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Born Ruffians

Gig Pick: Hopped and Confused Day 2—08.24.19

One of the best kept secrets in Ottawa festivals is the annual Hopped and Confused hosted by Mill Street Brewpub each August. The cozy location boasts some amazing elements that most of the big festivals can only wish for: an intimate setting where you can get up close to the stage, a full service restaurant in addition to the outdoor booths (which includes a taqueria this year!), a massive selection of craft beer, as well as a selection of Brickworks Ciderhouse, and maybe most importantly: indoor washrooms!

Born Ruffians ruffing up Ritual + ticket giveaway

If ‘Born Ruffians’  is a tongue-in-cheek, parodic proclamation of softer sounds and cherubic jowls, in 2015, the band is morphing into, or at the least warming up to, the self-appointed nominalization. On their fourth release, Ruff , the touring 4-piece, hailing originally from the small city/big town of Midland, On (Georgian Bay area), ventures into […]