Algonquin Commons Theatre rocked by Default

Algonquin Commons Theatre rocked by Default

Vancouver rockers Default kept the post-Grunge sound alive through the 2000s with several international hits and a string of Canadian chart toppers. Returning from a five-year hiat...

They Might Be Giants: colossal entertainment at Ottawa's Bronson Centre

They Might Be Giants: colossal entertainment at Ottawa’s Bronson Centre

Fans of They Might Be Giants (TMBG) older than I have been waiting more than 30 years for the idiosyncratic rockers to return to Ottawa. That long wait was rewarded with a show as ...

The Proclaimers Bring Energy Back to Ottawa

The Proclaimers Bring Energy Back to Ottawa

The big story in Ottawa this week was the wild weather – tornadoes that leveled houses and knocked out hydro for nearly a fifth of Ottawa residents. But that didn’t stop Al...

Hip Hop Karaoke moves to The 27 Club starting September 21st

Hip Hop Karaoke moves to The 27 Club starting September 21st

Hip Hop Karaoke Ottawa has moved to The 27 Club in Ottawa’s historic Byward Market. Our first event at this new venue will take place on Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 27 York S...

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, AB...

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...

Show Announcements


Hip Hop Karaoke moves to The 27 Club starting September 21st
Sep 20, 2018 | by | Comments Off on Hip Hop Karaoke moves to The 27 Club starting September 21st | Read →

Hip Hop Karaoke Ottawa has moved to The 27 Club in Ottawa’s historic Byward Market. Our first event at this new venue will take place on Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 27 York S...

Jack White is coming to TD Place
Aug 16, 2018 | by | Comments Off on Jack White is coming to TD Place | Read →

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, AB...

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...

Interviews


Animal Confession will celebrate release of Age of Today at Live On Elgin
Apr 18, 2018 | by | Comments Off on Animal Confession will celebrate release of Age of Today at Live On Elgin | Read →

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...


Features


Album Recommendations

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

Algonquin Commons Theatre rocked by Default
Algonquin Commons Theatre rocked by Default

Vancouver rockers Default kept the post-Grunge sound alive through the 2000s with several international hits and a string of Canadian chart toppers. Returning from a five-year hiat...

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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

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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News

Hip Hop Karaoke moves to The 27 Club starting September 21st
Hip Hop Karaoke moves to The 27 Club starting September 21st

Hip Hop Karaoke Ottawa has moved to The 27 Club in Ottawa’s historic Byward Market. Our first event at this new venue will take place on Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 27 York S...

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