Top 17 Local Albums of 2017

Another year in the books for music in the nation’s capital and another year of countless great releases. This list

The Suds and Sounds of Beau’s Oktoberfest

Beau’s Oktoberfest kicks off this weekend, Sept. 22-23, in Vankleek Hill, just under one hour outside of Ottawa. It is

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Review & Gallery: CityFolk Day 4

Saturday night at CityFolk delivered. Throughout a jam-packed lineup that featured not one but two performances by Fred Penner (the

Ottawa Welcomes the World: Ukraine Edition

A few weeks ago, my friends and I went to the Horticultural Building at Lansdowne in Ottawa for the Ukrainian

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Bluesfest Day 8: Live, Anderson .Paak, and The Headstones

Photos by Els Durnford It was a soaking wet night Friday night at RBC Bluesfest which saw sets cut short


OXW Day 4: The Smugglers, Needles//Pins, Tough Age and Expanda Fuzz

During Ottawa Explosion’s fourth day, the outdoor stage at Club SAW was rocked by the Mint Records Showcase featuring The

Interview: Chris Cresswell of The Flatliners

Photo by Gilda Louise Aloisi The Flatliners are a band that have never shied away from trying new things. While


Heather Gibson talks NAC Presents’ 2017/18 Lineup

Poster illustration by Colin White When Heather Gibson took the reins as Executive Producer of NAC Presents & Variety Programming

JUNOfest: Operators, Charly Bliss, & Potential Red

Photos by Els Durnford/Ottawa Showbox JUNOfest kicked off Thursday with a few shows around town, and I decided to make

Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 Lineup Announced

2017 is a big year for Canada as we celebrate our 150th anniversary as a nation. The epicentre of the