Charting a new path for Ottawa Showbox

Nearly eight years ago, I started a small music blog called Ottawa Showbox. I bought the domain name and started

Weekend Music Picks: Jan. 24-26

Friday, January 24 Champagne Sundays, Shaolin Flo, & Missy Bauman at Avant Garde JW Jones Blues Band at The Rainbow

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Weekend Music Picks: Dec. 6-8

Friday, December 6 FLISS w/ opening act Wychwood Emily Burgess & The Emburys with s/g The Low Profiles at Irene’s

Weekend Music Picks: Nov. 29-Dec 1

Friday, November 29 Partner, Waistline, Outfielder @ The 27 Club Big Wreck at Bronson Centre Music Theatre Fraser/Geggie/Malaby at Black

Dan Mangan and the NAC Orchestra in Ottawa

Photo by Ming Wu (Photogmusic.com) On Saturday night, Dan Mangan performed at the National Arts Centre (NAC), with the NAC’s

Weekend Music Picks: Nov. 22-24

Friday, November 22 WHOOP-Szo + Expanda Fuzz & Deux Trois at Cinqhole Saturday, November 23 Motorists, Deadbeat Beat, Sleep Late

Show Me The Body, Urochromes, Ultra Love @ 27 Club

Ev has synesthesia, and they incorporate their sensory experiences into music reviews. Synesthesia is a condition in which the brain

Weekend Music Picks: Nov. 14-17

All Weekend Thursday, November 14 Fundraising album art auction for CKCU & CHUO at The Record Centre Friday, November 15

New Music: DĂ©rives by Squerl Noir

When so many are turning to trap and auto-tune, Squerl Noir‘s sound on his debut EP DĂ©rives feels stripped down

New Video: Gibberish by Stoby

Ottawa’s fun power pop four-piece Stoby recently released a very entertaining video for their song “Gibberish.” As the video begins