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
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.
Some of Ottawa’s best events are when the many East Coast expats get together for a kitchen party in their adoptive city.
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.
Dragon Boat: Half Moon Run, Alan Doyle, Jess Moskaluke, and USS headline free concerts at Mooney’s Bay Park—06.20.19 to 06.23.19
The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival takes place at Mooney’s Bay Park from June 20–23, 2019. Admission is free.
If you were afraid that this “new” New Swears sound meant their live shows would be toned down, rest assured, they’re bringing all the energy and insanity that their concerts have become known for.
If you’re still trying to think of a great way for Dad to get away for a while, how about an event at a craft brewery, spent talking about the ongoing history of alternative rock and the music industry today, with the preeminent expert on the matter, Alan Cross?
The Canadian Tire Centre is about to host the return of Canadian rock royalty as Corey Hart and Glass Tiger will be gracing its stage on Wednesday June 12.
Whether you’re looking for local Orléans or regional choices, you’ll definitely find a new favourite among the offerings.
Tokyo Police Club is playing the Bronson Centre April 18, at 7pm, with support from Oshawa band Dizzy.
The Tea Party will be playing their second show in as many months at Algonquin Commons Theatre tonight with Winnipeg’s The Proud Sons opening the show at 8pm.