THE SUNSET SINGERS SING SONGS TO CELEBRATE CANADA’s 150 th  Annual Charity Concert, June 23rd, 2017 1
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Immediately preceding Quebec’s Fête nationale St-Jean- Baptiste, and before the fireworks and crowds descend upon the nation’s capital for Canada Day, you can celebrate Canada’s 150th in a kinder, gentler, more sublime way. Ottawa’s Seniors Choir, The Ottawa Sunset Singers, will perform their annual charity concert on…

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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…

LeE HARVeY OsMOND at the NAC
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Article by Ian Boyd Lee Harvey Osmond invaded the NAC last night as part of the Canada 150 celebrations and they nailed it. Lee Harvey Osmond is Hamilton artist and singer-songwriter, Tom Wilson (Junkhouse, Blackie a/t Rodeo Kings) and his cast of characters. This time out…

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…

Sarah Smith - September 14 - LIVE on Elgin
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Sarah Smith is a woman who loves her job. Why? Because it’s what she lives and breathes. Sarah loves music. On September 14 Sarah will bring this love to Ottawa when she makes her debut on the LIVE on Elgin stage. “Music is everything for…

Building on their reputation "RichcraftLive"
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Last Thursday night as the Canadian Tire Centre was packed to honour Canada’s Tragically Hip, a new entity sprang to life, RichCraftLive. (#richcraftlive) RichcraftLive is the new partnerships between local builder Richcraft Homes and Live Nation Canada. The Richcraft Live platform is aimed to enhance…

Debut Album for Prayer Wheels
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Ottawa ‘choir-rock’ band Prayer Wheels will be releasing their debut EP, “Spring“, on Monday, June 27. Made up of an ensemble cast of friends and family, the band layers harmonized vocals over a relentless rhythm section. Lyrics cover many different facets of life, from philosophy to relationships….