The National close out Bluesfest on the RBC Main Stage, July 17, 2022

The National close out Bluesfest on the RBC Main Stage, July 17, 2022

On a sweltering July night, I​ndie rock mainstays The National brought their own kind of heat to the Ottawa RBC Bluesfest main stage. Simmering Emotion “If you want to see ...

Ottawa local OK Naledi brings a personal touch to the final night of Bluesfest

Ottawa local OK Naledi brings a personal touch to the final night of Bluesfest

An Intimate Setting The coffeehouse vibes of the Barney Danson Theatre in the Canadian War Museum made a perfect setting for OK Naledi’s heartfelt, joyful, and intimate set o...

Bluesfest locals: Elijah Woods

Bluesfest locals: Elijah Woods

The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...

Bluesfest locals: Bonnie Doon

Bluesfest locals: Bonnie Doon

The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...

Bluesfest locals: OK Naledi

Bluesfest locals: OK Naledi

The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...

Ottawa Bluesfest 2022 - Day Eight - July 15

Ottawa Bluesfest 2022 – Day Eight – July 15

The headliner on day 8 was none other than Rage Against The Machine. It was the band’s first Canadian show since 1999. It was a busy night, probably the busiest of the whole ...

Show Announcements


Expeditions: Ottawa’s monthly journey into Progressive House
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Expeditions is Ottawa’s newest monthly event featuring Progressive House music. It is held regularly at Live On Elgin and hosted by local DJ’s Alain M and Steve Finney....

Brett Kissel bringing his Showtime! Tour to Ottawa
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OTTAWA – Country superstar Brett Kissel is bringing his ‘SHOWTIME!’ tour to The Arena at TD Place on May 20. The multi-CCMA and JUNO Award winner’s stop in Ottawa is pa...

The Glorious Sons “A War on Everything” North American tour includes a stop in Ottawa
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TICKETS ON SALE TODAY AT 10AM! JUNO Award winning rockers The Glorious Sons have announced that their 2020 “A War On Everything” North American headlining tour produced by Conc...

Interviews


Bluesfest locals: Elijah Woods
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The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...

Bluesfest locals: Bonnie Doon
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The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...

Bluesfest locals: OK Naledi
Jul 16, 2022 | by | Comments Off on Bluesfest locals: OK Naledi | Read →

The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...


Features

  • Bluesfest locals: Elijah Woods
    Bluesfest locals: Elijah Woods

    The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...

  • Bluesfest locals: Bonnie Doon
    Bluesfest locals: Bonnie Doon

    The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...


Local Releases

Greathunter – Prey
Greathunter - Prey

On their debut full length album Prey, Ottawa’s own Greathunter strikes a wonderful balance between ambition and subtly. The seven tracks on this album all have wonderfully nuanc...

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Concerts

The National close out Bluesfest on the RBC Main Stage, July 17, 2022
The National close out Bluesfest on the RBC Main Stage, July 17, 2022

On a sweltering July night, I​ndie rock mainstays The National brought their own kind of heat to the Ottawa RBC Bluesfest main stage. Simmering Emotion “If you want to see ...

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Contests

Win tickets to see Megan Bonnell and Emilie Mover
Win tickets to see Megan Bonnell and Emilie Mover

Canadian folk-rock artists Megan Bonnell and Emilie Mover are stopping in Ottawa in February, and you can win a pair tickets here at Spotlight. Bonnell is supporting her new record...

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New Music

Check out new music from The New Hires
Check out new music from The New Hires

Although they formed back in February of 2020, you could say The New Hires are a fairly new band in the Ottawa music scene. Coming together just as the covid-19 pandemic started to...

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News

Bluesfest locals: Elijah Woods
Bluesfest locals: Elijah Woods

The Bluesfest locals series will introduce you to the talented music makers from the Ottawa area performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest. Come on out early to Bluesfest and d...

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