Sophisticated Surrealism : Contemplating The Music Of The Haig

Sophisticated Surrealism : Contemplating The Music Of The Haig

In two and a half years The Haig have released two albums, the enigmatic Template For Disaster and its equally cryptic sibling, Tales of Wisdom and Might. Then, they tempted us rec...

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans impress at a memorable release show for Tunnels: Season One

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans impress at a memorable release show for Tunnels: Season One

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans know how to throw a party! Their release party for Tunnels: Season One was definitely a good time. Brigid’s Well (in the basement of Saint...

Her Harbour at RBC Bluesfest

Her Harbour at RBC Bluesfest

There were two instances at RBC Bluesfest which were rare, magical… otherworldly. The first was at the Barney Danson Theatre on the evening of July 13th – the performan...

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans excited for their Tunnels Season One release party!

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans excited for their Tunnels Season One release party!

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans recently released their latest album Tunnels: Season One. The group is excited for their upcoming release party which you can check out on Satur...

Danielle Allard at RBC Bluesfest

Danielle Allard at RBC Bluesfest

On July 13th, the girl who began to perform at age three and sing at age nine, walked onto the RBC Bluesfest stage in the Barney Danson Theatre a confident professional woman ̵...

Jill Zmud at RBC Bluesfest

Jill Zmud at RBC Bluesfest

The relaxed anticipation of the capacity audience broke into enthusiastic applause as Jill Zmud, her guitarist, and her backup vocalists took the stage of the RBC Bluesfest Barney ...

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Alex Silas & The Subterraneans excited for their Tunnels Season One release party!
Jul 30, 2016 | by | Comments Off on Alex Silas & The Subterraneans excited for their Tunnels Season One release party! | Read →

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans recently released their latest album Tunnels: Season One. The group is excited for their upcoming release party which you can check out on Satur...

Ottawa Bluesfest 2016 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there
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Summer is here and that means it’s almost time for another addition of the Ottawa Bluesfest! While all the hype typically surrounds the headliners, there is loads of local ta...

Join leMeow as they release their debut at The Rainbow!
Jun 22, 2016 | by | Comments Off on Join leMeow as they release their debut at The Rainbow! | Read →

leMeow are excited to launch their debut album this Friday June 24th 2016 at The Rainbow! Tickets are $10 at the door. Expect the music to get going around 10pm. I recently spoke w...

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Alex Silas & The Subterraneans excited for their Tunnels Season One release party!
Jul 30, 2016 | by | Comments Off on Alex Silas & The Subterraneans excited for their Tunnels Season One release party! | Read →

Alex Silas & The Subterraneans recently released their latest album Tunnels: Season One. The group is excited for their upcoming release party which you can check out on Satur...

Dubé are excited to retake the stage at Bluesfest
Jul 12, 2016 | by | Comments Off on Dubé are excited to retake the stage at Bluesfest | Read →

I recently sat down with Jan and Quinn, 2/3 of Dubé to discuss their upcoming appearance at Bluesfest as well as new music. Dubé basically disappeared for the the last year or so...

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and Foundation CEO John Brooman talks about this year’s festival
Jun 18, 2016 | by | Comments Off on Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival and Foundation CEO John Brooman talks about this year’s festival | Read →

I recently had the opportunity to chat with ODBF CEO John Brooman ahead of this year’s festival, which takes place June 23 to 26, 2016. There’s been a controversy brewi...


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Sophisticated Surrealism : Contemplating The Music Of The Haig
Sophisticated Surrealism : Contemplating The Music Of The Haig

In two and a half years The Haig have released two albums, the enigmatic Template For Disaster and its equally cryptic sibling, Tales of Wisdom and Might. Then, they tempted us rec...

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Alex Silas & The Subterraneans impress at a memorable release show for Tunnels: Season One
Alex Silas & The Subterraneans impress at a memorable release show for Tunnels: Season One

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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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Prayer Wheels Debut Choir-Rock EP ‘Spring’
Prayer Wheels Debut Choir-Rock EP 'Spring'

Self-described “choir-rock” band Prayer Wheels increases their presence on the Ottawa music scene with Spring, their four-song debut EP to be released by Ringbill Recor...

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Boutique Blues & BBQ Festival – Fundraiser, food & fun all in one
Boutique Blues & BBQ Festival – Fundraiser, food & fun all in one

Bring your appetite, humanitarian spirit and love of music! Moose McGuire’s, Trevor Denault, and “Blues Bud” Brent Diab, in association with Ottawa Rock and Roots Society (OR...

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