Feature Friday: Double Experience

All the excitement from last night’s Hip show in Ottawa may be winding down, but Bytown Sound is just gearing up as we check out local nerd rock dudes: Double Experience! It’s easy to see why Double Experience is gaining such a following. This hardworking crew clearly loves what they do, which is undeniably conveyed through their music and their seemingly endless […]

Modasaurus at Options Jazz Lounge

Modasaurus is a dynamic jazz fusion quartet featuring James McGowan (piano), Alex Moxon (guitar), JP Lapensee (bass), and Jamie Holmes (drums). The members met and forged their musical relationship in the Carleton University Music program, Moxon, Lapensee, and Holmes are former students, while McGowan is a professor in the department. These versatile and talented musicians have come together to collaborate on and perform McGowan’s […]

Feature Friday: Jasen Colson

Ottawa’s multi-instrumentalist Jasen Colson is our focus at Bytown Sound this week! Playing his debut full band solo show at Zaphod’s on Wednesday, August 17th with fellow talented Ottawa bands Arms of the Girl and Sparklesaurus. Check out one of Jasen’s original tunes here: More of Jasen Colson’s music can be found here:   So why not […]

Feature Friday: Anndy Negative

Feature Friday: Anndy Negative

Happy Friday, Ottawa! You’ve made it through the short work week to yet another weekend – which means it’s Feature Friday at Bytown Sound. Time to show our ever-loving support to another one of our local artists: Anndy Negative, who is releasing his debut album titled “Negative One”, tomorrow at Cafe Dekcuf starting at 8pm. Fellow locals Shootin’ […]

Venue changes for shows this week

Venue changes for shows this week

We try our hardest to keep our listings up to date for you; so far, these are the amendments for the week ending August 7th:   Nothing// Pine// Wild Love show on Thursday, August 4th  moved from Ritual Nightclub to Zaphods. Details here: ( // Skeletonwitch// A Scar For the Wicked// Ominous Eclipse show on Friday, August […]

Feature Friday with The Monozon Collective!

Feature Friday with The Monozon Collective!

Hey Ottawa, we’re starting with our first Feature Friday at Bytown Sound this week! We figured that you may want to hear/check out/watch some of the newest releases or artists coming out of your city. Here at Bytown Sound, we love all kinds of music, and we hope to help promote local talent as much as […]

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 […]

Changes to Show Listings this Weekend (July 22-23)

See what events have been changed, cancelled, and moved for this weekend in Ottawa, ON. Check back for updated information, we try to keep the most current information for the events on our site. If you know of changes that have been made to advertised event, let us know:   Show cancelled: Rebecca and Kevin @ […]