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Ottawa Symphony’s 3D StringTheory Experience

Tradition meets technology! Come join our city’s orchestra for an innovative sound experience featuring 3D-printed instruments, time-tested symphonic repertoire, contemporary arrangements* and newly commissioned music**. The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra will showcase an 8-woman ensemble in the world-premiere of an original composition, Singularity, by composer Harry Stafylakis for 3D string octet and orchestra, lead by Ottawa […]

Sons of Pluto Birthday Show for Damien!

Come out and celebrate Damien’s 30th birthday. We’ll celebrate the only way he knows how… By playing music for the people he loves! Come on down to Avant Garde for a night of music and partying with Sons of Pluto.

Ottawa Pops Orchestra Presents: Trick or Toccata

Trick or Toccata Ottawa Pops Orchestra (OPO) returns to Théâtres Meridian Theatres at Centrepointe on October 23rd, 2018 for an evening concert dedicated to the musical giants of horror, on and off the silver screen. Featuring a performance of one of the most fear-inspiring works of all time, Bach-Stokowski’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, as well as […]

Ottawa Pops Orchestra Presents: Trick or Toccata

Trick or Toccata Ottawa Pops Orchestra (OPO) returns to Théâtres Meridian Theatres at Centrepointe on October 23rd, 2018 for an evening concert dedicated to the musical giants of horror, on and off the silver screen. Featuring a performance of one of the most fear-inspiring works of all time, Bach-Stokowski’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, as well as […]

JazzWorks Presents: Dezron Douglas in Concert

Join us for a fantastic evening of LIVE JAZZ on Friday October 5th at Festival Japan in Ottawa! JazzWorks and Festival Japan are thrilled to welcome one of New York’s busiest young jazz bassists, Dezron Douglas, to perform at our first evening in the “JazzWorks Presents” concert series. Lauded by the New York Times for […]

Songwriting 101

ANYBODY CAN WRITE A SONG. HARD TO BELIEVE? WE KNOW. BUT WITH THE RIGHT TOOLS YOU TOO CAN SET YOUR INNER SONGBIRD FREE! Girls+ Rock Ottawa presents Songwriting 101, a workshop designed for beginner/intermediate artists, musicians, and storytellers seeking to challenge their perspective of songwriting in an open and collaborative environment. This workshop will give you […]

Sarah Howard Niagara EP Release Party w/ Sarah Bradley and Wychwood

NIAGARA is singer-songwriter Sarah Howard’s début EP release, an autobiographical work exploring the bittersweet relationship we all have with home. Recorded with Dave Draves at Little Bullhorn Productions in Ottawa, the EP explores how trauma maps onto real and imagined spaces. Sarah Howard is a singer-songwriter based in Ottawa, telling tales of love, loss, and […]

Bystander Intervention for Show-Goers

Girls+ Rock Ottawa and Project SoundCheck present: Bystander Intervention for Show-Goers Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 7pm National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin St. FREE // ALL AGES Space is limited, please register to reserve your spot! Workshop description: In this bystander intervention workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to safely intervene and […]

Wychwood at Black & Bluegrass Fest 2018

Wychwood is possibly “the world’s first Blackgrass duo.” They play old, weird traditional folk songs and murder ballads with a few bright spots thrown in for contrast. Expect some nice vocal harmonies and a little grit backed up by the sound of banjos, guitars, accordion and probably a few other forgotten instruments. https://wychwood.bandcamp.com/track/whos-gonna-be-your-man

The Fretless – 2017 Juno Award-winning Folk Quartet late night at Ottawa Chamberfest

Last year’s winners of the JUNO Instrumental Album of the Year! $16 tickets available for ages 35 and under! Check The Buzz http://www.chamberfest.com/thebuzz/ The Fretless celebrate folk and bluegrass traditions via the string quartet. Adored across North America for “transforming fiddle tunes into intricately beautiful, high-energy arrangements” (The Sudbury Star), their Chamberfest debut features songs from […]

Hockey Mic in Ottawa

Join us for Hockey Mic in Ottawa, a fantastic Open Mic evening filled with live entertainment presented by the public relations students at Algonquin College, hosted at St. Louis on Elgin. This gleeful evening focuses on raising money and awareness for the Capital City Condors, an organization that is empowering youth living with developmental disabilities […]

Zaphod’s celebrates 25 years with live music dance party

Zaphod Beeblebrox is a ubiquitous part of Ottawa’s nightlife. Known to most as Zaphod’s, the club opened at its current location in 1992 by Eugene Haslam, who later re-opened Barrymore’s in 1996. As a preteen, I’d hear my brother, almost a decade my senior, and his friends making plans virtually every weekend to hit up Zaphod’s. […]

Q&A with Ottawa grunge trio Maritime Bleach

I caught up with the boys of Maritime Bleach to discuss their influences, the concept of a Youtube album release, marketing music to a millennial fan base, and the making of their recently released, 8-track debut, I Am The Door Through Which The Cold Gets In (2015). This interview has been edited for length and […]

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