The weekend is here and winter weather may have us all inclined to make like bears and hibernate until warmer weather arrives, but I promise you that you won’t want to sleep through this weekend’s events! Fans of the Bluth family – Raw Sugar is hosting Arrested Development Trivia tonight at 7pm! Grab 3 friends, […]
Basement 819 du 28 janvier 2015 :: Entrevue avec l’illustre Philippe B. Chronique historique : le canal Rideau. Entrevue avec Raphaël Potvin du groupe Caravane. MEGAPHONO : un festival de musique bilingue!
Basement 819 a ratissé large cette semaine. Le calendrier culturel déborde d’événements et de prestations francophones! On revit les Mille et une Nuits! Écoutez notre podcast pour tout tout savoir! Entrevue avec l’illustre Philippe B Nous avons appris la semaine dernière que Philippe B était en nomination aux prix Juno dans la catégorie Album francophone […]
Jon Bartlett is a man of many hats – musician, music label founder and all-around Ottawa cheerleader. It’s not surprising his latest venture – Megaphono – was created to put Ottawa and its musicians on the North American music map. “I’ve been living in Ottawa for 15 years now, never have I seen so much good […]
Hey Kids! This week on Apt613 Live we chat with Erin Hearty about Lansdowne’s recently opened Farmers Market and the importance of giving farmers a year-round space to connect with the people who love their food! Plus lots of music from some of the folks you can catch performing on stages across the city as […]
Marvest: Ottawa Showbox presents Nightshades, Jonathan Becker & the North Fields, and Jack Pine & the Fire
This is a guest post from Ottawa Showbox, who were asked (along with Apt613 and other local cultural producers) to curate showcase shows for CityFolk’s Marvest series. It is the dawn of a new era for big festivals in Ottawa, specifically the newly rebranded and relocated CityFolk Festival. Making its new home on the edge […]
One of Ottawa’s newest festivals is already one of its best. Megaphono is back for a second edition of 613 music from February 2-5, filling local venues as well as unexpected places (three words: skating bonfire party) with sounds, talks, and mixers that you can’t miss out on. Whether you’re looking to discover more awesome […]
This week on Apt613 Live, Michaella interviews two organizers behind Ottawa #popscope – a public astronomy night being hosted throughout the winter at the National Gallery of Canada. Follow them on Facebook to learn about upcoming dates and other events. We also feature music from bands/performers scheduled to play at Megaphono. Tune in to Apt613 […]
Hey, do you wanna feel SO ENERGETIC? Try FESTIVALS! Our rep as one of the best cities for fests is no exception in the winter. Between Megaphono and the TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival for music, and Cracking-Up the Capital for comedy (now that’s a tongue-twister), you’ve got plenty of reasons to leave the house […]
On Friday February 3, Her Harbour will release a gorgeous sophomore album, Go Gently Into the Night, at the Gallery Recording Studio in a special showcase presented by Arboretum and E-Tron Records.
Safia Nolin will be performing two concerts at the MEGAPHONO festival on Friday February 3.
Le festival se déroulera du 1er au 3 février dans vingt salles de la région dont quelques-unes sont situées du côté gatinois de la rive. Mercredi soir, 9 formations musicales offriront des prestations dans le Vieux-Hull, au Temporaire, au Petit Chicago et au Minotaure. Consultez ici la programmation de la soirée.
The return of winter’s frigid weather is sure to have everyone wanting to stay indoors, but the weekend has plenty of awesome things you’ll sure be sad to have missed, if you are unwilling to brave the outdoors. Don’t believe us? Here’s proof! All Weekend Megaphono kicked off yesterday, for their third great year. There […]
The second weekend of Winterlude is upon us and with it, plenty to do! From ice dragon boat racing, to Ottawa Winter Jazz Fest, to undercurrents, MEGAPHONO and more, this is the weekend to get out and enjoy all that Ottawa offers.
Mauno, Lido Pimienta, Nap Eyes, BLAKDENIM, Above Top Secret, Scattered Clouds, Expanda Fuzz, Bonnie Doon and many more will perform at clubs and pop-up venues around town.
They join Polaris Music Prize winner Lido Pimienta, weirdo pop-rock maritimers Mauno, and experimental T.O. rappers Above Top Secret among invitees to the music showcase festival in February.