A Great Week of Live Music.

Last night was the completion of a great week of shows where I took in 5 acts over 7 days. The week started last Saturday with a very entertaining set of Blues by Shakura S’Aida at the NAC (with some...

CItyFolk and More

The past couple of weeks have been exhausting, but I was able to squeeze in some amazing shows. I managed to visit CityFolk all 5 days this year, and found the experience to be much better now that I know...

Kemptville Live (Thursday and Saturday)

Last weekend I had the privilidge of attending Kepmtville Live Music Festival for the fourth year in a row and was amazed at how much this festival has grown over such a short period of time. I still remember the...

Bluesfest Week # 2

It is official, I am exhausted. After 9 festival days and 29 bands (11 from the Ottawa area) I am ready for a (short) break and some much needed sleep. I am also looking forward to listening to the 10...

Bluesfest Week #1

Last week was crazy busy and exhausting, but it was certainly worth it as I saw a number of amazing shows at Bluesfest. The festival kicked off with a great set by local “feel good” brass band, The Bank Street...

RBC Bluesfest

Since I’ve decided to stay in my community on Canada Day (volunteering at our local event), my next musical extravaganza will be RBC Bluesfest, which is only 5 days away. This year I have identified 48 different acts that I...

Dragonboat Festival

It would seem life events are going to keep me from a detailed post about the Sunday shows at Dragonboat Festival, so I will keep this one short as I don’t want a great show to go unacknowledged. I managed...

Festival Season is Here!

Wow, it has been a month since my last post… and a very busy month indeed as I’ve seen 15 different bands perform and it has been a great way to kick off this years Festival Season! Carla Cooke, the...

Victor Wainwright And The Train

Last night was an absolute blast. Victor Wainwright And The Train put on a great show at La Basoche and treated us to most of the songs from their brand new album (which I highly recommend). As expected, many of...