Thursday, December 5 – The Socials:
Made up of 4 veterans of the Ottawa music scene, The Socials have enjoyed engaging audiences from small intimate venues to outdoor festivals. Known for playing your favorite songs from pop, classic rock, R & B and country artists,
Thursday, December 12 – Dana & Tyree:
Tyree Lush and Dana Arrowsmith have been performing in the Ottawa area and across Canada for the better part of two decades. Early days were spent touring folk festivals from coast to coast, performing original and traditional Celtic and East Coast music. Later branching out into rock, indie, and country, they now perform with various acts around theOttawa area. But as a duo they still enjoy playing the traditional music that first brought them together. Traditional influences include Stan Rogers, Paul Brady, The Navigators, and Shannyganock. Some other favourites include Blue Rodeo, Tragically Hip, Steve Earl, and Eric Church, to name a few. This duo brings their unique style and genuine love of performing to every gig, whether it’s a formal event or a rowdy pub.
Thursday, December 19 – Southern Kiss Duo:
Folk, Country, Old and New Tribute Act. The “Southern Kiss” band is made of Ottawa local talent Fabien and Justin T.
Thursday, December 26 – Mariner’s Curse Duo:
Mariner’s Curse, formed from the bubbling cauldron of several previous bands, features Celtic and Canadiana music with tightly knit counterpoint and multi-part harmonies. Thierry Arsenault, on percussion, imparts a deep seated knowledge of time, meter and space with his precision drumming. Rocky Dalonzo, on guitar, has been a mainstay of the Montreal music scene for many years and his soaring tenor caps our vocal sound. Ron Jenkins, on keyboards, infuses the music with counter melodies and classical voicings and is the glue that fuses the band’s sound. Alex Kehler, on fiddle and cittern is an eclectic musician, mastering a wide variety of musical disciplines for his own distinctive sound. Jonathan Moorman, on fiddle and guitar, powers his instruments with raw emotive energy, delivering an amazing connection to the music.