A theme of solidarity runs through Arkells’ latest record, a collection of rock anthems about love, righteous anger, and community.
Lisa Leblanc’s set at the 27 Club was rife with French-language sing-alongs, heavy metal covers, and odes to stolen cars, dive bars, cowboys, and Kraft Dinner.
The Beaches delivered a high-octane set of glam rock at the Bronson Centre this Saturday – and in return, they left with an autographed picture of eighties sitcom star Tony Danza.
Bluesfest went out with a power chord, with punk headliners Rise Against following a diverse line-up of Canadian rock bands on the festival’s final night.
Canadian country rockers Blue Rodeo headlined Bluesfest Thursday night.
There was lots of great music beyond the main stages at Bluesfest on Wednesday.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl had a confession to make at Ottawa’s Bluesfest: “Tonight, I don’t have the blues.”
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.
Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach rocked a sold-out crowd at Barrymore’s on Wednesday.
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.
East coast indie band Hillsburn treated their Ottawa fans to a sold-out show at LIVE! on Elgin on Monday.