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Paragon Cause // Honey Beard Live at Pressed

Dance into the Darkness with Two of Ontario’s best live Bands Honey Beard Honey Beard’s sweet debut album is Dreamless Sleep. It’s anchored by the track “Humming Bird.” The Toronto-based Honey Beard is comprised of Gary J. Conlon and Tom Bell. The duo creates sleek, urbane electronic pop music. They’re dark, and edgy, but accessible […]

Dark Seduction Burlesque

…looking for a less saccharine destination for St. Valentine’s Day? Join Charlotte Champagne (aka the Count Ass) and a talented cast of performers for Dark Seduction – an evening of gothic burlesque. @ Live! on Elgin (220 Elgin St.) Dark Seduction: An Evening of Gothic Burlesque  

The Art House Cafe Turns 2!

Celebrating 2 years of a little local magic. From the vibrant community of artists, to the friendly folks behind the bar, our snazzy jazz fans, and the neighbourhood canines. Join us and become one of the many “Faces of Art House”. During the day on both Saturday Feb. 9 and Sunday Feb. 10 we will […]

Sean Oliver w/ Ray Harris

Sean Oliver (Alt-Country – Ottawa) Sean Oliver is an Ottawa-based country singer-songwriter who bridges traditional americana vocals with contemporary folk-rock instrumentation to create a modern honky tonk sound that has become his signature. Ray Harris (Americana – Ottawa) A veteran of the Ottawa music scene, Ray Harris is a prolific and likeable singer/songwriter/storyteller who describes […]

JazzWorks Presents: Kirk MacDonald CD Launch

JazzWorks and Festival Japan are pleased to present multi-JUNO Award-winning saxophonist Kirk MacDonald to perform at our second event in the “JazzWorks Presents” concert series. Toronto-based saxophonist Kirk MacDonald will perform ballads and standards with his quintet from his new CD, “Generations”, to be released in November. The CD features three generations of jazz—from Kirk […]

Irene’s: 30 years in the Glebe

Thirty years ago in 1985, a woman by the name of Irene Corey opened the doors to her modest-sized pub in the then up-and-coming neighbourhood on Bank Street called The Glebe. Originally called, “Cap’n Pinky’s”, it bore the charm of a cozy, rustic Maritime seaboard local, which rapidly became home to a regular clientele in […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

The long weekend is upon us, Ottawans! Kick things off with Soup Ottawa, the local micro-grant participatory dinner event. Who doesn’t love soup, and who doesn’t love hearing great ideas? This event has plenty of both. My Summer Crush improv series continues, tickling your funny bone with some musical comedy, Ladystache from Toronto, and a […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[vimeo width=”600″ height=”450″]http://vimeo.com/97438456[/vimeo] This is the kind of jam packed weekend where there is so much going on, you’re going to wish that you could be in more than one place at once. With both Capital Pride and Arboretum Arts Festival spanning the whole weekend, there is more than enough to keep even the busiest […]

Basement 819 du 20 août 2014 :: Prestation live de MOONFRUITS. Éric se prépare pour l’International de pétanque du Vieux-Hull. LANDLINE à la Court des Arts. Événements culturels du Forum social des peuples.

Cette semaine à Basement 819, nous sommes à trois à couvrir l’actualité culturelle pour vos beaux yeux. Jo Chapeau s’installe à l’émission comme collaborateur officiel et vous en serez encore plus heureux que nous! Il nous prépare une programmation de musique locale et des performances LIVE à l’émission pour les 12 prochaines années. D’ailleurs, parlant […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

The rain isn’t sticking around for long, so there’s no excuse for missing a mini maker faire, a little treasures sale, a big wild challenge, or any of the other-sized events going on around town. There are myriad ways to tickle your funny bone this weekend, with My Summer Crush Improv heading into their three weeks […]

Weekend roundup + Bluesfest giveaway!

Fill up your long summer days with picnics, music, theatre and more – Ottawa’s got it all this weekend. The sounds of Bluesfest can be heard across the downtown core – over the next few nights, you might hear strains of Blondie, Young the Giant, Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion), and Said the Whale, while […]

Weekend roundup: What to do in Ottawa

[youtube width=”600″ height=”450″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQfbw6e2Yz4[/youtube] Good thing this weekend has the longest days of the year – with so much happening, you’ll need those extra hours of sunshine to pack it all in! If you’re down at the Fringe Festival, be sure to stop by the courtyard to say hi – we’ll be reviewing all of the […]