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  • 2015
  • April 21, 2015

New Music: The First Empire by Scattered Clouds

On this day in Hull, an LP came out on E-Tron Records. They call it The First Empire but it will

  • 2015
  • February 5, 2015

MEGAPHONO Artist Profile: Mehdi Cayenne Club

Another local band coming to a stage near you this afternoon for the MEGAPHONO Festival is the Mehdi Cayenne Club, an intense

  • 2015
  • February 4, 2015

MEGAPHONO Artist Profile: HILOTRONS

Ottawa is full of great artists, but not all of them stick around forever. One artist that has several years

  • 2015
  • February 4, 2015

MEGAPHONO: Fet.Nat & The Yips @ House of TARG

Fet.Nat and The Yips brought the weird and the wild to House of TARG during MEGAPHONO. Unfortunately, I missed AkoufèN as the show

RBC Bluesfest Day 4: St. Vincent + Violent Femmes + Mac DeMarco + Boyhood

Photo: Mark Horton, RBC Bluesfest Press Images The magical and whimsical St. Vincent headlined another amazing night at Bluesfest. I

Winchester Warm, Photo: Pat Lawlor
  • 2014
  • June 21, 2014

New Music: Winchester Warm’s Getting Warmer with Belle Attente

Photo: Pat Lawlor Ottawa’s in the midst of the solstice as I type, the summer has previewed its heat just

MTT, Utrecht, Minus the Tiger, Netherlands, Holland
  • 2014
  • April 28, 2014

Interview: From Utrecht to Canada, Holland’s MTT have just about everything we want them to have.

It’s always really cool when European bands fly over the ocean and bring their music with them. One band that

pony girl, fevers, black sheep inn, ottawa, wakefield, music
  • 2014
  • March 26, 2014

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

  • 2014
  • January 20, 2014

The Queer Mafia’s “OFFBEAT: Mashed Up” was Hung Up Like Jagger (with video)

Take a bit of Madonna, add some Nirvana, season with Daft Punk, and top with Maroon 5. Those are just

  • 2013
  • November 22, 2013

Pith and the Parenchymas, Dusted, and The Elwins @ Ritual Nightclub – Nov. 21

Once in a while, a bill pops up on the calendar and makes you do a double take. “$10 for