Ottawa Jazz Festival
Queen St. Fare is also one of the few food halls popping up across North America with entertainment on the menu.
The 2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival opens June 21, 2018. Apt613 contributor Leah Geller shares her picks for the festival.
Alright Ottawa, time to get ready for Canada Day! This year is going to be bigger and better than ever before as we celebrate 150 years since confederation. With so much going on, we decided to share some of our picks for your best bets this long weekend! So don your red and white and go celebrate!
Prior to leaving for Ottawa and his Jazz Festival appearance this Thursday, Ronnie Earl chatted with Apt613 about his life and his music.
Apt613 sat down with Blue Moon Marquee ahead of their free performance July 1 at the Ottawa Jazz Festival.
Jill Barber will give a performance to benefit the Ottawa Jazz Festival, Wednesday November 9 at Southminster United Church.
Oh Canada! Celebrating Canada Day in our nation’s capital is always an epic experience and the events taking place on Parliament Hill are only some of the many activities happening around town this weekend. This year, catch Metric, Cœur de Pirate, Coleman Hell and Shawn Hook (to name just a few) in performances on Parliament […]
Award-winning pianist, vocalist, and songwriter Laila Biali has presented her music at prestigious venues spanning five continents, including the North Sea Jazz Festival, Tokyo’s Cotton Club, Peru’s El Festival Internacional de Lima and New York City’s Carnegie Hall. She received a JUNO nomination for Best Vocal Jazz Album of the Year in 2011, and her […]
By Saema Nasir The breeze was pleasant; sun shining and grass peppered with eager concertgoers and music fans as the Boxcar Boys took their place on the main stage at Confederation Park in Ottawa. Excited to hear the New Orleans-influenced band’s tunes, which promised to have influences of jazz, klezmer, Romani music and vaudeville, I settled […]
Guys, there is so, so, so much going on this weekend that I’m gonna keep this intro short and sweet like daisy dukes. Now is the time to go festival hopping, try new events, take chances, make mistakes, and get messy. Here’s just some of the many best bests going on. It’s Ottawa Fringe Festival’s […]
Last week, we featured Jazz Festival picks from our writer Leah Geller. This week, another contributor weighs in with shows he thinks are not to be missed. It just goes to show, the Ottawa Jazz Festival has something for everyone. The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival has once again done a commendable job putting together a lineup […]
Hey, do you wanna feel SO ENERGETIC? Try FESTIVALS! Our rep as one of the best cities for fests is no exception in the winter. Between Megaphono and the TD Ottawa Winter Jazz Festival for music, and Cracking-Up the Capital for comedy (now that’s a tongue-twister), you’ve got plenty of reasons to leave the house […]
As Canada Day approaches in the nation’s capital, I can’t help feeling a growing sense of pride for the funny quirks this country has to offer. The performance of Groenland, a band from Montreal, at Jazzfest Saturday night, had a uniquely Canadian flavour to it. Groenland, a self-described indie pop orchestra, performs all their songs […]
This firecracker livened up the British jazz scene upon his arrival in 2003 at the tender age of 24. I will never forget the first time I saw Jamie Cullum perform. It was over a decade ago when I was living in Toronto and a friend of mine who has an ear for cool, up-and-coming musicians, […]
Ottawa’s young singer/songwriter sensation Danielle Allard has spent her life immersed in music since the age of 3. She began performing publicly at 9, started receiving formal training at 11, and was writing her own songs by age 14. Her studies at Canterbury High School’s Arts Program would further develop her skills in voice and guitar. […]