2017 is coming to an end. With so many lists going around and forgetting who to put down. I know it is very early but I want to get this done with. Here are my Top 17 for Ottawa releases which include LPs and EPs in 2017. Enjoy the list!
A wonderful night at The Rainbow Bistro on November 11, 2017. It was the long-awaited LP release for Slack Bridges with the album titled Joy of Joys. Opening up the show was Mushy Gushy. Slack Bridges put on an amazing show! Lots of fun dancing to their music!
Went down to the Record Centre to check out this band from Montreal called Fox Club. Their music draws from their varied interests, including rock, folk, funk and jazz. Adapting the chordless trio format, they explore creative original music and covers that make use of electronic instruments, improvisation and feel-good grooves. Fox Club covering …
Montreal’s dance-funk party band Busty and the Bass performed at RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2017 on the BlackSheep Inn stage. Promoting their upcoming album Uncommon Good which drops on September 8th. Favorite set from the festival on July 15th.
Ottawa’s Slack Bridges got things soulful and funky at the Bluesville stage during RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2017. Performing alot of new material from their upcoming album. Missed out the special guest but it was such an enjoyable show!
Rebecca Noelle performed on Day 4 of RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2017. I wasn’t aware that she went out on her own considering she was in the Peptides. Also, she was placed #2 on La Voix (Quebec’s version of the Voice). It was a wonderful performance on the City Stage!
When it comes to finding cool R&B/Soul and funk groups or act in Ottawa. One band comes to mind which happens to be Souljazz Orchestra who are renowned outside of Canada. But when it comes to an indie or coming up the ranks levels, there isn’t any to list on my radar. It wasn’t until …
Went down to Mercury Lounge for Double Barrel‘s 6 Year Anniversary party. They had Skratch Bastid live in person DJing from soul, funk and reggae. Got there when it was pretty busy with alot of people dancing. So I managed to take a few shots from the event. Check them out!
It was the night before Halloween and decided to hit up Mercury Lounge for Double Barrel x Timekode. Check out the photos from the event.
The third night was the biggest night for Ottawa RBC Bluesfest 2015. Everyone was freaking out for Kanye West, also acts that I got to see were Hawksley Workman, Souljazz Orchestra, Marianas Trench, Chance The Rapper, Kaleigh Watts and Rydell. Despite his crazy antics, Kanye no doubt proved to everyone (who went to see him) …