Thornhill, Ontario’s The Philosopher Kings graced the stage at CityFolk Festival, which also saw performances by Fred Penner, Miss Emily, Common Deer, Father John Misty and more.
A short but sweet half-hour set by Ottawa-based duo Etoile Noire drew a roomful of listeners into The Papery at Bank and Fifth early Friday night as part of Marvest, CityFolk Festival’s selection of locally produced music.
Amanada Marshall made her return to Ottawa for the first time in nearly two decades with a stunning performance at CityFolk Festival on Friday night.
CityFolk Festival continued Friday night along with performances at various venues along Bank Street for Marvest, a feast of locally produced music.
Fred Penner has a storied musical career that spans 45 years, 12 children’s albums, and countless live shows. He will be performing at CityFolk Festival on September 16 and chatted with Apt613 ahead of his show.
One man show Matt Lorenz, aka The Suitcase Junket, put on a spectacular performance at CityFolk Festival’s RavenLaw Stage.
The Family Crest, The Wilderness, Jenn Grant, Nathaniel Ratecliff & The Night Sweats, Jack Johnson and more performed on a balmy September night for day 2 of CityFolk Festival.
Terry Steeves: “Her smooth and very controlled vocals were mesmerizing and at times, she reminded me of a young Lauryn Hill or Beyoncé.”
With sun in the forecast, this weekend looks to be a great one to spend outside. Whether you’re enjoying CityFolk or running the Army Run, now is the time to (finally!) enjoy some summer weather!
Kaija, Ruth B, Allan Rayman, and Post Malone kicked off CityFolk Festival at Lansdowne Park.
On Thursday night, Jenn Grant is performing at CityFolk Festival in Lansdowne Park.
Du 13 au 17 septembre 2017, la pelouse du parc Lansdowne accueillera plusieurs grands noms dans le cadre d’un festival toujours en expansion. L’une des innovations des dernières années fut le volet parallèle baptisé Marvest et qui se présente comme une grande moisson musicale ottavienne. Les 15 et 16 septembre, 52 formations locales et 19 établissements participeront à cette grande fête musicale en bordure du site principale et à travers le quartier du Glebe. Tous les concerts sous l’affiche Marvest seront gratuits. Sans plus attendre, voici quelques concerts que nous recommandons !
JAD performs two sets on Saturday September 16. First at Aroma Espresso Bar (200 Marché Way) from 2–2:30pm and then at Irene’s Pub (885 Bank St) from 3–3:30pm.
Étoile Noire perform two sets on Friday September 15. Admission is free to all Marvest series concerts presented by CityFolk.
The Chocolate Hot Pockets, Slimmoore and the Newsoulproject, Expanda Fuzz, Morris Ogbowu, The Heavy Medicine Band, and Okies are among the 50+ artists performing pop-up concerts during CityFolk Festival weekend.