/quebec-to-memphis  https://www.facebook.com/MontrealBluesSociety/posts/1194085160658445 
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/1652752935017214/ 

THURSDAYS 18H-20H Divan Orange Camp présente: Frank Custeau http://divanorange.org/calendrier/ Divan Orange 4234 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Qc

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 DJ Tony B. Good https://www.facebook.com/events/228398520926911/ 

@ l'Escalier 552 Sainte-Catherine E. Montreal, Qc FRIDAYS 18h-20h (2e vendredi de mois) BluesReel (Patrick Hutchinson: guitar; John Kerkhoven: harmonica)
MON JAN 16 at 8 PM Hillbilly Night 51st Anniversary @ The Wheel Club 3373 Cavendish, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/560499750808712/ 

WED JAN 18 at 8 PM Edith & the Rad Rompers @ Les Mercredis Swing aux COOP KATACOMBES 1635 Boul. Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/348154862230149/ 

THURS JAN 19 at 8 PM STONE FREE Tribute to JIMI HENDRIX Hosted by STONE FREE Tribute to JIMI HENDRIX and The James Green Electric @ Le Club\ Square DIX30 9200 Leduc Blvd # 210, Brossard, Qc $12,75 https://www.facebook.com/events/346457909052959/ 

FRI JAN 20 at 10:30 PM KSB at Grumpy's; Paul Serralheiro, John Kerkhoven, Stephen Barry and sitting in on drums, Eloi Berthiolet. Grumpy's Bar 1242 Bishop Street, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/1280509545305806/ 

FRI JAN 20 at 9 PM MidNight Boppers (rockabilly, rock'n roll des années 50) @ L'Entre-Nous 4557 Avenue Papineau, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/1018506091586621/ 

FRI JAN 20 at 4 PM Sylvain Tremblay and George Papafilys sont de retour au Resto-Bar le St-Hub, Métro Cadillac https://www.facebook.com/events/738778526270291/ 

SAT JAN 21 at 10 PM The Black Moon Boys: high-octane fueled rockabilly: Two 45 minutes sets loaded with originals and cool covers. And... it's free! https://www.facebook.com/events/130729510759766/ 

SAT JAN 21 at 7:30 PM Hello Darlin' presents: Michelle Willis; WINTERGREEN SERIES CONCERT @ Petit Campus 57 Prince Arthur E., Montreal Qc Doors 7:30 pm - Show: 8:00 pm $20 advance, $23 at the door / $10 advance, $13 at the door for students https://www.facebook.com/events/570910133093207/ 

SAT JAN 21 at 9 PM BLUES GATOR @ Méchante Virée resto pub 18 ans+ 1463 Lionel Boulet local 103, Varennes, Qc Mike Matulis: guitar and backup vocals; Eric Grignon: bass and lead & backup vocals; Carl Hamel: drums and backup vocals; Ajo Tomasso: lead vocals, harmonica and tenor saxophone https://www.facebook.com/events/1426239234066506/ 

WED JAN 25 at 7 PM Bob Walsh Band & Invités : Hommage à Bob Walsh; Suite au décès du grand Bluesman, nous sommes fiers de vous présenter ce Concert-Bénéfice unique en à la mémoire du disparu. Pour cette soirée, Guy Bélanger et le groupe de Bob Walsh sous la direction du pianiste-arrangeur Jean Fernand Girard accueilleront une pléiade d'amis du regretté chanteur pour interpréter des chansons de son répertoire. Ainsi Nanette Workman, Sylvie Desgroseillers, Angel Forrest, France D'Amour, Dawn Tyler Watson, Bob Harrison, Stephen Barry, Martin Goyette, Adam Karch, Breen Leboeuf, Rob Lutes et Michael Jerome Browne entre autres rendront Hommage à Bob Walsh. @ Cabaret Lion d'Or 1676 Ontario Est, Montreal, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/344648639250836/ 

THURS JAN 26 at 7:45 PM Rialto Swing with Collin Perry & Blind; You are cordially invited to the next Rialto Swing, one of the best swing dance nights in Montreal! Studio 88 Swing will be offering: An introduction to swing class at 8pm for complete beginners and Cat's Corner is offering an intermediate class both FREE at 8PM; Our DJ will be the versatile Gab Kern. As a special treat we will have an amazing band, BLIND led by Collin Perry who have compiled among other legends, a series of non-stop weekly concerts spanning more than 10 years now at Barfly bar here in Montreal. http://www.colinperry.ca/ listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9wm2rpSQAE 
Finally, we will welcome some of the stars of the Dig Tha' Feet event who will perform for us... It's going to be such a blast!!! Don't Miss it!!! http://www.digthafeet.com/ 1st of 3 band sets immediately after 9PM; $ 15 at the door; https://www.facebook.com/events/956480951163217/ 

