Bahamas

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

The fifth album from Bahamas, Sad Hunk takes its title from a nickname bestowed upon the artist by his wife in reaction to how he was being portrayed in the media. It's a fitting backstory for an album that embodies an undaunted self-awareness, each track graced with Bahamas's wry wit and unabashed heart. In sketching Sad Hunk's delicately composed […]

The Barra MacNeils

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

The Barra MacNeils - An East Coast Christmas is a musical potpourri of traditional MacNeil family favourites gleaned from Christmas ceilidhs, midnight masses and the general festive frolic that accompanies each holiday season. With their captivating vocals, distinctive harmonies and extraordinary musicianship, The Barra MacNeils inject new life and energy into the sights and sounds […]

Christmas with Matt Andersen and Friends

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

The Snowman’s Ball: Christmas with Matt Andersen & Friends with special guest appearances by Fortunate Ones and Reeny Smith.

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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

The return of one of our favourite holiday traditions -- don’t miss it this season! Hearing Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy speak reverentially about the fiddle, which has propelled their dazzling careers since childhood while cementing their status as Canada’s reigning couple of Celtic music, is almost as electrifying as hearing them play it. Indeed, […]

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Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

The return of one of our favourite holiday traditions -- don’t miss it this season! Hearing Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy speak reverentially about the fiddle, which has propelled their dazzling careers since childhood while cementing their status as Canada’s reigning couple of Celtic music, is almost as electrifying as hearing them play it. Indeed, […]

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Celebrate the Holidays with Carly Rae Jepsen and the NAC Orchestra

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

As part of our SESSIONS series, we welcome pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen for a truly special, two-night holiday performance with the NAC Orchestra. After multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen released her critically acclaimed album E·MO·TION in 2015, it became “a modern touchstone for a new crop of pop-leaning artists and […]

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Celebrate the Holidays with Carly Rae Jepsen and the NAC Orchestra

National Arts Centre 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario

As part of our SESSIONS series, we welcome pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen for a truly special, two-night holiday performance with the NAC Orchestra. After multi-platinum Grammy, Juno and Polaris Prize nominated singer/songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen released her critically acclaimed album E·MO·TION in 2015, it became “a modern touchstone for a new crop of pop-leaning artists and […]