Muse caps off an entertaining day 9 at Bluesfest

July 17th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Muse caps off an entertaining day 9 at Bluesfest

I was excited to catch Muse for the first time. I’ve been following the band for a few years now. They brought the big rock show production one would expect with a cool stage setup, with moving parts and a cool lighting setup. As they show was drawing to an end, I started to fear […]

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

July 2nd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 – 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 […]

Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

July 2nd, 2015  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – 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 […]

E.L.E Festival – BlakDenim

October 1st, 2014  |  by  |  published in Concerts

E.L.E Festival - BlakDenim

The first act I had the opportunity to catch at this year’s E.L.E Festival was BlakDenim. I’ve been a fan since I first saw them at the Big Money Shot last year. I’m used to seeing them cramped on a tiny club stage, often times not even having enough room for all of the members […]

Ottawa’s E.L.E Festival – Building community

September 25th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Features, Interviews

Ottawa's E.L.E Festival - Building community

I recently chatted with Sean Callaghan, one of the co-founders of Ottawa’s E.L.E Festival, to find out more about this year’s edition and where the festival might be headed in the future. It may only be in it’s second year, but Ottawa’s E.L.E Festival has big ambitions and a strong focus on building the local […]

E.L.E Festival returns for 2014 with another exciting lineup

September 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

E.L.E Festival returns for 2014 with another exciting lineup

On September 26, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm, the University of Ottawa will once again be playing host to Ottawa’s second annual Everybody Love Everybody Festival (E.L.E Fest). E.L.E. Fest is a free, local music festival celebrating young Ottawa talent through entertainment, collaboration, and charitable works. This year’s festival, sponsored by Subway and […]

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 […]

Blak Denim’s EP release show turned up the heat at the Mercury Lounge

May 13th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Blak Denim's EP release show turned up the heat at the Mercury Lounge

I haven’t caught a performance from Blak Denim since last year’s LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot, so I was excited to be headed out to their EP release show at the Mercury Lounge. First up was Missing LinX. Billed as “Canada’s first and only official Hip Hop Poetry Group”, I really had no idea what […]

H.O.P.E. Volleyball Summerfest 2014 concert lineup

May 7th, 2014  |  by  |  published in News, Show Announcements

H.O.P.E. Volleyball Summerfest 2014 concert lineup

Summer is just around the corner and that means the HOPE Vollyeball Summerfest is quickly approaching. You can join in the fun at Mooney’s Bay Beach on July 12th. You can catch all of the following bands: Matthew Good – 5:30pm The Glorious Sons – 4:00pm Mad Anthony – 2:30pm The Cardboard Crowns – 1:00pm […]

Blak Denim set to release their new EP at the Mercury Lounge

May 2nd, 2014  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, New Music, News, Show Announcements

Blak Denim set to release their new EP at the Mercury Lounge

On Thursday May 8th 2014, head out to the Mercury Lounge to spend the night with Blak Denim as they celebrate the release of their new EP – Vanguard(en). The show is presented by Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. and the Mercury Lounge. BlakDenim is a vanguard 9 piece hip-hop act that brings together clever […]