Posts by Scott Martin

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 St. Founder and long time event promoter DJ So Nice will still be holding it down on the turntables with a brand […]

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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’s Rogers Place and culminating on November 14 at Halifax, NS’s Scotiabank Centre. A limited amount of pre-sale tickets will be available to Third Man […]

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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 THURSDAY, JULY 19 AT 10:00 AM Get tickets at LIVENATION.COM and TDPLACE.CA. Tickets (incl. HST) $55.00, $45.00 and $42.50 (plus service charges) […]

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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 with a scorching set. The band was thrilled to be opening the City Stage for Dave Matthews! I next caught The Suitcase Junket over on […]

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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 years, they have become one of my favorite bands. Sunday night was no exception as the band delighted the crowd with […]

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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. So if you’re going, head out early and discover some of the great local music that our city has to offer. Once again this year, […]

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Concert shots: Dragon Boat Festival – day 3

Unfortunately rain set in for the late afternoon as the concerts started to get underway. That didn’t slow down local band Rebelle who brought their A game to the stage. The energy on display on stage made you forget about the light rain that was falling. I’ve been following the band for a few years […]

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Concert shots: Dragon Boat Festival – day 2

Day 2 of this year’s festival saw great weather for its evening concert series. The headliner for the night was Broken Social Scene, who closed things out with a great performance. The first band I caught was Ellevator and they didn’t disappoint. I have been listening their recently released self-titled EP since it came out […]

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Concert shots: Head For West Records showcase #10

I finally had the opportunity to check out a Head For West Records showcase. They have been holding the monthly events at Live On Elgin for a few months now. This was their 10th edition. Lucky for me I was able to catch a couple of local acts – Lost Acres and Arms of the […]

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John Mellencamp coming to TD Place this fall

Following two hugely-successful U.S. concert tours, JOHN MELLENCAMP will set out once again this Fall for 20+ stops across Canada for his SAD CLOWNS & HILLBILLIES TOUR, including a stop at The Arena at TD Place on Tuesday October 2. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, June 1 at 10 a.m. at TDPlace.ca starting at $79. […]

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