Presented by: House of TARG
Doors: 8pm / 19+
A NIGHT OF LIVE JAZZ, BLUES, SOUL, R&B, POP & ROCK
ROXANNE PROJECT (Ott neo-soul/pop/rock)
Queen of versatility ranging from opera to reggae and all music genres in between, Roxanne, a prolific Canadian singer-songwriter and music producer is an artist to watch on the music scene.
Better known for her debut reggae album “Uncovered” released in 2015, and her second reggae album “Insatiable” released in 2017 with Nile Groove, her reggae band, Roxanne and her original songs have been featured world-wide on radio, in press, and on film including the placement of her song, “Do you mean what you say” in the 2017 Chicago-based independent film “Darkness has covered my light”.
Sharing her incredible vocal range backed by her powerful pipes, and her commanding presence on stages across North America including New York’s Carnegie Hall, Ottawa’s National Arts Center, RBC’s Ottawa’s Bluesfest, and legendary live music venues and festivals, performing with local and international artists, Roxanne also ranked in the top 5 vocalists in the 2017 L.A. “Singer’s Universe” competition.
Showcasing her talent with her new music and sound as a solo artist beginning with her much acclaimed 2019 debut dance-electronica solo single “Like Suga” reaching international audiences, and her most recent 2020 second pop single release, “Take A Ride” charting on various indie music radio and catching attention on international blogs, Roxanne looks forward to sharing her much-anticipated debut solo pop and dance album, “Love Rebel” this summer giving fans a whole lot more of her authentic beats, her mesmerizing bass, her catchy hooks, her stunning melodies, her daring lyrics, her luscious harmonies, and her impressive vocals.
Inspired by the smooth tones of 60’s and 70’s soul fused with funk, jazz, pop, rock, and contemporary R&B, Roxanne adds neo-soul and rock to her repertoire with the “Roxanne Project”, her incredible four-piece plus live solo band covering her own original neo-soul/pop/rock songs as well as classic covers by timeless artists such as Marvin Gaye, Bill Withers, Tracy Chapman, Eurythmics, Tina Turner, Lauren Hill, Beyonce, and more.
SUZIE Q & SEAN DUHAIME DUO (Ott Top 40- Jazz Classics)
Sean and Susan will be taking the stage to play a variety of tunes for you, from Top 40 to classics and everything in between.
SUZIE Q is a local singer that has developed a jazz/blues genre with a contemporary touch. She has started carving out a niche for herself in the Ottawa Music Community. She is a 2-time finalist of the Western Fair Talent Search Competition in London, Ontario and 2-time winner of the Celebrate Summer Fair Karaoke Contest right here in Ottawa. Suzie Q has also sung the National Anthem for a Montreal Canadiens Hockey game.
SEAN DUHAIME is a guitarist, composer and music teacher. He performs as a bandleader, collaborator, and sideman with numerous bands and musicians for over 10 years. He has performed at RBC Ottawa Blues Festival, TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, NAC, Infinity Convention Centre, CTV Television Station, Ottawa City Hall and multiple venues in Ottawa, Gatineau, Wakefield, Montreal, and Toronto. On October 2nd, 2016, Duhaime had released an EP entitled “Finally!” at the Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield, Quebec. ‘’Finally’’ has 4 original tracks including “Bert”, “Tomo”, “Unblue” and “Kenshiro”. The EP was recorded by tape and no overdubs by Scott McConnell. On June 28th, 2019, Duhaime had released a single ”I Can’t Dance”. It was recorded by Jason Jaknunas (known for his work with Souljazz Orchestra) at his studio.