2019 Fests

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Gallery: CityFolk Day 1

CityFolk kicked off on Thursday night with a stellar lineup, including masked country sensation Orville Peck, music legend Lucinda Williams,

  • 2019
  • September 14, 2019
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CityFolk Festival: Top Picks for 2019

It’s that time of year when we descend on Lansdowne and the Glebe for CityFolk Festival. This year’s main festival

  • 2019
  • September 13, 2019
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Gallery: Side by Side Weekend

The first inaugural Side by Side Weekend was an amazing success and a wonderful gathering of excellent bands playing two

  • 2019
  • August 1, 2019
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Side by Side Day 1: Steve Adamyk Band, Flaws, Sad Baxter, Bug Bites and The Offers

The inaugural night of Side by Side Weekend in Ottawa kicked off with a bang Thursday night with Steve Adamyk

  • 2019
  • July 26, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 9: Pussy Riot Steals the Show on the Side Stage + Gallery

The unapologetic rainbow-balaclava-chic politics behind Pussy Riot’s fame are unlike any group in recent memory. And beneath a cloudy, yet

  • 2019
  • July 19, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 8: Alexisonfire Rises Again

Since they parted ways back in 2011 to chase peripheral passion projects—including a firefighting career for lead singer George Pettit—the

  • 2019
  • July 14, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 5: Kygo, Buddy Guy, and more

Bluesfest continued after the regular Monday break with day 5 on Tuesday. Our photographer Els was on site to get

  • 2019
  • July 11, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 4: The Killers, Psychedelic Furs, & more

Day 4 concluded with the biggest night for Bluesfest so far, as Las Vegas band The Killers played an explosive

  • 2019
  • July 8, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 3: Glorious Sons, PUP, KALLITECHNIS & more

Els kept her camera skills sharpened for Day 3 of RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. She got some great photos of headliners

  • 2019
  • July 7, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 2: Yungblud & Jason Isbell

Our photographer Els Durnford was at Lebreton Flats to catch Day 2 of RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. After a rain delay,

  • 2019
  • July 6, 2019
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