2016

  • 2016
  • December 30, 2016

Top Local Albums of 2016

Another year come and gone, and many of us are chomping at the bits while we anxiously wait for 2016

  • 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

Top 10 Non-Local Bluesfest Picks

Big festivals can be pretty overwhelming, and seeing as how Ottawa Bluesfest is one of the largest in North America,

  • 2016
  • June 18, 2016

Ottawa Explosion Day 3: Mikey Erg, Mike Krol, Screaming Females, Dad Jokes, The Worriers and more

The weather keeps getting nicer and nicer as Ottawa Explosion Weekend keeps rolling along into day 3. Unfortunately Shellshag had

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  • 2016
  • June 14, 2016

Cityfolk announces preliminary lineup for 2016

Cityfolk organizers have released the first wave of artists for this year’s festival, taking place at the Lansdowne Park location

  • 2016
  • April 21, 2016

Weekend Music Roundup: April 21- 24

Ottawa event listings: Looking for live music this long weekend? Ottawa Showbox has you covered this weekend with the Weekend

  • 2016
  • April 19, 2016

Jonathan Becker & The North Fields tour kickoff w/ Elsa

Jonathan Becker and the North Fields kicked off their cross-Canada tour at Live on Elgin with some help from Elsa.

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  • 2016
  • April 5, 2016

Ska’s Not Dead: The Sentries EP Release Party @ House of TARG

Featured photo by Katie Oberlin Last August, Sean Done (DJ Judge Upstroke), and Darren Drouin of local ska band The Sentries approached

  • 2016
  • March 22, 2016

Arboretum Festival makes big lineup announcement

Arboretum Festival is going big on it’s fifth anniversary (has it already been five years?!) as the first wave of

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  • 2016
  • March 9, 2016

Dear Blackwolf, The Heavy Medicine Band and Brandon Allan @ Irene’s

Photo by Elizabeth Durnford On Friday, there was a warm crowd filling Irene’s Pub in anticipation of some sweet jams. I