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Fringe Review: Fringe Late Night

After a seeing two shows, and having a couple of drinks of at the beer tent I walked over to check out the “season premiere” of Fringe Late Night. Now, there are very few things in heaven or on earth that I love as much as a variety show – so this thing was pretty […]

Weekend Roundup: What to do?

After last weekend’s heat wave, I think it’s safe to say summer has arrived in our fair city. And with it comes a slew of festivals and other fun events. Enjoy! One of my favourite events takes place this weekend: Doors Open Ottawa gives you the chance to take a look inside some of the […]

Weekend Roundup + win tickets to @613VintageShow

Is it spring? Or is it still winter? I’m not sure and neither is Mother Nature. No worries though, get out your sunglasses, umbrella, mittens and shorts and hit the town. Raise a Glass to California and try some Californian wines Friday night at the Westin. If beer is more your thing, stop by Brothers […]

ATONE de Pandaléon – Une expérience immersive

À la sortie de leur premier album À chacun son gibier, Pandaléon a lancé dans l’univers des pièces musicales de haute qualité qui ont suscité un réel engouement.  Recrutés sous la bannière Audiogram, l’inspiration a mené les trois acolytes Marc-André Labelle (guitares) et les deux frères, Jean-Philippe (batterie et percussions) et Frédéric Levac (voix, machines et claviers) à […]

The Noisy Locomotive :: La nouvelle vague “old time”

En mai 2013 naquit un trio ottavien pas ordinaire formé initialement par Trevor Pool, Corey Pool et Ben Nesrallah. Le band The Noisy Locomotive roule sa bosse allègrement et c’est peu dire.  Ces musiciens possèdent un art précis, celui de faire renaître des airs d’autrefois, ceux  du vrai style old time  – un mélange folk-bluegrass […]

Marvest: Apt613 presents the MATT dorgan PROJECT

Marvest is an offshoot of the CityFolk festival that runs between September 16th and 20th, at the Aberdeen Pavilion, and along Bank Street. These mostly free shows feature local bands, and we’ll be profiling some of those bands.  CityFolk asked several local cultural producers, including Apt613, to curate shows at Marvest.   Matt Dorgan’s love for the saxophone […]