Category: Announcements

2015 Rock, Jazz and Blues Concerts #Ottawa

It looks like the new year is going to get off to a good start.  This week I received notice that Nikki Yanofsky will be playing Algonquin Commons Theatre on January 22, Big Sugar will be playing an acoustic show...

More Blues

Thanks to a DawgFM facebook post, I have just discovered a hidden treasure trove of Blues concerts being held in Gatineau over the next 6 months and as a result have added a number of new concerts to the listing...

Sound Of Light Fireworks

This years edition of the Casino Lac-Leamy Sound of Light fireworks competition is rapidly approaching which means most of the on-site entertainment acts have been announced (with the exception of the Grand Finale on August 16. With the new location...

Canada Day Lineup

I just noticed that the Canada Day lineup for Parliament Hill and Majors Hill Park have been posted.  Highlights for me include Paper Lions at Majors Hill and the main acts for the Noon and Evening shows which include Serena Ryder...

The Black Keys

In case you missed today’s announcement, The Black Keys will be playing in Ottawa this coming September 17 at the Canadian Tire Centre.  Cage The Elephant will open the show. Tickets go on sale June 6th.

Velo Fest & More

Sorry for the short / late postings, it’s been a busy week!  Also sorry for the calendar layout.  I implemented a wordpress update and lost some of the customized settings.  I’m hoping to find time in the next couple of...

Dragon Boat, Tremblent, Amnesia and More

In more news this week, Dragon Boat Festival announced that Down With Webster will headline their Sunday concerts.  The other two acts for the day are still TBD. Tremblant Festival International du Blues announces an excellent lineup yesterday which includes Ronnie Earl,...

May 24 Weekend

Festival season in the area is officially underway.  This weekend you can check out Kemptville Dandelion Festival which has live music by a variety of acts including Amanda Rheaume, Marta Pacek, Twin Voices, Gunner and Smith and Jan Purcell & Pine Road to name...

The Blues

In case you haven’t figured it out, my primary interest is the Blues. With that in mind, here are some upcoming Festivals in Ontario… Waterfront Blues, Toronto, ON July 11, 12 & 13.  Acts include Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils, Jack de...

Festival Franco-Ontarien and much more

Festival Franco-Ontarien Banque Nationale unveiled the details for this years edition of the event today. Performers for this festival which runs from June 13-15 at Majors Hill Park include Marie-Mai, Lisa Leblanc, Karim Ouellet, Pierre Lapointe, Mini-TFO, Marc Hervieux and more.  I...