In this final week of 2021 we’re thrilled to share Apt613’s #ottmusic selection in five “Best Of” playlists.
Hours of fresh local music. Updated weekly by apt613.ca music writers.
Apt613’s annual xmas playlist features songs recorded by artists from or based right here in Ottawa.
“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.
Music from Ottawa; and happening in Ottawa. Updated weekly by apt613.ca music writers.
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.