Kicking off the new season of Jazz at Oscar's @ The Arbor Room U of TJordana Talsky: vox Bartosz Hadala: keys Mark Cashion: bass Riley O'Connor: drums
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Building momentum after winning the 2015 Toronto Blues Society Talent Search and placing in the Top 8 at The International Blues Challenge Finals in Memphis, The Michael Schatte Band is now scheduled to play festivals in Canton OH, Mont Tremblant Quebec, Kitchener, Kincardine, Orangeville, Stratford, Sarnia, Port Credit and more! All concert listings with full details here: http://www.michaelschatte.com/shows/
Above: April 18th 2016 The Sole Pursuit showcases for League of Rock participants @ The Hard Rock Cafe, Toronto ON
Also rockin with these guys Feb 13th at The Atria (Oshawa) and March 10th @ The Old Laurel (Toronto)!
Check out their heavy sounds here: http://thesolepursuit.bandcamp.com/
Happy New Year from Riley, Courtney and Frank Zappa!
I've always had a passion for big band music so I'm thrilled to be working regularly with The Vegas North Orchestra backing a stellar Frank and Dean Tribute and also The Vincent Wolfe Show.
Excited to be performing a Christmas Concert with Brownman Akoustic 4-TET on Dec 17th @ Monarch's Pub (see GIG POSTINGS BLOG)
Recently had a blast doing session work with NOW 2014/2015 producer of the year Harrison Fine on some very clever kids music written by Matt Gerber... this is turning into a very fun album project!
Back in the studio doing regular sessions with Toronto Blues Society 2015 talent search winner and Memphis finalist: The Michael Schatte Band.
Fresh experimental heavy rock music from Love Tapper is currently at the mixing stage and will be coming soon.
I've been embracing the singer/songwriter role lately and am looking forward to performing 3 original songs on piano/vox over the Christmas holidays. No formal plans to record yet, but 2016 is the year to do it!
Currently at the demo stage with 5 new original tunes featuring Riley O'Connor on piano and vocals.
Back in the studio doing regular sessions with Toronto Blues 2015 talent search winner and Memphis finalist: The Michael Schatte Band. Fresh experimental music from Love Tapper coming soon.
With the success of The Toronto Blue Jays this season, it's been amazing to play regularly for the FANS at The Antler Room located on Front St. across from Rogers Center.
I finally possess the legendary Ludwig Black Beauty snare!
Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 REDS, WHITES AND THE BLUES FESTIVAL Quai Du Vin Estate Winery, St. Thomas, ON
Friday, September 4th, 2015 BURLINGTON RIBFEST Spencer Smith Park, Burlington, ON
Friday, September 11th, 2015 SOUTHSIDE SHUFFLE BLUES AND JAZZ FESTIVAL Memorial Park, Port Credit, ON
Saturday, October 17th, 2015 CANAL BANK SHUFFLE BLUES FESTIVAL Thorold, ON
For full details please visit link below: http://www.michaelschatte.com/event_category/the-michael-schatte-band/?events=next
Excited to be performing two matinee shows with The Michael Schatte Band this weekend. Saturday 3pm in the Distillery District for the Toronto Blues Society Talent Search finals as part of the TD Canada Trust Jazz Festival. Sunday 3pm hitting up the Stratford Blues & Ribfest in the Veterans Drive Bandshell. Here's the snare I'll be using:
July 18th, 2015
|The Beaches International Jazz Festival ( Main Stage) Woodbine Park, Toronto, ON||The Michael Schatte Band returns to the Beaches Jazz Festival Main Stage! Please see Beaches Jazz Fest website here.|
Friday, July 31st, 2015
|10pm||St. Thomas, ON||The Michael Schatte Band - private event|
|Burlington Ribfest, Burlington, ON||The Michael Schatte Band - Canada's largest ribfest! Details here.|
|Canal Shuffle Bluesfest,Richmond Hill, ON||The Michael Schatte Band|