Every once in awhile, you come across an opening act you’ve never seen or heard of, but catches you off-guard at just how great they are…this was one such band I had the pleasure of seeing earlier in the spring of 2014. Great musicianship, well-written originals, and the energetic antics of super front man/vocalist, Warren […]
While many are at home on Tuesday night getting ready for the following midweek hump day, one of the Capital’s best kept secrets, An Evening of Sin, unfolds at the Rainbow Bistro. After 9 p.m., the ByWard Market shuts off its lights, but the Rainbow transforms into a vibrant, lively and enchanting Burlesque cabaret. An […]
Kind friends and supporters of Ottawa’s Queen of the Blues, Maria Hawkins, showed up in droves to her fundraising concert at The Rainbow this past Sunday, which featured an enormous list of performers from Ottawa and abroad. One act after another flowed seamlessly through a variety of musical styles ranging from roots, folk, and blues, […]
We’ve got a long weekend ahead of us so without further ado, let’s get to it. It’s opening day at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park as the Ottawa Champions take on the New Jersey Jackals Thursday night. If you’re pleasantly surprised to learn Ottawa has a ball team, you’ll probably be even more pleasantly surprised […]
Philip Sayce’s playing style combines elements of soul, funk, and rock along a solid blues backbone.
This weekend marks Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation and there are plenty of events taking place to celebrate the occasion, but if you are looking for something more low key, there are still many a thing to choose from. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.
Maeve Lalonde, who goes by Méabh (pronounced Meave), is an singer and songwriter based out of Ottawa and is hoping to release her first EP by Christmas of this year. She is a person of many talents that include open mic host, indie music songwriter and composer, and stand up comic. She’s graced the small […]
Another year is here. And though Canada 150 is over, there’s plenty to do in Ottawa. Check out our picks for this weekend’s events below.