PAST  EDITIONS

Check our latest online stream / originally released on March 24th 2022 as part of the women in Music & Arts Conference

  • Zaki Ibrahim
    Mar 24, 9:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
  • Turkwaz, iskwē, Zaki Ibrahim
    Mar 24, 7:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
  • A Conversation: ShoShona Kish & iskwē  Co-presented by the International Indigenous Music Summit
    ONLINE only www.facebook.com/axeworldmusic, youtube.com/axeworldfest ShoShona Kish & iskwē Co-presented by the International Indigenous Music Summit
  • Sara Curruchich, Indigenous singer songwriter from Guatemala co-presented by TD Sunfest
    Being a woman in Guatemala is an act of resistance. Being a Mayan Kaqchikel woman and an artist is, in itself, a political statement, but also a radical gesture towards life and it would be the best way to present Sara Curruchich.
  • Women in Music around the World
    Mar 24, 12:00 p.m.
    youtube.com/axeworldfest
    Women in Music around the World
  • Eliana Cuevas, Edra Silva, LAL featuring Rosina Kazi
    Mar 23, 7:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
  • Afternoon Spotlight Delights: OK Naledi & Lucila Al Mar
    Mar 23, 3:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
  • Diversity and Inclusion in our Programming
    Mar 23, 2:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    Diversity and Inclusion in our Programming: A Conversation with Arts organizations and artists Facilitated by Alka Sharma, former ED of FMO and co-presented by Debaser Panelists: Rachel Weldon, Producer Debaser Rosina Kazi, LAL/Unit 2 King Kimbit, Cap City Cyphers
  • Artistic Practices for Immigrants, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour (IBPOC)
    Mar 23, 12:50 p.m.
    Ottawa, 1 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5W1, Canada
    Facilitated by Jessica Ruano, Community Program Director, MASC Panelists: Claudia Salguero, Community murals - Colombia/Ottawa Kseniya Tsoy, mural + community engaged artist - Ottawa/Toronto Marisa Gallemit, Visual Artist, Ottawa/Toronto
  • Kellylee Evans "GREENLIGHT"
    Feb 23, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Location is TBD
    Juno Award winning singer and composer Kellylee offers a distinctly recognizable sound on her brand new, five-song EP, GREENLIGHT. It is the sound of resilience.
  • KOBO TOWN
    Dec 18, 2021, 8:30 p.m. – Dec 19, 2021, 1:00 a.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Kobo Town continues to redefine calypso music and pushes the boundaries of the Caribbean sound with its fourth album, CARNIVAL OF THE GHOSTS.
  • **CANCELLED** AXÉ Concert Series: Rommel Album release Party KARAWARA
    Dec 04, 2021, 8:30 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    due to unforeseen circumstances being canceled and if they wish to get reimbursed for the tickets contact infoaxeworld@gmail.com
  • Lengaïa Salsa Brava
    Nov 21, 2021, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Lengaïa Salsa Brava is a Montreal-based 11-pieces orchestra created in 2012 by Latin and Guyanese trombone player Giany-Frantz Huyghues-Despointes. Its orchestral format of three trombones and a baritone saxophone gives it a unique sound color by its powerful and its harmony.
  • AXÉ Concert Series Featuring Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra
    Nov 12, 2021, 9:00 p.m.
    Ottawa, 211 Bronson Ave, Ottawa, ON K1R 6H5, Canada
    Montreal’ GKO is an explosion of music, dance and circus. The orchestra fuses Colombian Caribbean rhythms with musical styles from around the world in a melodic chaos.
  • AXÉ Concert Series Featuring BlakDenim
    Oct 02, 2021, 8:30 p.m. EDT
    Ottawa, 170 Queen St, Ottawa, ON K1P 5E1, Canada
    Axé Concert Series Featuring BlakDenim – October 2nd 2021 at Queen St Fare http://www.blakdenim.com/
  • SESSION 5: LUCAS HANEMAN
    Jul 21, 2021, 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.