I’m very happy to announce that I’ll be playing with The Paperboys for the Zeltik Festival in Dudelange, Luxembourg on March 11th. Yes, it’s a long way to go for a one-off gig, but I plan on making the most of it, with a trip to France the day after
Hi again everyone! First off, THANK YOU VERY MUCH to everyone who came out to Hermann’s last Friday for The Nick La Riviere Band. Thanks to all of you, we sold out. There was literally no way we could have had one more person in the room. So thanks! I
I need to remember to apologize to my neighbours for this one next time I see them – especially the ‘bass drum’ sound. Big Chief by Professor Longhair is a classic New Orleans tune with a very recognizable piano riff that many pianists have tackled. I wanted to give it
Happy New Year! I hope you’ve all had a great Christmas. I’ve kept myself incredibly busy, playing at least one gig per day (sometimes up to 3) steadily since December 1st. Among other shows, my regular gig at Butchart Gardens has kept me especially busy this season. Now that things
The HiFi is looking forward to our show tomorrow in support of Malawi.
I’ve been sitting on these videos for a while now, and have finally gotten around to doing something with them. Back in March my band played at Hermann’s in Victoria, and I recorded the sound in multitrack from the mixing board, plus a couple of zoom recorders to capture audience
The Nick La Riviere Septet Saturday August 13, Hermann’s Jazz Club, Victoria 8PM It’s been a very busy summer so far for me. It began with a tour of Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Luxembourg with Locarno. The busy summer continued with a ton of local shows right away after I
Hello from Italy! I’m currently on tour with Locarno. So far we’ve played in Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland last night. I’m writing this email from the van as we drive through Italy on the way to our next gig… see here I am working away: Today I’m getting in touch