The LiVE Lounge closes it’s doors for good

January 8th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features, News

The LiVE Lounge closes it's doors for good

Another one bites the dust. Within a few short months, another Ottawa live music venue has shut its doors for good. The victim this time……The LiVE Lounge. The small club was run by the local radio station LiVE 88.5. It has been a great supporter of local music, having hosted countless Big Money Shot performances, […]

The Balconies and the Birthday Boys – Live @ LiVE Lounge

November 1st, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts

The Balconies and the Birthday Boys – Live @ LiVE Lounge

Last Thursday, The Balconies returned home for a show at the LiVE Lounge. They were joined by the Birthday Boys and The Gallop. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to catch The Gallop, as I was checking out the Babes4Breasts benefit. Hitting the stage next were the Birthday Boys. The played a highly energetic set. Their sound […]

Ottawa Citizen will be streaming The Balconies show

October 26th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

The Balconies are set to play the LiVE Lounge tomorrow night with the Birthday Boys and The Gallop. Can’t make it? Don’t worry! You can catch the performance via live stream courtesy the Ottawa Citizen. Streaming begins at 9:30pm. Simply head on over to ottawacitizen.com/watch to catch the action live on your computer. Planning on […]

Big Money Shot Night 12 @ The LiVE Lounge

May 26th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot Night 12 @ The LiVE Lounge

Last Thursday I headed out to the LiVE Lounge for another night of LiVE 88.5‘s Big Money Shot performance series. The lineup for the evening included Tools of Creation, Normann, Not Even Death and Wise, Young & King. Unfortunately I got there too late to see Tools of Creation. The next band up was Normann. […]

Big Money Shot Night 9 @ The LiVE Lounge

May 11th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot Night 9 @ The LiVE Lounge

If you like your music loud and heavy, then the LiVE Lounge was the place to be last Thursday for the Big Money Shot. Hitting the stage were Fall of Knowledge, Descendant, FutureSnake, Down In Ashes and The Bigmuffs. I’m sure this will be the heaviest night of the concert series. Heading out to the […]

Big Money Shot Night 8 @ The LiVE Lounge

May 9th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot Night 8 @ The LiVE Lounge

Night 8 of the Big Money Shot saw the bands Nothing, The Strain, The Sound Technicians and HotShotCasino take the stage. Going in, I was only familiar with the music of The Strain. Overall in the competition, I think Nothing are a band to keep your eye on. Their set was a pleasure to listen […]

Big Money Shot Night 5 @ The LiVE Lounge

April 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot Night 5 @ The LiVE Lounge

This past Thursday, I went down to the LiVE Lounge to check out a few of the bands performing in Live 88.5‘s Big Money Shot. I wasn’t really familiar with any of the bands, other than having heard a couple of tunes from Liam Lloyd. On stage for the evening were Those Gulls, Hooked on […]

2011 Big Money Shot underway

April 20th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

This year’s edition of the Big Money Shot is well underway. There are performances every week at the LiVE Lounge until early June, featuring some great local talent. Make sure you get out to a few shows and check out what’s going on in our local music scene. Check out our show listings or LiVE […]

Become the Sun – CD Release Party

March 3rd, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Become the Sun - CD Release Party

Here are some photos from Become the Sun‘s recent CD Release Party for their new EP – Fire. The event took place at the LiVE Lounge. The band put on an energetic set to the delight of their fans, who were very vocal for an encore. The guys played several tracks off Fire, as well […]

The Junction – Live @ The LiVE Lounge

February 27th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts

The Junction - Live @ The LiVE Lounge

This past Thursday, The Junction was in town to play the LiVE Lounge. Having listened to the playlist on their myspace page constantly over the last few weeks, I was expecting a great show and they definitely delivered. These guys are great musicians and their latest release ‘Another Link in the Chain’ is a sonic […]