Live Music, Great Food and new this year - "Gift Exchange Game"
We hand out tickets to the first 50 people thru the door...we then draw the tickets for the holders to go select a gift. Once all gifts are handed out you can trade your gift with others and try to land the elusive $100+ grand prize gift! If you leave your gift unattended, another person can exchange their gift for yours! Let the Gift Exchanging begin!
If you don't win the grand prize you may win a lump of coal! Because in the end, we are all a little naughty, we like it that way! ;)
Live Music by: Crunchy Flower, River City Junction, and Bill St. Amand’s solo project "BONE CAT". Special Guests will join in on the fun!
Open Mic follows...
More info including artists’ Bios, links to their websites and YOU TUBE videos at www.BluesOnTheRideau.ca
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Westport is a beautiful historic town on the Rideau Waterway - a 90-minute drive from Ottawa, 45 minutes from Kingston.
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Marc Charbonneau / Ken MacMillan / Mike Berndt / Ron Holdich / Carl Bastien
A live music showcase and charity event featuring three of Ottawa's exciting female-led bands preforming original music!
Your MCs for the evening: LeeAnn Margaret and Terry Steeves, two of Maiden Canada's founding members and women in music, will be your hosts, presenting the following live bands:
8pm: Leslie Rohonczy Band
10pm: O Neptune
Got an extra purse or two hanging around your house? Fill it with anything a woman might need: gloves, socks, kleenex, feminine hygiene products, chapstick, etc. and bring it to the PURSE POWER event as a contribution! All purses will be distributed to the following local women's shelters just in time for the Holiday Season!
Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa - Young Women's Shelter:
St. Joe's Women's Centre:
Interval House Ottawa:
Nelson House of Ottawa-Carleton:
Cornerstone Housing for Women:
Harmony House (2nd stage women's shelter):
All are welcome to attend, ADMISSION IS FREE, and if you contribute a purse, it will be gratefully accepted! Come and discover some amazing members of Ottawa's Live-Music Scene, while contributing to a worthy cause! We hope to see you there!
Tony D is a staple in Ottawa's blues music scene. Although these days he is kept busy touring with the JUNO winning band MonkeyJunk, when he's home, Tony D brings out his larger blues band and ROCKS the RAINBOW.
In anticipation of early shows starting in 2018, we're starting this one at 9pm!
We are thrilled and honored to share the stage with 2014 Road to Memphis winners Wicked Grin. This will be an amazing night of blues you will not want to miss!
If you are out of town and would still like to contribute but can't make the show, you can send us some coin via our Go Fund Me page:
All contributions will go a long way to help us share our music internationally.
We really appreciate your continued support and look forward to an awesome night of screamin' guitar blues!
Since the release of her 2013 breakout “Pushin' Against A Stone”, June has been patiently at work in the garden of song, nurturing seedlings with love and care into the lush bloom that is her stunning new album, “The Order Of Time”. Some songs grew from seeds planted more than a decade ago, others blossomed overnight when she least expected them to, but every track bears the influence of time. Thankfully for us, June was ready when time told her to harvest these songs. In the garden, as in life, there is a time for everything and the moment has finally arrived to enjoy the fruits of all her labor. With “The Order Of Time”, Valerie June has prepared a bountiful feast, and there's a seat at the table for everyone.