CityFolk 2021 – Day 2

September 18th, 2021  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

CityFolk 2021 - Day 2

The start of Ottawa’s weekend, and the crowd started filling quickly when the gates opened at 5pm. Everyone was anxious to get back out to a festival, and you can see the ones that were even more anxious if it was their first night of this festival. The Command Sisters had the job of getting […]

Tebey and Matt Lang – The Good Ones Tour

February 7th, 2020  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Tebey and Matt Lang - The Good Ones Tour

On a blustery winters night in Canada’s Capital, Tebey and Matt Lang performed to a sold out crowd at Algonquin Commons Theatre. Canadian country star and singer-songwriter brought his ‘Good Ones’ tour to Ottawa alongside Matt Lang. On his first headlining tour, this marked one of the last of his 20 stops he would make […]

A Melodic Evening with City and Colour

November 27th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts

A Melodic Evening with City and Colour

It was a warm Ottawa evening in November, filled with melodic tones and astounding voices from City and Colour, along with friends Ben Rogers and Jacob Banks. Starting out the evening was Ben Rogers, a rock / blues artist out of Vancouver, BC. A unique style and distinct voice put on a great opening set. Up […]

Céline Dion brings her ‘Courage’ to Ottawa

October 16th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Céline Dion brings her 'Courage' to Ottawa

Céline Dion performed to a full house in Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre on October 15, 2019. After performing in Las Vegas for the past decade, Céline was welcomed back to Canada by a sold out crowd in Ottawa, Ontario.  Opening with a hydraulic lift from center stage wearing a red sequined dress and patent leather […]

Ottawa Bluesfest 2019 – Day Five – July 9

July 10th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Ottawa Bluesfest 2019 – Day Five – July 9

Another beautiful evening for Ottawa Bluesfest brought in quite a broad spectrum of fans due to the two headliners on opposite sides of the musical genre scale with Kygo headlining ‘City’ Stage and Buddy Guy headlining over on the smaller ‘Videotron’ stage. Lennon Stella at RBC Ottawa Bluesfest (2019) Photo Credit: Matthew PerryThe evening started […]

Ottawa Bluesfest 2019 – Day Three – July 6

July 7th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Ottawa Bluesfest 2019 – Day Three – July 6

PUP’s lead signer reviewed their show on the third day of Bluesfest better than anyone could, “not the ideal situation to see a PUP show, in the middle of a field, but you guys are doing great.” The audience at the City Stage for the show really, really liked PUP, and if you are a […]

Ottawa Bluesfest 2019 – Day Two – July 5

July 6th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Ottawa Bluesfest 2019 – Day Two – July 5

Know what’s fun if not good? Country music. Especially in the summer on a calm night and preferably with a cold beverage. My father will tell you the golden age of country music was 2011. Where artists like Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, and Jake Owen released their hits. Also released in that year was the […]

Hinder Lucky 7 Tour Hits Ottawa’s The Brass Monkey

June 7th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Hinder Lucky 7 Tour Hits Ottawa's The Brass Monkey

It was a night of sweat and hard rock in Ottawa’s Brass Monkey. Starting the night off The Adarna out of Seattle got the heat rolling one floor underground in Ottawa. Next up had was the reason a lot of fans were swarming the venue, ready to bring back some hard core rock memories, hearing big […]

CMA Ontario Presentation at Overflow Brewing in Ottawa

May 17th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, Interviews, New Music

CMA Ontario Presentation at Overflow Brewing in Ottawa

It was a night of great FREE music with Canadian talent at Overflow Brewing Co, thanks to CMA Ontario and Country 101.1 Ottawa. The night began with a Q&A of the stars Kira Isabela, Leah Daniels and Madeline Merlo. After the Q&A session, it proceeded on with a night of a fantastic acoustic set, played […]

Godsmack and Volbeat Fire Up Ottawa

May 11th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features

Godsmack and Volbeat Fire Up Ottawa

Ottawa was ready for a night of heavy metal mixed with fire and devil horns as Volbeat and Godsmack took the stage at Canadian Tire Centre on their 2019 World Tour. Up first was Danish rock heavyweights Volbeat, with the crowd awaiting the arrival anxiously.  When the lights went out, and the band started behind […]