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Ottawa Showbox’s Favourite Shows of 2013

2013 was quite an amazing year for shows in Ottawa and for Ottawa Showbox.  Check out some of our favourite

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  • December 19, 2013
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Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, July Talk and Billy the Kid @ Ritual Dec. 3

“Good evening Ottawa, how you fucking doing?” The sold out Ritual crowd erupted to Frank Turner’s question and it was

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  • December 4, 2013
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The Front Bottoms and The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die at Babylon

The Front Bottoms had me singing along, dancing, laughing and thinking during their great set Tuesday night at Babylon Nightclub.

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  • October 18, 2013
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Finish What You Started Festival: Day 2 Matinee at Robot House

Saturday was a gorgeous afternoon and perfect for a BBQ with some acoustic punk rock at Robot House. The show

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  • August 20, 2013
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Loon Choir, Shred Kelly and Little Stella at Maverick’s

Class was in session when Loon Choir took to the stage at Maverick’s Wednesday night. Several of the bass player’s

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  • July 28, 2013
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Loh El

Loh El and his Worldview

After missing the “Angels Are Born” CD release party at Mercury lounge on June 29th, I knew I had to

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  • July 19, 2013
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Video: Q&A with Elliott Brood

I had the opportunity to sit down with one of my favourite Canadian bands, Elliott Brood, at Westfest 2013. It

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  • June 26, 2013
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Ottawa Bluesfest preview #3: Local acts you shouldn’t miss

Here is the third installment in our series of previews of the awesome local talent playing this year’s Ottawa Bluesfest. We’re

  • 2013
  • May 22, 2013
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John Carroll and Catriona Sturton at Pressed Cafe

John Carroll, one of Ottawa’s premier storytellers, wowed a jammed packed Pressed Cafe, Saturday March 9th. The boisterous cafe grew

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  • March 11, 2013
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Lazy Sunday at the Wellington End Music and Food Festival

Not knowing what to expect, I worked my way over to the Hintonburg Public House on this lazy Sunday to

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  • March 4, 2013
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