2019

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Bluesfest Day 9: Pussy Riot Steals the Show on the Side Stage + Gallery

The unapologetic rainbow-balaclava-chic politics behind Pussy Riot’s fame are unlike any group in recent memory. And beneath a cloudy, yet

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  • July 19, 2019
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Weekend Music Picks: July 18-21

Thursday, July 18 Friday, July 19 Funk yo Self at Irene’s 8-Trax at Live! on Elgin Saturday, July 20 Sons

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  • July 18, 2019
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Hull’s Fet.Nat shortlisted for Polaris Prize

Hull’s own Fet.Nat has been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize for their outstanding album Le Mal, released earlier this

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  • July 16, 2019
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New Video: “First of the Month” by Girlfriend Material

Two years after taking a break from playing keyboards with Tokyo Police Club, Graham Wright and his band Girlfriend Material

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  • July 15, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 8: Alexisonfire Rises Again

Since they parted ways back in 2011 to chase peripheral passion projects—including a firefighting career for lead singer George Pettit—the

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  • July 14, 2019
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Track Premiere: Mark ii – “On My Mind”

Photo by Brandon Turner Mark ii‘s new track “On My Mind” is a perfect tune for the summer. The bright

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  • July 12, 2019
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Opinion: In defense of a progressive, modern addition to the Château Laurier

We at Ottawa Showbox don’t typically post editorials, particularly those which have nothing to do with music. However, I like

  • 2019
  • July 12, 2019
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Video Premiere: “On the Ridgeline” by Owen Davies

Ottawa Showbox is excited to premiere of Montreal-via-Westport singer-songwriter Owen Davies‘ new video “On the Ridgeline,” the first single off

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  • July 12, 2019
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Weekend Music Picks: July 10-13

Thursday, July 11 Friday, July 12 Akounak | Zerzura [opening reception + opening weekend] Ports of Spain // Teenage Fiction

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  • July 11, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 5: Kygo, Buddy Guy, and more

Bluesfest continued after the regular Monday break with day 5 on Tuesday. Our photographer Els was on site to get

  • 2019
  • July 11, 2019
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