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TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

  The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival returns for the 2018 season. The line-up includes an incredible host of performances that are sure to inspire and entertain!     The Ottawa International Jazz Festival is the premier music event to take

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Wish You Had More Time To Listen To Music? You’re Not Alone

As we grow older, the amount of time we spend listening to music diminishes. Interest in new music seems to peak in our early 20s. After that, we tend to cling to the music we discovered in our youth. There

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Between A Rock And A Hyde Place

Remember the band The Payolas of the eighties and the song Eyes Of A Stranger?  They later changed that to Rock And Hyde as the band was comprised of Paul Hyde and Bob Rock.  Paul Hyde later went solo while

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A Summer Of Music In A Magical Setting

You can enjoy a magical stay at CAMMAC Music Centre located on Lake MacDonald in the Laurentians where classes are geared to all levels of experience and interest. Whether your dream is to play alongside your child, return to a

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The Mac Is Back

Honestly my life would not be complete without Fleetwood Mac in it.  Whether that is as the band itself or all the solo projects that came along with them.  From Steve Nicks to Christine McVie to Lindsey Buckingham or Mick

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The Music Lives On

It was a sad day in music history when the one we simply knew as Prince passed away.  But he was simply more than just Prince to his fans as all his great work has shown having written for the

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Learn Laugh Listen and Recover

Addictions can be anything really…..alcohol, drugs, gambling, food….the list is endless.  The ones who suffer are the people with the illness but the ones who stand by and watch also suffer in their own way too.  I’ve learned along the

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Is He Going His Own Way?

There has been lots of talk of Fleetwood Mac out and touring this year and while in the past, there have been different versions of the band on the road such as Christine McVie not playing with them, there has

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Rod Stewart Live In Concert At The CTC

  Sir Rod Stewart is making his return to Canada for a 10 date tour that will take him across the country and one of those stops will be right here in the nation’s capital.   Selling over 200 million

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Happy Piano Day!

“Why does the world need a Piano Day? For many reasons. But mostly, because it doesn’t hurt to celebrate the piano and everything around it: performers, composers, piano builders, tuners, movers and most important, the listener.” – Nils Frahm Piano

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Spoon Feeding You The Hits Tonight

Romantic Traffic……Tell No Lies……Nova Heart…..Old Emotions, oh the list goes on when it comes the 80s band The Spoons. The Spoons have gone through many formations since their inception back in 1979 but the two constants remain the same as

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Another Summer Concert To Journey To

So many bands are getting ready to hit the road this summer like Bon Jovi, The Eagles, Hall & Oates and more.  Some make their way to Ottawa and others in close proximity like the band Journey. Growing up, Steve

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RBC Bluesfest Is Seeking Your Input

It’s become one of the staples of every summer in Ottawa not to mention the lead-up as to who will be on the bill for the 2 weeks music festival. Once you get the line-up comes out…..its all the talk. 

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These Birds Are Flying South, North And Everywhere

And in this case, these birds are the one and only…..The Eagles. The Eagles featuring Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit with Vince  Gill and Deacon Frey, the son of the late Glenn Frey will be flying in

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Quebec Music Industry Mourns The Passing Of Andre Di Cesare At Age 70

Quebec music producer Andre Di Cesare, an important figure in the province’s music industry, has died at 70. His sister confirmed he died in hospital on Sunday. Andre Di Cesare collaborated with the likes of Martine St-Clair, Renee Martel, Nicole

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