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Kamancello

$10 Student tickets available for this show at the NAC Box Office, with valid student card. Transportive and evocative, Kamancello unite the Kurdish kamanche with the classical cello transcending genres, tradition, and cultural boundaries. Kamancello is comprised of Shahriyar Jamshidi (kamanche) and Raphael Weinroth-Browne (cello). The East-meets-West duo have made waves with performances at Montreal’s […]

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 […]

Hawksley Workman

A staple of the Canadian arts scene for almost 20 years, Workman boasts a catalogue of 15 solo releases showcasing his now signature spectrum of sonic influence, from cabaret to electro-pop to anthemic rock and plenty in between. The accolades amassed include JUNO nods and wins and widespread critical acclaim. As a producer, his fingerprints […]

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 […]

Shanneyganock

Celebrating a quarter century as a band, NAC Presents is thrilled to welcome one of Newfoundland’s greatest exports! With a rollicking live show and joyful musicianship, Shanneyganock have amassed a legion of dedicated fans from coast to coast to coast! The band’s iconic brand of authentic Newfoundland folk has won hearts far beyond our borders, […]

The Young Novelists

$10 Student tickets available for this show at the NAC Box Office, with valid student card. From the heart of Southern Ontario, The Young Novelists create some of the most sincere and heartfelt folk-pop this country has to offer. Their 2015 album “made us strangers” earned them a number of accolades including a Canadian Folk […]

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

$10 Student tickets available for this show at the NAC Box Office, with valid student card. 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 […]

Kalle Mattson

“I didn’t want to make another sad, folkie record there are a lot of those in the world.” Indeed there are, and Kalle Mattson should know: the 27-year-old Ottawa musician first caught the public ear with 2014’s Someday, The Moon Will Be Gold, an album that dealt with the death of his mother, when he […]

Steven Page

NAC Presents is thrilled to welcome back acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter, Steven Page! Hot on the heels of his induction in to the Canadian Music Hall of Fame alongside his ex-bandmates in Barenaked Ladies, Page returns with the most forceful musical statement of his solo music career: Discipline: Heal Thyself, Pt. II. A vital, politically charged […]

Loon Choir

For a hot little decade, indie collective Loon Choir have cemented their reputation as one of Ottawa’s most electrifying live acts. Their fervent live shows marry bold lyricism with ecstatic group vocals backed by a small orchestra of guitars, violins, and synths. CBC Radio darlings from the word go, the nonet released three albums between […]

Suzie Vinnick

Earnest, and with a touch of heart-felt twang, Suzie Vinnick is a prodigious singer-songwriter, and veteran of the Canadian roots scene. A Saskatoon native transplanted to the Niagara Region of Ontario, she’s the proud owner of a gorgeous voice, serious guitar chops, and an engagingly candid performance style. Among her most recent successes: being nominated […]

Don Brownrigg & Kim Harris

Don Brownrigg creates spare and eloquent folk, rooted in the tightly-knit farming community where he was raised: Codroy Valley, Newfoundland. With his rich and soulful tenor, Brownrigg captivates audiences without an ounce of artifice. Don has toured extensively throughout Canada, the US, and Europe supporting artists like Serena Ryder, Shawn Colvin, and Great Lake Swimmers. […]