FRI JAN 27 at 8:45 PM Paul Arthur & Raisin' Cain @ Au Fond Du Baril 290 Boul Harwood, Dorion-Vaudreuil, Qc https://www.facebook.com/events/1840635346148507/ 
GRUMPY’S CHICK PICKIN’ MONDAYS 1242 Bishop Street http://chickpickin.wix.com/home http://www.facebook.com/ChickPickinMondays 
Lundi le 16 janvier, 21h30 Host: Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey; Guest: Effy Silver is a jazz influenced alternative acoustic artist from Toronto, Ontario. With music described as a cross between Amy Winehouse and Daniel Ceaser, her smooth sound will leave you forgetting where you parked the car.
Lundi le 23 janvier, 21h30 Host: Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Colette Deveaux is a singer songwriter from Cape Breton Island with a powerful voice, unique writing style and some killer guitar licks.
Lundi le 30 janvier, 21h30 Host: 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 6 fevrier, 21h30 Host: Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Corinna Rose; the girls that brought you Chick Pickin Mondays for years are back.. come for the sing along, come for the might, come for the legend!
Lundi le 13 fervrier, 21h30 Host: Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Karen Chung plays the Ukulele and sings
Lundi le 27 fevrier, 21h30 Host: Aly Marguerite & Old Time Honey Guest: Bea Keeler is small and plays huge tunes filled with loveliness and small change. (she’ll be at Place Des Arts Sat May 20) https://www.facebook.com/events/332169173833892/ 
BISTRO À JOJO 1627 St-Denis, Mtl, Qc http://www.bistroajojo.com/ 
JAN 15 Guy Mapoko/La Messe à Jojo - CARLOS VEIGA
16 Fredy Freedom/MARC FECTEAU
17 Alec McElcheran/DWANE DIXON - Acoustic
18 Gilbert Charlebois/GAB PADILLA
19 Philippe Berghella/THE VINYLS TRIO
21 Guy Mapoko/HOMMAGE À BOB MARLEY avec Dano
22 Fredy Freedom/La Messe à Jojo - CARLOS VEIGA
23 William Monette/CATHY VALLIÈRES DUO
24 Gilbert Charlebois/MARC FECTEAU - Soir acoustique
25 Fredy Freedom/DAN LIVINGSTONE - Acoustic
26 Mathieu Rancourt/THE VINYLS TRIO
27 Marc Fecteau/UNKLE GROOVE
28 Alec McElchera/MICK MARTEL BAND
29 Mick Martel/La Messe à Jojo - CARLOS VEIGA
30 Alec McElcheran/SÉGÖYA - Acoustic
31 Mick Martel/SÉGÖYA - Acoustic
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 by Swing Connexion's teachers at 9pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1796180983980220/ 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.
HOUSE OF JAZZ 2060 Aylmer, Montreal, Qc (514) 842-8656 
MONDAYS @ 7:30pm: John Beaudine and Deep Blue; Deep Blue makes jazz and blues fun again. Our special guest this week will be noted drummer Jim Hillman Come down to "The House" and party with Deep Blue, the best of blues/jazz fusion. We are the Real Deal and every Monday we push the envelope a little more 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! https://www.facebook.com/events/1409037695813702/ Tues Jan 17 @ 7:30pm Love, Laugh and Real talk! Our Diva Michelle Sweeney 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 Jan 18 @ 7:30pm Snooksta and the Gangstas
Fri Jan 20 @ 9:30pm Michelle Sweeney
Sat Jan 14 @ 9:30pm Barb Diab’s Birthday Bash https://www.facebook.com/events/1038118916314037/ 

