Swearin' / Mike Krol
Aug
10
to Aug 11

Swearin' / Mike Krol

Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. and Spectrasonic present

Swearin' (Philly alt rock)
www.swearinnyc.tumblr.com

Mike Krol (LA rock)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WcdyJHAy5c

and more

licensed 19+ - 8pm doors - $15 advance + service charges

Tickets available at https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1858949

Supported by Ontario Creates

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www.spectrasonic.com
@spectrasonic on Instagram/Twitter

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Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs
Jun
7
to Jun 8

Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs

  • 33 York Street Ottawa, ON, K1N 5S7 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. and Spectrasonic present

Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs (TO rock n roll)
www.samcoffeyandtheironlungs.com

and more!!

licensed 19+ - 8pm doors - $10 advance + service charges

Tickets available at Vertigo Records and spectrasonic.com

Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/839626383053245

Supported by Ontario Creates

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www.spectrasonic.com
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Accessibility info: the entrance to the Dom is up a few steps and the bathrooms are downstairs; unfortunately the Dom is not physically accessible.

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Vacation //No Blues LP Release/ /Steve Adamyk Band //Average Times
Apr
26
to Apr 27

Vacation //No Blues LP Release/ /Steve Adamyk Band //Average Times

VACATION
Cincinnati, OH
Ottawa Explosion veterans - you know 'em, you love 'em
https://vacation.bandcamp.com/

NO BLUES
Hamilton, ON
LP release for "A Collection of Love Songs" LP on Schizophrenic Records, ffo: Tenement and songs about love
https://schizophrenicrex.bandcamp.com/album/a-collection-of-love-songs-lp

STEVE ADAMYK BAND
Ottawa, ON
Local powerpop / garage champs on Dirtnap Records
https://steveadamykband.bandcamp.com/

AVERAGE TIMES
Ottawa, ON
Local sweethearts with many babies
https://averagetimes.bandcamp.com/album/seconds

The Dom
33 York Street, Ottawa
19+, doors at 9PM
$15

Respect the space, respect each other - shitty behaviour gets you the boot!

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Accessibility info: the entrance to the Dom is up a few steps and the bathrooms are downstairs; unfortunately the Dom is not physically accessible.

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Tommy and the Commies // Les Lullies (France) // Liquid Assets
Apr
12
to Apr 13

Tommy and the Commies // Les Lullies (France) // Liquid Assets

TOMMY AND THE COMMIES + LES LULLIES US TOUR!

VIA SUDBURY, ONTARIO AND MONTPELLIER, FRANCE!!

JOINING FORCES FOR SLOVENLY RECORDINGS MINI FEST THROUGH THE EAST COAST / MIDWEST!!!

ACCOMPANIED BY AFTERPARTY DJ, PETE SLOVENLY
https://www.facebook.com/djpeteslovenly

+ LIQUID ASSETS, GARAGE PUNK FROM OTTAWA (Tape release show!)
https://liquidassets.bandcamp.com/

AUDIO&VISUAL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZdnvejyO1ew - WATCH TOMMY & THE COMMIES LIVE IN ISTANBUL, TURKEY -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xZyhNNJzX0 - LES LULLIES NEW "NIGHT CLUB" VIDEO -

"The slogan “Punk is dead” is nothing more than a cop-out. Tommy and the Commies — from Sudbury, Ontario, CA — prove that the genre is timeless. The trio unleashes a time-warp of blistering, classic punk rock on their 8-song debut album Here Come Tommy and the Commies. Prior to forming, Jeff Houle was the mastermind behind garage punk band Strange Attractor. The trio’s frontman, Tommy Commy, convinced Houle to start a band by dragging him into a bathroom stall during a punk show and playing some demo recordings.

