Today is our 6th birthday and what better way to celebrate than with a few amazing shows this week:

TONIGHT! - STEVE MALONEY / JOSE CONTRERAS (of By Divine Right)
8 pm doors
 
THURS, OCT. 16 - KALLE MATTSON / HEAVY BEDROOM
Presented by Spectrasonic and punkottawa.com
Tickets available in advance at raw sugar.
8 pm doors

SUN, OCT. 19 - BASS LIONS
8 pm doors

Happy Thanksgiving weekend everyone! We’ll be closed on Monday, but Sunday night we’ll be hosting this:

SUN, OCT. 12 - RYAN MCNALLY / SARAH JANE SCOUTEN / GEOFF MARSHALL
8 pm doors
https://www.facebook.com/events/1547749658788189/

Rocktober is off to a great start! But so much more goodness ahead:

THURS, OCT. 9 - SEINFELD TRIVIA NIGHT
Yup. Register the day of. Teams of 4. Start brushing up! https://www.facebook.com/events/1473560116257961/?fref=ts
 
SUN, OCT. 12 - RYAN MCNALLY / SARAH JANE SCOUTEN / GEOFF MARSHALL

WED, OCT. 15 - STEVE MALONEY / JOSE CONTRERAS (of By Divine Right)

THURS, OCT. 16 - KALLE MATTSON / HEAVY BEDROOM
Presented by spectrasonic and punkottawa.com
Tickets available in advance at raw sugar. https://www.facebook.com/events/701743293238552/?fref=ts

SUN, OCT. 19 - BASS LIONS

FRI, OCT. 24 - LILY FROST
Tickets available in advance at: http://www.ticketscene.ca/events/11501
This week!
OCT. 2 - ROBERSTON w/ THE FORMERLY KNOWN BULLFROG (also formerly w/ Kid Koala)
Self-produced in home studio, RobertSon’s sophomore album is a mix of old styles and vintage sounds, new forms and modern technologies. Co-produced and mixed by Carl Bastien (Bélanger, Koala, Dumas, Moffat, Bullfrog …) at the legendary Studio Victor in Montreal.- check out the new single “Bounce”
8 pm doors - $5 
 

FRI, OCT. 3RD - PTARMIGAN
Check them out at ptarmiganband.com
8 pm doors - $5
This weekend and a taste of Rocktober:
FRI, SEPT. 26 - JAMIE ANDERSON
Presented by Octopus Books
Drive All Night is her first book although she’s been published in Acoustic Guitar, SingOut! and more. Her songs range from the bluesy “Her Problem Now” to the tongue-in-cheek “Menopause Mambo.” Her tenth album, Dare, was released in 2013. She’s had airplay on Good Morning America, Dr. Demento, CKCU’s “Canadian Spaces” and NPR’s “Car Talk.” She once passed Pat Benatar on a staircase. “A barrel of laughs and a whole lot of fun.” — Amanda Putz, CBC 7 pm start!
SAT, SEPT. 27 - SHAWN WILLIAM CLARKE / CLAUDE MUNSON / SARAH BEATTY

SUN , SEPT. 28 - HA!man / JOKE DEBAERE
A wee taste of ROCKTOBER:

OCT. 2 - ROBERSTON w/ THE FORMERLY KNOWN BULLFROG https://www.facebook.com/events/359173397581322/?ref=22

OCT. 16 - KALLE MATTSON presented by spectrasonic and punkottawa.com
Advance tickets available now at the sugs! https://www.facebook.com/events/701743293238552/?fref=ts
OCT. 24 - LILY FROST

Wow, thank you so much to everyone that came out this weekend. The music scene is alive and well in Ottawa.

The lineup this week:

TOMORROW, TUES, SEPT. 23- BEATS & BOARDS 6 pm - $5

WED, SEPT. 24 - SAMANTHA SAVAGE / CHAIRS 8 pm doors - $tbd https://www.facebook.com/events/685248128233372/?fref=ts

FRI, SEPT. 26 - JAMIE ANDERSON Presented by Octopus Books Drive All Night is her first book although she’s been published in Acoustic Guitar, SingOut! and more. Her songs range from the bluesy “Her Problem Now” to the tongue-in-cheek “Menopause Mambo.” Her tenth album, Dare, was released in 2013. She’s had airplay on Good Morning America, Dr. Demento, CKCU’s “Canadian Spaces” and NPR’s “Car Talk.” She once passed Pat Benatar on a staircase. “A barrel of laughs and a whole lot of fun.” — Amanda Putz, CBC 7 pm start!

SAT, SEPT. 27 - SHAWN WILLIAM CLARKE / CLAUDE MUNSON / SARAH BEATTY 8 pm doors - $tbd https://www.facebook.com/events/1392915377616983/

SUN , SEPT. 28 - HA!man / JOKE DEBAERE 8 pm doors - $10 https://www.facebook.com/events/782957995080956/?fref=ts

TONIGHT! BEATS & BOARDS is back, every Tuesday, djs and board games.
6 pm to 11 pm - $5

WED SEPT. 17 - We’re hosting the OTTAWA RAPE CRISIS CENTRE’S AGM. They’re marking their 40th Anniversary in the community. Please visit www.orcc.net for more info on donating, services or getting involved.

THURS, SEPT. 18- SHAWAN CASPI / ANDREA SIMMS-KARP
8 pm doors - $10 

FRI, SEPT. 19 - CULTURE REJECT / BLACK DOGS
8 pm doors - $tbd

SAT, SEPT. 20 - KRIS + DEE / MEGAN HAMILTON
7 pm doors - 8 pm sharp start - $10 https://www.facebook.com/events/1473318102923967/?fref=ts

SUN, SEPT. 21 - IMPROVISING MUSCIANS OF OTTAWA/OUATOUAIS - aka IMOO
7 pm start!
Busy month ahead - buckle in!

MON, SEPT. 8 - OXFORD BLUE / BLACKWOOD HONEYBEES
8 pm doors - $7

TUES, SEPT 9 - BEST STORY EVER!
Some fine folks tellin’ some fine stories.
7 pm doors- Stories at 8 pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/602249926559353/?fref=ts
 
WED. SEPT 10 - ADRIAN HOUSE / CORNFLOWER BLUE
8 pm doors - $8
https://www.facebook.com/events/1539948009560345/?fref=ts

FRI. SEPT. 12 - KELSEY MCNULTY / FLYING HORSES
8 pm doors - $10 

SAT. SEPT. 13 - HANNAH SHIRA NAIMAN
THURS. SEPT. 18 - SHAWNA CASPI FRI SEPT. 19 - CULTURE REJECT SAT, SEPT. 20 - KRIS & DEE SUN, SEPT. 21 - IMOO
MON, SEPT. 22 - WINDIGO WED. SEPT. 24 - SAMANTHA SAVAGE SAT. SEPT. 27 - SHAWN CLARKE

TONIGHT! BEATS & BOARDS is back!
DJ Hobo bringin’ the tunes and a large selection of board games to choose from. Come alone or with a group, we’ll set you up!               

6 to 11 pm - $5

Tonight! THE NOISY LOCOMOTIVE - doors at 8 pm!