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Beer, Basia and Head-Boppin' Music

Amanda.jpgThat's just some of what people can expect from Ottawa's music scene this weekend. First, Beau's Brewery is serving up beer and music for Oktoberfest. Sloan is the headliner. And f you want to stay in the city, Basia Bulat performs at the National Arts Centre on Saturday. And if that doesn't suit you, our music columnst Amanda Putz has other picks to tickle your musical taste buds.








Thursday, October 3

High Waters/Eraserheads/Rock Forest

     at Mercury Lounge PUTZ'S PICK

 Jadea Kelly/Lindsay Ferguson

     at The Black Sheep Inn (Wakefield, QB)

 Chic Gamine/The Claytones

     at The Shenkman Arts Centre PUTZ'S PICK

 Robert Farrell Band/River City Junction/The Amazing Sammy

     at Avante Garde Bar

 David Francey

     at Neat Cafe (Burnstown, ON)


Friday, October 4

The Bible All-Stars/The Wild Vines/The Bushpilots

     at The Rainbow Bistro

Not Really/Prosimii

     at Avante Garde Bar

Miss Polygamy/Garden of Weeds

     at Irene's Pub

Julian Taylor Band

     at Elmdale Oyster House Tavern

Claude Munson

     at The Branch (Kemptville, ON)

Kathleen Edwards/The Sadies/Young Rival/The Balconies

     at Beau's Brewery (VanKleek Hill, ON) PUTZ'S PICK

The Strumbellas/The Strain/Matt Dorgan Project 

     at The Black Sheep Inn (Wakefield, QB)

The Chris Culgin Band

     at Kaffe 1870 (Wakefield, QB)


Saturday, October 5

Basia Bulat/Evening Hymns

     at National Arts Centre PUTZ'S PICK

Shakedown Combo/Christian D and the Hangovers/Ninety Pound of Ugly

     at Irene's Pub

The Lionyls/Around Joshua

     at Avante Garde Bar

Sloan/Rich Aucoin/The Mahones

     at Beau's Brewery (VanKleek Hill, ON) PUTZ'S PICK

Walter Ostanek/Maple Leaf-Almrausch Schuhplattlers

     at Beau's Brewery (VanKleek Hill, ON)

Crown Vic/Thread

     at Zaphod Beeblebrox

The Wicked Mercy/Wicked Grin

     at The Rainbow

Craig Cardiff

     at The Black Sheep Inn (Wakefield, QB)

Grouyan Gombo

     at Kaffe 1870, (Wakefield, QB)


Sunday, October 6

Craig Cardiff

    at The Black Sheep Inn (Wakefield, QB)

Horizons, Sirens and Sailors/Us From Outside/Of Reverie/Of Burning Empires/Terra Firma

     at Mavericks

James Bartleman/Ian Tamblyn

    at Studio Theatre (Perth, ON)


Wednesday, October 9

Les Soeurs Boulay

     at NAC Fourth Stage

Doc McLean/Al Lerman

     at Irene's Pub

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Thumbnail image for Amanda.jpgAmanda's live music picks this week include James Keelaghan, Ellie and Louise Macnamara, Lonesome Paul and others:


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Your weekend music primer from Bandwidth host Amanda Putz:


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