Playlist Friday: Sled Island 2019

The playlist this week has most of the bands that will be heading to Sled Island Festival in Calgary, AB from June 19-23, 2019. Since 2007, Sled Island's thoughtful, eclectic programming and independent spirit have [...]

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Festivals, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , |7 Comments

Playlist Friday: Tiny Lights Festival

This week we are checking out the Tiny Lights Festival that will be held in Ymir, BC from June 7-9th, 2019. The playlist of performers has a few familiar artists and a lot of new [...]

Playlist Friday: Canadian Music Week 2019

I was looking for new ideas for playlists and got the suggestion for festivals from our friend Morgana. I liked the idea and am running with it. The first festival I picked was the Canadian [...]

By | March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Festivals, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |25 Comments

Playlist Friday: Regina Folk Fest Recap and The RagTag Misfit Tour

That's right, it is another double playlist week here at OurBasement. Last weekend I spent out in the extreme heat because I love music and couldn't miss it. I will give a bit of a [...]

Playlist Friday: Gateway Music Festival and Summer Lovin’

Last weekend I headed off to Gateway Music Festival down in Bengough, Saskatchewan. Bengough is the gateway to the Big Muddy Valley where outlaws of old hid out in caves. A bit of outlaw vibe [...]

Playlist Friday: Summer Lights Festival

By Darlene Barss The playlist this week has some of the artists that played last Saturday, Sept 9 at Summer Lights Festival in Brandon, MB. The festival was in its second year and hopefully will [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Categories: Festivals, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |22 Comments

Playlist Friday: Regina Folk Fest 2017

This weekend is the Regina Folk Fest and I made a playlist to get a taste of what will be happening here in Regina. For one year only, they added a Thursday night to the [...]

By | August 11th, 2017|Categories: Festivals, Playlist, Playlists|Tags: , , |9 Comments

Playlist Friday: Summer Festival Time

By Darlene Barss It's summer festival time and this week there is a playlist for summer and for a festival. Last weekend, July 21-23, I went to Gateway Music Festival in Bengough, SK. We took [...]

By | July 28th, 2017|Categories: Festivals, Playlists, Show review|Tags: , , , |35 Comments

15th edition of FME: A Tribe Called Red to launch the festival!

This year, the Festival de musique émergente en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (FME) celebrates its fifteenth anniversary. Every year, dozens of artists drive up the 117 North along with over 100 Canadian and international music industry professionals and [...]

By | June 7th, 2017|Categories: Festivals, News|15 Comments

Winterruption 2017 Saskatchewan Playlist

By Darlene Barss Winterruption 2017 Saskatchewan is the focus of our playlist today. It includes music of most of the artists playing January 19 - January 22 in Regina and Saskatoon. Regina Folk Festival have [...]