“Hunkered Down in a Government Town” is the product of a crowd-sourcing process, in which local artist Area Resident invited fellow musicians and creatives, who are also at home in isolation, to contribute lyrics inspired by COVID-19.
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Whether you are settling back into routine, or fulfilling your resolution to have more fun this year, the city has a variety of cool things to get into this weekend.
See the shows Apt613 contributors look forward to most in Ottawa-Gatineau!
Doug Hempstead is known as the voice who guides the city through daily traffic on CBC Ottawa, but he is also a talented musician and the artist behind the local alternative/indie rock band Area Resident.
Day 8: What a day it’s going to be. Rock fans get a triple bill on the City Stage, and local indie rock collective Loon Choir will be making their long-awaited return to Bluesfest after six years.
It’s sort of like Canada Day, but for Ottawa!
In this week’s episode, we take a trip back down memory lane by playing some of Livia’s favourite songs from artists featured on the show over the past 6 months.
On this week’s episode, we talk with Doug Hempstead, who under the artist name Area Resident, released his first album in the fall.