End of November Musical Feast

This past week was quite a musical feast. It started on the 24th at the Brass Monkey with great shows by Mystara, The Fenton Brothers and Honeymoon Suite. The 25th was another flash back to the past with TD Place...

NAC Presents

This past week I was fortunate to experience two great shows at the NAC as part of their NAC Presents series that showcases Canadian Artists. On Tuesday, Sass Jordan came to town as part of her 25th Anniversary Racine Revisited...

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

I am thankful for many things, including good friends, happiness, health and a rewarding career that has given me the opportunity to see an amazing amount of live music (especially this year). Over the past week and a half I’ve...

#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...

#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...

#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...

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...

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...

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...

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...