@blacksheep_inn is in the running for the title of Canada’s Favourite Bar. Air Canada's enRoute, in partnership with Rickard’s, is on the hunt for the country’s most beloved bar. From July 7 to September 8, we’re inviting readers to vote for their top bar. The spot with the most votes will be named Canada’s Favourite Bar in the December issue of Air Canada’s enRoute, which is read by over one million readers each month.
enRoute d’Air Canada, en collaboration avec Rickard’s, veut connaître le bar favori des Canadiens! Vôtez pour votre endroit incontournable et vous pourriez gagner une soirée festive pour vous et dix de vos amis au bar en compétition le plus près de chez vous. Santé! Buy Tickets
"The Little Suns sound is a vibrant blend of folk, pop and world music, and debut record Normal Human Feelings is surely poised to create a splash." NEWCANADIANMUSIC Buy Tickets
VIDEO RELEASE PARTY + LIVE SHOW // LANCEMENT DE VIDÉOCLIP + SPECTACLE // Clip: "L'art pour l'art" by Dan Rascal. It will be a memorable night y'all. Ce sera allume-cigare. Amène ton garde-fou.
Angelique: region's most stunning young talent discovery 2014
Bus Alert!! - there is a party bus from Ottawa: email
for more info and a seat: Hornettes Bus Deal
"The Hornettes are an Ottawa-based seven piece soul band, heavily influenced by classic Motown, Stax and Atlantic R&B artists of the late 60's and early 70's. They're busy in and around Eastern Ontario, playing festivals, bars, parties, anything they can get their hands on! A favourite at the legendary Blacksheep Inn in Wakefield, QC, one of Canada's most revered live music venues. " - CBC website Buy Tickets
2014 CBC National Searchlight Winners! https://www.facebook.com/laurenmannmusic Buy Tickets
Ben Caplan: Guitar, Banjo, Vocals, Melodica, Keys
Hi Octane indie rock / groove / soul Buy Tickets
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra (previously A Silver Mt. Zion, The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band, Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-La-La Band with Choir and Thee Silver Mountain Reveries) is a Canadian band which formed in 1999, originating from Montreal, Quebec. They use a number of different variations of the name on different releases, but the group use the shorthand SMZ.
Silver Mt. Zion's music has been described as "post-rock", though the band members are hesitant to use the term. Singer and guitarist Efrim Menuck identifies with punk rock ethos and aesthetic.
(Wikipedia) Buy Tickets
August 8 (Friday) 8:30 pm - $15 adv / $20 door
Annual Summer Show -'Superbly played, literate and melodic songs' - Irish News Buy Tickets
The Durham County Poets are five guys from the Chateauguay Valley who have played and do play in blues bands, gospel groups, Cajun, vaudeville, folk, rock and even yes dare I say, country bands. In listening to their own material you get a mix of sounds and stories, influences and genres that is uniquely their own. Some of their songs had been lying dormant for over a decade, others are newborn. A collective blend of styles from Dan Hicks to James Taylor, the Band to Leon Redbone, there's is a melting pot full of inspired tunes to enjoy.
re-defining the soul of Rhythm & Blues Buy Tickets
Melanie: folk cabaret
T. Nile: fuses folk instrumetation and EDM Buy Tickets
The Digs: bring elements of Funk, Jazz, Neo-Soul, hip hop and many others to craft a unique style that's helping redefine groove based music for a new generation.”
Ruby Jane is often booked to DJ at bboying, waacking, locking and popping battles and makes frequent appearances on world-renowned WEFUNK Radio. Buy Tickets
Brock: a rare talent for lyrics, and a compelling voice to deliver them...great stories, fine melodies, a wicked sense of humour.
Gordon: “In the rough cut vein of Kelly Joe Phelps or Fred Eaglesmith, Tentrees is gifted.” - THE GLOBE & MAIL
Sandaraa explores a vast repertoire of South Asian material (from Balochistan, Afghanistan and beyond,) while blending it with the sounds of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and more. Buy Tickets
(students with ID pay $10 at the door)
9-piece ensemble from South Florida features accomplished jazz and classical musicians performing world music from a broad range of cultures and historical periods. Buy Tickets
Cold: Blues Rock from Ottawa
Riot: a 5 piece Alternative Pop Rock band based out of Ottawa Buy Tickets
An event in support of www.thecureHD.ca
Strain: Award winning electro-pop-rock band from Wakefield!!
