Many of you are on vacation for the holidays and some may be traveling to warmer places or enjoying the winter wonderland at a cozy cottage. If you are in the city though and had your fair share of family get-togethers, what better way to enjoy the time off than by attending an event or two?! Here are a couple of fun things happening this week in the Ottawa-Gatineau area.
On Wednesday, December 26, Spectrasonic and punkottawa.com present the Disorganized Second Annual Boxing Day Reunion with Jokers of the Scene, Pho from Bonjay, Gregular, DJ I8A4RE and special guests. The party goes down at Babylon Nightclub starting at 10pm. For more info, click on the poster below.
This Friday, December 28, Bydek presents Loud with David Morales at Mansion Nightclub. This legend of the dance music industry with over 25 years as a DJ, producer, and remixer will be throwing a live set alongside Jeff Dougler. For details, just click the poster below.
If you’re into punk rock, you may want to check out Mavericks this Saturday, December 29. Spectrasonic and punkottawa.com present The Creepshow with Doll, The Valveenus, and Patron Saint of Plagues live in concert. Grab more info by clicking below.
Also this Saturday, December 29, Rwandan/Burundian singer-songwriter Mighty Popo will be performing live at the BlackSheep Inn in Wakefield. The Ottawa-based artist will be starting his show with an accoustic set followed by electrofied grooves. For information and tickets, simply click the image below.
If you’re a fan of electronic dance music, you’ll want to attend Pulse 2012 at the Ernst & Young Centre (previously the CE Centre) this Saturday, December 29. The event, organized by DNA Presents, will feature Axwell of Swedish House Mafia, Sander Van Doorn, Deniz Koyu, Ariyan, and Mister Parker. Click on the poster below for everything you need to know!
Lastly, this Saturday, December 29 is the montly edition of Grind Party with resident DJs Jon Deck and Selektah Skillz at Babylon. For details on this event, by click on the poster below.
This is it Ottawa-Gatineau! We’ve reached the end of 2012, we’ve survived the Mayan End of the World and we’re getting ready to move on to 2013 for a new year of fun and exciting events in our National Capital Region. If you still don’t know what you’re doing to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Nation’s Capital, check out my Guide to Party in the City for great ideas!
I wish you all a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 🙂 Enjoy the celebrations to the fullest with friends and fam and be safe! Please don’t drink and drive and remember to contact Operation Red Nose Ottawa and Outaouais to get home responsibly.
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