Terry SteevesMusic Writer
Terry has been immersed in the music industry for the past 20 years as a musician, performer, writer, lyricist, teacher, and in recent years as a photojournalist. Her ability to capture and convey the essence and energy of the artist and the performance brings the magic of the experience to the reader.
It was arena rock central of gargantuan proportions Tuesday night as every square inch of LeBreton Flats was covered in a sea of people stretched out as far as the eye could see. Under another perfect summer sky at Bluesfest, a young 4-piece Michigan band named Greta Van Fleet took us on an hour-long time warp back to the full throttle sounds of classic rock.
Dressed in a silver, shoulder-spiked jacket, futuristic eyewear and a wide-brimmed hat, Sterling took her confident stance at the keys.
Day 4 of Bluesfest closed out with Los Angeles power vocalist sensation, Beth Hart.
Kelsey Hayes, and her top notch rhythm section more than impressed on Friday night.
Bluesfest goers flocked to the City Stage to enjoy the musical legacy of prog rock giants, Jethro Tull.
Bryan Adams set the City stage on fire with a memorable 2-hour performance on opening night at Bluesfest. From start to finish, the energy and enthusiasm he and the rest of the band poured out onstage was felt and reciprocated by the crowd, who were 21,000 strong.
Ottawa’s 8-piece Bank Street Bonbons brought their incredible big band sound to open Bluesfest on Thursday night.
Dining in the Dark at Ottawa’s Chances R Restaurant raised $5,000 in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind
The 9th annual Dining In The Dark charity fundraiser event held at Chances R Restaurant on May 29 was another sold out success, and raised $5,000 in support of Canadian Guide Dogs for the Blind.
The Pursuit of Happiness headline Westfest on Saturday June 9 from 8:30-10pm.