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!

This week at the sugs:
TUES., AUG. 19TH - OTTAWA VELO VOGUE & RAW SUGAR presents SEE YOU IN HULL! as part of ARBORETUM FESTIVAL

Portraits / Social / Bike Convoy
7pm / Free
- Portraits of you and your bike by Ottawa Vélo Vogue
- Pulled pork sandwiches and snacks by Raw Sugar
- An 8pm convoy from Raw Sugar to Le Troquet to catch the nights shows! https://www.facebook.com/events/303863209796258/?fref=ts

For more info on this wonderful fest, go here: www.arboretumfestival.com  Aug 18 - 23 
SAT, AUG. 23 - PAT LEPOIDEVIN / DOG IS BLUE / FIELD MUSEUM 8 pm doors - $8 https://www.facebook.com/events/739419932762860/?fref=ts

TUES, AUG. 12 - OLD HAUNT / PACIFIQUE BLEU / BLACK HAIRGREASE
  8 pm doors - $8/pwyc
https://www.facebook.com/events/705040199563400/?fref=ts

  THURS, AUG. 14 - ABOVE/GROUND PRESS TWENTY-FIRST ANNIVERSARY Reading and Launch
  With readings by: Jason Christie (Ottawa), Anita Dolman (Ottawa), Andy Weaver (Toronto)
  Hosted by Rob Mclennan
  7pm door / 7:30pm reading - $6

  FRI, AUG. 15 - OLD CABIN / TWIN VOICES / BOSVELD
  8 pm doors
https://www.facebook.com/events/306025309556372/?fref=ts

Happy post long weekend everyone. Comin’ up at the RS:
THURS, AUG. 7 - ROBERT WANNELL TRIO
8 pm doors - $5

TUES, AUG. 12 - OLD HAUNT / PACIFIQUE BLEU / BLACK HAIRGREASE

THURS, AUG. 14 - ABOVE/GROUND PRESS TWENTY-FIRST ANNIVERSARY Reading and Launch
With readings by:  Jason Christie (Ottawa), Anita Dolman (Ottawa), Andy Weaver (Toronto) Hosted by Rob Mclennan
7pm door / 7:30pm reading - $6

FRI, AUG. 15 - OLD CABIN / TWIN VOICES / BOSVELD
8 pm doors

TUES, AUG. 19 - OTTAWA VELO VOGUE & RAW SUGAR PRESENT - SEE YOU IN HULL!   as part of ARBORETUM FESTIVAL (Aug. 18 - 23  http://www.arboretumfestival.com/)
Portraits, pulled pork, bike convoy from RS to Le Troquet in Hull.
7 pm!

FRI, AUG. 22 - MARK NYVLT

TUES, AUG. 26 - OCTOBERMAN / WINCHESTER WARM

stay tuned, more to come…
First, a big thank you to Eva Bee, and all of our pop up chefs, for offering one delicious brunch this past Saturday! Stay tuned for the next one with Tarek Hassan of Gongfu Bao Cart on Aug. 9th!

Comin’ up!
WED, JUL. 30 - SPENCER BURTON / NICK FERRIO / EONS and reading by MISHA BOWER

THURS, JUL 31 - OTTAWA LAUNCH FOR POSTSRCIPTS TO DARKNESS VOL. 5 
7 pm start - free