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Ottawa’s Maurice Moore among Laureates of the 2022 Black Canadian Music Awards

The SOCAN Foundation has announced the five recipients of the second annual SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards (BMCAs). The BCMAs were founded in 2021 to recognize and celebrate the artistic merit demonstrated by Black Canadian music creators who are bringing fresh sounds to the music industry. The 2022 award recipients, Falana, IDMAN, Jon Vinyl, Maurice Moore, and Shopé, were selected from hundreds of applicants by a jury and advisory council made up of prominent Black artists and industry leaders

#ottmusic weekly: 19 new songs added to the @apt613 playlist

Hours of fresh local music. Updated weekly by music writers. It’s like Release Radar for #ottmusic. Subscribe on Spotify. ”My Rib” by T. Chandy // [Bandcamp] ”Eighties – Remix” by Lindasson & TwoTiime – Check out the video here ”Mr. Make Her Dance” by Night Lovell // [Website] ”All Alone” by Yvngg Skeez & […]

Show Tune Showdown 2022

Show Tune Showdown returns live to Centrepointe for one night only—April 23, 2022

It’s the greatest time of year ⁠— Show Tune Showdown is back and better than ever, live and in person! We are so excited to get our butts back in seats for one of our favourite annual local celebrations of all things musical theatre. We caught up with Show Tune Showdown Producer Rob Bowman and one of the organizers, Heather Daley, to see what this year’s production has in store.

Video of the Week: “Off Some” by TwoTiime

One of Ottawa’s biggest up-and-coming hip hop artists, TwoTiime, recently released an Official Music Video for his latest song, “Off Some.” You may already know TwoTiime from his popular releases “Hood Cry” and “Keep It Real,” which garnered international attention. There is no doubt that this newest track will follow suit. The “Off Some” official […]

Festival of Small Halls announces Spring 2022 lineup

The Ontario Festival of Small Halls has announced a wealth of new live music shows in small communities across Eastern Ontario during the month of May. The lineup features exclusively Canadian artists, including Ashley MacIsaac, Basia Bulat, Great Lake Swimmers, Hawksley Workman, Jessica Pearson & The East Wind, Skydiggers and more.