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Scott Penner

Scott Penner has written 59 posts for Aesthetic Magazine | Album Reviews, Concert Photography, Interviews, Contests

Photos: Ottawa Folk Festival 2014 (Day 5) – Hey Rosetta!, Joss Stone, The War on Drugs, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner –  The fifth and final day of Ottawa Folk Festival 2014 featured peformances by Newfoundland-based indie rock band Hey Rosetta!, who will release their new LP, Second Sight, on October 21 via Sonic Records/Warner Music Canada, and who replaced original headliners The Gaslight Anthem, UK soul-R&B singer Joss Stone, who released her sixth album, The Soul Sessions … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Folk Festival 2014 (Day 4) – Blue Rodeo, Ed Kowalczyk, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner –  The fourth day of Ottawa Folk Festival 2014 featured performances by iconic Canadian country rock band Blue Rodeo, who released their thirteenth album, In Our Nature, on October 29th, 2013 via Warner Music Canada, which is certified gold in Canada, alternative rock artist Ed Kowalczyk, who is a founding member of hard … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Folk Festival 2014 (Day 3) – The National, Wake Owl, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner –  Day three of Ottawa Folk Festival 2014 featured performances Brooklyn-based indie rock quintet The National, who released their sixth album, Trouble Will Find Me, on May 17th, 2013 via 4AD, which spawned the singles “Demons”, “Don’t Swallow The Cap”, and “I Need My Girl”, Vancouver and Portland-based indie pop band Wake Owl, … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Folk Festival 2014 (Day 1) – Foster The People, Blues Traveler, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner –  The first day of Ottawa Folk Festival 2014 in Ottawa’s beautiful Hog’s Back Park featured performances by LA-based indie pop trio Foster The People, who are best known for their breakthrough single “Pumped Up Kicks”, and who released their second album, Supermodel, which spawned the singles “Coming of Age”, “Pseudologia Fantastica” … Continue reading

Photos: Arkells, Wildlife @ Algonquin Commons Theatre

By: Scott Penner – Hamilton-based alt rock band Arkells, who released their third album, High Noon, on August 5th, 2014 via Universal Music Canada/Dine Alone Records, which debuted at #3 on the Canadian Albums Chart, their highest position on that chart, performed at the Algonquin Commons Theatre in Ottawa last night in support of the album with Toronto-based indie rock quintet Wildlife, … Continue reading

Photos: Heavy Montreal 2014 (Day 2) – Slayer, Fucked Up, Lamb of God, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner (Unless Otherwise Noted) –  The second and final day of of Heavy Montreal 2014 featured performances by iconic thrash metal band Slayer, who are expected to release their eleventh album in 2015, their first album without long-time guitarist Jeff Hanneman, Toronto-based punk band Fucked Up, who released their fourth album, Glass Boys, on June 3rd … Continue reading

Photos: Heavy Montreal 2014 (Day 1) – Metallica, Anthrax, Protest The Hero, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner (Unless Otherwise Noted) –  Day 1 of Heavy Montreal 2014 featured performances by metal giants Metallica, who performed an all-request set that included tracks like “Seek & Destroy”, “The Four Horsemen”, “Enter Sandman”, and more, New York-based thrash metal band Anthrax, who are expected to release their eleventh album in 2015, … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 (Day 10) – Collective Soul, Sam Roberts Band, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner – The 10th and final day of Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 featured performances by Atlanta-based hard rock band Collective Soul, who will release their ninth album, See What You Started by Continuing, this August or September, JUNO Award-winning Montreal-based alternative rock group Sam Roberts Band, who released their fifth album, Lo-Fantasy, on February 11th, 2014 … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 (Day 9) – Snoop Dogg, Childish Gambino, AWOLNATION, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner –  Day nine of Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 featured performances by Grammy Award-nominated rapper Snoop Dogg, who released his twelfth album, Reincarnated, on April 23rd, 2013 via Berhane Sound System/Mad Decent/Vice/RCA, Florida-based neotraditional country band The Mavericks, who released their sixth album, In Time, on January 21st, 2013 via Valory/Big Machine, rapper Childish … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 (Day 8) – Barenaked Ladies, Third Eye Blind, Slash, + More

Photos by: Scott Penner –  Day eight (July 11) of Ottawa Bluesfest 2014 featured performances by JUNO Award-winning and Grammy-nominated Canadian pop-rock band Barenaked Ladies, who released their eleventh album, Grinning Streak, on June 4th, 2013 via Vanguard Records, San Franciso-based alternative rock band Third Eye Blind, who are best known for their string of late-’90s … Continue reading