This Monday night, Debaser is bringing you another all-ages show at Bar Robo. This one will feature live sets by Toronto post punk/grunge trio Frigs, Toronto noise pop band Fake Palms and Ottawa’s Slow Dawn.
This Monday, October 16, the Girls to the Front Songwriters Circle is back at Irene’s Pub along Bank St. Hosted by local singer-songwriter and musician Julie Corrigan, the event will feature live performances by local artists Kimberlu Sunstrum and Crystalena.
The hip hop heads will definitely want to be at the new 27 Club this Monday, October 16 to catch the Bizarre Ride II 25th Anniversary Tour featuring Slimkid3 and Fatlip of legendary hip hop group The Pharcyde. These vets of the American underground rap scene will perform live with K-Natural, DJ Manwell, The X Presidents, Mark Woodyard and Ottawa’s Poetic Elements.
Detroit melodic death metal band The Black Dahlia Murder will be playing live at the Bronson Centre this Tuesday, October 17 as part of their Nightbringers North American Tour. The Metal Blade Recs signees will be performing alongside NY extreme metal band Suffocation, Californian progressive death metal group Decrepit Birth, Californian death metal/punks Necrot and Vancouver death metal project Wormwitch.
Montreal rock blues singer-songwriter Jonas will be performing live at the Brasseurs du Temps this Tuesday and Wednesday nights and for the occasion the JUNO Award nominated artist will be playing acoustic with his long-time sidekick Corey Diabo.
Montreal powerpop punks The Nils are back in Ottawa this Tuesday, October 17 and this time around they’ll be playing live at House of Targ. These veterans of the scene who helped pioneer the powerpop genre will be sharing the stage with Ottawa power punks Steve Adamyk Band, Ottawa pop punk band Dead Weights and Madrid punk rockers G.A.S. Drummers.
The newly opened independent record store that has set up shop inside the Petit Chicago is having its first DJ happy hour event this Wednesday, October 18. For the occasion, you can expect to hear an eclectic mix of music courtesy of DJs Cougar Flex (afro-latin vibes), M. Caffrey (Jamaican riddims) and Justin Case (pop/rock from the 70s & 80s).
Montreal/LA noise punk duo Death From Above (they officially dropped the 1979) are set to rock the Bronson Centre this Thursday as part of their Outrage! Is Now Tour. The duo, who’s signed to Last Gang Recs, will be sharing the stage with Toronto indie rockers The Beaches and MTL/LA garage pop band American Lips. Should be good!
Toronto-based looper/producer/MC Jack Moves will be giving a live set at Pressed Cafe this Thursday, October 19. For the occasion, the electronic/pop influenced artist will be joined by Ottawa synth/dream pop producer Hard Science and Ottawa’s Markian.
This Thursday night at House of Targ, you can catch Ottawa indie beach post-punk rockers The Tackies, Ottawa gritty indie rockers Galapagos, Ottawa emo pop punks Cool Kids Not You and Toronto melodic punks The Wet Bandits, live and loud.
Anishinaabe comedian Ryan McMahon will be back in the region this Friday to help kick off your weekend with an entertaining and though-provoking show. McMahon will be in Gatineau on October 20 to officially kick off his Wreck-On Silly Nation Tour. The writer, artist, and activist will be performing live at the Canadian Museum of History starting at 7 p.m. and it promises to be a hilarious show complete with brand-new material. Do this!
Over in Wakefield this Friday, Ottawa-based group Fevers will be performing live at the legendary Black Sheep Inn. The indie electronic/synth pop formation will be celebrating the release of its latest album “Apologia” with Ottawa garage pop rockers Mushy Gushy.
This Friday, check out Vancouver hardcore punks D.O.A. live at the 27 Club. The band will be playing live in Ottawa as part of their Fight Back Tour and they’ll be joined by Ottawa punks Cúlturåł Treåsøn and Ottawa punks The Dreaded Rebel.
Jeremy Taggart of Our Lady Peace and Jonathan Torrens of Jonovision/Street Cents, and Trailer Park Boys, will be at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts this Friday, October 20 as part of their Canadianity Tour. They’ll be doing a live podcast taping and celebrating the release of their book “Canadianity: Tales from the True North Strong and Freezing”
If you’re in the mood for a night of hardcore punk to kick off your weekend, head over to House of Targ this Friday to catch Brampton bands Droid and Freeways, as well as Ottawa punks World War 4 and Durs Coeurs.
Chris Landry and the Seasick Mommas will be playing live at Irene’s Pub this Friday, October 20, and for the occasion the Ottawa country/folk/rock band will be joined by special guests Big Train Wreck and the Dumb and Homely Band.
Ottawa’s longuest-running monthly dance party is back at it this Friday night inside D’Afrique and this time around, resident DJ Zattar will be welcoming special guest DJ Trevor Walker aka “Lifeboogie” a true OG from the scene. TIMEKODE is an inclusive funk, soul and hip hop dance party that has been keeping Ottawa funky fresh for 12-years strong. See you on the TK dancefloor!
This Friday, October 20, the Ottawa Bass Community presents A Night of Drum & Bass with Marcus Visionary. Happening at City at Night, the night of music will also feature live sets by Just Cuzz, LϟT and Stackhouse.
Saguenay, Quebec rock project Orloge Simard will be performing live at the Petit Chicago this Saturday night as part of a little tour of the province that kicked off in Sorel-Tracy. For the occasion, the band will be sharing the stage with blues/country musician Rain Normand.
Winnipeg’s award-winning roots/folk/pop group Sweet Alibi will be playing live at the famed Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield this Saturday night. You can catch them for one-night only alongside Ottawa-based folk trio The Artichoke Hearts.
The Soul Motivators’s will be returning to the Mercury Lounge this Saturday, October 21 for the second time since they welcomed a new lead singer to the group. For the occasion, the Toronto-based soulful funk 9-piece will be joined by DJ Trevor Walker. If you’re looking to combine live music and a night of dancing, this is a sure bet.
If this party poster feel like a deja vu it’s probably cause it is. You see, there used to be a very similar party presented at the now-defunct Ritual. Still Tippin’ is set to be held once a month at the 27 Club and will feature new rap and southern classics picked out by DJs Laocapone and Foster.
This Saturday night, the Oh My Jam dance party is having its Y’All Primpin edition at Babylon. This time around, the inclusive monthly will feature music selections by DJs D-Luxx Brown, Sammy Rawal and Phil V.
Vancouver rockers Japandroids are currently on a North American tour with Cleveland indie rockers Cloud Nothings and they’ll be making a stop at the Bronson Centre to play Ottawa this Sunday, October 22. This one’s an all ages show!