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Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

July 3rd, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

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, […]

Concert shots: Head For West Records showcase #10

June 2nd, 2018  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

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 […]

CityFolk announces its 25th Anniversary lineup

May 24th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

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 […]

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

April 24th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

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 […]

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

April 18th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews, Show Announcements

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 […]

NAC Presents series will host Renée Landry

March 21st, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

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 […]

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces its FREE 2018 concert lineup

March 19th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

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. […]

Double Experience returns to Ottawa for their “AI Freaks Me Out” release party

February 26th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, New Music, Show Announcements

Double Experience returns to Ottawa for their "AI Freaks Me Out" release party

On Friday, March 2nd, 2018, join Double Experience at Live! on Elgin, as they make their return to Ottawa to celebrate the release of their latest single AI Freaks Me Out. The band is fresh off of 29 date European tour in support of HED PE. Double Experience will be joined by Dube and F8-Bit […]

Check out the music lineup for the 2018 Orleans Craft Beer Festival

February 21st, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

Check out the music lineup for the 2018 Orleans Craft Beer Festival

The Orleans Craft Beer Festival returns for a second edition in 2018 with a great music lineup that includes plenty of local talent. The festival runs from June 7th – 9th, 2018, outdoors at the Centrum Plaza in Orleans. You’ll find plenty of great craft beers to pair along with tasty offerings from local food […]

The Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 lineup is here!

February 13th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

The Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 lineup is here!

The line up for Ottawa Bluesfest 2018 is here! Lots of great music from big name artists like Foo Fighters, Beck and Bryan Adams, to plenty of great local artists for you to discover as well. Here is the initial lineup. Expect more additions in the coming months as we get closer to the festival. […]