Ottawa Bluesfest 2016 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

June 29th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa Bluesfest 2016 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

Summer is here and that means it’s almost time for another addition of the Ottawa Bluesfest! 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 […]

Amos the Transparent and Wildlife entertain at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

June 24th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Amos the Transparent and Wildlife entertain at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

With the great weather this weekend, I decided to head out to the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival with the family in tow and take in a few performances. While the boys enjoyed the bouncy castles in the children’s area, I took in Amos the Transparent‘s show. It’s been quite some time since I’ve seen them […]

Amos the Transparent – A busy summer ahead with a new album to follow this fall

June 20th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews

Amos the Transparent - A busy summer ahead with a new album to follow this fall

I recently chatted with Jonathan Chandler about Amos the Transparent‘s new album and upcoming festival dates this summer. 2014 has been a busy year for Amos the Transparent and it’s about to get busier. Earlier this year, the group kicked off a PledgeMusic campaign to fund the release of their new album This Cold Escape. […]

Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

June 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

Summer is here and that means it’s almost time for another addition of the Ottawa Bluesfest! While all the hype typically surrounds the headliners, there is loads of local talent performing throughout the festival. So while you’re there, why not head out early and discover some of the great local music that our city has […]

Another exciting lineup for the 2014 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival – Stars to open!

May 6th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Another exciting lineup for the 2014 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival - Stars to open!

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is back with another exciting FREE concert lineup for 2014! The festival runs from Thursday June 19th to Sunday June 22nd. It’s a great time for the whole family with free admission to concerts, as well as a variety of artisans, exhibitors, delicious culinary treats, beachside bar, children’s area and […]

Be a part of Amos The Transparent’s next album

March 31st, 2014  |  by  |  published in News

Be a part of Amos The Transparent's next album

Amos The Transparent are getting ready to record their next album, the followup to the fantastic Goodnight My Dear…I’m Falling Apart. The band has teamed up with PledgeMusic to allow fans to pre-purchase the album. In addition to helping fund the album, 3% of all pledges made after their goal has been reached, will benefit […]

Ottawa Folk Festival 2013 – Check out all the local talent

August 13th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, News

Ottawa Folk Festival 2013 - Check out all the local talent

As summer starts to draw to a close, it’s time to start thinking about the Ottawa Folk Festival. Each year the festival brings together an eclectic combination of music, presented in an intimate outdoor setting along the Rideau River in Hog’s Back Park. Nicely nestled among the big draws are plenty of great local acts […]

New mixtape from Beau’s

March 8th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Beau’s has just launched The Beau’s Mixtape! A new one will be released every quarter and will be available for 3 months. The mixtape will feature 15 tracks from some great Canadian talent. Included on the very first edition are Ottawa’s own Amos the Transparent, Hollerado and The Balconies! Check it out at mixtape.beaus.ca.

For your weekend – December 21-23, 2012

December 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in News

For your weekend - December 21-23, 2012

There are a couple of holiday parties to check out this weekend to kick off your Christmas holidays. First up on Friday, December 21st, it’s the Indie-Rock Holiday party at Mavericks. You can catch Amos the Transparent, The Gallop and The Strain. The doors are at 9pm and advance tickets are $10. On Saturday, head […]

For your weekend – September 21-23, 2012

September 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts, News

For your weekend - September 21-23, 2012

Make your way to the Rainbow Bistro Friday September 21st for an evening of blistering hot blues riffage with StillNative and Ross Neilson! These two acts have the mojo to get your toes tapping out on the dance floor, and enough firepower to boil blood. The Rainbow Bistro hosts Ross Neilsen as he tours his […]