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

10 Highlights of Montebello Rockfest 2017

This past weekend Rockfest in Montebello, QC, turned 12 years old and I was there to take it all in.

New Music: The Guacamole Incident by Taco Bandits

One of the most appropriate album titles of all time, The Guacamole Incident by Taco Bandits, dropped about a month

Voodoo Glow Skulls show Ottawa what ska legends are made of

The Voodoo Glow Skulls showed us all that even after 27 years, they still have what it takes to make

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Ska’s Not Dead: The Sentries EP Release Party @ House of TARG

Featured photo by Katie Oberlin Last August, Sean Done (DJ Judge Upstroke), and Darren Drouin of local ska band The Sentries approached

Premiere: Forno by Suits ‘n Toques

Ottawa’s ska ensemble Suits ‘n Toques are releasing an new EP, Forno, this Friday, but we have the exclusive premiere

One Year TARG-versary with Suits ‘n Toques & Black Mask Brigade

Photo by Eric Scharf The skanking was strong Thursday night as House of TARG celebrated its one-year anniversary weekend with

The Cardboard Crowns Global Citizen Release @ Maverick’s

The party was well worth the wait as The Cardboard Crowns, Ottawa’s ska punk darlings and Big Money Shot winners,

The Cardboard Crowns Unofficial Folkfest After-Party

Energetic, sometimes shirtless and wearing cardboard on their heads, The Cardboard Crowns played an unofficial Folkfest after-party Sunday night at

Throwback Thursday: Winter Skafest 2005 and Ska Jeff

This week’s Throwback Thursday is dedicated to Jeff, aka Moesplant, aka Ska Jeff, aka Filburt Shellbach, aka one of the raddest