Interview: Harry James Angus of The Cat Empire Track Premiere: Stay Classy – <em>Gentleman</em> Top 10 Non-Local Bluesfest Picks Premiere: Mushy Gushy – <em>Tight Snake</em> New Music: Sons of Pluto – <em>The Age I’m In</em> Cityfolk announces preliminary lineup for 2016 Album Premiere: How Far To Mexico – <em>Drought</em>

Interview: Harry James Angus of The Cat Empire

The Cat Empire formed in 1999 and have since been touring the world with their unique and eclectic scope of…

Track Premiere: Stay Classy – Gentleman

We’re stoked to be premiering Stay Classy‘s brand new single “Gentleman” right here on Ottawa Showbox. After taking an 18-month…

Top 10 Non-Local Bluesfest Picks

Big festivals can be pretty overwhelming, and seeing as how Ottawa Bluesfest is one of the largest in North America,…

Premiere: Mushy Gushy – Tight Snake

It’s that time of year – bands are in full bloom for the summertime. We’re very excited to premiere the…

New Music: Sons of Pluto – The Age I’m In

Feature photo by Kristina Vogel These days, it’s pretty normal for bands to form and dissipate in relatively short timespan. Sons…

Cityfolk announces preliminary lineup for 2016

Cityfolk organizers have released the first wave of artists for this year’s festival, taking place at the Lansdowne Park location…

Album Premiere: How Far To Mexico – Drought

A new band in town, How Far To Mexico, is ready to break onto the scene in a big way…

Reviews

Bluesfest Day 9: City and Colour, Bombino, Merganzer and more

Bluesfest Day 9: City and Colour, Bombino, Merganzer and more

Jul 20, 2016 | No Comments

Featured photo: RBC Bluesfest Press Images. PHOTO/Danyca MacDonald I got to Bluesfest later than I’d planned (because some things never change), and...

Interviews

Interview: Harry James Angus of The Cat Empire

Interview: Harry James Angus of The Cat Empire

Jul 28, 2016 | No Comments

The Cat Empire formed in 1999 and have since been touring the world with their unique and eclectic scope of...

New Music

Track Premiere: Stay Classy – <em>Gentleman</em>

Track Premiere: Stay Classy – Gentleman

Jul 15, 2016 | No Comments

We’re stoked to be premiering Stay Classy‘s brand new single “Gentleman” right here on Ottawa Showbox. After taking an 18-month...

New Videos

New Video: “Nightmare” by DRAE

New Video: “Nightmare” by DRAE

Jun 28, 2016 | No Comments

Local producer and hip hop artist DRAE just dropped a video for the lead single, “Nightmare,” of his upcoming debut...

Festivals

Bluesfest Day 9: City and Colour, Bombino, Merganzer and more

Bluesfest Day 9: City and Colour, Bombino, Merganzer and more

Jul 20, 2016 | No Comments

Featured photo: RBC Bluesfest Press Images. PHOTO/Danyca MacDonald I got to Bluesfest later than I’d planned (because some things never change), and...

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....

Thirsty Thursdays

Thirsty Thursday: Saint Patty’s Edition – Lone Wolf McAle from Nita Beer Company

Thirsty Thursday: Saint Patty’s Edition – Lone Wolf McAle from Nita Beer Company

Mar 17, 2016 | No Comments

Beer: Lone Wolf McAle from Nita Beer Company Style: Ginger Spice Ale ABV: 5.5% Pairing: A  playlist featuring red heads...

Hip Hop Column: Off The Mix

Off The Mic: March Edition

Off The Mic: March Edition

Mar 1, 2016 | No Comments

A lot of hip-hop heavyweights dropped music over the last little while (e.g. Kanye, Rhianna, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Drake) so you might...

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