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Ottawa’s Lynne Hanson has released a gem of a record/CD. This will come as no surprise to anyone as she is one quality artist. The  CD “Uneven Ground” recorded this past September in Winnipeg features Lynne and a cast of Western musicians,  all of whom…

Blushing Brides and The Fenton Brothers at The Brass Monkey
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The Blushing Brides invaded The Brass Monkey this past Saturday night. More on that later. The Brass Monkey is Ottawa’s best kept secret. Do these guys know how to run a live venue! Big and spacious with pool in the back they sport a huge…

A CUT ABOVE THE REST: A Review of The Lucas Haneman Express 'Tearing up the rails'
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Music Review by Ian Boyd The Lucas Haneman Express “Tearing up the rails” album is a masterpiece from the beginning to the end. I don’t know that I can relate to you how good this disc is in a short review such as this one. To…

Comments Off on A Compact Preview: Metal Band Mastodon

Fans of Mastodon will be ecstatic that they are playing Bluesfest. They are a thinking’s man metal  band along the lines of  Sabbath or Black Mountain. They will rock the park and those with even the slightest interest in  hard rock should catch this act….

The band Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are playing Bluesfest. You should go and see this show whether you know her or not. This show will rock your socks off. High energy power pop from a fast rising rocker. Her two cds present great song…

Comments Off on A Compact Preview: Thievery Corporation Plays RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest 2012

Attend Bluesfest for Thievery Corporation. Those that know this band will be jacked to see the show. They have been high on the card at every major festival in the world and now it’s our turn. They have already made my top ten for concerts…