New Music: Jon Hynes – <i>Watchful Creatures</i> New Video: New Kick Ass Trip to Candy Land from New Swears’ 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

New Music: Jon Hynes – Watchful Creatures

Jon Hynes is a new addition to Ottawa’s burgeoning music community, but he is by no means new to the…

New Video: New Kick Ass Trip to Candy Land from New Swears’

New Swears released a new video yesterday of sweet simplicity from their soon-to-be released second album Junkfood Forever, Bedtime Whatever. Expect…

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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Interview: James Parker, Renowned Pianist & Artistic Advisor to Chamberfest

Interview: James Parker, Renowned Pianist & Artistic Advisor to Chamberfest

Jul 25, 2014 | No Comments

James Parker and his brother Jon Kimura Parker are both distinguished pianists from Vancouver, B.C. whose mad skills have them...

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Morning Metal: Metal Rant #4: Resurgance

Jul 27, 2014 | No Comments

Rockso Rants: Resurgance I have been listening to some bands lately that metalitists would consider “emo”. The resurgance of make-up...

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Weekend Music Roundup: July 24-27

Weekend Music Roundup: July 24-27

Jul 24, 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 Headstones wreak havoc in Manotick, one last time

Throwback Thursday: The Headstones wreak havoc in Manotick, one last time

Jul 24, 2014 | No Comments

A short story by Richard Michels of The Haig. Photo by Richard Beland.    I was at the last Headstones...

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