At the 19th annual Community Builder of the Year Awards, Erin Benjamin received the Ambassador Award for her leadership in the music industry and in Ottawa tornado relief efforts.
Photos of Logic, Ziggy Alberts, Garçons and more from Day 6 of Bluesfest.
Thursday ramps up from the last two days with a slate of acts scheduled in the Barney Danson Theatre in addition to the standard sets on the City, Videotron, and Bluesville stages.
Another summer weekend is here and it is HOT-tawa!
“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.”
There were fireworks, pyro, smoke, confetti, and much more on Day 5 of Bluesfest.
When it rains, it pours—or in this case, even if it doesn’t pour, you’ll still have cancelled shows. But while the quantity of music may not be as high today, the quality remains worth checking out.
Romeo + Juliet runs until August 17th as part of the Torchlight Shakespeare Festival in parks across Eastern Ontario.
Now that you’ve had a chance to catch your breath after the first four days of Bluesfest, it’s time to prepare to dive headfirst into another six days of great music. Tuesday will ease you back into it, with a lighter schedule featuring one fewer venue.
Then one day it happened. I had signed up for an evening course in the downtown-ish direction from my west end domicile. However parking was limited and cost $14 for the evening! Outrageous! It was finally time to bus.