Wise, Young & King, Riishi Von Rex and The Wicked Mercy heat up House of TARG

December 21st, 2016  |  by  |  published in Concerts

Wise, Young & King, Riishi Von Rex and The Wicked Mercy heat up House of TARG

The temperature may have been bitterly cold outside last Thursday, but that didn’t stop a trio of local bands from keeping things hot inside House of TARG. Wise, Young & King started the night off. This was only their second show since reforming. I first noticed these guys back in the days of the Big […]

Ottawa Bluesfest 2016 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

June 29th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa Bluesfest 2016 – 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 as well. So if you’re going, head out early and discover some of the great local music that our city has to offer. Once […]

Ottawa Folk Fest 2014 – Get there early and discover some local talent

August 28th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa Folk Fest 2014 - Get there early and discover some local talent

As the fall draws near, it’s time for another edition of the Ottawa Folk Festival. As always, they have another excellent lineup this year. The crowds always show up with the headliners in mind, but if you get there early, you can discover some of the great local artists making music right here in Ottawa. […]

The Ottawa Music Index fundraiser featured lots of great local talent!

July 21st, 2014  |  by  |  published in Concerts

The Ottawa Music Index fundraiser featured lots of great local talent!

This weekend I went to check out the Ottawa Music Index fundraiser/showcase. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to get there early enough to catch all of the performers. I was impressed however with the ones I did manage to see. Not long after I got there, Amanda Cottreau took the stage. With her soothing songs and […]

Ottawa Music Index – Magazine fundraiser and showcase

July 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Features, News, Show Announcements

Ottawa Music Index - Magazine fundraiser and showcase

On Saturday July 19th 2014, head out to Club SAW (67 Nicholas Street) for a show presented by the Ottawa Music Index. The evening will be a showcase of local independent music artists in support of its funding campaign to start a new independent music magazine in Ottawa. The lineup will feature: City Limits Sandra […]

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 […]

Bluesfest announces first round of local artists

February 28th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Concerts, Features, News

Bluesfest announces first round of local artists

Ottawa Bluesfest made it’s lineup announcement early this year. While talk always surrounds the headlining acts, Bluesfest is always rounded out with an excellent selection of local artists. The first set of local acts to be announced are: Camp Radio Capital Grass and the No Men City Fidelia DJ Acro Dynamite Motel FEVERS Firebelly Hearts […]

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 […]

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 […]

Inaugural Break North Festival

June 12th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Features, News

Inaugural Break North Festival

The inaugural Break North Festival takes place this weekend. All of the shows will take place at the Elmdale House Tavern and The Rainbow. The goal of the festival is to increase exposure for developing local and national talent while providing an intimate environment for fans to discover and enjoy new bands. The festival will […]