The 2018 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival opens June 21, 2018. Apt613 contributor Leah Geller shares her picks for the festival.
Jazzfest lineup: Tanya Tagaq, Herbie Hancock, GoGo Penguin, FET.NAT, and Kellylee Evans included in the 40+ concerts announced
The 38th Ottawa Jazz Festival runs from June 21 to July 1, 2018.
Another night, another NAC stage crammed with talent. Canada Scene closed on Sunday, but on Saturday the festival treated the Babs Asper Theatre audience to Anishinabekwe, a night featuring five outstanding performances from five outstanding female Indigenous artists.
On Saturday night, Canada Scene presents Anishinabekwe, a one-of-a-kind evening of music and storytelling showcasing some of the country’s best female Indigenous artists.
Behold a new video from A Tribe Called Red before the group performs at the JUNO Awards on April 2.
Tanya Tagaq on her latest album Retribution, climate change, and music as a coping mechanism.
I once had the opportunity to watch Tanya Tagaq perform in what seemed to me the unlikeliest of situations: in the community hall of her own hometown Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, in front of an audience of German tourists sporting thick coats in the middle of August, from a cruise ship making its way through the […]
The folks at the NAC might be kicking themselves for having booked Tanya Tagaq into the small Fourth Stage instead of one of their larger rooms: the show was booked before she won the Polaris Prize, reignited the debate in Canada over the seal hunt, and changed the way many Canadians think about Inuit musical […]
Not only a bastion of high culture, the National Arts Centre prides itself on exposing Ottawa to the work of up-and-coming musicians of all genres. The NAC does this through its Scene festivals, which feature the music of a given province or region of Canada, and through its NAC Presents series, now entering its fourth […]