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Sarah Bradley and Amanda Lowe

Sarah Bradley Sarah Bradley’s voice glows like a bonfire. Emerging as a formiddable new talent of the Franco-Ontarian music scene in the late 2000’s, she was immediately scooped up as the voice of emerging indie-electro band, FEVERS. The band enjoyed almost immediate acclaim for their ecstatic mix of sweet hooks, sophisticated arrangements, and driving rhythms. …

Story of The Tragically Hip – Book Launch

ARBORETUM FESTIVAL + NAC Presents/CNA Présente present BOOK LAUNCH The Never Ending Present: The Story of Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip Author Michael Barclay in conversation with Paul Wells of Maclean’s Magazine. + performances by Claude Munson / Shadowhand Join us an inspiring and deeply insightful look at one of english Canada’s most revered …

Catriona Sturton & Liz Stevens

Catriona Sturton “Hers is not a bombastic solo outing, but rather an emotional journey informed by her tender voice, bluesy guitar and raw, expressive harmonica” – Lynn Saxberg, Ottawa Citizen Sings like an angel, plays like a beast. Rock and roll lover of Heavenly and the heaviest blues. After learning to file harmonica reeds in …

Avec pas d’casque

Avec pas d’casque is back with Effets spéciaux, its fourth critically-acclaimed album, in which the group continues to hone its astro-folk sound. Their slow colourful lyrics and the soft, atmospheric blend of guitars, lap steel and keyboards give audiences a laid-back, mind-bending concert.

Flying Hórses and Mal Aimé

National Arts Centre Presents Series: FLYING HÓRSES Flying Hórses is the project of composer-pianist Jade Bergeron. With an unapologetic air of whimsy, Flying Hórses combines piano, Wurlitzer, chimes, bells and cello to create otherworldly, instrumental soundscapes. Her debut album, Tölt, was recorded with Sigur Rós’ producer, Biggi Birgisson, at Sundlaugin Studio in Iceland. She has …