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Marvest: Ottawa Showbox presents Nightshades, Jonathan Becker & the North Fields, and Jack Pine & the Fire
This is a guest post from Ottawa Showbox, who were asked (along with Apt613 and other local cultural producers) to curate showcase shows for CityFolk’s Marvest series. It is the dawn of a new era for big festivals in Ottawa, specifically the newly rebranded and relocated CityFolk Festival. Making its new home on the edge […]
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. Spawned in the fecund fields of Ottawa’s Rock Camp for Girls, where original bassist Sarah Grant, and […]
Friday night was a very significant and special occasion on Albert Island: when Arboretum Festival began welcoming people onto the grounds, it was the first time the island had been used for a public event in over 200 years. An organizer from Arboretum took to the main stage before the performances to tell the crowd […]
As we near the end of the Ontario Scene Festival presented by the National Arts Centre, Matías Muñoz of Ottawa Showbox had the opportunity to sit down with our very own Nightshades at House of Targ. The three-piece garage band have garnered a lot of attention in Ottawa and are set to open up for Fucked […]
There’s a reason every 613 punk sounded extra raspy when they woke up hungover on Saturday morning. Ottawa got a sweat-soaked close-up of contemporary, high-voltage Portlandian punk on the weekend. This past Friday, April 3, the highly-acclaimed boys of DIVERS managed to fit our sleepy Capital into their North American tour schedule for the very […]