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 Interview: Partner ready to take on the capital

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….

Interview: Partner ready to take on the capital

The 2017 Megaphono Festival has begun, and has already rung in a number of successful music panels, events, and shows,…

Reviews

Port Cities embrace the DIY, captivate at the NAC

Port Cities embrace the DIY, captivate at the NAC

Feb 21, 2017 | No Comments

All photos by Els Durnford/Ottawa Showbox What happens when three singer-songwriters meet, become friends, and start to help each other...

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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