Posts by Scott Martin

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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CityFolk announces its 25th Anniversary lineup

CityFolk is back for 2018 with their 25th anniversary lineup! This year the festival runs from September 12th to September 16th. Full festival passes are $139 ($129 pre-sale). The Ogilvie Subaru Vip Full pass is $249 ($209 pre-sale). The festival takes place on the great lawn in Lansdowne Park at TD Place. Sept 12 Tedeschi […]

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Stynger grabs the grand prize for the first ever Rebel 101.7 Real Rock Search

Ottawa’s Rebel 101.7, along with Moose McGuire’s, gave the local hard rock scene a kick in the ass with their Real Rock Search this year. Stynger was crowned the winner and took home $5000 cash. Along with The Elegant Devils and Crossing Jane, the 3 bands battled it out in the grand final last week […]

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Travelling back in time with I Mother Earth

Released back in 1996, I Mother Earth‘s Scenery and Fish was on regular rotation that entire summer as part of my regular playlist. It was great to hear some of those songs live again as the band, reunited with Edwin, took the stage at the Algonquin Commons Theatre. The night was a stroll back in […]

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TD Place presents Steve Martin and Martin Short this October

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life, Featuring The Steep Canyon Rangers And Jeff Babko The Arena at TD Place is pleased to welcome Steve Martin & Martin Short in “An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life,” featuring the Steep Canyon Rangers […]

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Animal Confession will celebrate release of Age of Today at Live On Elgin

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 them for the evening will be The Dead Centuries, Polarity and Maybe May. The doors open at 8pm. Advance tickets are $10, or $12 at the […]

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Judas Priest unleashes Firepower on Ottawa’s metal heads

The mighty Judas Priest rolled into TD Place Arena and unleashed their Firepower on every one in attendance. Just walking up to the arena, you got the sense that Ottawa’s metal heads were primed and ready for this show. While people typically stream in during the opening acts, Black Star Riders took full advantage of […]

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NAC Presents series will host Renée Landry

Head to the NAC Fourth Stage on Friday, March 23rd, 2018 to catch Renée Landry. Her performance is part of the NAC Presents series. Renée will be backed by her band featuring Ottawa’s best soul-jazz musicians, performing original songs off her album Chin Up, as well as new songs off her upcoming album to be […]

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Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces its FREE 2018 concert lineup

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival returns for 2018 marking it’s 25th anniversary with another fantastic lineup! This year’s festival will run from June 21st through to June 24th. It’s a summer weekend that has fun for the whole family. From the concerts, to the children’s area and the races, there is lots to take in. […]

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