Metronome Jones – Ready to unleash new EP at Zaphods

August 16th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Interviews, Show Announcements

Metronome Jones - Ready to unleash new EP at Zaphods

On August 21st, Metronome Jones will be releasing their latest EP (self-titled) at Zaphods. They will be joined by Alex Silas and the Subterraneans, as well as Lost to the River (formerly Miss Polygamy). You can grab advance tickets for $7, or $10 at the door (which open at 8pm). I recently sat down with […]

Vancouver’s Bend Sinister to play the Raw Sugar Cafe

March 8th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Interviews, News, Show Announcements

Vancouver's Bend Sinister to play the Raw Sugar Cafe

If you’re searching for a unique blend of energy and taxidermy, then Bend Sinister’s latest album meets that need. The British Columbia prog-rockers newest release Animals is due out March 11, and will certainly deviate from the band’s previous records. “We all sort of conceived it together and hashed it out in jam sessions, brought […]

The LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot Grand Finals show is October 18th!

October 12th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

The LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot Grand Finals show is October 18th!

Well it’s almost here, the Grand Finals for this year’s LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot. On Friday, October 18th head on down to Ritual to take in performances by the top 6 bands. This is a big showcase for the Ottawa music scene, as it’s not often that music lovers can catch this many local […]

Congratulations to the 2013 Big Money Shot Top 6!

September 16th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features, News

Congratulations to the 2013 Big Money Shot Top 6!

The judges have spoken, and here are your top 6 bands for the LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot 2013: The Cardboard Crowns Finding Chuck High Waters Miss Polygamy Precise Kenny Creole & Black Denim Zoo Legacy Congratulations to all! The Grand Final show is set for October 18th. Stay tuned for more details. It promises […]

This weekend…Big Money Shot Round 3 concerts!

September 11th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features, Show Announcements

This weekend...Big Money Shot Round 3 concerts!

It’s that time of the year again, the round 3 performances of the 2013 edition of the LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot are coming your way this weekend! 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 […]

Big Money Shot 2013 – Top 15!

July 5th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features, News

Big Money Shot 2013 - Top 15!

LiVE 88.5 has finally announced the top 15 for this year’s Big money Shot competition. They are: Junkie & The Spider The Cardboard Crowns Madison & Fifth Liam Lloyd The Owl Eyes Project Precise Kenny Creole Zoo Legacy Garden of Weeds Finding Chuck High Waters Cody Allen Miss Polygamy Farewell Davidson Go Long(!) Arms of […]

Join Miss Polygamy for their CD Release Party!

June 26th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, News

Join Miss Polygamy for their CD Release Party!

Join Miss Polygamy for their album release on June 28th, 2013. The event will take place at the The Gladstone Theatre (910 Gladstone Ave). Opening up for the evening will be David Little G. Tickets are $15 at the door. They can also be purchased before hand at the venue or from the band. The […]

LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot – Round 1 shows and bands

April 3rd, 2013  |  by  |  published in Features, News

LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot - Round 1 shows and bands

The LiVE 88.5 Big Money Shot Round 1 concerts will be getting started soon. Be sure to come out and support your favourites as they look to move on in this year’s competition. Catching these shows is always a great opportunity to discover some of the great new music being made right here in Ottawa! […]

StillNative – CD Release Party

February 17th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, News

StillNative - CD Release Party

This Friday, February 22nd, join StillNative at The Mercury Lounge as they celebrate the release of their first full length album! This RawBeat rock duo will be joined by Miss Polygamy for a truly entertaining evening of music filled with dirty guitar grooves and foot moving beats. The album was recorded live-off the floor at […]

The Strain, The Wicked Mercy and Miss Polygamy @ The Black Sheep Inn

November 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Concerts

The Strain, The Wicked Mercy and Miss Polygamy @ The Black Sheep Inn

This past weekend I had a chance to head out to The Black Sheep Inn. It’s been years since I’ve been able to catch a show at this legendary venue. It was a fun night of music by some great local bands. The venue was packed and the crowd was definitely into the music. First […]