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Gallery: Bluesfest Day 8 w/ Zeds Dead, Sturgill Simpson & more

Bluesfest Day 8 was kept the party going with sets by Sturgill Simpson, Black Irish, Grandtheft, Zeds Dead, and more….

Bluesfest Day 7: Noname, Blue Rodeo & more

As Bluesfest rolled along, the much-anticipated seventh day finally arrived. Chicago rapper Noname was definitely one of the buzz acts…

Bluesfest Days 5 & 6: Foo Fighters and Courtney Barnett steal the show

Bluesfest has changed a lot for me. And how could it not? Over the last ten years I’ve been psyched…

Black Pistol Fire & Thunderpussy at Algonquin Commons Theatre

What’s the best way to cure the Monday blues… well a rock show of course. Black Pistol Fire and Thunderpussy…

Gallery: Bluesfest Day 4

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest wrapped up the first weekend’s programming with sets by The Strumbellas, Larkin Poe, Amos the Transparent, Keys…

Gallery: Bluesfest Day 3

The busy weekend continued with thousands of people from the region coming out to experience RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. Artists such…

Review + Gallery: Bluesfest Day 2

BROCKHAMPTON, hereafter styled “Brockhampton,” were in Ottawa on Friday night, with a diverse and complex boy band show. They even…

Reviews

Bluesfest Days 5 & 6: Foo Fighters and Courtney Barnett steal the show

Bluesfest Days 5 & 6: Foo Fighters and Courtney Barnett steal the show

Jul 16, 2018 | No Comments

Bluesfest has changed a lot for me. And how could it not? Over the last ten years I’ve been psyched...

Interviews

Kimmortal Bringing DIY Art and Rap to Ottawa

Kimmortal Bringing DIY Art and Rap to Ottawa

Jun 12, 2018 | No Comments

Kim Villagante, better known as Kimmortal is a queer Filipinx visual artist and rapper from Vancouver known for her story like...

New Music

Deux Trois breaks out with new EP ‘Health’

Deux Trois breaks out with new EP ‘Health’

Jun 10, 2018 | No Comments

Following their most excellent show at Bar Robo in Ottawa on June 1, we caught up with Kingston’s doom-pop trio...

New Videos

New Video – Justice by Scattered Clouds

New Video – Justice by Scattered Clouds

Jun 21, 2018 | No Comments

Hull post-punk group Scattered Clouds recently released an incredibly well animated and intense video for their new single “Justice.” The song is...

Festivals

Gallery: Bluesfest Day 8 w/ Zeds Dead, Sturgill Simpson & more

Gallery: Bluesfest Day 8 w/ Zeds Dead, Sturgill Simpson & more

Jul 19, 2018 | No Comments

Bluesfest Day 8 was kept the party going with sets by Sturgill Simpson, Black Irish, Grandtheft, Zeds Dead, and more....

Features

From the Expert: Getting Into Sound Engineering

From the Expert: Getting Into Sound Engineering

Mar 7, 2018 | No Comments

Have you ever looked at the back of a room during a show, and noticed a person straining their neck...

Photo Galleries

Gallery: Bluesfest Day 8 w/ Zeds Dead, Sturgill Simpson & more

Gallery: Bluesfest Day 8 w/ Zeds Dead, Sturgill Simpson & more

Jul 19, 2018 | No Comments

Bluesfest Day 8 was kept the party going with sets by Sturgill Simpson, Black Irish, Grandtheft, Zeds Dead, and more....

Ottawa Beat Column

Breaking Down the Ottawa Music Strategy

Breaking Down the Ottawa Music Strategy

May 10, 2018 | No Comments

Last month, the City of Ottawa’s city council unanimously voted in favour of adopting the first-ever official music strategy in...

Francoville

Francoville: Osheaga débarque en ville

Francoville: Osheaga débarque en ville

Jul 18, 2018 | No Comments

D’emblée, j’ai toujours ressenti un mélange d’amour et de haine pour le festival de musique et d’arts Osheaga qui se...

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