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
The Nick La Riviere Band is looking forward to playing The Harmony Arts festival in West Vancouver on August 11th. We’ll be doing two sets from 5:45 to 7:30 at the Garden Stage. It’s a great festival that I’ve played many times with The Paperboys – and in fact I’m
Many of you have heard rumours that Hermann’s Jazz Club is closed as of last night. The truth of the matter is that Susan (manager) and Ingrid (Hermann’s daughter) are stepping down. There’s a lot more to that story and it’s not my place to speculate, there’s a statement on the