2015 Fests

cityfolk, marvest, ottawa
  • 2015
  • August 26, 2015

Marvest: Strengthening Ottawa music through partnerships

CityFolk is expanding its programming this year to include more local artists from the Ottawa/Gatineau region. Musical Harvest  – dubbed

  • 2015
  • August 24, 2015

Arboretum Festival – Day 3: Tweens, New Swears, Milk Lines, The Sadies and Nightshades

Tweens, New Swears, Milk Lines, The Sadies, and Nightshades rocked Albert Island Friday, the third night of Arboretum Festival 2015. It

  • 2015
  • August 20, 2015

Arboretum Festival Day 1: The Queer Songbook Orchestra and Melody McKiver at St. Alban’s Church

The Queer Songbook Orchestra made the extreme heat in St. Alban’s Church very bearable as they delivered a powerful performance

  • 2015
  • August 9, 2015

On The Road: Sappyfest Day 2

The sun set on the first day of Sappyfest, only to give rise to a memorable Day 2. After some

sappyfest, sappyx, sackville, new brunswick
  • 2015
  • August 4, 2015

On The Road: Sappyfest Day 1

For years we’ve wanted to drop everything we’re doing and head out east to Sappyfest. If you’re not familiar with

  • 2015
  • July 20, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 10: Brandon Allan, The Beaches, Interpol & Milky Chance

RBC Bluesfest Press Images, Photo: Danyca MacDonald Starting my evening in the Barney Danson Theatre to see Brandon Allan and

  • 2015
  • July 20, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 11: Weird Al, Randy Bachman & Be In The Band Showcase

RBC Bluesfest Press Images, Photo: Mark Horton The last day of a festival is always a mixed bag. I usually want

  • 2015
  • July 18, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 8: Fet.Nat, Hilotrons & Mother Mother

RBC Bluesfest Press Images PHOTO/Scott Penner As soon as I got on the bus to make my way to the

  • 2015
  • July 18, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 9: Bahamas, Tragically Hip, Dropkick Murphys & John Carroll

RBC Bluesfest Press Images, Photo: Mark Horton The closer I got to RBC Bluesfest, with every step I took, the

Run the jewels, ottawa, bluesfest
  • 2015
  • July 16, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 7: Heartstreets, Chvrches & Run the Jewels

RBC Bluesfest Press Images, Photo: Mark Horton First things first: Heartstreets — two talented Montreal women rapping, crooning, and just generally