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Spotlight Ottawa is an ezine dedicated to the Ottawa music scene. With an emphasis on local artists and venues, Spotlight Ottawa engages live music enthusiasts with stunning photography, passionate live coverage, and relevant, informative interviews—captured from the perspective of seasoned, urban music fanatics.

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The Fanatics

Scott Martin - founder, photographer, writer

Scott Martin – Founder, writer, photographer

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Kristopher Bras

Kristopher Bras – Writer

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Kristopher Bras is an Ottawa-based freelance writer and recent Honours Graduate of Algonquin College’s Professional Writing Program. Contributing to Spotlight allows him to nurture his life-long passion for music while enjoying live music events in downtown Ottawa. He primarily covers indie-rock groups. Some of his favourite Canadian talents are Hayden, Basia Bulat, and The Strumbellas.

Dave Manning – Writer

David Haddad – Writer

Past contributors

Kimberley Laws – Writer
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Meg O’Connell – Writer
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Terry Steeves – Writer, photographer
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Jillian Szacki – Writer
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Eric Thompson – Writer
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Do you like to write?

Spotlight Ottawa is currently looking for additional regular contributors. If you are passionate about the Ottawa music scene and want to help promote it, contact me to discuss becoming a writer for the site.