Here Come Tommy and the Commies is packed with prolific hooks and 77-era punk swagger. The opening track “Devices” needs no introduction. The trio jumps in feet first with simple, raw, and catchy hooks. “Permanent Fixture” and “Suckin’ In Your 20’s” comprise of potent, repeat melodies — yet the songs are short enough not to become tedious." - Dillon Price via soundrenaissance.net

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Orville Peck // Casa Lagarto // Ommie Jane
Apr
11
to Apr 12

Orville Peck // Casa Lagarto // Ommie Jane

Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. and Spectrasonic present

Orville Peck (outsider/alt-country from the badlands)
www.orvillepeck.com

Casa Lagarto (Ottawa mirage rock)
http://hyperurl.co/CasaLagartoSpotify

Ommie Jane (Ottawa lo-fi country)
www.facebook.com/ommiejanemusic

Thursday April 11 @ Dominion Tavern (33 York St)
licensed 19+ - 8pm doors - $10 advance + service charges

Tickets available at Vertigo Records and www.spectrasonic.com/event/1815947

Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/2022563891125406

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www.spectrasonic.com
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Dead Soft // Goons // Elementals
Mar
28
to Mar 29

Dead Soft // Goons // Elementals

Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. and Spectrasonic present

Dead Soft (Vancouver grunge/indie-rock)
www.deadsoft.bandcamp.com

Goon (LA indie-rock)
www.goonisaband.com

Elementals (Ottawa indie/alt-rock)
www.elementalsband.bandcamp.com

Thursday March 28 @ Dominion Tavern (33 York St)
licensed 19+ - 8pm doors - $10 advance + service charges

Tickets available at Vertigo Records and www.spectrasonic.com/event/1803665

Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/145537586329713

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Loviatar // Lycanthro
Mar
2
to Mar 3

Loviatar // Lycanthro

LOVIATAR (Doom/Wolf Lake/Prosthetic Records)
https://loviatar.bandcamp.com/

Titans of doom return to showcase material from their upcoming second LP!

LYCANTHRO (Metal/Ottawa/Alone Records)
http://www.lycanthro.ca/

Champions of classic thrash will have you raising the horns and banging your head!

@ The Dominion Tavern
Doors @ 9PM
19+
$8 advance/$10 Door
Tickets available at Vertigo Records and Birdman Sound
and from the bands!

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Bad Waitresss // DOXX // Liquid Assets
Feb
8
to Feb 9

Bad Waitresss // DOXX // Liquid Assets

MEGAPHONO presents
(français suit)


Bad Waitress
www.megaphono.ca/bad-waitress

DOXX
www.megaphono.ca/doxx

Liquid Assets

at Dominion Tavern
33 York St.

12$ at doors
Free with MEGA, FO’SHOWS or FO’ SHOWS+ passes.
Festival passes available here: www.megaphono.ca/buy-passes

Doors at 10:00 pm
19+

Bad Waitress is a fierce and playful punk rock slap to the face comprised of four young Toronto women. It isn't just a coincidence that they're all women either: vocalist/guitarist Kali-Ann Butala moved to Toronto from the Northwest Territories five years specifically with the desire to play with other women. The band’s May 2017 EP, Doll Creatures of the Valley, which was mixed and mastered by Kali-Ann, plays along this theme in a cheeky and subversive way, with the biting “We’re Girls,” (“We’re girls/We’re here/We’re ready to fight”) to the witchy chanting of “Devil’s Vagina,” and the EP’s titular track, “Doll Creatures of the Valley,” which begins with eerie, doll-like voices before the heavy guitar takes over.
But it would be wrong to pigeonhole the artists-formerly-known-as-Nude-Dogs as just girl punk. Their influences may include such punk stalwarts as Fugazi and Gang of Four, with comparisons to acts like 7 Year Bitch and Babes in Toyland, but there’s something a little extra mixed in there, too. Butala’s Howlin’ Wolf tattoo is what she and guitarist Katelyn Molgard initially bonded over. The whole band – rounded out by drummer Eva Moon and bassist Jessica Maxwell – describe themselves as inseparable, and the enjoyment they have from making music together is certainly palpable. Their live shows are vicious and fun, regularly self-booked, and maybe best characterized by the direct missive from their song “Fuck This,” which opens with the chant: “F-U-C-K/What’s the words we wanna say” before launching into the song at full force. The band’s contagious energy would get the point across anyway, but the track is a short, but not very sweet, mission statement: “I just wanna say/Fuck This.”
With a planned release of April 2018, Bad Waitress’ new EP, Party Bangers: Volume 1, moves away from the different vibes of Doll Creatures and into a heavier, party-focused sound, resting on a commitment keep having fun as loudly and rowdily as possible. – Elena Cremonese.


