Against Me! Bikini Kill Patti Smith Village People Neck Deep Pennywise Senses Fail The Get Up Kids Blink 182 Violent Femmes Anthrax Rise Against Slayer The Struts The Raconteurs Off-Stage Sights
The first night of Riot Fest 2019 set a high bar for the rest of the festival, just for it to be repeatedly jumped right over throughout the weekend, with no hesitation. The festival was celebrating its 15th birthday and it made sure to do so in style. blink-182 headlined the opening night, backlit by … Continue reading Riot Fest Celebrates 15 Years!
Ottawa’s festival season has been growing rapidly over the last decade and Mill Street’s Hopped & Confused festival is just one example of how with this growth, the city and festival organizers have not lost sight of keeping Ottawa’s festival standards top-notch. DINE ALONE RECORDS & MILL STREET BREWERY Dine Alone Records, in partnership with Mill Street Brewery really … Continue reading Hopped & Confused 2019
Sloan Cleopatrick Born Ruffians
George Thorogood & The Destroyers Steve Earle & The Dukes Steve Strongman w/Justin Saladino
Putting on a music festival in a small town in Ontario is quite the challenge. To do so as gracefully as Kemptville Live Music Festival has is also quite the feat. George Thorogood The fifth year of this ever-growing festival brought in top-tier acts George Thorogood and the Destroyers and Steve Earle and the Dukes. Past … Continue reading Kemptville Live turns five!
Alexisonfire The Dirty Nil Buddy Guy Sue Foley The Trews Kygo The Glorious Sons The Psychedelic Furs Ashley MacIsaac Kane Brown Shakey Graves Snoop Dogg Wu-Tang Clan Pussy Riot America Sugar Rayford Francesco Yates
Although it was almost rained out, some acts were cancelled, and the ground was wet from a very heavy storm passing through the city just in time to steal the spotlight from some very talented young acts opening up the night, the show went on tonight at RBC Bluesfest’s 25th year anniversary. The festival-goers were … Continue reading Bluesfest 2019 – Kane Brown/Shakey Graves
After a much-needed break from the heat, the Bluesfest acts and fans came back in full force Tuesday night. There are always nights where you have to make a choice between stages because there are acts playing at the same time and you, unfortunately, can’t be in two places at once, let alone three. Tuesday … Continue reading Bluesfest 2019 – Sue Foley, Buddy Guy, The Trews, Kygo
This festival season has really seen its ups and downs with the cancellations of huge festivals like Roxodus and the re-branding of what was Montebello Rockfest, now Montebello Rock not coming back nearly as strong as expected. RBC Bluesfest is a saving grace for many that depended on those festivals to get their summer fix … Continue reading Bluesfest 2019 – Opening Weekend