John 5 w/Dead Girls Academy & Jared James Nichols @ Brass Monkey, Ottawa

Having worked with both Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, he’s well known sonically as a guitarist, but most people don’t recognize the name John 5 when they hear it. John 5 and the Creatures have been around for quite some time though, and they’re just as heavy and just as theatrical as both Manson and … Continue reading John 5 w/Dead Girls Academy & Jared James Nichols @ Brass Monkey, Ottawa

The Dirty Nil w/Dead Soft & Warp Lines @ Babylon Nightclub, Ottawa

Dead Soft Ottawa holds a special place in the history of the Dirty Nil for a couple of reasons. Their Breakthrough Group of the Year Juno Award in 2017 was presented at the ceremony in Ottawa and bassist Ross Miller played his first show with the band following the ceremonies during Juno Week at House … Continue reading The Dirty Nil w/Dead Soft & Warp Lines @ Babylon Nightclub, Ottawa

Parkway Drive w/August Burns Red @ Rebel, Toronto

Winston McCall of Parkway Drive performing @ Montebello Rockfest, 2017 Though they’ve played large Canadian festivals like Montebello Rockfest, Parkway Drive’s vocalist, Winston McCall, was beside himself to be playing a sold-out show in Toronto at Rebel Nightclub in Toronto – exclaiming that it was the biggest show they had ever played in Canada. They … Continue reading Parkway Drive w/August Burns Red @ Rebel, Toronto

Bluesfest 2018 – Alanna Sterling & The Silvers, Cody Coyote, Larkin Poe, Strumbellas

DAY 4 | JULY 8, 2018 ALANNA STERLING AND THE SILVERS  Local talent is well celebrated every year at Bluesfest. Although, it doesn’t always bring out the largest crowds – so to see a crowd the size of the one that ended up filling up the Claridge Homes tent for Alanna Sterling and the Silvers … Continue reading Bluesfest 2018 – Alanna Sterling & The Silvers, Cody Coyote, Larkin Poe, Strumbellas

ROD STEWART @ CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE, OTTAWA

Rod Stewart’s show at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa was a feast for the eyes, as well as the ears and the heart. Moving through generations of songs with backdrops to match, emphasizing influential political and historical moments. Some stand out images on screen were Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and footage of Stewart … Continue reading ROD STEWART @ CANADIAN TIRE CENTRE, OTTAWA

OUR LADY PEACE W/ MATTHEW GOOD & THE ASCOT ROYALS @ TD PLACE, OTTAWA

While some may classify it as ‘dad rock’ at this point in their careers, that doesn’t stop either Our Lady Peace or Matthew Good from bringing out a crowd of all ages. TD Place was the fifth stop on their joint Canadian tour on Thursday night, and while it was only a half arena show, … Continue reading OUR LADY PEACE W/ MATTHEW GOOD & THE ASCOT ROYALS @ TD PLACE, OTTAWA