As I’m sure you’re all aware, COVID-19 has been a huge hit for musicians. I always figured I was pretty safe because I play with many different bands, including my own, and teach a few different groups. By diversifying, I thought I was reasonably secure because if I happened to
Hi everyone! I’m really looking forward to the performances next weekend at Hermann’s Jazz Club. I’ve been working hard at getting new tunes together for these shows, and I thought I’d share a little “behind the scenes” on what that looks like. When I write a new tune, I not
I’m looking forward to playing again at one of my favourite venues, Hermann’s Jazz Club in Victoria. I’ve been hard at work writing some new material for this show that I’m excited to share. It’s going to be a lot of fun as usual, so please come check us out! The
Happy New Year! 2019 was a busy year for me. A few highlights: •Recorded and released a live album with The Nick La Riviere Band •Recorded with a few great projects including XL The Band, Coco Love Alcorn, and Matt Stern. •LOTS of gigs with various bands including The Paperboys,
The New Album is Out! We’re very proud of our new album, Alive and Loud. The album was recorded live at Hermann’s Jazz Club in March 2019, and does a great job of capturing the high energy performance. There are some rockin’ solos by all band members on this album,
The Nick La Riviere Band is proud to announce the upcoming release of a new album, ‘Alive and Loud’. This live album is fun, funky, and captures the great energy of the live band. The album features originals, as well as our own rockin’ versions of some Sly & the
The Nick La Riviere Band 2 Nights at Hermann’s!Friday/Saturday • July 26 & 27 The Nick La Riviere Band, featuring all stars Miguelito Valdes (trumpet), Barrie Sorensen (sax), Kelly Fawcett (guitar/vocals), Pablo Cardenas (keys/vocals), Dave Spidel (bass), Damian Graham (drums), and of course Nick (vocals, trombone, conch shells, sousaphone, other surprises)
Check out The Nick La Riviere Band at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre on Friday, May 17th! Here’s the Facebook event with more details.