Arboretum Festival sets the stage for emerging music Japan’s One OK Rock electrify Algonquin Commons Theatre Highlights: Ottawa Jazz Festival 2017 Ottawa Bluesfest 2017: Top Picks CBC Searchlight winner The Long War to play NAC July 2nd Gallery: Montebello Rockfest 2017 10 Highlights of Montebello Rockfest 2017

Arboretum Festival sets the stage for emerging music

For the past five years, Arboretum Festival has been a crucial part of Ottawa’s music infrastructure. It’s beginnings as a…

Japan’s One OK Rock electrify Algonquin Commons Theatre

Arriving to line-ups that wrapped around the hallways outside of the Algonquin Commons Theatre was a sure sign that it…

Highlights: Ottawa Jazz Festival 2017

The Ottawa Jazz Festival saw its 37th year in downtown Ottawa this June. The festival, which takes place between Confederation…

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017: Top Picks

Featured photo: Anderson .Paak by Julio Enriquez It is that beautiful time a year again where Lebreton Flats transforms into…

CBC Searchlight winner The Long War to play NAC July 2nd

If you’re a fan of Canadian music and follow CBC, you’ve probably heard of the CBC Searchlight contest. It’s a…

Gallery: Montebello Rockfest 2017

The twelfth edition of Montebello Rockfest had everything you’d expect—long lines to get in, circle pits, sunburns, and a lot…

10 Highlights of Montebello Rockfest 2017

This past weekend Rockfest in Montebello, QC, turned 12 years old and I was there to take it all in….

Reviews

Japan’s One OK Rock electrify Algonquin Commons Theatre

Japan’s One OK Rock electrify Algonquin Commons Theatre

Jul 24, 2017 | No Comments

Arriving to line-ups that wrapped around the hallways outside of the Algonquin Commons Theatre was a sure sign that it...

Interviews

Interview: Spencer Tweedy of The Blisters

Interview: Spencer Tweedy of The Blisters

Jul 20, 2017 | No Comments

Chicago’s The Blisters are rolling through Ottawa on their way to the River & Sky Music/Camping Festival which is taking...

New Music

New Music: Potential Space EP by Galapagos

New Music: Potential Space EP by Galapagos

Jul 22, 2017 | No Comments

Ottawa has a new rock band, Galapagos, and they dropped a debut EP earlier this June. The four-song release, Potential Space,...

New Videos

Video Premiere: Eerie Loom drop summer jam “Wakened”

Video Premiere: Eerie Loom drop summer jam “Wakened”

Jun 8, 2017 | No Comments

Just when you thought winter 2.0 was here for good, the fresh new electronic group Eerie Loom have brought some...

Festivals

Arboretum Festival sets the stage for emerging music

Arboretum Festival sets the stage for emerging music

Aug 15, 2017 | No Comments

For the past five years, Arboretum Festival has been a crucial part of Ottawa’s music infrastructure. It’s beginnings as a...

Features

Shot in the Dark Sessions Document Local Talent

Shot in the Dark Sessions Document Local Talent

Apr 19, 2017 | No Comments

This article appears in the April Edition of Ottawa Beat newsprint in the OSBX column. Photo: Malak performs at Shot In...

Ottawa Beat Column

A Brief History of Ottawa Explosion Weekend

A Brief History of Ottawa Explosion Weekend

Jun 14, 2017 | No Comments

Photos by David Forcier The Beginnings: Rock n’ Roll Pizza Party Let’s rewind to the mid-2000’s, a time when Ottawa...

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