Terry SteevesMusic Writer
Terry has been immersed in the music industry for the past 20 years as a musician, performer, writer, lyricist, teacher, and in recent years as a photojournalist. Her ability to capture and convey the essence and energy of the artist and the performance brings the magic of the experience to the reader.
Jann Arden brought her Christmas Tour to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre for two back-to-back shows Sunday and Monday evening. The Southam Hall stage was loaded with musicians from the NAC Orchestra, as well as Arden’s core band of five who encircled her up front.
The Barenaked Ladies will be at the National Arts Centre on November 29 as part of their Fake Nudes tour. Apt613 catches up with Kevin Hearn ahead of the show to get the lowdown on the new album.
It was Classic Rock night on the third and final instalment of the Grey Cup Concert Series and legions of long-time Trooper and April Wine fans were out in full force.
The second night of the Grey Cup Concert Series got underway Friday with a roster of Canadian Alternative Rock bands inside TD Place Arena.
Night number one of Ottawa’s Grey Cup Concert Series at TD Place Arena offered up some Canada’s best country music artists. There was something for everyone from the knee-slapping, hand-clapping classic forms to the realms of rock, pop, soul, and hip-hop influences.
Terry Steeves: “The album’s 8 tracks are a diverse collection of beautifully crafted songs, each completely different, and each offering an emotionally stimulating showcase of instrumental and vocal intensities, varying rhythms, and poignant lyrics.”
As part of the Grey Cup Festival, Ottawa locals and visitors alike can enjoy a three-night concert series which will feature a genre-hopping melange of music by an all-Canadian roster of some of the best talent this country has to offer.
Rock For Public Services celebrated their 10th anniversary in style Saturday night with amazing performances by The Cooper Brothers, Kathleen Edwards, and Colin James.