PAST  EDITIONS

  • SESSION 5: LUCAS HANEMAN
    Jul. 21, 12:00 p.m.
    TBD
    A performer with an ear so keen that he could sit in with any musician in the Jazz, Blues, Folk, Country or Rock genres, with no sheet music, and no rehearsal, and still play as if he'd known the material for days, this is a trait that defines Lucas Haneman.
  • SESSION 4: WISE ATANGANA & KELLY LEE EVANS
    Wise Atangana is a Canadian artist born and raised in Cameroon in Central Africa. Six albums deep and Juno Award winner Kellylee Evans is still shaking it up on Come On, her latest Decca album.
  • SESSION 3: KIMBERLY SUNSTRUM & WILLIAM LAU
    Kimberly Sunstrum is a queer, Botswana-Canadian singer-songwriter from the Ottawa region. William Lau is a refined performer who specialized in Chinese Operatic dance and had performed, lectured and taught nationally and internationally over the past 25 years.
  • Axé Worldfest celebrates Multiculturalism Day
    Jun. 27, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    https://youtu.be/wWm27R4UayM
    Join us for an interactive virtual event that features talented Ottawa artists from all over the globe. Don’t miss out the music, visual arts, dance, entertainment and discussions. STREAM HERE: https://youtu.be/wWm27R4UayM
  • SESSION 1: SILLA
    Jun. 23, 12:00 p.m.
    TBD
    Silla is a singing group blending divergent styles of traditional and contemporary katajjaq (Inuit throat singing) across a wide range of genres.
  • CLOSING PARTY: DJ MARI ROSSI
    Jan. 15, 6:35 p.m.
    Via Youtube
  • Artist Spotlight: Baobá (Toronto)
    Jan. 15, 6:00 p.m.
    https://bit.ly/2XozVPp
    Baobá / Toronto – Co-presented by Lula Music and Arts
  • Women are still missing in the music industry. How do we change that?
    Women are still missing in the music industry. How do we change that? Description: For every 47 music producers who are men, there is 1 woman / women make up only 1/3 of Juno nominees – let’s build ways to welcome more women to this sexist industry and gain more power.
  • A Conversation with ShoShona Kish
    Jan. 15, 4:20 p.m.
    Via Youtube
    Anishinaabekwe community organizer, activist, Artistic Director of the International Indigenous Music Summit & international touring artist with the award-winning band: Digging Roots.
  • Artist Spotlight: NAMBI (Ottawa)
    Jan. 15, 4:00 p.m.
    Via Youtube
    NAMBI / Ottawa – co-presented by the National Arts Centre
  • Covid-19 – Post pandemic Music Industry / Where do we go from here?
    Stakeholders from all parts of Canada will share what they are doing to recover from 2020, how COVID and social movements, such as Black Lives Matter, is shaping the music industry and programming choices in terms of diversity, inclusion and equity; where do we go from here.
  • Artist Spotlight: Unissia Huang (Ottawa)
    Jan. 14, 5:35 p.m.
    Via Youtube
    Unissia Huang / Ottawa – Co-presented by the National Arts Centre
  • Reclaiming Our Voices: Safety and Dignity for Women/Trans folks in Music
    A 45 minutes online session facilitated by Viktoria Belle (she/her) and Kayla McGee (she/her). This session brings together our shared experiences and knowledge of gender-based violence prevention and response tools and practices from an artist's and organizers lens.
  • Artist Spotlight: Amanda Lowe (Ottawa)
    Jan. 14, 4:15 p.m.
    Via Youtube
    Artist Spotlight- Amanda Lowe / Ottawa – co-presented by the National Arts Centre