Comments Off on Ming Wu: Some photos from the "Kelp Fall Classic"

Kelp Records held a great showcase of great Ottawa acts at the Dom Polski on November 20, 2010. I only managed to see three acts. They were: Mike Essoudry’s Mash Potato Mashers The Flaps vs The Empiricals Andy Swan To see more photos click on here.

Comments Off on The Ottawa Zombie Walk: for the love of the undead!

The Ottawa Zombie Walk is an annual event held in October to celebrate the love of halloween and the undead. Participants of all ages dressed in elaborate and unique zombie costumes gather to lurch through the streets of Ottawa in search of delicious and fulfilling…

Comments Off on Dave Norris and Local Ivan @ Bands Undone

The Ottawa band Dave Norris and Local Ivan played a great session for Bands Undone. For those that don’t know what Bands Undone is. Its is an in-store media session series involving exclusive sessions with indie acts – inviting bloggers, journalists, and other key people…

Comments Off on Ottawa Folkfest Auditions: Saturday, March 20th @Raw Sugar Cafe (692 Somerset West)

This will be my first Folkfest audition.  I moved to Ottawa from Niagara Falls in the Fall of 2008. In Niagara I was part of a Downtown Revitalization project which sought to bring art & culture to a dilapidated city core.  Folk musicians were everywhere…

Comments Off on Chris Page at Compact Music

February 16, 2010 was the official release for Chris Page‘s A Date With A Smoke Machine (Review). He did an in-store session at Compact Music on Bank St. Despite being at noon there were some people who were there to hear him play. Don’t worry…