Sitting on the fence between punk and hardcore yelling about stabbing your dad and shoplifting makeup. They're just joking though. DOXX "answers the burning question, "what would it sound like if the Cro-Mags covered X-Ray Spex?”” - Sorry State Records.

MEGAPHONO’s Safer Spaces policy is intended to make this event a supportive environment. Attendees are asked to act out of respect for this policy: www.megaphono.tv/safer-spaces

Organizers acknowledge that this event takes place on unceded Algonquin territory

Questions? Contact us at info@megaphono.ca

This event is part of the MEGAPHONO Music Showcase Festival & Conference in Ottawa-Hull
February 7-9, 2019
megaphono.ca
@megaphono
#MEGAPHONO2019

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MEGAPHONO présente

Bad Waitress
www.megaphono.ca/bad-waitress

Doxx
www.megaphono.ca/doxx

Liquid Assets

au Dominion Tavern
33 rue York

12$ aux portes
Gratuit avec une passe MEGA, FO’SHOWS ou FO’SHOWS+
Laissez-passers du festival disponible ici: www.megaphono.ca/buy-passes

Portes à 22h00
19+

La politique des « Espaces sécuritaires » de MEGAPHONO propose de créer un milieu favorable à cet événement. Nous demandons aux spectateurs d’agir en respectant cette politique: http://www.megaphono.ca/espaces-securitaires

Les organisateurs reconnaissent que cet événement se déroule dans le territoire Algonquin non cédé.

Questions? Contactez-nous à info@megaphono.ca

Cet événement fait partie du festival et de la conférence de musique MEGAPHONO à Ottawa-Hull
February 7-9, 2019
Megaphono.ca
@megaphono
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Dboy and more
Feb
1
to Feb 2

Dboy and more

Beau's All Natural Brewing Co. and Spectrasonic present

Dboy (Welland punk/rockn'roll, Dine Alone Records)
Order of Dboy Scouts
www.dboylove.com

and more

Saturday February 16 @ Dominion Tavern (33 York St)
licensed 19+ - 8pm doors - $10 advance + service charges

Tickets available at Vertigo Records and www.spectrasonic.com/event/1808432

Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/2241052252582198

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www.spectrasonic.com
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Rat Cage (UK), Ultrarat & Torpor
Oct
6
to Oct 7

Rat Cage (UK), Ultrarat & Torpor

Ottawa Explosion presents...

RAT CAGE (Sheffield, UK)
https://ratcage.bandcamp.com/
https://lavidaesunmus.bandcamp.com/album/caged-like-rats-7

Heavily influenced by the all time greatest TOTALITÄR and with a clear political edge RAT CAGE delivers track after track of high energy hardcore punk that will make fans of DISARM or PARTISANS equally happy. 

Ultrarat (Montreal, QC)
https://ultrarat.bandcamp.com/

Torpor (Ottawa,ON)
https://torporsanglante.bandcamp.com/

Doors at 9 pm / $10 / 19+

Dominion Tavern
33 York St.

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High Command (Worcester, MA) // World War 4 // + TBA
Aug
10
to Aug 11

High Command (Worcester, MA) // World War 4 // + TBA

Sitting On The Outside brings you a night of total crossover annihilation featuring

HIGH COMMAND
Worcester, MA metal punk
https://highcommand.bandcamp.com/

WORLD WAR 4
Ottawa's crossover thrash
https://worldwar4.bandcamp.com/

+ TBA

Friday, August 10th at The Dominion Tavern. $8. Doors at 8:00pm. 19+.

Accessibility info: There are a few small steps at the entrance and the washroom is down a flight of stairs. Sitting On The Outside is fundamentally opposed to any forms of oppression.

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TV Freaks (Hmltn) // Uncontrollable Urge // Tommy & the Commies // + 1
Jul
28
to Jul 29

TV Freaks (Hmltn) // Uncontrollable Urge // Tommy & the Commies // + 1

Ottawa Explosion presents...

