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Feature Friday: Ottawa Open Mics

**Please refer to the following link for the most recently updated list of Open Mics: https://www.bytownsound.ca/2016/07/ottawa-open-mics/*** **Please refer to the following link for the most recently updated list of Open Mics: https://www.bytownsound.ca/2016/07/ottawa-open-mics/*** **Please refer to the following link for the most recently updated list of Open Mics: https://www.bytownsound.ca/2016/07/ottawa-open-mics/***   Updated: April 30, 2017 We wrote a post about weekly […]

Feature Friday: Where to be on NYE (part II)

Still looking for a good music party to spend your last hours of 2016? Here is part II of our list of things to do on NYE that still have tickets available, and are guaranteed to be a good time!   Probably the most mysterious NYE event on our list is hosted by Ottawa death-metal-core […]

Feature Friday: Where to be on NYE (Part I)

Bytown Sound has over 70 music-related events in our calendar for New Year’s Eve! This is the first of a two-part post on what to do in Ottawa on NYE. There’s something for everyone happening in the city – get out and celebrate with Ottawa’s line-up of fantastic musicians!   Festivus for the Rest of […]

Feature Friday: Jon Creeden and the Flying Hellfish // BenevenStanciano

This week we are really featuring two Ottawa-based artists and their collaboration on a newly released split album: Jon Creeden and the Flying Hellfish AND BenevenStanciano. The album features four songs by the Flying Hellfish and four by BenevenStanciano. Overall the album’s production is raw, crisp, and a well balanced mix between often competing roaring […]

Feature Friday: Renée Landry

Renée Landry is back with a new EP just two months after releasing her swinging, motown, pop infused album “Chin Up” in October – see our review here. Capturing the “sound” of Christmas is frankly quite hard, especially to do so without leaning too hard on worn out tropes or sounding hokey. Landry doesn’t fall into […]

PUP CONTEST WINNER

Congratulations to our contest winner! Dominique has won two tickets to see PUP in Ottawa, Ontario on Dec. 9, 2016! Stay tuned for more giveaways and contests from Bytown Sound! www.facebook.com/bytownsound/ www.twitter.com/bytownsound/  

CONTEST TIME! Win 2 tickets to see PUP!

This week we’re foregoing a Feature Friday to launch a contest! WIN TWO TICKETS TO SEE PUP IN OTTAWA! We’re giving away TWO tickets to PUP’s sold out show at Zaphod Beeblebrox on December 9, 2016. That’s right both of PUP’s Ottawa shows are SOLD OUT. We’re giving you another chance to get tickets to […]

Feature Friday: Slo’ Tom and the Handsome Devils

Slo’ Tom and the Handsome Devils released their fourth full-length album, “Down in a Government Town,” last week. The album is deals with some of the trials and tribulations of living in a city like Ottawa, executed with hilarity and fantastic songwriting. Tom Stewart, the band’s frontman, is a fixture in the Ottawa music scene: player […]

Feature Friday: Renée Landry

Renée Landry uses her super power for good: bringing amazing music to audiences with her dynamic vocal work and compelling songwriting. She’s the music hero Ottawa needs. Channeling artists like Amy Winehouse and Etta James, Landry’s voice is robust and driving, but she can pull back in a moment for a muted flourish. On Chin […]

Feature Friday: The Artichoke Hearts

The Artichoke Hearts are a folk trio self described as “three forest nymphs pulled together by chance to sing, strum, plink and pluck”. Members Caitlin Dolan (lead vocals, guitar), Kim Jackson (piano, vocals), and Jessie Lyon (violin) have joined their formidable talents to create their debut EP “Conquer then Divide” out tomorrow! They’ve been making […]