Sights & Sounds
Jazzfest lineup: Feist, Jacob Collier, Robert Glasper Experiment, Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet, Donny McCaslin, and The Bad Plus included in the 25+ artists announced this week
Bill Frisell, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Maceo Parker & the Ray Charles Orchestra, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Hiromi, Pierre Kwenders, Caravan Palace, and many more join the Jazzfest 2017 lineup.
After a brief reminder that we’re not quite out of the winter woods yet, the weekend holds greater promise of spring. And as always, there’s lots going on to keep you distracted from the fact that the spring equinox has passed and there’s “mixed precipitation” in the forecast for Friday.
Canadian poet and critic Phoebe Wang will be presenting at VerseFest as part of the Arc Poetry discussion panel at 3pm on Sunday, March 26.
There is something deeply connective about this kind of storytelling. Something significant about a community member that reaches out to talk about a moment that’s changed them, and something even more powerful in a community that comes out to listen.
The Grammy nominated artists played most of their catalogue, along with several covers including the likes of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers as well as Bob Dylan.
In anticipation of Prozzäk’s new album and Forever 1999 Tour, we speak with James Bryan McCallum, the musician behind the character Milo, and we take you through time with some 90s favourites and new Prozzäk songs.
If there is one thing of which Jenn is certain, she loves playing her new music live. Jenn Grant performs at the National Arts Centre Theatre on Saturday March 25.
In the latest from our Tour de blogosphere, learn about Artsfile, a bold online non-profit experiment highlighting the best of Ottawa’s arts and cultural journalism.
The indie rockers were ready to party, proclaiming “We don’t have a show tomorrow, so we can leave it all out on the field!” The crowd was just as prepared, singing and dancing all night long.
Winter is back with a vengeance for its season’s finale. For those of us who are anxiously awaiting the imminent arrival of spring, we are pleased to announce that there are plenty of reasons to celebrate this weekend (including, perhaps even, the return of some slightly warmer weather).
Sam Roberts once sang “there’s no road that ain’t a hard road to travel on.” That’s especially true for the life of a musician. That struggle to persevere in the industry has influenced much of country singer Lindi Ortega’s songwriting over her nearly 20 year career. But she now finds herself more at peace with […]
Ottawa was one of the last stops on their North American tour, and the sisters had some great stories to tell of their pilgrimage through Canada during the latest snowstorm.
This week on a special XL-sized podcast, we have not one, but two fantastic guests.
Music.Art.Ppl is the Ottawa based organization that Jordan David co-founded in 2015. It’s a collective of dedicated artists bringing quality music and art events to the scene. Creating a comfortable, safe, and an open minded environment requires a collective effort that Music.Art.Ppl. has fine tuned.
After two years of prep work plus a consistently growing audience and repertoire, the pair are now slated to perform at The Gladstone this Wednesday, March 15. They’re also prepping to perform in the Ottawa Fringe Festival in June of this year.