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Beau’s Oktoberfest 2018 in Photos

 Each year, Beau’s Oktoberfest marks the end of the outdoor festival season for the Ottawa-based members of The Revue. The first eve of their 10th year anniversary was scheduled to begin the same night that several tornadoes touched down in Ottawa and the surrounds. Though not all areas were as fortunate, the festival was spared any devastation, but ultimately […]

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Canadian Music Week 2018 – Part 2 of 2

Toronto’s massive Canadian Music Week festival has wrapped up for another year. If you took in all it had to offer, you’re likely still catching up on your sleep. With 35 venues and over 600 artists, choices for how to spend an evening were almost endless. Our Part II of Canadian Music Week is a photographic revisiting of some of […]

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Arboretum Festival 2016 in Photos

The 5th edition of Arboretum Festival ran from August 17th until August 21st. Although the Festival had numerous venues participating, all of the photos were taken in the final two evenings at the Festival Village at Ottawa City Hall. Ottawa is blessed with many music festivals throughout the summer, but ArboretumFest has quickly carved out a niche for themselves by […]

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Encore – Learn (Episode 3)

Encore – Learn (Episode 3)

For our third episode, we’re going with the theme of Learn. Like most of our themes, this could be wide open to interpretation, but today we’re focusing on learning life lessons, and sometimes it ain’t pretty. You’ll hear a track from Sloan’s 2014 album, Commonwealth, called “You Don’t Need Excuses to be Good“. This is a great rock song with […]

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Sloan returns to Ottawa, Rocking Mavericks

Sloan returns to Ottawa, Rocking Mavericks

Sloan exploded onto the scene just as I moved to Ottawa from Halifax. It’s almost like I just missed them, but thankfully they quickly became a national sensation. I clearly remember the album Twice Removed being pretty much on regular play for an entire year, I absolutely love that album and it has since achieved the accolades it deserves often […]

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Sloan Releases New Single, “Keep Swinging (Downtown)”

Sloan Releases New Single, “Keep Swinging (Downtown)”

One of our (well the Canadian contingent’s) favourite bands, Sloan, announced yesterday they will release a double LP called, Commonwealth, on September 9. The title, well, is very Canadiana, but its meaning is much deeper – each band member was given one side of an album to feature their “solo” work. Each album side was named after a card suit […]

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