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Crystalena released her single Water at Bar Robo. Photos by Terry Steeves.

Ottawa songstress Crystalena has been busy building herself a name in this town as a serious singer/songwriter

Ottawa songstress, Crystalena, has been busy building herself a name in this town as a serious singer/songwriter over the past few years. Her efforts have culminated in the recent release of her single, “Water”, inside her headlining show at Bar Robo. Her set included a mix of other originals, along with some creatively rearranged covers, […]

Local musicians come together for unique Everybody Loves Everybody Festival

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmIgrmTiM9w[/youtube] The Everybody Loves Everybody Festival (E.L.E.Fest) had the vibe of a carefree summer block party as it gathered an enthusiastic crowd on the University of Ottawa campus Friday night. The festival celebrated a diverse range of local Ottawa acts with a long lineup that included The Lionyls, Zoo Legacy, City Fidelia, and headliner SonReal. […]

Photo by Alexandre Mattar.

Souljazz Orchestra to test drive new material at Glow Fair

Ottawa’s Souljazz Orchestra is leading a strong set of local acts heading into Glow Fair, the Bank Street BIA’s new street festival, this Friday. Self-described as “Canada’s hardest-working combo”, The Souljazz Orchestra is hoping the neon, glow-in-the-dark festival will serve as a tune up ahead of their big euro tour launching next week. “It’s been […]