Interview – The PepTides

Photo Credit: Andre Gagne Ottawa is home to the country’s most colourful band, both musically and visually, The PepTides. The band’s theatrical live shows and unique tracks like “Attack of the Treadmill” and “202 Washington DC” have thrown them into the spotlight in recent years. You can’t deny the incredible talent and complete creativity, pulling you in and captivating audiences all over the […]

Inviting the world to stages of Bluesfest

The jewel of Ottawa’s music festival begins July 6. First held in 1994, RBC Bluesfest has grown into one of the largest music festivals in Ontario.  Featuring over 100 acts over 10 days, the festival brings the hottest acts from around the world to the Nation’s Capital. Completely taking over the grounds surrounding the Canadian […]

The City that Fun Forgot? The exhilaration of Ottawa’s music festivals in the Sesquicentennial year

OTTAWA, ON – They say that Ottawa is the city that fun forgot, and there is some truth to that.  Just this week there was a story in the Ottawa Citizen on how there were 2,000 seats left unclaimed at the Canadian Tire Centre for the first game of the second round of the Stanley […]

Review – T Mitch

Mixtape: Let It Be Heard Release Date: Available Now Stream Genre: Rap/ Hip Hop Ottawa rapper T Mitch hits the stage with his newest mixtape, Let It Be Heard. On this new project, the producer and lyricist brings together a collection of keyboard driven beats to mix with vocals that is often boosted by the […]

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces lineup

The stage and starting line is set at Mooney’s Bay June 22 to 25 for the 2017 Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival. Bringing together North America’s premier dragon boating regatta and a stellar line-up of free concerts, the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is a multi-day celebration of the arts, sports, culture and […]

Westfest returns for it’s 14th year with a stellar lineup

A staple of the Capital’s rich summer music line up, the ever-evolving Westfest returns for it’s 14th year from June 2 to 4, 2017. In its second year at Laroche Park in Ottawa’s Mechanicsville neighbourhood, Westfest celebrates diversity, inclusion and community through free multidisciplinary art displays, activities and concerts for families of all ages. Favourite […]

Review – Longhouse

Album: II: Vanishing Release Date: April 14, 2017 Download Genre:Doom Metal Ottawa, ON doom metal trio LONGHOUSE is set to release their sophomore album II: Vanishing on April 14th (physical cassettes are set to release in June 2017 (date to be determined)). The album continues the bands traditional dark post-metal feel from their first album […]