Sarah Slean will be performing at the National Arts Centre on October 17 and 18. Apt613 contributor Maria-Helena Pacelli spoke with her ahead of her arrival in Ottawa.
While outdoor summer jazz concerts are just wistful memories now, there is a lot of great music for jazz fans to look forward to.
Colin Noden “This was one you’ll be talking about for years. A musician at the top of his game. The only reason that statement may not be true is if Bruce Cockburn continues to improve. And from what I experienced, that may be the case.”
Tickets go on sale on Monday, May 15 at 10am.
The Writes of Spring: Tim Baker, Amelia Curran, Donovan Woods & Hawksley Workman join up for a songwriters’ circle on Friday night
The Writes of Spring tour comes to the NAC Theatre (1 Elgin St) on April 28 at 7:30pm.
Joel and Bill Plaskett perform at the National Arts Centre on March 18. Apt613 has a pair of tickets to give away.
The founding member of Great Big Sea, performing at the NAC this weekend, on recovery, secrets, and moving to Ottawa.
Canada’s beloved national showcase for the performing arts, the National Arts Centre, is undergoing both an internal and external transformation, the first largest redevelopment of the building in its almost 50-year existence.
Concerts at the NAC are always special. Add to the fact that Hip lead singer Gord Downie is appearing, and spines start tingling.
The National Arts Centre recently named Heather Gibson Executive Director of NAC Presents, a highly successful Canadian music series going into its sixth season.
After a swinging first year, Petr Cancura’s Crossroads series returns to the NAC in the new season with a fresh slate of songwriters lined up for a journey into jazz. The three shows recently announced feature Kathleen Edwards, Lynne Hanson and Justin Rutledge, all fine storytellers with a rootsy bent. A fourth Ottawa singer-songwriter will […]
There are some things that simply cannot be explained, like why Montreal’s art-rock outfit The Dears remain a best-kept secret. They have the songs you want to hold close, the history and they put on an intense live show. Thanks to NAC Presents though, we have the chance to get in on the secret when […]
This year’s season of NAC Presents features a series curated by an NAC favourite. Royal Wood’s 5potlights will feature five artists deserving of the spotlight which was shone on him. ‘My intention with the NAC Present’s Royal Wood spotlight was to highlight a cross section of today’s talent in Canada that would benefit from the […]
What do you when you’ve played in a band so intense it played itself into a hiatus and even your solo records have grown more and more raucous on you? If you’re Steven Lambke of Constantines and Baby Eagle fame you do a 180 and a write a record cloaked in the intimacy and hushed […]
Last Thursday Old Man Luedecke came to town to play the first show in the NAC Presents Canadian music series. The folksy, banjo-picking songwriter brought a sold out crowd to the fourth stage for a night of honest-to-goodness roots music. A people’s poet in the line of Woody Guthrie, Luedecke is a seeker who’s refined […]