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Blue Rodeo Lassos First Time Director For New Video

Blue Rodeo’s latest release 1000 Arms features many a great song including their latest single, I Can’t Hide This Anymore and they’ve brought on board a first time director for the video.  His name is Shelby Fenlon, a recent graduate

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Finally, A Quick Fix For The Dreaded Earworm!

We’ve all been victims of the earworm: that catchy piece of music that gets stuck in your head and no matter what you do, you can’t seem to dislodge it. Earworms are incredibly common; 90% of us suffer from earworms

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The Super Duper Cooper Brothers Are Back

If you’re from Ottawa, then you know the Coopers Brothers, the local hometown heroes but even if you’re from outside the area, you know the name too.  They have toured around with the likes of the Doobie Brothers, James Taylor

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Short Film Inspired By Single

The amazing Canadian twins who form the super-group Tegan and Sara have released a short film for their single, U-Turn from their album, Love You To Death. The film was shot in Toronto by director Emma Higgins and explores the

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The Band That Keeps Giving

You have the band, tons of solo stuff from the members, members teaming up outside the band and they give it to us again but in a new collaboration. Fleetwood Mac is the band that just keeps on giving, in

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[Video] NAC Maestro Alexander Shelley conducts 1300 Students for Ottawa 2017

Watch this clip of a 1,300 piece concert band, made up entirely of Ottawa-area school students. The massive concert took place at the Aberdeen Pavilion last Friday under the direction of NAC musical director Alexander Shelley. The event came about as

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Halling In Some Wild Oates

When you hear song titles like You Make My Dreams, Kiss Is On My List, Sara Smile and the list does go on when it comes to making them one of the best selling duos of all time, you can’t

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Let Her Krall Back Into Your Heart

She is one of Canada’s favorite and most talented and not to mention, beautiful singers and she is coming back with her new CD, Turn Up The Quiet on May 5th.  Diana Krall has won herself many awards over the

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The Eagle Continues To Fly

Last year when Glenn Frey of The Eagles passed away, there was so much speculation of the future of the band, and solo members and where they would go and what would happen. Don Henley has ended that question by

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Blue Rodeo’s Annual Visit To Ottawa Is This Weekend

Since I moved here in 1999, I believe Blue Rodeo have visited me here yearly, ok I’d like to believe Jim Cuddy is visiting me but in reality, its the Nation’s Capital and its great music and Blue Rodeo fans

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Another Sad Loss Over The Weekend

Being a child of the eighties, Al Jarreau was a staple of my time there and then some.  His biggest hit started it all off, We’re In This Love Together in 1981 followed by lending his vocals to the TV

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The Greatest Storyteller Comes Returns To Ottawa

I have had the honor of talking to the greatest storyteller on many an occasion and I’ve always said to him, how great it must have been growing up as his child, not only living in a castle in Ireland

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To Be Blunt, Im Thrilled About This

Yes to be blunt…..James Blunt to be exact as I’m a huge fan of his since his monster hit, You’re Beautiful.  To this day I can hear that song and just melt, its the voice, its the words, its the

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The Salvation Army’s Festival of Carols

Get into the Christmas spirit with The Salvation Army’s Festival of Carols at Centrepointe Theatre on Sunday December 11th, 2016. Come and enjoy your favourite Christmas carols featuring Melissa Simard, Rick Szabo, Bill Blundell, Sean van Gulik and The Salvation

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One Of My Favorite Ladies Is In Town This Weekend

She’s a singer, she’s an actress, she’s a wife, she’s a Mother, she’s an all around amazing person and she was even once the face of Garnier cuz she is just that beautiful too.  Her name is Chantal Kreviazuk and

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