Saturday July 28th 2018

TV FREAKS (Hamilton, ON) 
https://teeveefreakzz.bandcamp.com/

Hamilton's fab four are back! 

Uncontrollable Urge (Hamilton, ON)
https://theeuncontrollableurge.bandcamp.com/

Angie Lanza + 3/4 of TV Freaks! LP release show! 

Tommy and the Commies (Sudbury, ON)
https://tommyandthecommies.bandcamp.com

Sudbury rippers! 

+ 1 LOCAL BAND which will be announced on Friday the 13th! 

Dominion Tavern
33 York St. 
$10 / 9 pm / 19+
 

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The Shame, Devil Eyes, Hakan, Tommy & The Commies, Steve Adamyk Band
Jun
16
to Jun 17

The Shame, Devil Eyes, Hakan, Tommy & The Commies, Steve Adamyk Band

Ottawa Explosion Weekend presents...

Saturday June 16th 2018

Steve Adamyk BAND (Ottawa, ON)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/steve-adamyk-band/

Steve Adamyk Band are an Ottawa based punk band, formed in 2010 out of the ashes of Million Dollar Marxists and Sedatives. Past members have done time with Crusades, Priors, Sonic Avenues, Mother’s Children and Pregnancy Scares, to name a few. After touring Europe three times, Japan and numerous US tours, SAB return to the EU this summer and will be launching their 6th LP on Dirtnap Records in the fall. Current members include Pat of The Acorn/Telecomo and Johnny of M$M/Warp Lines.

TOMMY & THE COMMIES (Sudbury, ON)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/tommy-the-commies/

The hurtin’ boys are doing it again. Hooligan pop music from Sudbury, ON . New 12″ record on Slovenly Recordings coming soon.

Hakan (Bergamo, IT) 
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/hakan/

Featuring members of The Snookys, here’s a band concept for you: Italians obsessed with Turkish popular culture, playing a killer mix of garage punk and power pop. Think early Marked Men with a snottier edge, Radioactivity, Kidnappers, even Mind Spiders.

Devil Eyes (Montreal, QC)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/devil-eyes/

Devil Eyes formed in Montreal in 2006 and by 2009 was one of the most notorious noise punk bands to ever emerge from Canada. Their self-titled LP on Signed By Force records charted around the world and the band spent a few years touring steadily everywhere from Halifax to Louisiana. Shows were known to get wild, with instruments and bodies smashed on the regular. After a few more albums and tours, Devil Eyes went on hiatus in 2014, but plan several reunion shows in summer 2018.

The Shame (Ottawa, ON)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/the-shame/

THE SHAME is the sound of expelling demons onto the world through chaotic mayhem riffs. Thunderous drums and slick bass lines to bang around in your head like an orgy of sound. You won’t know what hit you! THE SHAME is Rock n Roll. THE SHAME is punk. THE SHAME will make you cry out for more as all your problems drift away into nothing but the buzzing of amps.

Dominion Tavern
33 York St. 

9:30 pm / 19+ / $12 or free with OXW pass.

http://ottawaexplosion.com

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Bleu Nuit, Radiation Risks, Doxx, Leather Jacuzzi & Tightlip!
Jun
15
to Jun 16

Bleu Nuit, Radiation Risks, Doxx, Leather Jacuzzi & Tightlip!

Ottawa Explosion presents....

Friday June 15 2018
BLEU NUIT
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/bleu-nuit/

La formation montréalaise Bleu Nuit propose un post-punk chaviré en français qui verse dans la chanson libérée du conventionnel.

Radiation Risks (Buffalo, NY)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/radiation-risks/

Doxx (Ottawa, ON)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/doxx/

Sitting on the fence between punk and hardcore yelling about stabbing your dad and shoplifting makeup. They’re just joking though.

DOXX “answers the burning question, “what would it sound like if the Cro-Mags covered X-Ray Spex?” – Sorry State Records.

Leather Jacuzzi (Calgary, AB)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/leather-jacuzzi/

Equal parts slimy punk and blown out power-pop, Leather Jacuzzi oscillates between the legitimately good and the legitimately inane.

