The Strumbellas embark this weekend on their official Ontario/U.S. tour for their latest release. The group is in town Saturday night for a late show at Zaphod’s. “One of our bandmates used to live in Ottawa, so he shows us the ropes when we visit,” says singer/songwriter Simon Ward. “We’ve played the Tulip Festival and […]
Vankleek Hill, a small beautiful community an hour east of Ottawa, was the place to be this past weekend as 14,000 attendees experienced Beau’s Brewery 6th annual Oktoberfest. For those unfamiliar with this German-inspired, beer-soaked celebration, it dates back to October 12, 1810, when the German Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese. They threw one […]
We are giving away two tickets to see Blue Rodeo on February 14 – read below for more info! Canada’s beloved Blue Rodeo are back on the road with a brief 25-date winter tour, criss-crossing the country from coast-to-coast in support of their latest effort, Blue Rodeo – Live at Massey Hall, which was released […]
It may be one of the rainiest summers we’ve had in a while, but don’t let that stop you from getting out and enjoying all the activities this weekend! Summer favourites like the light show at Parliament Hill are back, it’s the final weekend of Bluesfest, and Canada Scene has shows aplenty! Enjoy!