Tag: folk

Friends of Fiddler’s Green

Saturday, September 7, 2019 | 8:30pm Friends of Fiddler’s Green Advance: $25.00 / Doors: $30.00 The Toronto-based “Friends” boast six versatile musicians, four fine singers, three songwriters, a brilliant joke teller and the occasional Fiery Dragon. This totally uncategorizable collection ...

Rogue Folk Club | Sarah Jane Scouten & John Smith

SARAH JANE SCOUTEN Three-time Canadian Folk Music Award nominee, Sarah Jane Scouten’s music delivers a signature mix of vintage folk and country, with modern sounds and subjects. Sarah Jane is steeped in North American and British folk music from years ...

Al Qahwa CD Release

Saturday, August 10, 2019 | 8:30pm Al Qahwa CD Release Advance: $20.00 / Doors: $25.00 Al Qahwa Ensemble is Maryem Tollar on vocals, riqq (Arabic tambourine) and qanun (Arabic table harp); Ernie Tollar on wind instruments; Demetri Petsalakis on oud ...

Rogue Folk Club | Tri-Continental

Tri-Continental is a collaborative evolution that fuses the talents of three wonderful guitar-players, singers and songwriters from Canada. There are no musical boundaries present in this one-of-a-kind blues/folk/world music mélange. Tri-Continental present a truly unique – and critically acclaimed – ...

Debi Botos

Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 8:30PM Debi Botos Advance: $20.00 / Doors: $25.00 * From an early age, Debi Botos has cultivated an interest in Hungarian Gypsy music (where she was born). Now 23, as a self taught musician, Debi ...

Folklife

Friday, July 26, 2019 | 8:30pm Folklife Advance $20.00 / Door: $25.00 Jayme Stone’s Folklife treats old field recordings not as time capsules, but as heirloom seeds passed down from a bygone generation. Planting these sturdy seeds in modern soil, ...

Eilen Jewell

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 | 8:30pm Eilen Jewell Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 American Songwriter describes Eilen Jewell as, “one of America’s most intriguing, creative and idiosyncratic voices.” The Boise, Idaho songwriter is one of a kind. That singular voice springs ...
Feature

Ottawa Bluesfest wrap-up: K’naan waving the flag for Pussy Riot ...

The final Bluesfest weekend saw Somalian born artist K’naan take to the City Stage early evening, and it was a chaotic start; his mic was not functioning, then it was, then it wasn’t.  K’naan’s show benefits heavily from his song ...

Andy Irvine

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 | 8:30pm Andy Irvine Advance $25.00 / Door: $30.00 Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland. ...
Concert review

Ottawa Bluesfest – July 9: Bluesfest returns to it’s ...

Bluesfest “Don’t like Mondays,” so after taking that day off, Bluesfest was back Tuesday night. Lennon Stella, who some will know from the show Nashville – as the older of the darling daughters of the show’s star, Rayna James – ...