So Much To Do as The Ottawa Blackjacks Host The CEBL Championship Weekend

The Ottawa Blackjacks are hosting this year’s CEBL Championship Weekend, and you can expect plenty of fanfare leading up to the finals on Sunday. The festivities kicked off last night with the 2022 CEBL Awards Show at Casino Lac Leamy, where Niagara River Lions guard Kahlil Ahmad took home both Most Valuable Player and Clutch […]

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2020 Polaris Prize Short List featuring Lido Pimienta, Jessie Reyez & nêhiyawak

As we lead up to this year’s virtual Polaris Music Prize celebration on Monday, October 19th, you might be looking to get a listen in on the short list of 10 albums, which includes the likes of 2017 Polaris winner, Lido Pimienta, moccasin-gaze band, nêhiyawak, beloved pop artist, Jessie Reyez and more. Check it out below! 2020’s […]

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Updated: RBC Bluesfest Drive-In Brings the Music Festival Back for Summer 2020

Just when you thought there was no festival season in the capital… a group of festival planners have come through to make those summer concerts a possibility! RBC Bluesfest and the National Arts Centre’s #CanadaPerforms initiative collaborated to create a socially distant music festival fit for 2020: RBC Bluesfest Drive-In.   The festival will take place […]

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Riit, iskwē & William Prince up for SOCAN Songwriting Prize

Ten Indigenous and Canadian artists have been nominated for the 2020 SOCAN Songwriting Prize. When it comes to voting, you might be feeling a little undecided. From William Prince’s heart-strings-pulling tune, “The Spark” to the political message of Haviah Mighty’s, “Thirteen” to iskwē’s charged up power anthem, “Breaking Down”, there is a lot to appreciate. Check […]

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Julian Taylor, Christa Couture & Haviah Mighty Light Up Free Hillside Homeside Festival

A beloved Ontario festival is moving things to the digital realm this summer after having to postpone their in-person festivities to next summer. Hillside Festival is going virtual with their Hillside Homeside lineup which features various artforms and an array of incredible talent.   You can enjoy performances from William Prince, Haviah Mighty, Julian Taylor, Buffy Ste. […]

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Leela Gilday, The Jerry Cans & Burnstick to perform at Virtual Canada Day celebrations

This year’s July 1 celebrations are looking a little different, but the show must go on. Several artists are slated to perform virtually during the Canada Day Across the Country show, including Indigenous talents Leela Gilday and Burnstick along with Sierra Noble and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Canada Day Across the Country takes place […]

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