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Contra Dance with Live Music

Never heard of contra dance? Think super-fun folk social dance with fantastic live music (fiddles+) and a really vibrant community!  Everyone welcome, no experience necessary, all dances taught, and you can come alone, or with friends or family. Intro session 7:30pm, dance 8-11pm.  $14 regular admission, $10 for students, free for ages 15 and under. More details: www.ottawacontra.ca

James Barker Band

Live Nation presents James Barker Band “Game On Tour” w/ Meghan Patrick and special Guest Jojo Mason. Find out more here: http://www.algonquinsa.com/event/james-barker-band-game-tour-w-meghan-patrick-special-guest-jojo-mason/

Friday Jazz Night at The Marshes

Enjoy live jazz every Friday from 7:30pm till 10pm. The versatile Ottawa-based Cuban pianist Miguel de Armas host a Jazz night featuring different local musicians every week. No cover charge. Reservations recommended at 613-271-3370. Tous les vendredis, de 19h30 à 22h00, le versatile et renommé pianiste Miguel de Armas monte sur scène pour une exceptionnelle […]

NIghtshades Album Party Show at the Rainbow!

Nightshades // Smokes // Bonnie Doon // Slow Dawn Come party in celebration of Nightshades’ s/t full length debut! Beautiful venue and 4 wicked bands, tons of sweet merch. Party of the month! Nightshades Tape Release Party Show https://nightshadesband.bandcamp.com/ with very special guests: Smokes (mtl art punks) https://smokesmusic.bandcamp.com/ Bonnie Doon (Ottawa spooky beach punks) https://bonniedoon.bandcamp.com/ […]

The Steve Berndt Quartet

Join jazz vocalist/trombonist Steve Berndt for a review of compositions to be recorded on his upcoming solo jazz album accompanied by three of Ottawa’s best jazz musicians: Ken Kanwisher on bass, David Pontello on drums and guitarist Alex Moxon. Featuring original songs from his two album set with Brian Browne, and his band The Jivewires, […]

Jesse Cook

The Paris-born, Toronto-raised guitarist, composer, and producer Jesse Cook has spent two decades criss-crossing the world in restless pursuit of inspiration, innovation and collaboration. He is considered one of the most influential guitarists in contemporary music, incorporating elements of flamenco, rumba, jazz and many forms of world music into his work. He is a Juno […]

Moonfruits & Kyra Shaughnessy Live at The Gladstone

Moonfruits & Montreal’s own Kyra Shaughnessy invite you to The Gladstone Theatre on Sunday, October 29th for a bilingual double-bill of songs and stories. Both artists will perform with a full band to delight and transport the listener. 6:30pm doors // 7:30pm show General Admission // $20 Students / Seniors / Artists / Fixed income […]

Day of the Dead Festival

Our festival is an opportunity to experience a piece of Mexico in the heart of Canada. We wish to provide the people of Ottawa with an authentic taste of this captivating celebration that is the Day of the Dead for years to come. Participate in a variety of family-friendly activities such as: Mariachi performances Mexican […]

Contra Dance with Live Music

Never heard of contra dance? Think super-fun folk social dance with fantastic live music (fiddles+) and a really vibrant community!  Everyone welcome, no experience necessary, all dances taught, and you can come alone, or with friends or family.  Intro session 7:30pm, dance 8-11pm. More details: www.ottawacontra.ca

Fiesta Cubana – The Cuban Party

FIESTA CUBANA is a 9-piece band based in Ottawa lead by the pianist Miguel de Armas. This musical ensemble combines Latin hits with their Afro Cuban roots to produce performances that range from Salsa, Merengue, Cha cha cha to a rhythmic and explosive show that will make you dance non stop. FIESTA CUBANA est un […]

Contra Dance with Live Music

Never heard of contra dance? Think super-fun folk social dance with fantastic live music (fiddles+) and a really vibrant community!  Everyone welcome, no experience necessary, all dances taught, and you can come alone, or with friends or family.  Intro session 7:30pm, dance 8-11pm. More details: www.ottawacontra.ca Admission: regular $14 — but for this special youth contra dance, everyone […]

Irene’s: 30 years in the Glebe

Thirty years ago in 1985, a woman by the name of Irene Corey opened the doors to her modest-sized pub in the then up-and-coming neighbourhood on Bank Street called The Glebe. Originally called, “Cap’n Pinky’s”, it bore the charm of a cozy, rustic Maritime seaboard local, which rapidly became home to a regular clientele in […]

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