Phoenix metal band Soulfly will be at Mavericks this Tuesday, March 13 as Nailbomb, and members Max Cavalera, Marc Rizzo, Zyon Cavalera and Mike Leon will be performing the classic album “Point Blank” live in its entirety. For the occasion, the group will be sharing the stage with Orlando extreme metal band Today is the Day, Phoenix sludge punk project Lody Kong, New York progressive death metal formation Uncured and Ottawa old school metal outfit Cruel Fate.
The famous Egyptian band Massar Egbari will be rocking Barrymore’s this Tuesday, March 13 as part of their current Canadian tour. Joining them for a live performance will be Ottawa singer-songwriter Malak and Montreal rock/folk/blues project The Rising Few.
Generation NOW is a special project that features some of today’s most important Canadian jazz musicians. Stacked with seasoned, award-winning composers and brilliant performers, the group is a snapshot of a once-in-a-lifetime event featuring Petr Cancura and Michael Blake on woodwinds, Rebecca Hennessy on trumpet, Marianne Trudel on piano, Rémi-Jean LeBlanc on bass and Greg Ritchie on drums. A must-see for Jazz fans this Tuesday night at the NAC!
Punk rock fans rejoice: Chicago pop-punk/rockers Knuckle Puck are hitting up the Brass Monkey this Wednesday night as part of their “USA Tour”. Get ready for a stacked show also featuring sets by UK rockers Boston Manor, Nashville indie emos Free Throw, Lansing emo/pop-punks Hot Mulligan and Ohio indie/pop project Jetty Bones.
This Thursday evening, Wapikoni mobile is making a stop in Gatineau as part of the Wapikoni Coast to Coast Screening Tour. Indigenous filmmakers invite you to discover 13 short films that were produced during the “Wapikoni Coast to Coast: Reconciliation through the Media Arts” audiovisual production tour. This special screening taking place at the Canadian Museum of History is free and provides a great opportunity to be among the first to discover these remarkable works straight out of Canada’s Indigenous communities.
If you want to check out some live local music this Wednesday night, head over to House of Targ to catch Ottawa indie band Galapagos, Ottawa garage rockers All Day Breakfast, Montreal melancholic project Po Lazarus and Ottawa folk rockers The Monotymes.
Can you believe that “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” turns 20 years old this year? Incredible how time flies. A listening party to celebrate Lauryn Hill’s classic solo debut album is going down at Bar Robo this Wednesday night with sets by DJ Sweetcheeks before and after.
New Zealand’s critically-acclaimed multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Lake South will be performing live at Bar Robo this Friday to celebrate the release of his debut album “If You’re Born On An Island The Ocean Heals You”. For the occasion, he’ll be sharing the stage with Sri Lankan native, Ottawa-based singer-songwriter and musician Amanda Lowe and Montreal indie folk project Sunfields.
Montreal/Ottawa indie folk pop band Future States is back in town this Friday night to play live at Pressed Café. They have a dreamy new single out called “Heaven” that is definitely worth listening to. This time around, Future States will be giving a show with NYC no-wave protest punks PILL.
Gatineau indie folk trio Maggie’s March who have been keeping busy will all sorts of projects, are at the legendary Blacksheep Inn in Wakefield this Friday night. They’ll be playing live alongside two other emerging bands from the Outaouais region, Kyle Ivan and Double Magnum.
There’s a new band in town called GINNY, and it’s the haunting alternative country project of vocalist Lesley Marshall (Bonnie Doon), guitarist Catriona Sturton (ex-Plumbtree), and bassist Kristy Nease (Area Resident). The trio is set to release its debut EP this Friday night at the Concorde Motel.
TIMEKODE, Ottawa’s longest-running monthly dance party, is going down this Friday, January 19 at D’Afrique and this latest edition will feature music selections by DJ Zattar who’ll be rocking the dance floor solo for this one.
Ottawa’s Pozativ crew has teamed up with the 27 Club on a new series called Wildlife. The first edition is being held this Friday, March 16 with an epic party featuring none other than Toronto-based house music DJ Sneak. Last time Sneak was in town, it was sold out, so don’t sleep if you’re planning on attending.
This Saturday, join Ottawa’s Antoine L Collins at Mercury Lounge for the album release of “Nature Boy: The Music of Nat King Cole”. The album, a musical tribute to the late jazz legend, is Collins’ second project and a celebration of an outstanding musician who left an indelible mark on the world of jazz.
If you’re out and about this Saturday, March 17, you should grab a drink and check out The Hornettes live at Irene’s Pub. The Ottawa r&b/funk/soul band’s show will feature three sets of funk, soul & Motown hits from across the decades.
Tired of hearing the same old music when you go out dancing? Djs Ski Sheik and JFun have a solution for you called World Peace. It’s a dance party going down at Black Squirrel Books this Saturday night and you can expect to hear dance floor heaters from around the globe.
Ottawa has had a bi-annual community record show for several years now, but the same can’t be said of Gatineau. Things are about to change though as the very first Vieux-Hull record show is scheduled for this Sunday, March 18 at the Petit Chicago. It’s a free event, and there will be a number of vendors with all kinds of great vinyl for sale. Check it out!