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Robert Charlebois

NAC Presents is honoured to welcome one of Canada’s most singular and enduring songwriters, the legendary Robert Charlebois. In 2019 and to celebrate his 75th birthday, Charlebois will be collaborating with renowned media artists to present a large-scale, visually immersive concert experience dubbed: Robert in CharleboisScope. Robert in CharleboisScope will see the great author, composer […]


Raffi, North America’s preeminent family entertainer, turns 70 this year, and he is marking the occasion with a new album and a series of #belugagrads concerts. Raffi is a singer, songwriter, producer, author, lecturer, and tireless advocate for children. He is best known for his work as a children’s entertainer whose string of gold and […]

Orava Quartet I / Quatuor Orava I

An Ottawa first! The Orava Quartet, founded in 2007 by brothers Daniel Kowalik (violin) and Karol Kowalik (cello), Thomas Chawner (viola), and joined in 2011 by David Dalseno (violin), is one of the most exciting string quartets of its generation. Known for their passionate and engaging performances, they have been hailed by The Australian as, […]

Bobby Bazini

Inspired by months of travel and exploration around the world, Bobbi Bazini returns with his latest collection of songs. Having established himself as one of Canada’s exciting songwriters with “I Wonder” and “C’est La Vie”, his fourth album, “SUMMER IS GONE”, asks us to delve deeper into the mellifluous realms of his creative universe. Expect […]

Drum Kit Clinic with Sarah Thawer

THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE AND GIRLS+ ROCK OTTAWA PRESENT: A DRUM KIT CLINIC WITH SARAH THAWER Yamaha-endorsed drummer Sarah Thawer provides a drum kit clinic with new drummers (of all ages) in mind. In addition to leading her own group, Sarah has performed and recorded with artists such as AR Rahman, Jane Bunnett, George Watsky, Jeremy […]

Rufus Wainwright

Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and composer Rufus Wainwright will embark on a highly anticipated North American tour to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of his eponymous debut which first burst him onto the music scene. Immediately beloved and critically acclaimed, both Rufus and the record were widely hailed as a breakthrough. It influenced many artists that came […]

Pete Seeger’s Life in Song

If I Had a Hammer: Pete Seeger’s Life in Song Lecturer: Dr. Stephen Richer The year 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the most influential and beloved troubadours of protest songs: Pete Seeger. To celebrate this folk singer and social activist’s legacy, banjo-playing sociologist Stephen Richer is giving lectures in […]

Disney in Concert: Around the World // Disney en Concert: Autour du Mond

Experience the magic of Disney like never before; live with full symphonic orchestra and video projection! Ottawa Pops Orchestra presents the original classics from the movies we love, including The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, Aladdin, Mulan, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The Lion King. Join us for a concert filled with soaring melodies and […]

Jamming for Justice 2019

Reach is thrilled to announce Jamming for Justice 2019 Presented by the Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution- Carleton University! Experience an intimate show from Ottawa-based three-piece folk-rock/indie-rock band Mad Gamma at Pressed– 750 Gladstone Ave – on May 15th, 2019. Host Rebecca Bromwich, lawyer and law teacher who serves as Director of the Graduate Diploma […]

Niko Schwind (Berlin) in Ottawa

Join Music.Art.Ppl for a night of Live Painters, Immersive Deco, Visuals & the best House & Techno!! We are stocked to Present to you: Niko Schwind (Berlin, Germany) at The 27 Club Ottawa on Friday, May 10th. The Berlin based Producer/DJ has been an active globe trotter since 2001. With extensive touring across Europe, Australia, […]

Sundown Jazz at The Art House

On the second Saturday of each month, The Art House is proud to present Sundown Jazz: an evening of contemporary jazz with guitar, bass, drums, and a rotating featured musician. Come early to snag a seat and enjoy a drink! $10 cocktails. $5 door cover First set @ 8:30 PM

Tales from the Silk Road

Celebrate Asian Heritage Month in the Nation’s Capital with Arzoo Dance Theatre! Storytelling, movement workshops and live performance come together in this exciting series celebrating Asian Heritage Month in the Nation’s Capital. STORYTELLING Ottawa StoryTellers at Peter Herrndorf Place Sat May 4th & Sun May 5th 2019. 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm. Free. Fun for […]

Leela Gilday

Born in Yellowknife, on the shores of Great Slave Lake, Leela Gilday writes warm and effortless folk-pop, steeped in the history of her people and the ruggedness of land that created her. Leela Gilday has toured extensively across Canada, the US, Greenland, Denmark, and Europe. A gifted storyteller, NAC Presents welcomes Leela Gilday as she releases […]

Pierre Guitard

Winner of the 1st prize at the Granby International Song Festival in 2017, Pierre Guitard is a rising figure in the Acadian indie movement. Originally from Madran, New Brunswick, he made his stage debut in 2010,  and quickly was chosen to open for Jimmy Hunt and Hostesses d’Hilaire for the 50th Acadian Festival of Caraquet in 2011. […]

Kristine St-Pierre Band w/ Justin Lacroix

Bilingual show | Spectacle billingue. Chansonnière au coeur voyageur, l’auteure-compositrice-interprète Kristine St- Pierre chante son vécu avec passion, vulnérabilité et authenticité. Elle charme son public avec ses textes intimistes et sincères, ses mélodies accrocheuses et sa voix de velours. En 2010, la franco-ontarienne d’adoption lance son premier EP bilingue STAND STILL FOR A WHILE suivi […]