Outaouais native Phil G. Smith is launching his debut EP with a hometown show happening at the Brasseurs des Temps this Monday, October 2. The country folk singer-songwriter and guitar player, who’s now based out of Montréal, will be celebrating the release his first project starting at 6 p.m.
The Petit Chicago has teamed up with an independent vinyl vendor, Vinyle Scene, and starting this Wednesday, October 4, the public will be able to shop for records and accessories during the day time from Monday to Saturday while enjoying a coffee and a bite. At night, the live shows and events that made the Petit Chicago a staple of our local cultural scene, will continue to be presented. The celebratory launch event is happening on October 4, so be sure to check it out. Such a great idea!
This Thursday night, Slim and Popular invite you to join them in celebrating the release of their debut album Minimum Rage. The Ottawa hardcore punk veterans will be performing live at House of Targ alongside local punks NECK and Ottawa psyche/psychobilly rockers Boom Creek.
New York hardcore rapper Necro will be making a return to Ottawa for the first time in 10 years this Friday, October 6 as part of his F**K Commercial Rap Canadian Tour. The American hip hop artist will be performing at the Bourbon Room and sharing the stage with Vancouver rapper Madchild, among others.
New York metalcore band Every Time I Die will be back in the capital city this Friday as part of their Canada 2017 Tour. This time around, the group will be performing live at the Bronson Centre and they’ll be joined by Kentucky hrdcore band Knocked Loose, and Detroit hardcore project Hollow Earth.
Calgary punks Belvedere at hitting up the Brass Monkey for a live show this Friday night. The guys will be playing a stacked bill alongside Chicago punk/hardcore band 88 Fingers Louie, Rochester punk/melodic hardcore group Such Gold and Jacksonville punk rockers Sled.
Vancouver indie bubblegum pop band Peach Pit will be making a stop at Bar Robo this Friday night as part of their current cross-Canada tour. For the occasion, the guys will be playing live with Australia folk artist Andrew Phelan.
Ottawa’s own BlakDenim will be performing live at the Fourth Stage this Friday night as part of the NAC Presents 2017/2018 series. The local hip hop/rock/funk fusion super group always gives a high-energy show that’s definitely worth your while. Support our local talent!
This Friday, Local Ottawa Live and CKCU FM present a special evening of live local music in support of the Christie Lake Kids charity. The show, happening at House of Targ, will feature sets by three great bands from Ottawa: Saint Clare, Nightshades and Holy Christopher.
The Homesick emo night is back at Cafe Dekcuf this Friday, and this one is the official after party for the Every Time I Die show mentioned above, featuring guest DJ Keith Buckley of aforementioned band. Come feel all the feels as part of this night of nostalgia and teen angst.
Zackfest is being held this Saturday, October 7 at Mavericks and Café Dekcuf, and proceeds raised from the one-day festival will benefit the Zack Noureddine Foundation. The second edition of this event has a packed lineup and will feature live performances by The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Gold Finch, The Adding Machine, Mayfield, Buck-N-Nice, Old Rules, Charcoal Tongue and several others.
Outside I’m a Giant (previously known as Bitterly Healed) is celebrating the release of its debut album this Saturday, October 7 at the legendary Blacksheep Inn in the beautiful village of Wakefield. For the occasion, the Gatineau-based alternative folk band will be joined on stage by Val-des-Monts folk project A Leverage For Moutains.
If you’re into francophone hip hop, head over to the Minotaure in the Hull sector of Gatineau this Saturday night to check out Manu Militari live. The Quebec rapper will be performing live as part of his Tomahawk Tour and he’ll be sharing the stage with Quebec City hip hop artist Souldia and Gatineau rapper Bozko.
Love it or hate it, Azealia Banks will be performing live in Ottawa this Saturday, October 7. The NYC rapper and singer-songwriter, who has a rather negative reputation for engaging in public feuds on social media and for her homophobic remarks, will be giving a show at Barrymore’s alongside Ceerouse, Dominique Gorley and IKHVN.
There’s a psych night going down at House of Targ this Saturday night and it’ll feature live sets by Nanaimo, BC heavy psych/surg shoegazers Moths & Locusts, Ottawa psych band The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol, Ottawa improvising musician David Jackson and DJ B-Rad.
If you’re into house music, round up your crew and head over to the Mercury Lounge on Saturday night to catch Montreal house music “Mixtape King” Jojoflores live. The energetic DJ, who owns the Montreal club PEOPL., will be rocking the dancefloor alongside DJ Trevor Walker.
Montreal electronic pop duo Blue Hawaii is releasing a new album called “Tenderness” and they’ll be performing live in Ottawa this Sunday night in support of said project at the new 27 Club. Opening acts haven’t been announced yet, but Blue Hawaii alone is enough to attend what’s sure to be an incredible show.