After a one day break, Bluesfest was back at it Tuesday night. The energy was high as the likes of Fetty Wap, Rezz, July Talk and RL Grimes took to the stage to packed crowds.
Day 4 at Bluesfest saw all four acts on the day at the City Stage having women on lead vocals. CMA’s Group of the Year award winners High Valley threw a party for country music fans while Yonatan Gat performed as the headliner on the Bluesville stage.
Day 3 of Bluesfest felt like a true Saturday night party, featuring Canadian indie pop duo Tegan and Sara, rap legend 50 Cent, local gypsy rock band Riishi Von Rex, and many more.
Day 2 at Bluesfest saw a mix of country, DJs, and local favourites. Melissa Ethridge, Eddie Quotez, Old Whiskey Road, Too Slim and The Taildraggers, and more played to an enthusiastic Friday night crowd.
The 2017 edition of Bluesfest got off to a roaring start, featuring local bands such as Tribe Royal and Pony Girl. Other opening nights acts included Sam Roberts Band, Pokey Lafarge and Death From Above.
The Ottawa Hub of Global Shapers is organizing the myCanada150 project, a photo exhibition that mixes the famous Humans of New York and The World in London projects. From June 27-30, myCanada150 will feature more than 80 photos and stories of Canadians from countries all over the world on Sparks Street to celebrate Canada’s commitment to pluralism.
Not thinking the energy levels could get any higher, a triple encore followed and once again the place went crazy.
Photos from Day 2 at Ottawa Explosion Weekend.
Photos from the first night of concerts at Ottawa Explosion Weekend.
Dine Alone Records 2017 Tour made a stop in Ottawa at Babylon Nightclub.
Harea Band played Mercury Lounge on June 8 2017.
One of Ottawa’s leading, long-time photographers, Paul Couvrette, celebrates 40 years in the art of creating pictures, which he turned into a thriving business that has stood the test of time. He owns and maintains the longest running photography studio in Ottawa, and has run the gamut from journalist, to photojournalist, then to photographer, with enough stories and experiences throughout his long journey to not only fill a book, but a volume of encyclopedias.
Ottawa Showbox is celebrating 5 years with an all ages weekend festival May 26–27 at The Record Centre (1099 Wellington W). Among the performers are G. Grand, Claude Munson, Keturah Johnson, and Nightshades. Tickets cost $8 online and $10 at the door.
Hollerado played to an enthusiastic crowd at the Bronson Centre May 12 with PS I Love You and Everett Bird.
The National Gallery of Canada has extended summer hours and reduced admission for youth and students.