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Patrick Watson & NAC Orchestra at Southam Hall

There’s a story about a professor who asked his students if a jar filled with rocks was full. They said

  • 2019
  • January 22, 2019
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Contest: Win tickets to see STARS at NAC Dec. 15

After nearly two decades as a band, Montreal’s STARS continue to bring their music to the masses across Canada. This

  • 2018
  • December 13, 2018
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Contest: Win tickets to Tanika Charles at NAC Nov. 23

*Note – This contest is now closed.  Polaris-nominated artist Tanika Charles is making her return to the capital on November

  • 2018
  • November 16, 2018
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In Conversation with Chilly Gonzales

It’s not every day you get to have a phone call with a Canadian composer who has dabbled in the

  • 2018
  • October 21, 2018
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In conversation with NAC’s Heather Gibson about the 2018-19 season

Photo by Trevor Lush Since taking the reigns as Executive Producer of the NAC Presents series a year and a

  • 2018
  • May 23, 2018
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Hometown hero Catriona Sturton broadens horizons to better pluck our heartstrings

Catriona Sturton is a household name in Canadian music and beyond—her masterful blues guitar and harmonica stylings combined with her

  • 2018
  • April 11, 2018
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Contest: Win passes to Flying Hórses at NAC

*Note – This contest is now closed.  We’re giving away two passes to tonight’s performance by Flying Hórses at the

  • 2018
  • April 6, 2018
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Drake, Death, & Drone Metal: A Q&A w/ Rose Cousins

Rose Cousins experiences life as a human. The east coast roots-balladeer dreams big, and writes big. Armed with a dynamic

  • 2018
  • February 28, 2018
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Girls+ Rock Ottawa continues to grow as 2018 nears

In 2007, a passion for music and dedication to female empowerment spurred the creation of Ottawa Rock Camp for Girls—a

  • 2017
  • December 4, 2017
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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

  • 2017
  • June 30, 2017
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