• 2017
  • December 28, 2017

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

  • 2017
  • September 21, 2017

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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  • 2017
  • September 18, 2017

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

  • 2017
  • September 5, 2017

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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  • 2017
  • July 16, 2017

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

  • 2017
  • June 19, 2017

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

  • 2017
  • June 13, 2017

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

  • 2017
  • April 2, 2017

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

  • 2017
  • February 21, 2017

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