The Ottawa music scene is undergoing a slow revolution to more clearly and firmly establish itself as a place where misfits of all kinds—not just the white, cisgender, straight ones—can feel safe and welcome.
A secret in its own city, Ottawa Explosion Weekend gets visitors from around the world. Ottawa Explosion Weekend (OXW) takes place this weekend in traditional and nontraditional venues around the city. The brainchild of Emmanuel Sayer, Luke Martin and Azarin Sohrabkhani, OXW will see more than 80 bands play over 5 days. It’s in its […]