Concerts

Said The Whale Thrill A Sold Out Crowd In Ottawa To Kick Off Their Dandelion Tour

March 11th, 2022  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Said The Whale Thrill A Sold Out Crowd In Ottawa To Kick Off Their Dandelion Tour

It was a great feeling to get back to a packed house for live music here in Ottawa as we come out of the 2 year long pandemic. Even better, is when it happens to be one of my favorite bands – Said The Whale! It’s been a few years since I saw them last, […]

Steven Page Trio find a melody at the Shenkman Arts Centre

November 17th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Steven Page Trio find a melody at the Shenkman Arts Centre

Ottawans were treated to one of our first indoor concerts in some time. The sold out, social distanced, indoor show made for an exciting return to live music with the Steven Page Trio. The former Barenaked Ladies frontman was joined by Kevin Fox (Sarah Harmer) on Cello and Craig Northey (The Odds) on electric guitar, […]

Bluesfest 2021 – Day 2

September 25th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, News

Bluesfest 2021 - Day 2

Day 2 of Bluesfest was a mix of blues and some classic rock. No strangers to local music fans, Ottawa’s own Monkey Junk kicked things off with a solid set. While festival audiences quite often trickle in slowly, a large crowd showed up early to catch the openers. It was an older crowd on day […]

Bluesfest 2021 – Day 1

September 24th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, News

Bluesfest 2021 - Day 1

There was a large crowd on hand for the first night of this year’s shortened Ottawa Bluesfest. On and off rain through the early part of the evening eventually turned into a steady downpour by the time Half Moon Run hit the stage, drenching the crowd. That didn’t dampen spirits however, as the majority of […]

CityFolk 2021 – Day 2

September 18th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

CityFolk 2021 - Day 2

The start of Ottawa’s weekend, and the crowd started filling quickly when the gates opened at 5pm. Everyone was anxious to get back out to a festival, and you can see the ones that were even more anxious if it was their first night of this festival. The Command Sisters had the job of getting […]

CityFolk 2021 – Day 1

September 17th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

CityFolk 2021 - Day 1

CityFolk 2021 kicked off with a lineup of R&B artists taking the stage. Music fans were treated to performances by Charlotte Day Wilson, DVSN and Roy Woods. It’s been quite some time since we’ve enjoyed a large outdoor music festival here in Ottawa. While the crowd was smaller than I expected, the people coming down […]

Limblifter connects at Ottawa’s 27 Club

March 8th, 2020  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Limblifter connects at Ottawa's 27 Club

There’s nothing like a small venue to endear a band to its audience. Whether to get to know fresh local band Outfielder or the veteran can-rockers Limblifter, The 27 Club’s intimate, downtown bar space is a fantastic little venue for discovering something new and reaffirming a love for something older. The deafening acoustics and too-low […]

Tebey and Matt Lang – The Good Ones Tour

February 7th, 2020  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Tebey and Matt Lang - The Good Ones Tour

On a blustery winters night in Canada’s Capital, Tebey and Matt Lang performed to a sold out crowd at Algonquin Commons Theatre. Canadian country star and singer-songwriter brought his ‘Good Ones’ tour to Ottawa alongside Matt Lang. On his first headlining tour, this marked one of the last of his 20 stops he would make […]

A Melodic Evening with City and Colour

November 27th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts

A Melodic Evening with City and Colour

It was a warm Ottawa evening in November, filled with melodic tones and astounding voices from City and Colour, along with friends Ben Rogers and Jacob Banks. Starting out the evening was Ben Rogers, a rock / blues artist out of Vancouver, BC. A unique style and distinct voice put on a great opening set. Up […]

Céline Dion brings her ‘Courage’ to Ottawa

October 16th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Céline Dion brings her 'Courage' to Ottawa

Céline Dion performed to a full house in Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on October 15, 2019. After performing in Las Vegas for the past decade, Céline was welcomed back to Canada by a sold out crowd in Ottawa, Ontario.  Opening with a hydraulic lift from center stage wearing a red sequined dress and patent leather […]