Sights & Sounds
Vance Joy made his return to Ottawa on Saturday one to remember, despite bad conditions beginning the night at CityFolk Fest.
Ithaca, New York’s quad squad, the X Ambassadors, brought their forces of electronic rock to close out Cityfolk’s main stage on Sunday night.
“Dance to forget where you’re goin’, dance to forget where you’ve been, dance to remember the earth beneath your feet, dance to feel this moment that you’re in.”
The pair will be playing songs from an album that collects classic train-themed songs, performed at train stations across the U.S.
Terry Steeves: “Having found a little covered spot to write in the downpour, I realized that some of the best shows I’d ever seen were in the rain… this had definitely been another.”
Barbara Popel: “It’s rare for a play to have neither empathetic nor sympathetic characters.”
Alex Binkley: “Trio Grand-Duc is a relative newcomer to [the scene] but if their performance at MacKay United Church is any indication of their potential, the three young musicians have a brilliant future ahead.”
Terry Steeves: “It was clear to see and hear the solid fan base this young man has garnered, as voices rang out the words to every song he played. In just a few short years, James Bay has made global waves…”
Saskia Rodenburg: “A night of laughs, dancing, and moving lyrics, James Bay made his Ottawa debut a night to remember.”
Terry Steeves: “I was left feeling something quite extraordinary had just taken place.”
Terry Steeves: “Laid back, easy listening, and dance inducing, every song delivered a feel-good vibe, and completely memorable melodies with catchy hooks.”
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Terry Steeves: “Armed with his small-bodied Guild acoustic guitar, he delivered a riveting solo set.”
Les prochains jours seront remplis d’un autre festival à grand déploiement. CityFolk sera de retour en force au parc Landsdowne du 15 au 18 septembre. Nous sommes certainement enjoués par le retour du volet Marvest qui présentera gratuitement une quarantaine d’artistes locaux juste à côté du site principal, dans le Glebe (d’ailleurs, ne manquez pas […]
“There will be lots of chatting and laughter. My songs are really sad, and the audience is owed some levity.”