Appetite for Destruction 30th anniversary ticket offer

Appetite for Destruction 30th anniversary ticket offer

In celebration of today’s 30th anniversary of Guns N’ Roses iconic debut album Appetite for Destruction, a very limited quantity of $30 tickets (plus fees) are available for th...

Project Mantra set to release new album at Avant-Garde Bar

Project Mantra set to release new album at Avant-Garde Bar

Project Mantra will be releasing their latest album, Moonlight Over Vagabond, on Wednesday July 26th at Avant-Garde Bar from 7PM until 11PM. I recently spoke with them about the al...

Liam Lloyd to release new single - The Ghost of Buck Hill

Liam Lloyd to release new single – The Ghost of Buck Hill

Liam Lloyd is set to release his brand new single and video The Ghost of Buck Hill on July 20th, 2017. You can hear the song before it’s released on LiVE 88.5 today (July 17) at ...

Lightening crashes the party at Bluesfest on Day 8

Lightening crashes the party at Bluesfest on Day 8

Ottawa Bluesfest featured great performances from start to finish on Day 8. My first stop was the Barney Danson Theatre to check out Ottawa’s Old Man Grant. Despite the early...

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 - Day 4 highlights

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 – Day 4 highlights

Pink was the big draw and day 4 at Ottawa Bluesfest and that saw the biggest crowd of the festival so far. Despite some rain, and her show was a full on spectacle. Since she’...

Ottawa Bluesfest Day 3 kicks off with a slew of great sets from local artists

Ottawa Bluesfest Day 3 kicks off with a slew of great sets from local artists

I headed out early on this Saturday afternoon to take in what I could of the locals starting off the day. My oldest son was also in tow, coming to see what Bluesfest was like for t...

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Appetite for Destruction 30th anniversary ticket offer
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In celebration of today’s 30th anniversary of Guns N’ Roses iconic debut album Appetite for Destruction, a very limited quantity of $30 tickets (plus fees) are available for th...

Project Mantra set to release new album at Avant-Garde Bar
Jul 20, 2017 | by | No Comments | Read →

Project Mantra will be releasing their latest album, Moonlight Over Vagabond, on Wednesday July 26th at Avant-Garde Bar from 7PM until 11PM. I recently spoke with them about the al...

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Riishi Von Rex
Jul 8, 2017 | by | 1 Comment | Read →

I recently spoke with Riishi of Riishi Von Rex about their upcoming appearance at Ottawa Bluesfest. You can catch them on Saturday July 8th at 3:30PM on the Black Sheep Stage. You ...

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Liam Lloyd to release new single – The Ghost of Buck Hill
Jul 17, 2017 | by | No Comments | Read →

Liam Lloyd is set to release his brand new single and video The Ghost of Buck Hill on July 20th, 2017. You can hear the song before it’s released on LiVE 88.5 today (July 17) at ...

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Riishi Von Rex
Jul 8, 2017 | by | 1 Comment | Read →

I recently spoke with Riishi of Riishi Von Rex about their upcoming appearance at Ottawa Bluesfest. You can catch them on Saturday July 8th at 3:30PM on the Black Sheep Stage. You ...

Bluesfest locals: An interview with Pony Girl
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I recently had the opportunity to speak with Yolande Laroche (Clarinet, Vocals, Keys) of Pony Girl about their upcoming appearance at Ottawa Bluesfest. You can catch Pony Girl on o...


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Project Mantra set to release new album at Avant-Garde Bar
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Appetite for Destruction 30th anniversary ticket offer
Appetite for Destruction 30th anniversary ticket offer

In celebration of today’s 30th anniversary of Guns N’ Roses iconic debut album Appetite for Destruction, a very limited quantity of $30 tickets (plus fees) are available for th...

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