Juno-winning band The Strumbellas played a delightful set at Bluesfest Sunday evening.
Pop sensation Shawn Mendes drew the biggest crowd yet at Bluesfest Saturday night.
Flute-playing prog-rocker Ian Anderson headlined Bluesfest with a set of classic songs by Jethro Tull.
This year’s Bluesfest was kicked off with an awesome show by Canadian icon Bryan Adams.
Anyone walking past Parliament Hill Friday evening was treated to a preview of the Arkells’s headlining performance at the 2018 Canada Day ceremonies.
Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach rocked a sold-out crowd at Barrymore’s on Wednesday.
Acclaimed artist Iskwé captivated at Ottawa’s Glowfair street festival Friday night.
Ottawa ComicCon 2018 ran at the EY Centre over the weekend, featuring all manner of geeky guests from the worlds of comics, cosplay, film, and television. On Sunday, I took in Q&As from burgeoning sci-fi icons Karl Urban and Doug Jones, and stopped to chat with comic artist James O’Barr.
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Juno-winning rockers The Beaches played The 27 Club Friday night, demonstrating why they’re one of the hottest bands on the Canadian music scene.
Psychobilly duo The Living Deads headlined a wild show at Mavericks on Saturday night.
East coast indie band Hillsburn treated their Ottawa fans to a sold-out show at LIVE! on Elgin on Monday.
Nearly thirty years ago, Jim Cuddy found himself standing on a New Zealand beach, watching a Blue Rodeo crew member write his wife’s name in the sand.