The MATT dorgan PROJECT fuses analogue and electric sounds together to create a unique alternative/electronic/jazz style of music Buy Tickets
Venosta Shamrocks forever
(díreach amach le haghaidh sracadh bhfuil tú lads?)
translation: Just out for a rip ar you lads?
Peptides! Voted best live performance in Ottawa - 2011 Xpress (R.I.P.) Buy Tickets
indie pop singer-songwriter and pianist Buy Tickets
Stephen: Multiple Juno Winner and founding Member of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings
Andy: Irish Singer songwriter and guitar player who has shared the stage with Peter Gabriel, Sinead O'Connor & Van Morrison
Orchestral, moody, folk-inspired, indie-pop along the lines of Elliott Smith, Wilco & Broken Social Scene Buy Tickets
Séan McCann, widely known as a member of internationally renowned band, Great Big Sea, has spent the last 20 years sailing around the world enamouring audiences from Copenhagen to California. Known as much for his intense screaming sea shanties as his tender ballads, McCann decided it was time to leave the comfort of safer waters and set out on his own for a new shore. His new album, and third solo project, entitled Help Your Self was released digitally on January 29th, 2014. Buy Tickets
“[Craig is] a songwriter who needs to be heard.” Canadian music icon Gordon Lightfoot
“In some ways, it’s too much of a good thing, but Cardiff can’t be faulted for going the extra mile for his audience. It’s what’s gotten him to this point, and is sure to carry him further with this effort that puts him solidly in the upper echelon of Canadian folk artists.” Jason Schneider, ExclaimBuy Tickets
One of Canada's very best new soul bands Buy Tickets
Galaxie Rising Star award winners Buy Tickets
Elvis is Water is a vibrant musical exploration of the birth of rock and roll,and a quest to understand the power of one man's song.Buy Tickets
Band formed in 1995. http://www.webofmimicry.com/
Ancient truth against modern superstition: a battleground. Pythagorean weaponry... yet therefore the wielding also of surf rock, film music, electronic music, death metal, etc should not come as any surprise
Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year – Solo Buy Tickets
6 time East Coast Music Awards Winner Buy Tickets
“There is nothing as satisfying for a presenter as to see as a sold out hall full of kids and adults of all ages and sizes having the best time, smiling and giggling and go-go dancing everywhere. This is what Hey Buster! achieves every single time with excellent songs full of humour and rhythm and top-notch musicianship." - paul. Buy Tickets
L'il Andy Album Review: "...magnifique et poignant… Histoires de departs, d’imbuvable solitude, évocation de terribles événements, on voyage et on voit." --Le Devoir Buy Tickets
Swamp R&B, Soul Boogie and Bedroom Funk Buy Tickets
Three dudes making one hell of a racket! Buy Tickets
HILOTRONS: 5-piece band is peerless in their ability to walk onto the stage in any town or city, face an audience of strangers, and by the 3rd song have them in a sweat, eating out of their hands. (Kelp Records BIO)
saxsyndrum is a granular groove on a beach of beats by the pitch-shifted shores of lake delay.
Blending a pop sensibility and a love of “the hook” with tinges of soul, jazz, blues and roots, the music takes you on a journey through a groovy place Buy Tickets
One of Canada's foremost performing songwriters, with nine albums and numerous awards and nominations from the JUNOs and East Coast Music Awards to his credit. Buy Tickets
@blacksheep_inn favourite son Buy Tickets
Finest Kind is the remarkable folk trio from Ottawa, Canada whose exquisite harmony singing and brilliant vocal arrangements are bringing a fresh sense of excitement and discovery to the performance of old songs. Buy Tickets
Jim Bryson is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Briefly a founding member of the band Punchbuggy, he moved to a musical life under his own name with the release of his debut album, The Occasionals, in 2000. Wikipedia Buy Tickets
@blacksheep_inn favourite son Buy Tickets
Chamber Theatre Hintonburg is Hintonburg's local theatre company, dedicated to producing challenging plays in unconventional spaces in Ottawa. Our unique brand of up-close-and-personal experiential theatre has been drawing excited crowds Buy Tickets
Chamber Theatre Hintonburg is Hintonburg's local theatre company, dedicated to producing challenging plays in unconventional spaces in Ottawa. Our unique brand of up-close-and-personal experiential theatre has been drawing excited crowds. Buy Tickets