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The Heavy Medicine Band play Thursday night at Atomic Rooster. Photo by Kamara Morozuk.

Playlist: MEGAPHONO 2017 concert picks

By Apartment613 on January 31, 2017

Lido Pimienta performs on Day 1 of MEGAPHONO. Photo by Adrienne Crossman.

Lido Pimienta will perform on Day 1 of MEGAPHONO. Photo by Adrienne Crossman.

Industry types will descend on Ottawa this week for a few days of frenzy at the MEGAPHONO conference and music showcase festival. Delegates from Canada and abroad will visit to hear Ottawa artists in concert and be treated to an insider’s look at the city and our blooming music scene.

Dozens of local and regional artists will perform at over 20 venues in Ottawa-Gatineau. These are 14 bands Apt613 contributors say you’ve got to hear live. If you don’t believe us, listen to the live videos below. Feel free to add your picks to the comments section.


Lido Pimienta

Wednesday February 1, 10:15pm at Le Temporaire (72 rue St-Rédempteur)


Cedric Noel

Thursday February 2, 3:30pm at Bar Robo (692 Somerset St. W)


Pony Girl

Thursday February 2, 9pm at St. Alban’s Church (454 King Edward Ave.)


Heavy Medicine Band

Thursday February 2, 10pm at Atomic Rooster (303 Bank St.)


Scattered Clouds

Thursday February 2, 10:30pm at Zaphod Beeblebrox (23 York St.)


I.D.A.L.G.

Thursday February 2, 10:30pm at Barrymore’s (323 Bank St.)


Partner

Thursday February 2, 11:30pm at Barrymore’s (323 Bank St.)


BlakDenim

Thursday February 2, midnight at Babylon (317 Bank St.)


Safia Nolin

Friday February 3, 6:40pm at House of Common (11b Fairmont Ave.)


Mike Dubue’s Chamber Feast

Friday February 3, 7:30pm at St. Alban’s Church (454 King Edward Ave.)


Claude Munson

Friday February 3, 8:15pm at Gallery Recording Studio (2 Monk Ave.)


Lucas Haneman Express

Friday February 3, 10pm at Irene’s Pub (885 Bank St.)


Her Harbour

Friday February 3, 10:15pm at Gallery Recording Studio (2 Monk Ave.)


Catriona Sturton

Friday February 3, midnight at Irene’s Pub (885 Bank St.)


MEGAPHONO takes place from February 1–3, 2017. Afternoon showcases are free and evening concerts cost up to $20 at the door. Festival Passes are available for $60 each. A complete schedule of concerts, panels, and special events can be found at www.megaphono.tv. Use #MEGAPHONO2017 on Twitter.

 

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