2016 Fests

  • 2016
  • September 28, 2016

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.

  • 2016
  • September 19, 2016

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

  • 2016
  • September 15, 2016

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

  • 2016
  • September 6, 2016

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

  • 2016
  • August 20, 2016

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

  • 2016
  • August 16, 2016

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

  • 2016
  • July 20, 2016

Bluesfest Day 9: City and Colour, Bombino, Merganzer and more

Featured photo: RBC Bluesfest Press Images. PHOTO/Danyca MacDonald I got to Bluesfest later than I’d planned (because some things never change), and

  • 2016
  • July 18, 2016

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

  • 2016
  • July 16, 2016

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

  • 2016
  • July 16, 2016

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,