Spring is in the air, some mandates are dropping, and events are back in full force. However, just because the province has dropped a lot of mandates, still be sure to check with venues and events before going as many are still supporting mask-wearing and more. Safety first!
We’re now full-blown into the holiday market season, but don’t worry — that’s not all there is to do around town! Read on for plenty of suggestions including drag shows, films, art, live music, and more. Thursday Who doesn’t love a Drag Show Karaoke Fundraiser?! Mavericks is hosting this 19+ event with Fashion Design Academy […]
This gift guide is for your creative friends and family, whether they create or consume art, or enjoy doing both. Feel free to treat yourself to these awesome experiences and opportunities too. After all, when do we ever have too much art and culture in our lives?!
Welcome to the weekend folks! As Ottawa continues to slowly (and safely—wear your mask!) opens up, there are more ways to get out and enjoy the city.
Montreal’s Messora embraced the eerie atmosphere that the rest of the night would bring, filling the entirety of Mavericks with red light and smoke.
The 15th annual House of PainT festival takes places from August 24–26, 2018.
War of Ages played Mavericks on April 19, along with Fractures & Outlines, Aepoch and Bloodshot Dawn.
Brazilian metal giants Soulfly, performing under the name Nailbomb, performed the album Point Blank in its entirety, as well as other popular songs.
We Wish You A Metal Christmas hit Mavericks Friday night, featuring Storm Like Wolves, Fractures & Outlines, Southpaw, Boundaries, Horcrux and headliner Obey The Brave.
The Dreadnoughts took over Maverick’s on Friday night with an awesome evening of folk punk music topped off with with an energetic pit.
“I could tell it was going to be killer before we even got into the room and jammed.” And killer it was, as the three musicians, Ian Fletcher Thornley, Dave McMillan, and Glenn Milchem, delivered musical magic in an explosive cocktail of guitar, bass, and drums onstage at Mavericks Friday night. The generous set list […]
After over twenty-five years practicing the art that is rock and roll, Finger Eleven still seem unwilling to let past successes weaken their resolve. The band has had something of a storied career, with numerous hits and Juno nominations under their collective belts (including one Juno win for Rock Album of the Year in 2008), […]
The opening of Ottawa-based band Neverfriend’s “Hurts to Breathe” features lead singer Gina desperately pleading for some love and relief, a vulnerability echoed in the images of a woman’s bare back covered in intricate flower tattoos. As the song progresses, however, the lyrics, the vocals and the instrumentals all build-up, fully expressing the angst and […]
“In Europe, they’re called the heirs of rhythm and blues. In America, they are the new protocol of soul. Get your hands together for Vintage Trouble!” …and another Vintage Trouble performance begins. There are always certain things one can expect at one of their shows. First, the recorded introductory announcement and then the manner in […]
Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. This week was all about young, local talent hitting the Ottawa art scene. Our first interview was […]