Holiday shopping really gets going this weekend across the 613, but there are also great theatre and music options if you’re looking to keep it cultural.
The Rainbow Bistro
Welcome to the first snow covered weekend in the city. If the cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks aren’t enough to make you think like a bear and hibernate this weekend, there is plenty to do out and about in Ottawa. So get bundled up and get out there. We promise you it’ll be worth it!
See the shows Apt613 contributors look forward to most in Ottawa-Gatineau!
A staggered schedule, the close concentration of venues, and short set-times are meant to make seeing bands easy. MEGAPHONO unfolds from February 7–9, 2019.
“I’ve always believed that music chooses you – you don’t choose music. Being an artist certainly isn’t the easiest thing in the world in terms of making a living. We do it because we love it, and we’re so passionate about it that there’s really no choice.”
There is something about performing on the Rainbow stage. As a fledgling singer over 20 years ago, I remember the acute sense of nervousness I felt walking onto it, standing as green as could be, high above the crowd, looking out past the packed dance floor below me, the bar area beyond, the balcony area […]
The open mic/open jam experience is a way for musicians to strut their stuff onstage solo or in a group effort with other artists. It’s a way to network with fellow musicians, make new friends, and gain some exposure and stage experience. It’s sometimes even how bands are formed and talent is discovered. Or, you […]
From the first time I met guitarist/singer/songwriter Trevor Finlay and watched him perform on the Calabogie Blues & Ribfest stage last summer, I was hooked. From his searing blues solos to some serious chicken-plucking frenziness, Trevor has developed a unique style since the start of his musical journey at just nine years of age. I caught […]