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Pokey Lafarge

RBC Bluesfest 2017 – First Half in Photos

Ottawa’s RBC Bluesfest can be a logistical challenge thanks to all the talented artists on the lineup. With the number of performers featured on the multiple stages at one time, schedule conflicts are inevitable. Since we couldn’t attend every gig, here are some quick highlights of memorable sets from the first four days of the fest. Day 1 – Thursday, July 6th […]

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Bella Cat

Riishi Von Rex, Bella Cat and Nile Groove join forces at House of Targ (photo essay)

Last week, three of Ottawa’s favourite bands joined together to deliver a fantastic evening of musical entertainment at House of Targ. Riishi Von Rex started the night off right with some no-nonsense rock. This band made an impression during our initial encounter at Ottawa Bluesfest in 2015. Like several years ago, they delivered a solid set and they are well worth checking out […]

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The Human Rights, Old Stereo and Riishi Von Rex at The Rainbow

The Human Rights, Old Stereo and Riishi Von Rex at The Rainbow

The night of August 7th is cooling off, but the atmosphere in The Rainbow warms, like a lazy summer night should, as people drift in, greeting friends and exchanging small talk while the final touches to the stage and sound mingle with their conversations. The mood is relaxed, laid-back, like the headline band they have come to see, The Human […]

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RBC Bluesfest 2015 – Favourite Shows Part 2

RBC Bluesfest 2015 – Favourite Shows Part 2

The 21st edition of the RBC Bluesfest has come to a close. At eleven days, it marked the second longest in the festival’s history. We, Ben and Darren, looked back on the first 5 days last Monday. We now reflect on the shows that impressed us the most for days 6 to 11. Words are by both Ben and Darren, […]

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RBC Bluesfest July 18th Gig Picks

RBC Bluesfest July 18th Gig Picks

For those individuals who have gone to Bluesfest for all nine days so far, you might be telling yourself, “Only two more days. Only two more days.” I sure am. Yet despite the exhaustion, the anticipation of seeing performers I’ve long wanted to see and discovering an unexpected gem energizes me.Many will likely be coming to see either Deep Purple […]

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RBC Bluesfest Revue: Ottawa’s Soundmakers (7)

RBC Bluesfest Revue: Ottawa’s Soundmakers (7)

Check back tomorrow to discover more of Ottawa’s local musicians who will be performing at this year’s RBC Bluesfest! Local Performers Ray Harris and The BSOBs Alt-Country, Americana, Folk July 19 @ 8:00pm – Barney Danson Stage Renee Landry Pop, Jazz, Blues July 19 @ 630pm – Barney Danson Stage Riishi Von Rex Rock, Blues, Folk July 18 @ 4:00pm […]

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Gig Pick: Rock On Spring with Doldrum Music Festival March 27 & 28

Gig Pick: Rock On Spring with Doldrum Music Festival March 27 & 28

The 2015 Doldrum Music Festival is here! Two nights, two venues and eight Ottawa musicians. Sounds like a great way to beat away winter! Line-up Day 1 – Friday, March 27 at 8pm @ Pressed $8 adv. / $10 at the door Winchester Warm Tindervox Black Dogs Quarter Life Crisis by Black Dogs Riishi Von Rex RSVP to the Facebook […]

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