Jack White is coming to TD Place

Jack White is coming to TD Place

TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 AT 10 A.M. LOCAL TIME Jack White will continue his BOARDING HOUSE REACH world tour with a trek across Canada beginning November 2 at Edmonton, ABâ...

Tim Hicks just announced for November at TD Place Arena

Tim Hicks just announced for November at TD Place Arena

TD Place has announced that Tim Hicks rolls into town on Thursday November 8th, 2018 with Tebey and Madeline Merlo! They take the stage at the Arena at TD Place. TICKETS ON SALE TH...

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest - Day 6

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest – Day 6

My first stop on this evening was to catch Ottawa’s own Lucas Haneman Express. For those complaining about the lack of blues artists, this local act kept the early arrivals w...

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest - Day 5

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest – Day 5

Roland Prince hit the Blacksheep Stage at 6 PM on day 4 of the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. Local hip-hop and R&B artists are seldom spoken of in the Ottawa Music scene, so Spotlight ...

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest - Day 4

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest – Day 4

As day 4 rolled in, I was most looking forward to seeing the Strumbellas hit the City Stage. With 3 solid albums under their belts and some strong Ottawa shows over the last few ye...

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest - Day 3

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest – Day 3

Ottawa Bluesfest Day #3, the day that all screaming teens, parents, and people of all ages were waiting for, AKA “Shawn Mendes day!”. Another packed day with a lineup o...

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Jack White is coming to TD Place
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TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 AT 10 A.M. LOCAL TIME Jack White will continue his BOARDING HOUSE REACH world tour with a trek across Canada beginning November 2 at Edmonton, ABâ...

Tim Hicks just announced for November at TD Place Arena
Jul 16, 2018 | by | Comments Off on Tim Hicks just announced for November at TD Place Arena | Read →

TD Place has announced that Tim Hicks rolls into town on Thursday November 8th, 2018 with Tebey and Madeline Merlo! They take the stage at the Arena at TD Place. TICKETS ON SALE TH...

Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there
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Summer is here and that means it’s almost time for Ottawa Bluesfest 2018! While all the hype typically surrounds the headliners, there is loads of local talent performing as well...

Interviews


Animal Confession will celebrate release of Age of Today at Live On Elgin
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Animal Confession have just released their latest album – Age of Today. They’ll be celebrating the release with a show at Live On Elgin on April 21st, 2018. Joining the...

Spotlight Profile: Legion of Saints
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Local alternative outfit Legion of Saints comprises of catchy choruses and intricate guitar hooks. Band members include lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Bryce Atkinson, lead guit...

Spotlight Profile: Lycanthro
Jan 5, 2018 | by | Comments Off on Spotlight Profile: Lycanthro | Read →

As I shudder, it’s time to give metal a little bit of love. Metal is far from anything on my playlists. Indeed, metal may be the farthest from anything I listen to, but it is one...


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Greathunter – Prey
Greathunter - Prey

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RBC Ottawa Bluesfest – Day 6
RBC Ottawa Bluesfest - Day 6

My first stop on this evening was to catch Ottawa’s own Lucas Haneman Express. For those complaining about the lack of blues artists, this local act kept the early arrivals w...

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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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Morris Ogbowu – Mood video
Morris Ogbowu - Mood video

Mood is the second video off of Morris Ogbowu’s recently released album This That Mo. Providing a little background on his tune, Morris shares, “A lot of anger and rage...

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Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there
Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

Summer is here and that means it’s almost time for Ottawa Bluesfest 2018! While all the hype typically surrounds the headliners, there is loads of local talent performing as well...

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