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Metric and July Talk Electrify Ottawa with the ‘Art of Doubt Tour’

April 29th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, New Music

Metric and July Talk Electrify Ottawa with the 'Art of Doubt Tour'

Metric’s ‘Art of Doubt’ tour presented by Live Nation made a stop at Ottawa’s TD Place on its 27 city run with July Talk. July Talk was a headline opening act for Metric, to a packed house in TD Place had the crowd on their feet and singing along thanks to the amazing and wildly […]

The Reklaws Bring the flow to Overflow Brewing

April 18th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, Interviews, New Music

The Reklaws Bring the flow to Overflow Brewing

One of the latest & hottest venues in Ottawa, Overflow Brewing brought The Reklaws out to show off their amazing talents as one of the hottest country music acts out of Canada. A sponsored show by CMA Ontario and Country 1011 in Ottawa was a fans delight, mixed in with a live interview, the fans got […]

Overflow Brewing Company – Blues Bash with Monkey Junk / PDB / Keith Glass Band

March 11th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Overflow Brewing Company - Blues Bash with Monkey Junk / PDB / Keith Glass Band

It was a night filled with music lovers, great beer and superb musicians at the amazing new venue for intimate sized shows in the Ottawa region, Overflow Brewing Company. The night began with the building already bursting at the seems with a sold out crowd as the first set of the evening hit the stage, the […]

Mumford and Sons with Cat Power – Canadian Tire Centre – March 5, 2019

March 7th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Mumford and Sons with Cat Power – Canadian Tire Centre – March 5, 2019

Mumford and Sons played live at the Canadian Tire Centre with the support of Cat Power on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Let’s hear a round of applause for a major artist that didn’t skip Ottawa.The night began with Cat Power, who played to a scarcely filled arena. Like any good performer, she didn’t seem to […]

Wacken Metal Battle Round 2 showcases local bands at House of TARG

February 28th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Wacken Metal Battle Round 2 showcases local bands at House of TARG

Last Thursday saw Round 2 of the Ottawa edition of the Wacken Metal Battle Canada take over the stage at House of TARG. The local bands competing this time included Sovereign Council, Infrared, Messora and Cycle of 12. It was another entertaining evening of local metal, with more styles thrown into the mix compared with […]

Wacken Metal Battle Round 1 showcases local bands at House of TARG

February 12th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Wacken Metal Battle Round 1 showcases local bands at House of TARG

Round 1 of the Ottawa edition of the Wacken Metal Battle Canada took over House of TARG for an ear splitting night of metal and moshing. The show featured 4 local acts including The Aphelion, Peronicus, Triple Murder and Lycanthro. There was a good crowd on hand for a Thursday evening show. Each of the […]

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 […]