Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces its FREE concert lineup for 2015

March 3rd, 2015  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces its FREE concert lineup for 2015

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is back with another exciting FREE concert lineup for 2015! The festival runs from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th. 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 […]

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 […]

There’s plenty of free music at the 2013 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

June 19th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Concerts, News

There's plenty of free music at the 2013 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

The 20th edition of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival takes place this weekend from Thursday to Sunday. In addition to the dragon boat races, there’s a lot of great free concerts, fun activities for the kids and an extreme bike show. Lot’s to see, do and hear for everyone. It all takes place at Mooney’s […]

For your weekend – November 16-18, 2012

November 15th, 2012  |  by  |  published in News

For your weekend - November 16-18, 2012

On Friday November 16th you can head to the Black Sheep Inn to catch this year’s Big Money Shot winners The Strain. Joining them are The Wicked Mercy and Miss Polygamy. Advance tickets are only $10. The doors open at 8pm and things get underway at 8:30pm. Also on Friday at Mavericks you can take […]

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals – Erin Saoirse Adair, Kalle Mattson, Apocalypstic

October 28th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot 2012 Grand Finals - Erin Saoirse Adair, Kalle Mattson, Apocalypstic

When it comes down to the Grand Final for the LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot, unfortunately 3 bands head home empty handed. This year that was the case for Erin Saoirse Adair, Kalle Mattson and Apocalypstic. However all 3 have benefitted from industry workshops and have had the chance to perform in front of new […]

For your weekend – October 19-21, 2012

October 18th, 2012  |  by  |  published in News

For your weekend - October 19-21, 2012

On Friday October 19th, it’s LiVE 88.5‘s annual Big Money Shot Grand Final Show. It’s one of the biggest nights for the local music scene. This year’s lineup is the most diverse yet. Catch performances by Erin Soairse Adair, Kalle Mattson, Apocalypstic, Les Mosquitos, Tympanic and The Strain. The venue once again this year is […]

Big Money Shot final 15 – Round 3 performances – Night 2

September 20th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot final 15 - Round 3 performances - Night 2

Liam Lloyd was first up on night 2. He unleashed an entertaining set featuring new music off his soon to be released album. I’ll keep you up to date on all the details. Right By Midnight was up next. Their set was punctuated by some great vocals. They are also releasing a new album at […]

Congratulations to the 2012 Big Money Shot Top 6!

September 17th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features, News

Congratulations to the 2012 Big Money Shot Top 6!

The judges had some tough choices to make this year. Now that the dust has settled from 3 great nights of music featuring 15 local bands, LiVE 88.5 has announced the top 6 bands for 2012: Erin Saoirse Adair Kalle Mattson Les Mosquitos The Richardson Band The Strain Tympanic Congratulations to all! The Grand Final […]

This week… Big Money Shot Round 3 performances!

September 11th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, News

This week... Big Money Shot Round 3 performances!

At long last, it’s time for the Round 3 performances of the 2012 edition of the LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot. You’ve voted for the songs on Facebook, and now it’s time to get out and support your favorites. Audience attendance will be taken into account for each band in determining their entry into the […]

Vote for your favourite songs in the 2012 LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot

August 7th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features, News

Vote for your favourite songs in the 2012 LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot

The top 15 bands in this year’s competition spent time working with a song writer and then had the chance to record their newly penned tune. Once again, it’s time to head on over to LiVE 88.5′s Facebook page and “Like” your favourite songs. Voting will be one of the determining factors in deciding the […]