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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

Michael Bublé to Host the 2017 Juno Awards

By: Staff – Multi-Grammy and JUNO Award-winner Michael Bublé will take the reins as host of the 2017 JUNO Awards, returning to the Nation’s Capital during the year-long celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Bublé returns to the JUNO stage following his unforgettable performance as host at the 2013 JUNO Awards in Regina, which garnered him the Canadian Screen Award for best … Continue reading

Photos/Review: Classified @ The Bourbon Room

By: Lucy Sky – It’s not often in life that you get a little reminder of why you do what you do and are lucky enough to fall in love with it again, but be grateful if it happens. Classified hit the Bourbon Room in Ottawa last night on his Beautiful Escape tour, and the name … Continue reading

The Tragically Hip announce 2016 summer tour

By: Staff – Following the announcement yesterday morning that frontman Gord Downie has terminal brain cancer, The Tragically Hip have announced tour dates for a summer tour, which will support their forthcoming album, Man Machine Poem, out June 17th. Check out the full list of tour dates below. The tour, which will serve as their last ever set of performances, kicks off … Continue reading

Photos: Citizen, Turnover, Sorority Noise, Milk Teeth @ Ritual Nightclub

Photos by: Magda Knyszynski –  Michigan-based indie rock band Citizen, who released their second full-length album, Everybody Is Going to Heaven, on June 23, 2015 via Run For Cover, which followed up their 2013 album, Youth, which was produced by Will Yip (Title Fight, Circa Survive, Braid), performed at Ritual Nightclub in Ottawa last night with Boston-based indie rock band Turnover, indie … 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/Photos: Madchild @ Babylon nightclub

By: Lucy Sky – Madchild’s show at Babylon nightclub in downtown Ottawa on January 21st was a night filled with dirty beats, and the grimiest of rhymes. From start to finish, this wasn’t something any hip-hop fan in the area would want to miss. People came from as far as Peterborough to see the show, and … Continue reading

Concert Review/Photos: CityFolk 2015 – Wilco

Review by: Laura Beaulne-Stuebing | Photos by: Mark Horton – Wilco’s a band that doesn’t sit still. The Chicago-based rock/country/alternative country band have been kicking it since 1994 and haven’t slowed down. And with an incredible set to close out Ottawa’s CityFolk festival Sunday night, it’s clear Jeff Tweedy and his team aren’t willing to rest, or rest … Continue reading

Photos: CityFolk 2015 – UB40, The Tubes

Photos by: Mark Horton – Day one of CityFolk 2015 (formerly called Ottawa Folk Festival) at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, ON on September 16th featured performances by Grammy-nominated UK reggae/pop band UB40, who released their eighteenth album, Getting Over The Storm, on September 2nd, 2013, which follows up their 2010 album, Labour of Love IV, and … Continue reading