With concerts scattered over ten days across the Marion Dewar Plaza (TD Main Stage), Confederation Park (OLG Stage), and the National Arts Centre (NAC), sorting out which artists you want to see may be challenging. We’ve compiled concerts highlighting the must-see acts of this year’s festival.
Chicago headlined a sold-out Sunday night in the park at Jazzfest.
Welcoming Ottawa Week continues until June 30, 2019.
After a fantastic Day 2 Friday that turned into a massive East Coast kitchen party with Alan Doyle, Day 3 of the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Saturday features another trio of Canadian artists.
Judith Hill headlined opening night of the 2019 Jazzfest
David Currie: Beyond the Pale delves into a family’s emotional struggle as some begin leaving their traditional homeland to seek out the promise of New York City and the American dream.
Some of Ottawa’s best events are when the many East Coast expats get together for a kitchen party in their adoptive city.
Colin Noden: “Olive was at capacity the night we went. I’d advise getting your tickets to this touching experience ASAP.”
Jennifer Cavanagh: “These three are comics are undoubtedly talented, with a strong dynamic between them and very funny on their own but not all the bits land as they should”
Livia Belcea: “It’s a well-crafted sci-fi comedy that packs clever jokes, adventure, drama, sex, politics and social commentary all into one fun show.”
Headlining the opening night is Half Moon Run. While they may technically be based in Montreal, lead singer Devon Portielje hails from our fair city, so we claim them as our own as well.