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.
Hermann’s Jazz Club, one of the only venues in Victoria where a musician has the creative freedom to book the place and really do a show their own way, is in the danger of closing down. The Jazz on View Society has a plan to save it, but in order
Check it out! This is my new ‘one man band’ video – a cover of Curtis Mayfield’s ‘Move On Up’ in the style of a funky New Orleans brass band. I hope you like it – if you do please consider sharing, it was a lot of work, so it
Tuesday, November 6th at the Port Theatre, Nanaimo It’s been a busy season. I’ve been playing all over the place, including a Northern BC tour with the World Music Collective that just ended, and gigs with 54-40 at the Commodore in Vancouver (video below). On Tuesday the 6th a 4