#Ottawa #CityFolk2017 Day 4

Yesterday was an absolute blast! The day started with a long overdue set by Miss Emily (I’ve been waiting 5 years to see her again). This time it was a solo act and that’s all she needed to showcase her...

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#Ottawa #CityFolk2017 Day 3

Friday was another perfect evening of live music. The event kicked off with a memorizing R&B performance by Son Little and ended with Amanda Marshall’s long overdue return to the stage. I can only hope that Amanda has finally been...

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#Ottawa #CityFolk2017 Day 2

While last night was the second day of the festival, it was my first day on-site, and what a great way to start things off.   The weather this week is absolutely perfect for a late Summer festival (this is...

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Beechwood East Feast & Nile Groove

Last night was a new festival experience for me, following my Canada 150 goals of seeing more, doing more this year. I actually had a tough time choosing which festival to go to – Ottawa PorchFest, Beechwood East Feast or...

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The Darby Mills Project

Sometimes I have to step outside my musical comfort zone and last night I’m glad I did just that.  The Darby Mills Project was in town at The Brass Monkey, and they certainly rocked our socks off.  I really didn’t...

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Kemptville Live Music Festival Day 3

I have to admit that Kemptville Live Music Festival has become my favorite outdoor festival for many reasons, although it’s difficult to say exactly why… it just has a really good vibe. Maybe it’s the location; maybe it’s the consistently...

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Kemptville Live Music Festival Day 1

When I heard that Angel Forrest and MonjeyJunk would be returning to the festival to play the first night, I immediately bought my ticket. I am a huge fan of both groups and would hate to miss an opportunity to...

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#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 10

What a great way to close out 10 jam packed days of this year’s edition of Ottawa Bluesfest. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers put together a fantastic two hour long set and had the crowd signing along to almost every...

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#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 9

Finally, a hot sunny day without any risk of rain or thunderstorms! It was a great start to the final weekend of the festival and a day filled with Blues. My day started with a sampling of Jump blues from...

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#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 7

Yesterday was a triple-header of Blues, Blues and more Blues.  The evening started with a great set by local Rock/Blues band Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin who I am certain I will be seeing again in the near future.  Next...

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