The Yips, Air Loom, Ottawa, 613, garage, canadian music

The Yips release their new album Air Loom to the world and throw a massive party at Gabba Hey

My body aches. My shoulder feels like it was bent all the way back in the wrong direction. There are

stillnative, ottawa, blues, rock, indie,

StillNative launch Indiegogo campaign and plan Black Keys tribute set to fund second LP, release live DVD

One of Ottawa’s foremost bluesy rock n’ roll groups, StillNative (CastleRock Recs), are doing things a little differently for their

WAREHOUSE PARTY w/ Silkken Laumann & Cabaal at Gabba Hey!

Gabba Hey! was so full last Saturday night that I couldn’t see through to the back. The lack of visibility

SUUNS, Montreal, indie, Images du futur, zeroes, black sheep inn, ottawa

Interview: Liam O’Neill of Suuns

This past weekend Montreal electro-infused, psych-rock band Suuns (Secretly Canadian) played at Black Sheep Inn for the first time and

SUUNS, Ottawa, Wakefield, Black Sheep Inn, Scattered Clouds,

Something Wicked This Way Came @ The Black Sheep: Suuns & Scattered Clouds

Making your way to the Black Sheep Inn is always an adventure, often simply based on the music you will

Weekend Music Roundup, ottawa, shows, concerts, things to do, entertainment

Weekend Music Roundup: March 27 – 30

For full event listings, click here.

pony girl, fevers, black sheep inn, ottawa, wakefield, music

Pony Girl & FEVERS @ Black Sheep Inn, Mar. 21

One thing we really love here at Ottawa Showbox are bills stacked with local bands. Yes, this night only had

Peach Kelli Pop, Average Times, Astral Gunk, and Pale Lips at Gabba Hey!

The Montreal-based Pale Lips kicked off Saturday’s Peach Kelli Pop-headlined show at Gabba Hey! I had no set expectations for this

Ottawa Explosion announces first wave of artists

Ottawa Explosion has announced its first round of bands for OXW happening on June 12-15 this year. The biggest news

Swearin’, Camp Radio and Dead Weights @ Luneta Cafe March 13

Swearin‘ packed Luneta to the brim on Thursday March 13, and it was a big sweaty party. I have never