HOUSE OF JAZZ 1639 Boul. de l’Avenir, Laval
SUNDAYS: Snooksta and the Gangstas
Wed Jan 18 @ 7:00pm Graham Chambers
Fri Jan 20 @ 9:00pm Elizabeth Blouin-Brathwaite
Sat Jan 21 @ 9:00pm Michelle Sweeney
FULL SCHEDULE: http://houseofjazz.ca/ 
UPSTAIRS’ 1254 MacKay, 514.931.6808 http://upstairsjazz.com/ 
Sun Jan 15 Christine Tassan & les Imposteures « Entre Félix et Django »  With close to 15 years of bringing their special blend of Gypsy jazz and revisited cover songs to audiences, Christine Tassan et les ImposteurEs have made a name for themselves on the music scene. The new show from this group of four exquisitely talented female musicians brings together some of the best work by Félix Leclerc and Django Reinhardt. This crafty double tribute recalls the meeting between the Québec singer-songwriter and the Gypsy guitarist in a Saint-Germain-des-Prés hotel in Paris, in 1950. 7:30pm: $10, 8:45pm: $10 & 10pm: free http://www.christinetassanetlesimposteures.com/en/ 
Thurs Jan 19 Ben Racine Band; Ben’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest Rhythm and Blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Ben Racine: Vocals/Guitar; Nicky Estor: Drums; François Dubé: Bass; Little Frankie Thiffault: Tenor Sax; Mathieu Mousseau: Baritone Sax 8pm: $10; 9.15pm: $10; 10.30pm: Free
Sat Jan 21 Gary Schwartz - Hommage à Jim Hall 8:30pm: $15; 10:15pm: $10 & 11.30pm: Free
BRUTOPIA 1219 Crescent 514-393-9277 http://www.brutopia.net/brutopia.htm 
Wed Jan 18 Pete Dogg
Sat Jan 28 Blues Ryder
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
AQUARIUM CAFE BAR 2923 Masson, Montreal Qc http://www.aquariumcafebar.ca/ 
Vendredi 20 janvier 2017 Henri Breton (Blues)
Samedi 21 janvier 2017 Memphis Bound - Levée de fonds Québec à Memphis (Blues) Pat 'Sonny Boy Gumbo' Loiselle et Martin Hury , grands gagnants pour représenter le Québec au concours IBC 2017 (International Blues Challenge) dans la catégorie Solo/duo vous invitent à une soirée spéciale avant leur départ pour Memphis ..Du Blues vintage pur et dur joué à la guitare et l'harmo ...Des bars de Chicago en passant par le Mississippi Jusqu'au bayous de la Louisiane . Destination ultime : Memphis Tennessee!
Friday, January 27, 2017 at 10 PM The Ramblers (Rock/Blues) https://www.facebook.com/events/236754776744818/ 
Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 9:30 PM Greenwoods & The Grass en Trio (Folk/Rock/Blues) https://www.facebook.com/events/1223205761082068/ 
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. 
Jan 17 Cette semaine, vos DJs sont: Marc-André Roberge aka Tendresse & Justin Chan; Cours de base: Julie Prénoveau https://www.facebook.com/events/298137313917502/ 
Jan 24 Cette semaine, votre DJ est: Didier Jean-Francois aka Charmin' Dee; Cours de base: Sandrine Lambin-Gagnon assisté par Guillaume Swing https://www.facebook.com/events/362215250809935/ 
Jan 31 Cette semaine, vos DJs sont: Victoria McKinlay & Marc-André Roberge aka Tendresse; Cours de base: Raphaelle Dubois-Legrand https://www.facebook.com/events/394108614263523/ 
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:
January 19 - Louis Janelle Blues Band https://www.facebook.com/events/1068666523262350/ 
January 26 - Pete Webb Trio https://www.facebook.com/events/1709213782722266/ 
February 2 - Matt Rock 
CALISTOGA BAR & GRILL Plaza Pointe-Claire, 235 Boulevard Saint Jean (Donegani & Maywood) 514-
630-7577 http://www.calistogagrill.ca/ 
DUFFY’S 1060 Ch. Herron, Dorval, Qc (514) 631-8962 http://www.duffysmtl.com/events.html 
Jam Wednesdays & Fridays
Jam Hosts: 
Wed Jan 18 Dwane Dixon https://www.facebook.com/events/145905319237999/ 
Fri Jan 20 Derek Falls https://www.facebook.com/events/368181080206381/ 
Wed Jan 25 Paul Arthur https://www.facebook.com/events/766000936887154/ 
SMOKED MEAT PETE, 283, 1st Avenue, Île Perrot, Quebec (514) 425-6068  http://www.smokemeatpete.com/Home.htm 
January 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Guillaume Boux Jam Night
January 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Paradis Blues Band Jam Night
January 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Jimmy James Band Jam Night
January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Matt Rock Jam Night
January 19 @ 8:00 pm The Devil Dawgs Jam Night
January 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Brian Greenway’s Attic Dust Solo Show
January 20 @ 9:00 pm Zazoo’s Rocking Blues Show
January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Smokin’ Pete & Hawk Power Hour Show
January 21 @ 9:00 pm Lewis Dave Band Featuring Kevin Mark on Guitar
January 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Paolo Stante Jam Night
January 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Jr Tc. Blues Machine Jam Night   
January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Jimmy James Band Jam Night
January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Lil Bubba Blues Band Jam Night
January 26 @ 8:00 pm The Devil Dawgs Jam Night
January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Brian Greenway’s Attic Dust Solo Show
January 27 @ 9:00 pm Greenwoods & The Grass show
January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Vacation Party !!! Smokin’ Pete & Hawk Power Hour Show
January 28 @ 9:00 pm Riot & The Rythem Devils Show
January 29 @ 1:00 am - March 3 @ 12:00 pm Vacation….. ” Gone Fishing ” See you Back on March 4th for My Annual Birthday Bash!!
March 4 @ 9:00 am - March 5 @ 3:00 am Smoke Meat Pete Birthday Bash !!!! 
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John Detcheverry
Cha Cha Cha In Blue, CKUT FM 90,3 Montreal
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