I Mother Earth and Finger Eleven announce Ottawa show

I Mother Earth and Finger Eleven announce Ottawa show

Two of Canada’s most successful and meaningful hard rock bands, I Mother Earth and Finger Eleven are teaming up for a cross Canada Tour in 2018. They will play The Algonquin Comm...

The Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 lineup is here!

The Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 lineup is here!

The line up for Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 is here! Lots of great music from big name artists like Foo Fighters, Beck and Bryan Adams, to plenty of great local artists for you to discov...

The Balconies bid farewell with one last lunge...

The Balconies bid farewell with one last lunge…

After 10 years of touring, releasing great music and entertaining audiences, The Balconies decided it’s time to call it a day. They went out on a high, with a final show at T...

Spotlight Profile: Legion of Saints

Spotlight Profile: Legion of Saints

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...

Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls coming to the Bronson Centre Theatre in September

Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls coming to the Bronson Centre Theatre in September

On Monday September 24th, 2018, Spectrasonic presents Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls at the Bronson Centre Theatre (211 Bronson Ave.). Frank Turner will be touring in suppo...

A sold out Algonquin Commons Theatre enjoys 20 years of Big Wreck

A sold out Algonquin Commons Theatre enjoys 20 years of Big Wreck

Big Wreck let the music do the talking as they played to a sold out Ottawa crowd at the Algonquin Commons Theatre on Saturday night. With little dialog throughout most of the show,...

Show Announcements


I Mother Earth and Finger Eleven announce Ottawa show
Feb 15, 2018 | by | No Comments | Read →

Two of Canada’s most successful and meaningful hard rock bands, I Mother Earth and Finger Eleven are teaming up for a cross Canada Tour in 2018. They will play The Algonquin Comm...

The Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 lineup is here!
Feb 13, 2018 | by | No Comments | Read →

The line up for Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 is here! Lots of great music from big name artists like Foo Fighters, Beck and Bryan Adams, to plenty of great local artists for you to discov...

Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls coming to the Bronson Centre Theatre in September
Feb 2, 2018 | by | Comments Off on Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls coming to the Bronson Centre Theatre in September | Read →

On Monday September 24th, 2018, Spectrasonic presents Frank Turner & the Sleeping Souls at the Bronson Centre Theatre (211 Bronson Ave.). Frank Turner will be touring in suppo...

Interviews


Spotlight Profile: Legion of Saints
Feb 2, 2018 | by | Comments Off on Spotlight Profile: Legion of Saints | Read →

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...

Spotlight Profile: Lost Acres
Oct 19, 2017 | by | Comments Off on Spotlight Profile: Lost Acres | Read →

Lost Acres is a new local Ottawa band just out of the studio from recording their first EP. To prepare for the release, they’ve been booked for a busy November. Take the oppo...


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  • The Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 lineup is here!
    The Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 lineup is here!

    The line up for Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 is here! Lots of great music from big name artists like Foo Fighters, Beck and Bryan Adams, to plenty of great local artists for you to discov...

  • The Balconies bid farewell with one last lunge...
    The Balconies bid farewell with one last lunge…

    After 10 years of touring, releasing great music and entertaining audiences, The Balconies decided it’s time to call it a day. They went out on a high, with a final show at T...


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Spotlight Profile: Lycanthro
Spotlight Profile: Lycanthro

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The Balconies will say farewell with a final Ottawa show
The Balconies will say farewell with a final Ottawa show

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