Making reference to the first time they played Ottawa, Tyler Connolly mentioned Zaphod Beeblebrox. “We were the opener and maybe four people showed up, five if you count the bartender.”
The only thing spookier than Friday the 13th is snow in the forecast for mid-April, both of which are things we have to look forward to this weekend. Have no fear, though, because your guide to the weekend is full of hot coffee, cold beer and cool shows.
The Bronson Centre Theatre was packed with fans who grew up listening to their work, as they began in 1999 and went until 2011, before getting the band back together in 2015.
The show features Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists performing together and the stacked Ottawa lineup includes Shad, Jim Bryson, Lido Pimienta, A Tribe Called Red, Jason Collett, and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.
Children of Bodom, celebrating their 20th anniversary tour, made their first tour stop in Ottawa, and it was one to remember. Opening acts included Uncured, Lost Society, and Carach Angren.
This week we’re talking with Lido Pimienta about how we can make concerts safer for everyone. She’ll be at the Bronson Centre on December 9th as part of the New Constellations: Nation(s)wide Tour of Music & Arts.
Introducing BEING: Bronson Centre art studio champions creativity by artists and writers with developmental disabilities
McMillan’s pro bono Betterful initiative helped rebrand BEING, a nonprofit arts organization based out of the Bronson Centre.
For many, this weekend marks the beginning of the holiday season and it’s safe to say you’ll get your fill of holiday cheer with everything happening in town. Not quite ready to welcome winter? Plenty for you too so read on and enjoy your weekend!
At long last, Timber Timbre will be bringing their Sincerely, Future Pollution album to Ottawa on November 16.
Shane Koyczan is performing at the Bronson Centre (211 Bronson Ave) on Tuesday November 14 at 8pm.
Another glorious weekend is upon us, Ottawa. A weekend so full of fun, that it is impossible to do it all. Despite this, we like to keep you in the know re: all things cool, so here you have it – the Weekend Roundup.
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.
Manitoban thrash punk group Propagandhi toured through Ottawa in support of their seventh full length album, entitled Victory Lap. G.A.S. Drummers and Iron Chic opened the show to a nearly sold out crowd at the Bronson Centre.
Born Ruffians kicked off Thursday evening’s show as part of Rocktober ahead of headliners The New Pornographers at the Bronson Centre.