This week you can catch a Christmas Caravan concert right here in our city this Thursday that features world music renditions on your favourite holiday tunes plus some originals by talented artists with diverse backgrounds. The concert, hosted by Sultans of String, is touring across the province, but their stop here in Ottawa is extra […]
Let there be light! For the Christmas season is upon us, and in full swing. With decorated parks, bridges, roadsides and even lit-up tunnels and drive-throughs, Ottawa has a lot to offer for anyone looking to boost their Christmas spirit. With so many options, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and distracted by all the shine […]
Whether this is your first Christmas with your significant other or a regular tradition. Sara Kae’s songs bring out was Christmas is all about. Getting together spending time with your loved one by the Fireplace. You are going to want to add Now That You’re Here (It’s Christmas Time) by Sara Kae to your Christmas […]
With no agreement in site between the province and public high school teachers, it appears that many students in our area will be getting a mid-week day off from classes Wednesday (December 3). Members of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation will be staging a one day strike, with Union President Harvey Bischof saying there […]
Mayor sets annual holiday party for next Saturday Mayor Jim Watson will host his annual Christmas celebration December 7. The festivities will be in support of the Ottawa Food Bank, with all proceeds from two-dollar beaver tails going to the nonprofit. Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be on hand, ready to hear any Christmas […]
Indigenous two-spirit singer songwriter, Shawnee dropped by 95.7 ELMNT FM to chat about her newest tongue-in-cheek holiday tune, “Not Coming Home for Christmas.” She highlighted her favourite spots in Ottawa and shared what’s up next!
ELMNT FM was joined by folk singer-songwriter Nick Sherman, & JUNO award winning artist G.R. Gritt of the group Quantum Tangle. Nick Sherman’s third album, Made Of, was released on November 1st and G.R. Gritt is working on their solo album, due out next year through Coax Records. Nick & G.R. are touring across Ontario together in November 2019. We chat […]
We were joined by multi-award winning husband and wife folk duo, Chelsey June & Jaaji of Twin Flames in the ELMNT FM studio to discuss their recent win at the Native American Music Awards for Best Music Video Concept, as well as all of the amazing impacts their tune, “Human” has made. “Human” was written […]