Tag Archives: National Arts Centre

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 …

The Jim Cuddy Band at National Arts Centre

In support of his fourth solo studio album, Jim Cuddy announces his 2018 cross-Canada tour. The “Constellation Tour” kicks off on Feb. 8, 2018 with 33 stops across the country. Joining Jim on tour are his bandmates Colin Cripps (guitar), Anne Lindsay (fiddle), Steve O’Connor (keyboards), Bazil Donovan (bass) and Joel Anderson (drums). Special guests …

Jack Pine and the Fire @ NAC

Jack Pine and the Fire follow in the great tradition of Ottawa’s best bar-room alt-folk. Like a clear-voiced Shane McGowan somehow cutting himself off one pint, Jack Pine strum their audiences into a frenzy, and stay to clean up the mess. If you’d rather dance to mandolins and string bass, than drum machines and smoke …