This week on the podcast, we catch up with Akbar Johnson, frontman for the Hard Rock Montreal band: Special Ops.
Take advantage of a rare opportunity to see the North’s most exciting artists perform in Ottawa – 11.04.17
Many Canadians don’t get the chance to visit the faraway territories of Canada’s North. Yet Nunavut, the Northwest Territories, and Yukon are all home to some of the most interesting and creative artists who themselves often do not get a chance to go “down south.”
The band thanked the large crowd for showing up “on a school night” as they brought the house down with an enthused set.
Japandroids play the Bronson Centre (211 Bronson Ave) on Sunday October 22 with special guests Cloud Nothings.
No Way to Say Goodbye: Songs of Leonard Cohen runs at The Gladstone (910 Gladstone Ave) from October 25 to November 4.
Sarah Slean will be performing at the National Arts Centre on October 17 and 18. Apt613 contributor Maria-Helena Pacelli spoke with her ahead of her arrival in Ottawa.
Born Ruffians kicked off Thursday evening’s show as part of Rocktober ahead of headliners The New Pornographers at the Bronson Centre.
While this October’s Friday the 13th will no doubt be a time for early Halloween parties, dancing ghoulishly, and watching movies about men with chainsaws and too much free time, it will also be a great weekend to enjoy fall weather as Ottawa gears down from its perennially overwhelming festival season.
Scott Helman performs at the Bronson Centre on Friday October 13.
Twin Flames are nominated in three categories at the upcoming Canadian Folk Music Awards.
Kamancello perform with special guest Heather Sita Black at Pressed (750 Gladstone Ave) on Thursday October 12 at 8pm.
Roger Waters delivers a show that won’t be forgotten.
Winnipeg art-rock band Yes We Mystic play at House of TARG on Wednesday, October 11.
Every Time I Die are in their 19th year as a band, showing no signs of age as they threw down a crazy set.
The National Arts Centre wants you to come on in and look around! And as a special treat, if you wander in this week you are going to find things going on from noon to night for the Ideas of the North Festival.