Tag: Old Whiskey Road

Encore – Drink (Episode 2)

Encore – Drink (Episode 2)

Few musical topics will have such reckless abandon as drinking songs. Go to any Celtic-themed pub, and you’ll hear ’em. Go to a wedding, wake, or graduation celebration, and you’re going to hear songs about drinking, and the feelings of power and madness that come along with it. Good or bad, it is an oft-celebrated state in musical terms…so that’s why we chose Drink as a theme for our […]

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Concert Pick: O-Town Hoedown Concert Tour 2014

Concert Pick: O-Town Hoedown Concert Tour 2014

The O-Town Hoedown‘s 8th Annual Concert Series was formed in 2007 by Ottawa songwriter, musician and radio personality Lefty McRightly. The music festival starts on September 24th and runs until October 5th at various music venues throughout Ottawa. RSVP to Facebook event pages here: www.facebook.com/otownhoedown/events Incorporating music from a cross-section of country-related genres including alt-country, honky tonk, bluegrass, rockabilly, roots rock and […]

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In Revue: RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2014

In Revue: RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2014

It’s been three days since the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest ended, and like many festival goers withdrawal is in full force. There’s a part of me that wishes the festival would be re-starting tonight, which is quite the opposite of what I was feeling on Sunday night when exhaustion had overcome me. This was my 11th Bluesfest, and every year I […]

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RBC Bluesfest Revue, July 6 – Old Whiskey Road, Boyhood, and Tindervox

RBC Bluesfest Revue, July 6 – Old Whiskey Road, Boyhood, and Tindervox

Here’s your quick rundown of the Ottawa-area performers playing Bluesfest today in chronological order. It’s a lighter schedule than yesterday. Click on the performers’ name to get a fuller description. You can also check out the full list here. 2:00 Are you searching for some blues? Well, you’ve come to the right place with Old Whiskey Road. Their mix of laid-back and saloon-sytle […]

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RBC Bluesfest Revue: Old Whiskey Road

RBC Bluesfest Revue: Old Whiskey Road

I’m loving that Bluefest is tapping into so much local blues for the festival this year. Old Whiskey Road don’t just choose evocative band names, they play a crowd-pleasing style of country and blues with some tight musicianship and great vocal harmonies. Kristin St. Pierre on vocals has a laid back style, and fellow vocalist Dave Morrow has a quiet […]

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