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  PAST  EVENTS

  • Waacking Dance Battle & Disco Party
    Waacking Dance Battle & Disco Party
    Sat, May 11
    May 11, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – May 12, 2024, 1:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 27 York St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5S7, Canada
    May 11, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – May 12, 2024, 1:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 27 York St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5S7, Canada
    Join us at SOFT SERVE 2024 - WAACKING BATTLE & DISCO PARTY Co-presented by Moov Ottawa Dance and Axé Worldfest
  • EMPOWERING WOMEN IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
    EMPOWERING WOMEN IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
    Thu, Apr 25
    Apr 25, 2024, 8:00 p.m. – Apr 28, 2024, 2:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Apr 25, 2024, 8:00 p.m. – Apr 28, 2024, 2:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    SAVE THE DATE 🔜🔜APRIL 25, 26 & 27, 2024 THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE is our partner venue with programming also at: CLUB SAW, ARTS COURT & The 27 CLUB
  • Samba das Flores w/ Rommel & guests
    Samba das Flores w/ Rommel & guests
    Sat, Apr 06
    Apr 06, 2024, 9:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Apr 06, 2024, 9:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Tickets in advance $15 / $20 at the door FREE limited tickets for Brazilian newcomers. We would like to encourage new Brazilians in the area to join us ! (Pls note, ID will be required to match "newcomer status" - max 3 years in Canada) This event is 19+
  • Bia Ferreira - Brazil w/ opening act Rommel
    Bia Ferreira - Brazil w/ opening act Rommel
    Fri, Feb 23
    Feb 23, 2024, 8:00 p.m. – Feb 24, 2024, 11:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Feb 23, 2024, 8:00 p.m. – Feb 24, 2024, 11:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Bia Ferreira is a Brazilian singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and activist.
  • CARNAVAL 2024 w/ Florquestra & Guests
    CARNAVAL 2024 w/ Florquestra & Guests
    Sat, Feb 10
    Feb 10, 2024, 9:00 p.m. – Feb 11, 2024, 2:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Feb 10, 2024, 9:00 p.m. – Feb 11, 2024, 2:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    C A R N A V A L - - Celebrating Brazilian culture and heritage with the best in marchinha, samba, frevo, from afoxé to Axé!!
  • Roda de Samba com Rommel
    Roda de Samba com Rommel
    Fri, Dec 29
    Dec 29, 2023, 8:00 p.m. – Dec 30, 2023, 2:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Dec 29, 2023, 8:00 p.m. – Dec 30, 2023, 2:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Rommel plays with a talented crew: Regina Teixeira Alyssa Bella Marie Saintonge Cicero Para
  • Bazar das Brasileiras / Pop up Bazaar
    Bazar das Brasileiras / Pop up Bazaar
    Sat, Nov 25
    Nov 25, 2023, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 384 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1Y4, Canada
    Nov 25, 2023, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 384 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1Y4, Canada
    Venham para nosso bazar - Teremos marcas famosas Brasileiras como Forum e Farm e muitas marcas de fora como: Tommy, Guess, Zara, H&M, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren e muito mais.
  • Nobuntu
    Nobuntu
    Fri, Nov 24
    Nov 24, 2023, 8:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 245 Centrum Blvd, Orléans, ON K1E 0A1, Canada
    Nov 24, 2023, 8:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 245 Centrum Blvd, Orléans, ON K1E 0A1, Canada
    Nobuntu is an all women, five piece a’cappella vocal ensemble from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The name Nobuntu is an African concept that values humbleness, love, purpose, unity and family from a woman’s perspective.
  • J3M
    J3M
    Sat, Nov 04
    Nov 04, 2023, 9:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Nov 04, 2023, 9:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    3M Saturday November 4th 2023 🎹J3M is a slick fusion of pop, disco & R&B, sure to live in your head rent-free. ☝The award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, pianist has backed artists like Tanika Charles, Zaki Ibrahim, The OBGMs & more, locally, Nationally & internationally.
