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The 2019 uOShow, a hallmark of 101 Week, took place this past Thursday in University Square. Ottawa duo Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine headlined the concert, which ran from 8 to 11 p.m. Photographer Emilie Azevedo was there. Check out the gallery below for some of our favourite snaps of the night.

Although the self-described “ska-rockers” have relocated to Toronto, three of the members are originally from Aylmer, Que. and consider Ottawa their hometown. The band has toured across Canada, but play primarily in eastern Ontario, and are thrilled to be returning to one of Ottawa’s most popular live music venues, as they have played the Ottawa scene extensively.

Hip-hop jazz trio to perform concert for Ottawa drop-in centre There are many ways that musicians get involved with charity work. Few of these artists, however, tend to get involved with charity through their mothers. Chester Hansen, the bassist of Toronto-based hip-hop jazz trio BADBADNOTGOOD (BBNG), and his group will be performing a benefit concert …

The Zolas are touring in the wake of the release of their latest EP, Wino Oracle, which came out Oct. 2. The four songs on the EP are a bit of a departure from the rhythmic experimental rock style of their first two studio albums. With its fast tempos and dance-friendly beats, Wino Oracle is much more lively and upbeat than their older music.

Local musician hosts workshop and performance on campus  Photo by Tara Mahoney  “For the next four minutes, this song fixes everything.” There were about 20 people sitting around Craig Cardiff at his songwriting workshop in Tabaret Hall on Feb. 25. He played a verse and chorus from “Virginia in the Song” off his new album, …

Hundreds of students along with their friends and family members gathered in the Huguette Labelle Hall to take in musical pieces performed by students from the School of Music on Dec. 4.

Classically trained U of O alumni give solid performance  Photo by Tara Mahoney Jacquie Neville was a blur of rainbow light at The Balconies’ Nov. 22 concert at Canterbury High School in Elmvale Acres. Guitar slung over her shoulder, Neville’s moves were a combination of sharp, swift leg pops, jazz hands, sweeping arm wind-ups, and …

Rapper performs at Ritual on Flying Colours tour Photo by Tara Mahoney Canadian rapper Shad was happy to be back in Ottawa. “It has a good hip-hop scene and a good shawarma scene,” he said. Returning only two months after performing at the Ottawa Folk Festival, Shad played Ritual Nightclub on Nov. 8 as part of his …

Montreal band will play free concert on campus Nov. 15  Photo courtesy of Jérémie Pelletier Make sure to see Groenland this week so you can pull out your hipster pride when they get famous and say you saw them before they were big; because it’s going to happen soon. The six-piece Montreal-based band has been making …

Musicians collaborate for charity at Everybody Loves Everybody festival Photo courtesy of Zach Raynor ZACH RAYNOR, A University of Ottawa student and member of the band The Lionyls, wants to bring local young musicians together in a collaborative atmosphere. At 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 on Tabaret lawn, the ELE Music festival will feature local …

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