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Ottawa Bluesfest Announces 2018 Lineup

By: Staff – Ottawa Bluesfest will once again return to Lebreton Flats Park this summer with a lineup that will include Foo Fighters, Shawn Mendes, Dave Matthews Band, Bryan Adams, Beck, Rae Sremmurd, Rise Against, and Brett Eldredge. Other notable artists include: Jethro Tull, Zeds Dead, Jessie Reyez, the War on Drugs, Courtney Barnett, Brockhampton, Chromeo, Colin James, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Shaggy, … Continue reading

Ottawa Bluesfest Announces 2017 Lineup

By: Staff – Ottawa Bluesfest has announced the initial line-up for their 2017 festival. Headlining the festival will be Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Muse, and Pink. Other notable artists include: LCD Soundsystem, Flume, Toby Keith, 50 Cent, Jake Owen, Justin Moore, Fetty Wap, Gary Clark Jr, The Shins, Tegan And Sara, Sam Roberts Band, Phantogram, Death From Above … Continue reading

Viet Cong announce new band name

By: Staff – The band formerly known as Viet Cong have today announced their new name, moving forward they will be called Preoccupations. In a statement released today they said: “After finishing our latest record and taking some time off, we are excited to announce that we will be performing and recording as “Preoccupations” going … Continue reading

Ottawa Bluesfest announces 2016 line-up

By: Staff – Ottawa Bluesfest has revealed its 2016 line-up. Headlining the 2016 edition will be Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Fogerty, Billy Idol, Noel Gallagher, Brad Paisley, Duran Duran, The Lumineers, Sam Hunt, and City and Colour. Other announced artists include: Schoolboy Q, Thomas Rhett, Zeds Dead, Ben Harper, Alessia Cara, The Decembrists, Future, Wolf Parade, … Continue reading

Concert Review: Arboretum Festival 2015 – Julianna Barwick, Organ Mood, Flying Horses

By: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing – The host for the second night of Ottawa’s annual Arboretum Festival, CBC’s Laurie Brown, may have said it best, between openers Organ Mood and local instrumental band Flying Horses. She told the audience gathered at St. Alban’s church near Ottawa’s downtown core Thursday night that music without words can move us “blissfully beyond … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Simple Plan, G-Eazy, The Beaches

Photos by: Mark Horton, & Scott Penner – Montreal-based pop-punk band Simple Plan, who released their fourth album, Get Your Heart On!, on June 21st, 2011 via Atlantic, performed at Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 on July 18th, along with  Oakland, CA-based rapper G-Eazy, who released his third album, These Things Happen, on June 23rd, 2014 via BPG/RVG/RCA, … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Keith Urban, Mother Mother, Dallas Smith

Photos by: Mark Horton, Scott Penner, & Marc DesRosiers – Grammy-winning country artist Keith Urban, who released his eighth album, Fuse, on September 10th, 2013 via Capitol Nashville, performed at Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 on July 16th, along with Vancouver-based indie rock quintet Mother Mother, who released their fifth album, Very Good Bad Thing, on November 4th, 2014 via … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Hedley, Run The Jewels, Gaslight Anthem, CHVRCHES

Photos by: Mark Horton, Marc DesRosiers, Scott Penner, & Danyca MacDonald – Vancouver-based pop-rock quartet Hedley, who released their fifth album, Wild Life, on November 11th, 2013 via Universal Music Canada/Capitol Records, performed at Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 on July 15th with Hip-hop duo Run The Jewels, who released their second album, Run the Jewels 2, on … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Blue Rodeo, CeeLo Green, The OBGMs

Photos by: Mark Horton, Scott Penner, & Danyca MacDonald – 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, performed at Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 on July 12th, along with hip-hop/pop singer CeeLo Green, who is slated to … Continue reading

Photos: Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 – Iggy Azalea, Nas, Allie X, Scott Weiland, Alvvays

Photos by: Mark Horton, Scott Penner, & Danyca MacDonald – Aussie rapper Iggy Azalea, who released her second album, The New Classic, on April 21st, 2014, via Island, which spawned four singles including, “Work”, “Bounce”, and “Change Your Life” headlined the main stage at Ottawa Bluesfest 2015 on July 11th, along with Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Nas, who released his newest … Continue reading