Quebec actors Isabelle Blais and Pierre-Luc Brillant are also musicians and they’re bringing their show Comme dans un film to the Brasseurs du Temps this Tuesday, September 12. Their style, which mixes bossa, folk and country, is bound to charm you.
Carefor Health & Community Services in partnership with Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa-St. Lawrence Outaouais chapter is bringing back the Feast of Fields. Happening this Wednesday, September 13 at the Ottawa City Hall, this benefit culinary event will highlight some of our region’s most talented chefs and local organic producers.
Toronto’s Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs are making a stop in Ottawa this Wednesday, September 13 as part of their current tour. The rock n’rollers will be playing live at the Dominion Tavern alongside Ottawa fuzz pop band Saint Clare and Ottawa garage rockers Mushy Gushy.
Toronto area indie band Moon King will be playing live at House of Targ this Wednesday, September 13. For the occasion, the group, that has a new release available via Arbutus Recs, will be sharing the stage with Ottawa indie projects Fire Antlers and Townes.
After two successful runs at Lansdowne Park, CityFolk, previously known as the Ottawa Folk Festival, returns from September 13-17. This year’s edition will feature headliners Jack Johnson, Broken Social Scene, Amanda Marshall, as well as Royal Canoe, The Philosopher Kings, Post Malone, Corb Lund, Ruth B and more.
Debaser has a series of shows coming up this month, and the first one is being held this Thursday, September 14 at Pressed Cafe. The intimate night of live music will feature performances by experimental projects Gladys Lazer, Pulgas and Soft Life.
The vocalist Of Killswitch Engage, Jesse Leach, will be making a stop at Barrymores this Thursday, September 14 to give a solo DJ set during which he’ll play a selection of metal, hardcore and punk jams. For the occasion, he’ll be joined by Ottawa-Gatineau metal rockers Inire, Ottawa metal band A Scar For The Wicked, Ottawa hardcore DJ Darken and Ottawa tech death metal project Hatred Reigns.
Viceland’s Matty Matheson will be at the Algonquin Commons Theatre this Thursday, September 14 for a moderated conversation, audience Q&A, and meet and greet. The evening will be hosted by Wade MacNeil of Alexisonfire.
Over at the Mercury Lounge this Thursday night, Lost in Bass presents Volt-Resist, a mind expanding night of live experimental ambient techno that will feature performances by Paranerd, Fire Queen, Ruth Grader and Paraphonique.
Toronto electronic group Austra will be performing live at Mavericks this Friday, September 15 as part of their Summer + Fall 2017 Tour. This time around, the Domino Records signees will be sharing the stage with Columbia dance/electronic project Ela Minus and Ottawa industrial band Encephalon.
Chris Landry and the Seasick Mommas will be playing live at Bar Robo this Friday, September 15 before taking off on an East Coast tour, and for the occasion the Ottawa country/folk/rock band will be joined by Montreal’s Sun Brimmer and Ottawa’s Paul Roberto.
Skreedlemania is a 2-day music showcase spanning various genres including surf/psyche instrumental, folk, garage, punk, pop, rock and even some doom/stoner metal. This year’s event, happening this Friday and Saturday, will feature performances by Dark Plains, Slow Dawn, Thunder Uncle, Nightshades, Average Times and more.
CityFolk organizers are once again bringing back Marvest, a free musical harvest of local music, food and beverages. Created in an effort to attract festival-goers to local settings along Bank Street, the hope is that people will discover and appreciate the National Capital Region’s music scene and local food-makers. Marvest, happening September 15 and 16, will feature live performances by 50 local bands and musicians including Expanda Fuzz, JK3, Okies, Silver Creek, Tariq Anwar, The Artichoke Hearts, The Jimmy Tri-Tone Band and many more.
If you’re in the mood for a night of dancing to kick off the weekend, the Hottawa dance party is going down at Babylon this Friday night with DJs Woerks and Ohjay of Ottawa, and Choozey from Montreal.
Strictly Vinyl at Bar Robo, a night of classic house music with DJ Geoff Paquet, is going down this Friday, September 15. The fun starts at 11 p.m. and it’s free ninety-nine.
What was previously known as Chinatown Remixed, is seemingly now simply being called Remixed. Either way, the festival kicks off this Saturday, September 16 along Somerset West. This annual month-long celebration of the arts launches with a day-long vernissage at various locations between Bay and Percy including visual and performance art, music, child-friendly workshops, live food demos and more. A great way to discover or re-discover Ottawa’s Chinatown neighbourhood!
Gatineau-based indie rockers Gravelines will be hitting the stage at the Blacksheep Inn in the village of Wakefield this Saturday, September 16 and for the occasion they will be performing live with Ottawa rock n’rollers Onionface.
Montreal-based band VioleTT Pi, which defines its sound as alternative rock, mixed with electroclash, pop, and punk with undertones of grunge, is making a return to the Petit Chicago this Saturday night. The colourful, dynamic and unpredictable group will be sharing the stage with special guests, who haven’t been announced yet.
Bangarang is taking over Happy Goat Coffee this Saturday night. If you love the sound of Studio One and Trojan Records, then this dance party featuring music selections by DJs Magnificent and Longshot is definitely for you. The focus is on early reggae, rocksteady and ska from Jamaica’s exciting 1966-1975 period with a heavy focus on 1968-1971.
Over at Babylon this Saturday night, the Offbeat dance party will be taking over the dance floor with DJ Rio Festarini who’ll be playing all kinds of electronic dance music. This monthly party is always a good time, plus part of the proceeds will go towards supporting Ottawa Wolves and the Ten Oaks Project.
This Sunday afternoon, House of Targ is putting on a clothing swap for anyone and everyone who has used clothing and accessories to donate and exchange. Bring clean clothes, shoes and/or accessories you no longer wear and swap for something you want while DJs Ska Jeff and Felix spin tunes. All ages welcome!
Long Island hardcore band Stray From the Path is playing live at the Brass Monkey this Sunday, September 17 and for the occasion, the Sumerian Recs signees will be performing alongside Hamilton hardcore group Counterparts, Winnipeg hardcore outfit Comeback Kid, Alabama hardcore/metal project Gideon and Ottawa hardcore formation Rats.
On Sunday, you can also catch Spanish melodic hardcore band Adrenalized live at Mavericks. The band will be playing live with Ottawa melodic punks Sidelines, Gatineau hardcore punks Dawn of the Dodos, and Ottawa-Gatineau metal project Peronius.