Tag: Pressed

No Joy

No Joy packs Pressed in a sold-out show (photo essay)

Montreal-based No Joy made a recent stop in Ottawa in support of their new EP Creep, which is to be released Feb 24th. The band’s wall of sound washed over the packed house, as they delivered their shoegaze style to the faithful crammed into Pressed. The band let the music do their talking as they moved through the setlist without banter. After a […]

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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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The Jerry Gross Organization – “See the Man (Part II)” and “I like the second feature better”

The Jerry Gross Organization – “See the Man (Part II)” and “I like the second feature better”

These three scallywags from Ottawa are making some big noise and getting some serious buzz from their first couple of singles (both from a forthcoming debut album, due Spring 2015). Collectively known as The Jerry Gross Organization (a not-so-subtle nod to the filmmaker Jerry Gross), these guys are film nerds and music nerds, which is a great combo. This is […]

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Gig Picks: Share Your Love with Ottawa’s Musicians on Valentine’s Day

Gig Picks: Share Your Love with Ottawa’s Musicians on Valentine’s Day

What is Valentine’s Day? February 14th was once dedicated to Saint Valentine of Rome, but now it is a romantic date in which we are all familiar with. Card shops stock cards with poems that tell your lover how you feel. Special floral arrangements are arranged and special gifts are packaged and marked “To My Valentine”. On this day special […]

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Gig Pick: Friends of Community Radio Launch Party Thursday September 18

Gig Pick: Friends of Community Radio Launch Party Thursday September 18

Pressed Present The National Campus and Community Radio Association charity event on Thursday, September 18 at 8pm at Pressed located at 750 Gladstone Avenue. Pay what you can at the door, $5 – $10 suggested price. Show your support and RSVP to this great charity event at www.facebook.com/events/658864787543922.   Tindervox Tindervox is a 4 piece Ottawa based band. The heart of […]

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No King for Countrymen, The Stringers, City Limits at Pressed June 27

No King for Countrymen, The Stringers, City Limits at Pressed June 27

The Indie Scene and Pressed present an all ages event at Pressed featuring No King for Countrymen, The Stringers and City Limits. Admission is $5 and runs from 8pm to 11pm. No King For Countrymen is an alt-punk-pop band from Stoney Creek, Ontario. They are actively touring Canada and parts of the U.S. making a stop in our great city. Their newest album Sick […]

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Gig: Tilda and The Flats @ Pressed on October 26

Gig: Tilda and The Flats @ Pressed on October 26

Random Orbit Records and Pressed present: Tilda with special guests The Flats play Pressed on October 26th . Its been a long time coming for these two local bands to come together and share a stage again. Tilda’s Michael Peterson left The Flats to re-unite Tilda and record his recient release Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor. The Album was recorded at […]

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Gig pick: The Famines w/ Average Times & Finderskeepers @ Pressed, October 23rd

Gig pick: The Famines w/ Average Times & Finderskeepers @ Pressed, October 23rd

Wednesdays are usually pretty boring but this week the great Ottawa Explosion is putting on a super cool show at Pressed featuring the Famines, Average Times, and Finderskeepers. It’s going to kick your hump day right in the rump. Or the hump, I guess. Sorry. All of these bands rock and I saw Average Times play back in August and […]

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