The Showbox Story told through Japandroids A Night Called Best: Ottawa’s new hiphop/r&b party Contest: Win tickets to Sight & Sound on March 4 Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 Lineup Announced MEGAPHONO 2017 in Photos Interview: ONFIILM redefine the live performance MEGAPHONO: Bonnie Doon and Lonely Parade

The Showbox Story told through Japandroids

A few weekends ago Matias and I traveled to Toronto to see Japandroids play two nights at The Danforth Music…

A Night Called Best: Ottawa’s new hiphop/r&b party

Looking for an alternative to congested big-box dance clubs? Well, tonight there’s an all-new dance party coming to Chinatown’s infamous…

Contest: Win tickets to Sight & Sound on March 4

We’re getting excited to present Sight & Sound: An Audiovisual Experience on March 4 featuring the music of Ottawa veterans…

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 Lineup Announced

2017 is a big year for Canada as we celebrate our 150th anniversary as a nation. The epicentre of the…

MEGAPHONO 2017 in Photos

All photos by Els Durford/Ottawa Showbox 3 days, 13 venues, and 4147 pictures later, MEGAPHONO 2017 is done for another…

Interview: ONFIILM redefine the live performance

ONFIILM at POP Montreal. Photo by Jeff Kilgour.  We caught up with Jordan Craig, the lead singer and guitarist ONFIILM…

MEGAPHONO: Bonnie Doon and Lonely Parade

Photo: Els Durnford Night two of MEGAPHONO took me to Black Squirrel Books to see Bonnie Doon and Lonely Parade….

Reviews

The Showbox Story told through Japandroids

The Showbox Story told through Japandroids

Feb 28, 2017 | No Comments

A few weekends ago Matias and I traveled to Toronto to see Japandroids play two nights at The Danforth Music...

Interviews

Interview: ONFIILM redefine the live performance

Interview: ONFIILM redefine the live performance

Feb 7, 2017 | No Comments

ONFIILM at POP Montreal. Photo by Jeff Kilgour.  We caught up with Jordan Craig, the lead singer and guitarist ONFIILM...

New Music

New Music: kinda, actually, sorta (an EP) by Tossin’ Socks

New Music: kinda, actually, sorta (an EP) by Tossin’ Socks

Nov 15, 2016 | No Comments

Tossin’ Socks, a local banjo and guitar duo, recently released their debut five song EP,  kinda, actually, sorta (an EP)....

New Videos

New Video: “Swallow You Whole” by Steve Adamyk Band

New Video: “Swallow You Whole” by Steve Adamyk Band

Feb 1, 2017 | No Comments

The Steve Adamyk Band recently release a dark video for their ripping track “Swallow You Whole.” The video kicks off...

Festivals

MEGAPHONO 2017 in Photos

MEGAPHONO 2017 in Photos

Feb 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

All photos by Els Durford/Ottawa Showbox 3 days, 13 venues, and 4147 pictures later, MEGAPHONO 2017 is done for another...

Throwback Thursdays

Throwback Thursday: Ottawa Gaga Compilation (2009)

Throwback Thursday: Ottawa Gaga Compilation (2009)

Jan 21, 2016 | No Comments

Over two weekends in March, 2009, 15 bands got two hours each to lay down one track live off the floor....

Spotlight Series

Spotlight Series: Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar

Spotlight Series: Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar

Jan 18, 2017 | No Comments

Some of the best things come unexpectedly, and grow to hold an importance you wouldn’t have expected. That’s how I...

Throwback Thursdays

Throwback Thursday: Ottawa Gaga Compilation (2009)

Throwback Thursday: Ottawa Gaga Compilation (2009)

Jan 21, 2016 | No Comments

Over two weekends in March, 2009, 15 bands got two hours each to lay down one track live off the floor....

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