2014 Fests

  • 2014
  • August 26, 2014

Arboretum Festival: Constantines Shine on the Final Day

Photo by Jeff Watkins Constantines capped off an amazing week of shows Saturday night on the final day of Arboretum

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  • 2014
  • August 26, 2014

Arboretum Festival: Kevin Drew, Hilotrons, & The Yips

Photo by Jeff Watkins The weekend portion of this year’s Arboretum Arts Festival took place in Waller Park at Arts Court, and there

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  • 2014
  • August 23, 2014

Arboretum Festival: The Hammock Sessions (Secret Shows) – Saturday, August 23

As you may have noticed on the Arboretum Arts Festival Schedule, we’re presenting a few “secret shows” today at the

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  • August 22, 2014

Arboretum Festival: Ought, Fresh Snow, Blue Angel and Freelove Fenner @ House of TARG

Photo by Jeff Watkins From a church at the last show to a pinball and pierogi-filled punk basement venue, Arboretum

  • 2014
  • August 21, 2014

Arboretum Festival: Julie Doiron and the Wooden Stars, Evening Hymns & Bosveld

Julie Doiron and the Wooden Stars capped off an awe-inspiring lineup at St. Albans Church last night, which also featured

  • 2014
  • June 18, 2014

Ottawa Explosion Weekend Day 4: A Marathon of Awesome Music!

The Saturday of Ottawa Explosion Weekend is an annual marathon of amazing music. The music starts at 12:30 and goes

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  • 2014
  • June 18, 2014

Ottawa Explosion Weekend Day 4 – Boyhood, Odonis Odonis & METZ @ Ritual

And the good times just kept on rolling. As the day that included unreal sets from New Swears, TV Freaks,

  • 2014
  • June 17, 2014

Ottawa Explosion Weekend Day Three: The White Wires, The Creeps, Robots!Everywhere!!, Jon Creeden and more

Day three of Ottawa Explosion Weekend was absolutely insane! Got started at 6 pm with acoustic punk, later included an

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  • 2014
  • June 16, 2014

Ottawa Explosion Weekend Day 4 – New Swears, TV Freaks, Steve Adamyk Bank + more

You’d think that after three days of non-stop live music, partying, moshing, and general disregard for our overall health, the

  • 2014
  • June 13, 2014

Ottawa Explosion Weekend Day 2: Stand GT, Tropical Dripps, ZEX, Tweens and more

Ottawa Explosion Weekend, day two–saw many great bands rock Club SAW once again. Tropical Dripps got us started with their