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 [...]

Bloor Ossington Folk Festival goes out with a blast

By Regina Sienra After six years, the Bloor Ossington Folk Festival is saying goodbye. Defined by its organizers as a “punk expression”, this free Toronto festival has fought for a fair treatment of local musicians [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Categories: Festivals|Tags: , |150 Comments

Summer Lights Music Festival

The Keystone Centre Grounds in Brandon Manitoba will be playing host to the premier Summer Lights music festival this Saturday. The 12 hour event starts at noon and focuses on local indie music along with [...]

By | September 8th, 2016|Categories: Festivals|112 Comments

Roots and Blues Festival, 08.19-21.16

By Jeremy Luc Hachey The 24th edition of Roots and Blues Festival has come to pass. This celebration took place in the idyllic setting of Salmon Arm, British Columbia on the weekend of August 19th [...]

By | August 28th, 2016|Categories: Festivals, Show review|Tags: , , , |50 Comments