This last week of October brings its load of Halloween-themed events seeing as how the costume-candy celebration is just around the corner. But before we get to those events, there’s a couple of other things happening around town that are definitely worth mentioning.
First up is Zedd, a German electronic dance producer who’ll be throwing a live DJ set at Liquor Store this Tuesday, October 23. Originally from Russia, Zedd will be making a stop in Ottawa to promote his heavy electro-house debut album titled Clarity. Grab more info by clicking on the poster below.
This Thursday, October 25, head over to Mavericks to catch Delhi 2 Dublin and Zoo Legacy. The Vancouver band who define themselves as a celtic punjabi electronica music group will be performing live alongside Ottawa’s own alternative hip-hop group Zoo Legacy. You can grab more details by clicking below .
Starting this Thursday, October 25 and taking place until Tuesday, October 30 is the Ottawa International Writers Festival. This bi-annual event offers workshops, readings, screenings, lectures and award presentations among other activities. Coined Ottawa’s festival of ideas since 1997, this gathering of writers and readers emphasizes the importance of words and writing as a means of expression, education and to encourage a love of reading. To find out more and access the full festival schedule, simply click on the image below.
And now brace yourselves as we get into the various Halloween-themed parties happening around the National Capital, starting with Party Pack taking place this Friday, October 26 in the lounge at Ritual with DJ Laocapone and DJ Frank Play. Grab all the info by clicking the poster below.
Also this Friday, October 26, Babylon nightclub presents Ernest Scared Shameless, a twist on the monthly Shameless party with DJs Skid Vicious & Matty. Unfortunately, there’s no Facebook event page for this one, but you can expect good beats, drinks and costumed dancing.
Another fun Halloween-themed event taking place this Friday, October 26 is the monthly installment of Double Barrel with DJ Magnificent and guests. This Friday’s edition encourages attendees to dress- up in soul 60s style (think Mad Men/American Gangster style). Grab more info by clicking the poster below!
This Saturday, October 27 is the Halloween edition of Grind Party happening at Babylon with DJs Jon Deck and Selektah Shellz. Since this is the Halloween edition, you best believe costumes are strongly encouraged. You can find out everything you need to know by clicking the poster below.
On Wednesday, October 31, which is when Halloween actually happens, head over to Babylon for the third Zombie Strippers Halloween Show presented by Rockalily Burlesque. The event will present music by Sound of Lions and DJ Lowpass and include burlesque, drag, pole dancing, hooping, belly dancing and vaudeville performances. There will be prizes for best zombie costumes so do get your gear in check if you plan to attend this event. You can get more details by clicking the poster below.
There you have it ladies and gents! Happy Halloween, have fun, enjoy the costumes, eat lots of candy and party!