2016 Fests

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Top Ten Beau’s Oktoberfest Moments

We think we have finally recovered from another amazing two days out in Vankleek Hill for this year’s Beau’s Oktoberfest.

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Review: Basia Bulat at CityFolk

Photo of Basia Bulat in NYC earlier this year by Elizabeth Durnford (Ottawa Showbox) As I sat looking out at

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Cityfolk Festival Preview: Top Picks

Featured photo by Steve Gerecke This year’s CityFolk festival has arrived, and we’re happy to bring you our picks for

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Contest: Enter to win CityFolk day passes

With autumn just around the corner, we wait patiently for the air to cool and the leaves to turn and

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Arboretum 2016: Sloan, Fet. Nat and Sloan again

Arboretum‘s Festival Village was in full swing when I showed up Friday night to watch Sloan and Fet.Nat play. Sloan

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Preview: Arboretum Festival 2016

Photo by Rolf Klausener Ottawa is buzzing once again in anticipation of this year’s Arboretum Festival happening August 17–21. Going

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Bluesfest Day 8: Wolf Parade, Holy Fuck and Paul James Band

Saturday evening at Bluesfest had a little something for everyone thanks to bands such as The Paul James Band, Holy

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Bluesfest Day 7: The Red Hot Chili Peppers

“All hope abandon, ye who enter here.”  Inferno – Dante Alighieri The road to Ottawa Bluesfest was deranged by discarded

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Pup-day at Bluesfest and House of Targ

On July 14 I treated myself to a double dose of PUP, one of the best live acts around. First,

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Bluesfest Day 5: Half Moon Run and The Decemberists

After two days off Bluesfest returned Wednesday with a sweltering hot day featuring The Decemberists and Half Moon Run. Celebrating