this week in Ottawa: 12.07.06 - 12.10.06

The viewfinder is not even big enough to capture all of Jim Bryson's ego-bloated head.

This latter-half-of-the-week in Ottawa is highlighted by local Jim Bryson's two-night stand at the Black Sheep Inn.
He's just been voted in by the ever-knowledgeable readers of the Ottawa Xpress as this city's best folk-type person; and while dial613 was really hoping it wouldn't go to Mr. Bryson's head, it appears as though it already has.
So go see him on either Friday (with the nationally broadcasted for 30 seconds at a time Andrew Vincent) or Saturday (with Kelp honcho JD Bartlett), before he moves to Iceland and plays only private performances with instruments built by the native peoples of that land (...or something to that effect).
(note: there is a bus going up to Wakefield for the Saturday show, check here for details)

Also this week, Cornwall alt-rock vets Barstool Prophets stop by the city on their mini-reunion tour, playing their first shows since they broke up back last millenia. Ottawa's Joshua Morin Band takes care of warming up the crowd.
Other out-of-town highlights include allgirl alt-rockers Magneta Lane and the slightly freaky Les Georges Leningrad.

What shows are you looking forward to this week?

Th - 12.07.06
Idle Sons with Marianas Trench and Tweak*, at Maverick's
The Soirée* with Flotilla and Acres*, at Zaphod's
-->The Soireé - Clear And Colourblind (website, myspace)

F - 12.08.06
Dear Judah* with Male Nurse* and Stepehen J. Adamyk*, at The Manx
-->Dear Judah - With Skycraper Fists (myspace)
Jim Bryson* with Andrew Vincent*, at The Black Sheep Inn
-->Jim Bryson - The Wishes Pile Up (website, myspace)
-->Andrew Vincent - Snow Shake (website, myspace)
Magneta Lane with Die Mannequin, at Zaphod's
Sick Fits* with Sweet Janes* and Jet Five, at Babylon

Sa - 12.09.06
Barstool Prophets with The Joshua Morin Band*, at Barrymore's
Donkeypunch* with Rocketface*, at The Thirsty Toad
Dynasty with Dopamine*, at Zaphod's
Jim Bryson* with J.D. Bartlett* and John Higney*, at The Black Sheep Inn

Su - 12.10.06
Akpopli with Baobab Tree, at The Black Sheep Inn
For The Mathematics* with Money Money*, at Café Dekcuf
-->For The Mathematics - This Transient (website, myspace)
Les Georges Leningrad with Duchess Says, at Babylon

* denotes local act

1 comment:

B. Stream said...

just got added to the patrick watson bill next week at zaphods. check out my "oh holy night" on my myspace, too.


still really loving the blog. check it daily.