festivals

  • 2018
  • September 14, 2018

Weekend Music Picks: Sept 14-16

All Weekend Friday, September 14 Rebelle w/ James Blonde + Phantom Atlantic Wordburglar in Ottawa w Timbuktu, Jesse D &

  • 2018
  • March 4, 2018

The Art of Festival Applications

If there’s one thing Ottawa has no shortage of, it’s festivals. Tons of festivals. Festivals, everywhere. Here in the capital,

Lido Pimienta
  • 2017
  • August 4, 2017

Fighting Rape Culture in Canada’s Music Scene

Lido Pimienta at Megaphono Music Festival, February 1st 2017. Photo by Ming Wu. By Elsa Mirzaei Just earlier this month,

  • 2016
  • September 6, 2016

Contest: Enter to win CityFolk day passes

With autumn just around the corner, we wait patiently for the air to cool and the leaves to turn and

Bluesfest 2016 Local Music Preview

Say what you will about the festival, Bluesfest is a huge supporter of local music. They extensively search for Ottawa

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,

House of paint, ottawa, hip hop, 2015
  • 2015
  • September 10, 2015

Festival Preview: House of PainT Festival of Urban Arts & Culture

It’s that time of year again as the masses gather to celebrate urban hip hop arts and culture in Ottawa.

  • 2015
  • July 20, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 11: Weird Al, Randy Bachman & Be In The Band Showcase

RBC Bluesfest Press Images, Photo: Mark Horton The last day of a festival is always a mixed bag. I usually want

  • 2015
  • March 13, 2015

Ottawa Festivals Line Up to Announce 2015 Lineups

Yesterday, March 12, was a choice day for the music festivals of the nation’s capital. Both Westfest and Ottawa Jazz Festival announced

  • 2015
  • February 2, 2015

Mugshots 2.0: The re-emergence of an Ottawa staple

Those who have lived in Ottawa for any amount of time might have heard of the haunted tours around downtown.