Ottawa Bluesfest Preview: Showbox’s Top Picks Bluesfest 2014: Local Preview TD Ottawa Jazz Festival’s OLG After Dark Series Bites Its Thumb at the Curfew Ottawa’s Fringe Fest Fires a Warning Shot of Free Music, June 18th @ Waller Park Robots! Everywhere!! + BBQ Cuisine @ Gabba Hey, June 8th (Ottawa’s underground hipster music hot spot that almost no one knows about) Kelp Record’s 20 Anniversary: Jim Bryson playing Firewatch Arboretum Festival: First Line-Up Annoucement

Ottawa Bluesfest Preview: Showbox’s Top Picks

Photo courtesy of RBC Ottawa Bluesfest It’s that time of year again when all of Ottawa comes flocking to Lebreton…

Bluesfest 2014: Local Preview

Ottawa’s RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest begins on July 3rd and will feature 30 great local groups.  Here is a list…

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival’s OLG After Dark Series Bites Its Thumb at the Curfew

Nestled right within Confederation Park, the longest days of the year aren’t privy to what goes on after dark. This…

Ottawa’s Fringe Fest Fires a Warning Shot of Free Music, June 18th @ Waller Park

The 18th annual Ottawa Fringe Festival, widely known as the nation’s capital’s largest theatre event of the year, will debut…

Robots! Everywhere!! + BBQ Cuisine @ Gabba Hey, June 8th (Ottawa’s underground hipster music hot spot that almost no one knows about)

By Matthew Stella Phil (aka Robots! Everywhere!!) sent me a text this afternoon asking if I wanted to go to…

Kelp Record’s 20 Anniversary: Jim Bryson playing Firewatch

Kelp Records, one of the most important record labels in Ottawa history, is celebrating its 20th birthday this year. The…

Arboretum Festival: First Line-Up Annoucement

Kevin Drew (of Broken Social Scene), Constantines (on their reunion tour) and Chad VanGaalen are just some of the most…

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Bosveld Covers a Lot of Ground: Day One of the Ontario Bike Tour

Bosveld Covers a Lot of Ground: Day One of the Ontario Bike Tour

Jul 18, 2014 | No Comments

Bosveld, a.k.a. Facetown Sonic, a.k.a. Velodrones and That Other Guy, a.k.a. Jeremy Mulder & Théan Slabbert are on the open road of...

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Morning Metal – Metal Rant #1: Elitists

Jul 20, 2014 | No Comments

Rockso Rants: Metal Rant #1 – Elitists I began writing a book a long time ago titled “Modern Metal” which...

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Weekend Music Roundup: July 17-20

Weekend Music Roundup: July 17-20

Jul 17, 2014 | No Comments

Looking for live music in Ottawa this weekend? Ottawa Showbox has you covered with the Weekend Music Roundup. For full...

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Throwback Thursday: The Ghost of Festivals Past, Snow Jam

Throwback Thursday: The Ghost of Festivals Past, Snow Jam

Jul 17, 2014 | No Comments

For this Throwback Thursday we are visited by the ghost of festivals past, the late Snow Jam. The year was 2002...

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