Stephane DubordMusic Writer
Growing up in a musical family, Steph always wanted to get involved, but not having the patience to become proficient at an instrument, he took up writing instead. Growing up amidst the CanCon golden age of the 80s and 90s, his passion for Canadian music continues to this day, as he is constantly exploring our great country's soundscapes
One of the best kept secrets in Ottawa festivals is the annual Hopped and Confused hosted by Mill Street Brewpub each August. The cozy location boasts some amazing elements that most of the big festivals can only wish for: an intimate setting where you can get up close to the stage, a full service restaurant in addition to the outdoor booths (which includes a taqueria this year!), a massive selection of craft beer, as well as a selection of Brickworks Ciderhouse, and maybe most importantly: indoor washrooms!
Fans can expect an intriguing setlist this weekend as The Beaches bring their brand of upbeat rock to an intimate stage at Neat Coffee Shop.
“Two things make us really lucky: one, when we get together, we can still manage to write a few songs, which is nice, since we like writing songs and making records. And people still want to come see us. We don’t take that for granted.”