Weekly Live Music Events in Ottawa

Weekly Live Music Events in Ottawa

Weekend round up? How about a Weekday round up! There a lots of live music events happening in Ottawa every night of the week. You can run around town attending an open mic every night of the week, but you can also see great live bands and concerts. There are lots of great venues that offer nightly music events in Ottawa, there’s always something to see and hear!


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Feature Music Nights

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Many Ottawa venues offer featured music nights weekly. Here is a list weekday fun to be had:

Bluegrass Mondays at Pressed

Every Monday a different local bluegrass band takes the stage. Cost is $10 and the banjo strikes at 8pm.

The Woodshredders featuring Terry Joe “Banjo” & ”Lonesome” Pat Loiselle and Eric Lackey on bass.


Tuesday Jazz Nights at Vineyards


Vineyards features local jazz musicians every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday from 7 to 10 pm. This is a long-running and reliable showcase of Ottawa’s vibrant jazz scene.


 Jazz and Blues Wednesday Afternoons at The Rainbow Bistro

Jazz and Blues, every Wednesday afternoon with Dr. Dave.  These afternoon soiree’s are always free, and a fun way to get through hump day.



Rockabilly Thursdays with The Lonesome Devils at Fatboys Southern Smokehouse

Prepare for a night of solid sound, burning hot,swing-infused, rockabilly! The Lonesome Devils play Fatboy’s Southern Smokehouse every Thursday evening starting at 8 pm.




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Venues with nightly entertainment

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There are also venues in that feature nightly live music events on Ottawa:


Live Jazz 7 nights a week at Options Jazz Lounge

Sunday … 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Monday … 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tuesday … 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesday … 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Thursday (Jam Sessions) … 7 p.m. to 11 p.m
Friday & Saturday …. 8 p.m. to midnight

No Cover Charge & No Reservation Required!


Live Music Every Night on the Byward Heart & Crown stage!

The many Heart and Crown locations around Ottawa showcase local talent every single night! Always a fun time, these bands usually play a mixture of original music and cover songs and the pubs provide a great atmosphere for both dancing or just having a conversation over a drink with a friend or two.


DJs Every Night @ The Standard Luxury Tavern

A different rotation of DJs, every night of the week! Always a solid destination for a party.


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