Tightlip (Ottawa, ON)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/tightlip/

Tightlip are a trio of tightknit twerps that live in Ottawa. Some might say that they smoke too much weed but one thing is certain: they like to play their music real fast. Catch them rippin’ joints outside their favourite rock bar or rockin’ some rippin’ riffs on stage.

Dominion Tavern
33 York St.
8 pm / $12 / 19+

http://ottawaexplosion.com

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Faze, Strange Attractor & Omerta - Ottawa Explosion Presents
Jun
14
to Jun 15

Faze, Strange Attractor & Omerta - Ottawa Explosion Presents

Ottawa Explosion Weekend presents...

Faze (Montreal, QC)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/faze/

Faze is a group from Montreal consisting of 4 individuals who play anxiety fueled punk music that you should dance to.

Strange Attractor (Sudbury, ON)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/strange-attractor/

Our bad vibes make you feel good.

Omerta (Ottawa, ON)
http://ottawaexplosion.com/bands/omerta/

Omerta are a hardcore punk band from Ottawa, Ontario. Ripping through a classic style reminiscent of bands such as Puke, Mellakka, Wretched, Avskum, etc

Dominion Tavern
33 York St. 

9 pm / $12 / 19+

http://ottawaexplosion.com

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Leather Jacuzzi, DOXX, Fucking Machines
May
26
to May 27

Leather Jacuzzi, DOXX, Fucking Machines

Ottawa Explosion presents...
Saturday May 26th

Leather Jacuzzi (Calgary, AB) 
https://leatherjacuzzi.bandcamp.com/
Equal parts slimy punk and blown out power-pop, Leather Jacuzzi oscillates between the legitimately good and the legitimately inane. 

Doxx (Ottawa, ON)
https://doxxottawa.bandcamp.com/

The Fucking Machines (Ottawa, ON)
https://thefuckingmachines.bandcamp.com/

9 pm / $10 / 19+
http://ottawaexplosion.com/

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Flesh Rag, The Shame, Warp Lines @ The Dom
Apr
21
4:00 PM16:00

Flesh Rag, The Shame, Warp Lines @ The Dom

Sitting On The Outside brings you

FLESH RAG
Hamilton Ontario's total manic frantic garage rock 'n' roll rippers with a deranged proto-punk fiery // members of TV Freaks, Vapids, Rocket Reducers

https://fleshrag.bandcamp.com/
https://www.facebook.com/fleshrag/

THE SHAME
Weirdo experimental rockers // members of Tropical Dripps, Doxx, Dead Weights, and Creep Wave.

WARP LINES
A raw ultrasonic post-punk crunch with massively catchy melodies sure to be stuck in your head for days! Members of The Yips, Big Dick, Tropical Dripps, Million Dollar Marxists, and Van Johnson.

https://warplines.bandcamp.com/

Saturday, April 21st at The Dom. $5. Doors at 9:00pm. 19+. Accessibility info: There is a few small steps at the entrance and the washroom is down a flight of stairs. Sitting On The Outside is fundamentally opposed to sexism, racism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia and any forms of oppression.

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Loviatar, Falls Of Rauros & thisquietarmy
Dec
23
to Dec 24

Loviatar, Falls Of Rauros & thisquietarmy

Order here: http://smarturl.it/Loviatar LOVIATAR borrow equally from the hazy gloom of My Bloody Valentine and the crushing riffs of Isis. With clearly sung vocals and equal parts sombre and soaring, their thunderous elements of doom and post-metal contrast with hypnotic moments of atmospheric introspection to set them apart from others in the genre.
Release date: 2017-03-31 Label: http://www.nordvis.com http://www.bindrunerecordings.com 1. White Granite (00:00) 2. Labyrinth Unfolding Echoes (10:13) 3. Warm Quiet Centuries of Rains (19:40) 4. Arrow & Kiln (21:57) 5.
Video premiere for "A World Without Power" from the latest album "Democracy of Dust" released on Midira Records in 2017. Concert footage from my performance with Philippe Leonard on 16mm film projections at The Silent Barn, Brooklyn NY, captured by Victoria Catherine Chan and edited by Eric Quach. #shareshareshare
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