Music from Ottawa; and happening in Ottawa. Updated weekly by apt613.ca music writers.
It’s sort of like Canada Day, but for Ottawa!
Ottawa native Amanda Rheaume will play a sold out show at the National Arts Centre’s Fourth Stage. Catch her on the Apt613 Live podcast.
NAC Presents updated their listings overnight.
A local brewery’s July 1st party at the Experimental Farm is also serving food from 20 or so restaurants. Jim Bryson and Amanda Rheaume headline the all-Canadian music lineup.
Another night, another NAC stage crammed with talent. Canada Scene closed on Sunday, but on Saturday the festival treated the Babs Asper Theatre audience to Anishinabekwe, a night featuring five outstanding performances from five outstanding female Indigenous artists.
On Saturday night, Canada Scene presents Anishinabekwe, a one-of-a-kind evening of music and storytelling showcasing some of the country’s best female Indigenous artists.
The national arts festival will feature more than 1,000 artists at 100 events in June and July.
Apt613 has a unique take on the “best” albums of 2016. We’ve looked to the charts published by CHUO 89.1 FM to see which records made the most weekly appearances.
Ever feel like you’re running in circles? Acting in the movie Groundhog Day? “Time to Land” is a feature track from Amanda Rheaume’s new album Holding Patterns, from which the title and theme of the album are derived. This song is about repeating the same relationship patterns over and over again and expecting a different […]
Ottawa singer/songwriter Amanda Rheaume, is set to release her third studio album, Holding Patterns, with a CD release concert at NAC’s Fourth Stage on May 5, 2016, which will also kick off her Canadian tour. Joining her onstage will be the same 4 musicians featured on the album. They are Anders Drerup (guitar/vocals), Jim Bryson […]
Despite her day job as a bureaucrat, A. Laramey is a writer who spends far too much time on the internet. You can find her on Facebook. This year marks the 5th anniversary of the creation of the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans, and in the spirit of creativeness, arts and community, Shenkman is hosting a 5th […]
The Cooper Brothers, along with a little help from their vast array of musician friends, gave a monumental performance in front of a sold out crowd at Ottawa’s Centrepointe Theatre this past Friday night. It was a celebration of their music, that has stood the test of time, since their first release, Finally, in 1974 under […]
It is more than a concert, different than a reading and a shade to the left of a songwriting circle. Tonight’s Bluebird North musical showcase features four singer-songwriters, each taking on a storytelling role. As in past years, the artists play songs and then share their personal history with each piece. As host Amanda Rheaume says, […]