Welcome to tulip season, friends! It seems like the whole city has come alive in the last week, with the magnolias exploding off their branches and the tulips suddenly coming out of nowhere. We are solidly heading towards a warm, welcoming spring.
Great Lake Swimmers
The Ontario Festival of Small Halls has announced a wealth of new live music shows in small communities across Eastern Ontario during the month of May. The lineup features exclusively Canadian artists, including Ashley MacIsaac, Basia Bulat, Great Lake Swimmers, Hawksley Workman, Jessica Pearson & The East Wind, Skydiggers and more.
Ottawa’s CityFolk music festival have announced the lineup for the virtual version of the festival they are staging in lieu of their annual outdoor event, due to the ongoing pandemic.
This year has been incredibly challenging for all music festivals, and Ontario’s Festival of Small Halls (FOSH) is no exception. Run by the team behind Bluesfest, FOSH brings big performers to small venues in small towns near Ottawa. With pandemic restrictions being observed at all venues for the 2020 festival, shows will be limited to […]
The Neat Coffee Shop is located about 80km west of Ottawa. It might not be on the radar of the ordinary music-lover in Ottawa-Gatineau, but it probably should be.
Great Lake Swimmers have long been known for their woodsy, melodious sound. With beautiful, cresting harmonies and natural instrumentation, their music calls to mind the rolling hills and rocky landscapes of the Canadian wilderness. Their new album, A Forest of Arms, released earlier this year, continues that tradition. And while it is identifiably a Great […]