this week in Ottawa: 09.22.08 - 09.28.08

"OOOOMMMGGGG!!" say the indie kids. "Oh! Em! Geeeeeeeee!!!"

Walking through a certain hub for the kids these days, one was overheard yapping on their cellphone excitedly, breathlessly exclaiming "OMG OMG PLANTS AND ANIMALZS ARE COMING WOW WE HAVE TO GO YA YA YA."
True story!

M 09.22
Genghis Tron with Bison bc, Alaskan, at Mavericks
Wise, Young & King with The Februarys, Le Carse, at Zaphod Beeblebrox

Tu 09.23
Butterflies & Zebras, at Avant-Garde Bar
Insurgent Inc. (cd release), at Zaphod Beeblebrox

W 09.24
Shane Phillip, at The Black Sheep Inn
The Real McKenzies with Rookers, at Mavericks
The Wind Whistles, at Irene's Pub

Th 09.25
Plants & Animals with David Macleod, at The Black Sheep Inn
The Grass Mountain Hobos, at Elmdale House Tavern
Jetplanes of Abraham, at National Gallery of Canada

F 09.26
Ronnie Hayward, at Elmdale House Tavern
The John Henrys, at Babylon
Jon Lajoie with The Unknown Wrestler, at Zaphod Beeblebrox
Martin Tielli with Jenn Grant, at The Black Sheep Inn

Sa 09.27
Castor & John Westhaver, at Irene's Pub
Dead Science with Kingdom Shore, at St. Brigid's Center for the Arts
Golden Girls with 84.85 and tmdp, at Clocktower Brew Pub
Hilotrons with Yellow Jacket Avenger, at The Black Sheep Inn
Jon Lajoie with Lefty McRighty, at Zaphod Beeblebrox
The Oh Yeahs, at Elmdale House Tavern
Ship Shapes with Tacoma Hellfarm Tragedy and Innes Wilson & his Opposition, at Avant-Garde Bar

Su 09.28
Bad Religion with The Bronx, at Capital Music Hall
Hilotrons (420pm) with The Darling DeMaes, at The Black Sheep Inn
The Undesirables, at Elmdale House Tavern
You Say Party! We Say Die! with Winter Gloves and Beast, at Babylon



this week in Ottawa: 09.15.08 - 09.21.08

Hank Williams - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Celebrate his birthday on Wednesday Irene's faves Ball & Chain and The Wreckers

M 09.15
New Teeth with The Sheepdogs and For The Fairest, at Zaphod Beeblebrox

Tu 09.16
Square Root of Margaret, at Irene's Pub

W 09.17
The Supersuckers with Eddie Spaghetti & Jordan Shapiro, at Zaphod Beeblebrox
Hank Williams Birthday Bash ft. Ball & Chain, at Irene's Pub

Th 09.18
Clear, at Elmdale House Tavern
Contrabandit with Hartford, Clepto and Al-Kinda, at Mavericks
Land Of Talk with The D'Urbervilles and Psychic Hotline, at Zaphod Beeblebrox

F 09.19
The Balconies with Ennuie and e.s.l, at The Black Sheep Inn
Ellen Carol with Colleen Costello, Richard Weisdorf and Shawn Sage, at Elmdale House Tavern
Jay Harris & The Transceivers, at Irene's Pub
Kissing With Poprocks, at Zaphod Beeblebrox

Sa 09.20
Evil Farm Children, at The Dominion Tavern
Melissa Ferrick with Andrew Ripp, at The Black Sheep Inn
Orquestra Sarandonga Tropical Band with Esmeraldas Colombia, at Zaphod Beeblebrox

Su 09.21
Ladyfest ft. Rae Spoon, Tara Holloway, Andrea Simms-Karp, Krista Muir, at The Black Sheep Inn
The High Dials (CD release, early show), at Babylon



this week in Ottawa: 09.08.08 - 09.14.08

Feel free to appoach Tusks on Saturday night.

M 09.08
Eppiphane* with The Woodrunners*, The Face Of Jam* and The Weeds*, at Zaphod's

Tu 09.09
The Pack AD with Micarza Camaro* and The Hotel Lobbyists, at Maverick's

Th 09.11
Anti-Flag with Black Lungs, The Creep Show and The AKAs, at Babylon
The Love Machine* with The Junction* and The Sunjet Records Band*, at Zaphod's
Timekode* with Trevor Walker*, at Mercury Lounger

F 09.12
Javier Conde, at Bronson Centre
The County Boys (CD release), at Irene's Pub
The Divorcees, at The Black Sheep Inn
Elemental Soul, at Mercury Lounge
Gd Made Me Funky, at The Black Sheep Inn
Lymbyc Systym with This Will Destroy You and City Of A Hundred Spires*, at Zaphod's
Shameless Blues, at Elmdale House Tavern

Sa 09.13
Grace Over Diamonds with Wise, Young & King and The Eric St. Cyr Band*, at Zaphod's
BA Johnston with Andrew Vincent, Muffler Crunch* and The Felines*, at Irene's
Kinnexa Cross*, at Elmdale House Tavern
My Tiny Circus*, at Avant-Garde Bar
Max Ulis with Ruby Jane, at The Black Sheep Inn
Tusks (CD release) with Poorfolk* (CD release) and Sarah Hallman*, at Maverick's

Su 09.14
Steve Dawson with The Hupman Brothers (4pm), at The Black Sheep Inn

* denotes local act