A Tribe Called Red brings the dance party to close out the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

June 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Concerts

A Tribe Called Red brings the dance party to close out the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival

The final night of concerts at this year’s Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival got off to a great start with Ottawa’s Loon Choir. It’s been a while since I’ve seen the band perform so i was eager to see them hit the big stage. I noticed that lead vocalist Derek Atkinson was more animated in his […]

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces its FREE concert lineup for 2016

February 9th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces its FREE concert lineup for 2016

I’m not sure how they manage to pull it off year after year, but the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival will soon be here with another exciting FREE concert lineup for 2016 chalk full of Canadian talent! The festival runs from Thursday June 23rd to Sunday June 26th. It’s a great time for the whole family […]

Ottawa Bluesfest 2013 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

June 20th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, News

Ottawa Bluesfest 2013 – 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 […]

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 […]

For your weekend – October 12-14, 2012

October 11th, 2012  |  by  |  published in News

For your weekend - October 12-14, 2012

On Saturday October 13th you can catch punk legends D.O.A. as they make a stop in Ottawa at Zaphods for their farewell tour. After 25 years, they are calling it a day. Joining the band are local acts RawRawRiot and Brain Damage. The doors open at 8pm and advance tickets are $15. Also on Saturday […]

Loon Choir – Fire Poems release party

May 31st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features, New Music, News

Loon Choir - Fire Poems release party

Loon Choir will celebrate the release of their latest album Fire Poems this weekend. After a preview from their website, they are excited to hit the stage. Join them Saturday, June 2 at The Rainbow, along with Fire and Neon and David Little G. In addition, artist Andrew Dobson will be painting a piece to […]

JUNOfest – Fevers and Loon Choir & Club SAW

April 4th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

JUNOfest - Fevers and Loon Choir & Club SAW

This past weekend I headed out to catch some of the action taking place across town for the Juno’s weekend. With so many artists performing, it was a tough choice. I decided to head out to Club SAW and check out local bands Fevers and Loon Choir. I have seen Fevers a couple of times […]

New music from Loon Choir

March 14th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Quick Hits

Loon Choir is set to release their new album sometime in May. Until then, you are invited to check out the first single from the album Last Names & Backgrounds. If you’ve been waiting for new music from the band, now’s your chance to hear it! They also plan to release a new song every […]

Big Money Shot final 15 performances – Night 1

September 14th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Big Money Shot final 15 performances - Night 1

Last Wednesday was the first in a series of 3 nights of concerts at the LiVE Lounge Main Stage, as part of LiVE 88.5‘s Big Money Shot contest. Each night, music fans would get to check out 5 bands, and cheer on their favourites. Each band was hoping to make it into the top 6 […]

LiVE 88.5 announces Big Money Shot 2011 Stage 3 concerts

August 30th, 2011  |  by  |  published in Features, News

LiVE 88.5 announces Big Money Shot 2011 Stage 3 concerts

At long last, we finally get to see the final 15 perform in this year’s edition of LiVE 88.5‘s Big Money Shot contest. The top 6 bands will win an additional $10,000 and move on to stage 4. The top 6 will be announced on Monday, September 12th. Here’s the rundown. All concerts will take […]