  • JOSYARA
    JOSYARA
    Wed, Aug 09
    Aug 09, 2023, 8:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    Aug 09, 2023, 8:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    Discover the mesmerizing sounds of Josyara, a rising star in the vibrant Brazilian music scene.
  • CANCELED Los Gaiteros de Ovejas - a six-piece ensemble playing ancestral indigenous Gaita and percussion
    CANCELED Los Gaiteros de Ovejas - a six-piece ensemble playing ancestral indigenous Gaita and percussion
    Sat, Jul 15
    Jul 15, 2023, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    Jul 15, 2023, 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    Los Gaiteros de Ovejas has had to postpone its Canadian tour, which includes the National Arts Centre date scheduled for July 15. Tickets will be automatically refunded
  •  The Bongo Hop featuring Nidia Gongora - Afro Caribbean vibes
     The Bongo Hop featuring Nidia Gongora - Afro Caribbean vibes
    Fri, Jul 14
    Jul 14, 2023, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Jul 14, 2023, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Axé WorldFest with the support of The Embassy of France in Canada Present The Bongo Hop featuring Nidia Gongora Doors at 5pm Special show time 5:30pm
  • Bejuco - Afro Colombian 10 piece - from Currulao to Nigerian high life to reggae dub and hip-hop
    Bejuco - Afro Colombian 10 piece - from Currulao to Nigerian high life to reggae dub and hip-hop
    Thu, Jul 13
    Jul 13, 2023, 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    Jul 13, 2023, 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    Hailing from Tumaco on Colombia’s Southern Pacific coast, Bejuco are an 11-piece ensemble playing dynamic, percussion-forward roots music inspired by Afrobeat pioneers Fela Kuti and Tony Allen
  • Salsa Party with Fiesta Cubana
    Salsa Party with Fiesta Cubana
    Sat, Jul 08
    Jul 08, 2023, 9:00 p.m. – Jul 09, 2023, 1:30 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Jul 08, 2023, 9:00 p.m. – Jul 09, 2023, 1:30 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Join us at Queen St. Fare for a spicy Latin fiesta with live Cuban music by Miguel de Armas and Fiesta Cubana. Special guest Cuban singer Rusdell Núñez.
  • Cimafunk co-presented by Axé WorldFest | Ottawa Jazz Festival
    Cimafunk co-presented by Axé WorldFest | Ottawa Jazz Festival
    Wed, Jun 28
    Jun 28, 2023, 10:30 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.
    Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1, Canada
    Jun 28, 2023, 10:30 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.
    Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1, Canada
    Cimafunk is an Afro-Cuban Rockstar. His namerefers to his heritage as a ‘cimarrón,’ Cubans of African descent who resisted and escaped slavery, as well as to the essence of his music that aims to subvert conventional sounds with rhythmic innovation.
  • ROMMEL co-presented by Axé WorldFest | Ottawa Jazz Festival
    ROMMEL co-presented by Axé WorldFest | Ottawa Jazz Festival
    Wed, Jun 28
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1, Canada
    Jun 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1, Canada
    Multiple awards winner, Rommel is a Brazilian singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer who stands-out for his talent and versatility.
  • Festa de São João 2023
    Festa de São João 2023
    Sat, Jun 24
    Jun 24, 2023, 8:00 p.m. – Jun 25, 2023, 2:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Jun 24, 2023, 8:00 p.m. – Jun 25, 2023, 2:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Axé WorldFest & Saravah present ♦️Evening of São João - June 24, 2023♦️ 💥Luciano Lu & Zé Fuá Band 📢w/ guests Riquinho Fernandez & Maninho Costa - Toronto📢 🎉Spreading the culture and heritage of Brazil is our aim!
  • Fiesta Cubana Fest 2023
    Fiesta Cubana Fest 2023
    Sun, Jun 04
    Jun 04, 2023, 12:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, ON K1S 3W7, Canada
    Jun 04, 2023, 12:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, ON K1S 3W7, Canada
    A festival to highlight the best of Cuba in Ottawa. A beautiful day filled with Cuban music and arts. Join us on June 4 for a beautiful day filled with activities that highlight the best of Cuban culture.
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