Jazzfest is finally back in full force, live and in-person! The festival will take place at Confederation Park, the National Arts Centre, and Marion Dewar Plaza in front of Ottawa City Hall.
They join Polaris Music Prize winner Lido Pimienta, weirdo pop-rock maritimers Mauno, and experimental T.O. rappers Above Top Secret among invitees to the music showcase festival in February.
Mauno, Lido Pimienta, Nap Eyes, BLAKDENIM, Above Top Secret, Scattered Clouds, Expanda Fuzz, Bonnie Doon and many more will perform at clubs and pop-up venues around town.
The show features Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists performing together and the stacked Ottawa lineup includes Shad, Jim Bryson, Lido Pimienta, A Tribe Called Red, Jason Collett, and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson.
This week we’re talking with Lido Pimienta about how we can make concerts safer for everyone. She’ll be at the Bronson Centre on December 9th as part of the New Constellations: Nation(s)wide Tour of Music & Arts.
Behold a new video from A Tribe Called Red before the group performs at the JUNO Awards on April 2.
More than 60 artists will showcase at the MEGAPHONO festival, February 1–3.
Lido Pimienta is simply badass. Her music is dark and energetic. Often described as experimental pop – she creates a sound that blends afro-Colombian rhythms with electronic beats, chanting traditions of her indigenous ancestry and analog synths. I’m taken in by her ethereal vocals and outspoken on-stage banter. She will make you dance while urging […]