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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 hiatus, the band was refreshed and energized, delivering a high-energy performance for fans at Ottawa’s Algonquin Commons Theatre. A Radikal Warm up Openers Daysormay started the night off right. […]

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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 surprising and unconventional as the band’s career. They might be mysterious TMBG enjoyed ubiquitous but understated exposure thanks to their performance […]

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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 Algonquin Commons Theatre from hosting veteran Scottish folk rockers the Proclaimers, who came in with a whirlwind barrage of uplifting ditties to energize the […]

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