here is a list of some of the things going on in OTTAWA this week.
WEDNESDAY MARCH 26TH - THE CITY STREETS (vancouver), THE CITY ABOVE & THE LITTLE BEES at BABYLON. 9 pm/19+/5 dollars. FB
- this show is more in the indie rock realm of things but THE LITTLE BEES are totally in the QUEERS/BEACH BOYS vein with some early WEEZER thrown in there.
THURSDAY MARCH 27TH - SICK FITS & SEDATIVES at ROCK N' ROLL PIZZA PARTY at the BYTOWN TAVERN. 10 PM/19+/free. FB -
-SICK FITS haven't played in a really long time and who knows when the next time you'll be able to see them will be? plus ROCK N' ROLL PIZZA PARTY is always a good time.
FRIDAY MARCH 28TH : THE ROOKERS, UNION MADE, THE UNCOOPERATIVES, BOTCHED SUICIDES & OBSCENE BASTARDS. CAFE DEKCUF. all ages/7:30pm/8 dollars. FB
- THE ROOKERS and UNION MADE are in the street punk/hardcore kind of vein. i've never heard THE UNCOOPERATIVES but they feature members of GRAVE CONCERN an 80's hardcore band from ottawa and you never know what will happen when THE BOTCHED SUICIDES play.
FRIDAY MARCH 28TH - SKA, SOUL & ROCK N' ROLL at BRIXTON'S (210 sparks). 10 pm/19+/free. FB
- DJ'S SCOTT and WHITEY play amazing music. a lot of northern soul stuff that you've never heard before but it's amazing. they throw in some 60/70's punk rock, garage, dub, etc. it only happens one on the last friday of every month so you really don't want to miss it.
SATURDAY MARCH 29TH - END HITS 2 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY/SALE at END HITS (407 dalhousie).
- DAVE and SHAWN are celebrating their store's second anniversary. this shindig is going on from 11am-6pm with cake, prizes and 15% all regularily priced items.
SATURDAY MARCH 29TH - DRUNKEN MASTER REVUE presents "BLACK BELT JONES" as part of SATURDAY NIGHT SINEMA at CLUB SAW (67 nicholas). 11 pm/5 dollars.
- SATURDAY NIGHT SINEMA is is a monthly event that happens on the last saturday of every month. cult movies usually from the 60's/70's are shown usually accompanied by trailers for ridiculous movies from the period. this edition features the kung-fu/blaxploitation movie BLACK BELT JONES. you can watch the trailer HERE. i'm pretty sure they serve booze at these things too if that's an extra motivator for you.