See in the New Year with this annual event that brings top-notch Canadian comedians to laugh away the last hours of 2019 with you! Always a sold-out event, this comedy extravaganza salutes the calendar ahead by rounding up the most hilarious acts around for a night of merriment. You won’t want to miss out – reserve your […]
Shenkman Arts Centre
Sultans of String – Christmas Caravan, with special guests Rebecca Campbell, Kellylee Evans, Lynn Miles, and Kristine St-Pierre
Celebrate the season with an adventurous musical trip around the world! Three times Juno Award nominees, Sultans of String, deliver an exuberant performance featuring band originals, world-music inspired classics, and seasonal favourites to warm your heart on a cold winter’s night. From fiery fiddle tunes to a Caribbean sleigh ride, this surprising and delightful holiday fiesta heats […]
You’ve felt that rush before, now let it take you on a magical journey once again. Pairing one of rock’s most enduring, ground-breaking bands with one of the most successful albums in recorded history, Classic Albums Live performs the entire album Abbey Road note-for-note, cut-for-cut. Relive the iconic recording that incorporated blues, pop and prog rock into […]
This upcoming holiday season, North America’s only coal miners chorus are preparing to take audiences on a journey like no other, touring their first ever solo Christmas album, Christmas in the Mine. This performance treats you to some of your favourite holiday tunes, sung in jolly miner style, of course! The group brings their long-awaited CD to […]
This is an opportunity to shop for a variety of unique, handmade items created by local top-notch regional artists and artisans. Discover some new and returning creators, all selected by jury. You’ll find ceramics, jewellery, wearables, painting, photography and other surprises in a seasonal setting. An annual event, Baz’Art is just the right size for […]
Miguel de Armas and Cristina Sayén are a dynamic duo that will take you on a musical trip around the world. They will delight you with their latin rhythms, jazz standards, bossa novas and French classics. It will be an afternoon fulfilled with smooth soulful energy for all to enjoy. Presentation is bilingual and music is […]
We’ve found ourselves at the end of another rollercoaster week, and nothing warms the spirits (or your hands) like a jam packed weekend of events, shows, and laid back hangs with your nearest and dearest.
An interactive, multidisciplinary alphabet primer, The 26 Letter Dance is a journey into the world of letters and words. Physically and intellectually engaged in the piece, the young spectator is an active participant in this kaleidoscope rich in colours and textured dance. In this bold and playful work, choreographer Hélène Langevin invites children to take part in […]
Savour a relaxed Sunday afternoon chamber music showcase of regional musicians in a cabaret-style setting in the beautiful lower lobby which also includes freshly baked croissants and coffee. This concert features John Geggie and Friends, a trio of Ottawa-based jazz musicians, recognized for their accomplishments both locally and internationally. Together, they’ll present an intimate concert […]
Lighthouse, Canada’s favourite classic rock band, is turning 50 and inviting Canadians across the country to join the celebration. The band burst on the scene in 1969, with an explosive sound that defied all conventions. Between 1970 and 1973 they were awarded four Junos, four gold albums and Canada’s first platinum album for Lighthouse Live! while hits […]
Multi-award-winning Australian artist Lloyd Spiegel returns to Canada delivering one of the most unique solo concert experiences in the world. Blending jaw-dropping guitar chops with a commanding voice, powerful songwriting, storytelling and comedy, it’s no wonder that he’s described as an “Oz Roots and Blues Icon” by Rolling Stone Australia. “Lloyd Spiegel…guitar magic and great stories. This […]
Local artists and arts organizations of all disciplines are eligible.
Gowan will be ending the 21-year dry spell and making a return to an Ottawa stage on Wednesday, February 20 at the Shenkman Arts Centre (245 Centrum Blvd.) for a sold out performance.
Contact Ontarois: The province’s biggest showcase of francophone music is in Ottawa this week—until 01.18.19
Concert showcases are taking place at Shenkman Arts Centre.
Nour Hadidi performs at the 8th Annual New Year’s Eve Comedy Night at the Shenkman Arts Centre on December 31.