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Elvis Experience @ the NAC

After remarkable performances in Paris and Las Vegas, Elvis Experience comes to the NAC on Saturday June 3, 2017 with two performances at 3:00pm, and 8:00pm. This show starring Martin Fontaine as The King recreates an Elvis Presley show from

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Happy Birthday Engelbert Humperdinck!

Happy 81st birthday to Arnold George Dorsey, born on May 2nd, in Madras, India in 1936, when the country was still under British rule. His family moved to Leicester, England when he was 10 and he soon started showing an interest

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City Of Ottawa Proclaims “Elvis Presley Day”

It’s Elvis Presley Day in Ottawa! Mayor Jim Watson made the proclamation to recognize the anniversary of The King’s performance in the Nation’s Capital on April 3, 1957. That ties in nicely with a concert Tuesday at the National Arts

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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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The NAC Presents Gordon Lightfoot

The NAC presents singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot at 8pm at Southam Hall at The NAC in partnership with Jewel 98.5   Currently marking five decades of touring and counting, Gordon Lightfoot will once again invite fans to be a part of

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[Video] Happy Birthday Gordon Lightfoot!

Canadian folk music icon Gordon Lightfoot turns 78 today. Robbie Robertson of the Band described Lightfoot as “a national treasure”. Bob Dylan, also a Lightfoot fan, called him one of his favourite songwriters and, in an often-quoted tribute, Dylan observed that

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Celebrating In Style

The National Arts Centre is celebrating in style with the likes of two of the most beautiful and classiest ladies in Canada, Diana Krall and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau along with many more dignitaries all taking part in the 20th Annual

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