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Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard accused of rape

By: Curtis Sindrey – In a new interview with CBC, an Ottawa woman has accused Hedley lead singer Jacob Hoggard of rape. The unnamed 24-year-old woman attended Algonquin College when she first connected with Hoggard in Nov. 2016. She served as a volunteer at the WE Day Concert in Ottawa, where Hedley were scheduled to perform. They … Continue reading

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

The Balconies Announce Farewell Shows

By: Staff – After ten years, alt-rockers, The Balconies, are saying farewell. Known for their mesmerizing stage presence, incredible musicianship, and powerhouse vocals from frontwoman, Jacquie Neville, the group has toured tirelessly for the better part of a decade, releasing three full-length albums along the way. Now, they’re taking a step back from “The Balconies” … Continue reading

Polaris Music Prize Announces 2017 Long List

By: Staff – The Polaris Music Prize unveiled the 40 albums on this year’s Long List earlier today at the National Arts Centre (NAC) in Ottawa. The 2017 Polaris Music Prize Long List: A Tribe Called Red – We Are The Halluci Nation Alaclair Ensemble – Les Frères Cueilleurs Anciients – Voice of the Void … Continue reading

Photos: 2017 Juno Fan Fare

Photos by: Brendan Albert – Hosted by ETalk reporter and Much host Liz Trinnear and MUCH and E! host Tyrone Edwards, JUNO Fan Fare 2017 took place at the Rideau Centre in Ottawa on April 1st, and featured appearances by Aaron Pritchett, Arkells, Chad Brownlee, Cold Creek County, Coleman Hell, Dallas Smith, Gord Bamford, Jess Moskaluke, … Continue reading

Photos + Recap: The 2017 JUNO Awards Honoured Canadian Music History, and its Future Stars in Ottawa

By: Staff – The 2017 JUNO Awards pulled out all the stops at the sold-out live broadcast celebrating Canada’s diverse musical talent. Live from the Canadian Tire Centre in the nation’s capital on April 2nd, the two-and-a-half hour broadcast opened with a greeting from this year’s recipient of the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award, Buffy Sainte-Marie. Ottawa’s own A Tribe … Continue reading

Photos: 2017 Juno Awards Red Carpet

Photos by: Brendan Albert – The 2017 JUNO Awards took place at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa on April 2nd, and the stars were on full display with Shawn Mendes, 10-time JUNO Award winner Sarah McLachlan, EDM DJ/Producer Zedd, Chantal Kreviazuk, Feist, A Tribe Called Red, Arkells, Sam Roberts, The Dirty Nil, and more walking the red carpet.

Feist to Pay Tribute to Leonard Cohen During 2017 JUNO Awards

By: Staff – CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced details today for a special tribute performance in honour of legendary songwriter, musician, and poet Leonard Cohen as part of the 2017 JUNO Awards. Multi-JUNO Award and Polaris Music Prize winner Feist will take the stage to perform a moving arrangement of one … 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

Shawn Mendes to Perform at the 2017 JUNO Awards

By: Staff – CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that multi-platinum, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes is confirmed to perform at the 2017 JUNO Awards. Following the successful release of his latest album, Illuminate, this fall, four 2016 MTV EMA wins, two 2016 IHeart Radio wins, and a performance on SNL this past weekend, Mendes returns to the … Continue reading