Weekend what’s up: Music, music and more music in the Glebe

November 8, 2018 | by glebeadmin


Music fans will be in heaven this weekend, as a slew of concerts will turn into a sonic playground this weekend, with everything from folk and raucous indie rock to twangin’ country.

It all kicks off Thursday night at the Arena at TD Place, as American country superstar Tim Hicks brings his Get Loud Tour to TD Place  at 7 p.m. The multi-platinum country star and 2018 Apple Music Fans’ Choice Award nominee is on a 16 city tour across the country and Thursday’s stop is right here in the Glebe. The music starts at 7 p.m. Click here for tickets.

Thursday also boasts Wall Candy: Sweetly Affordable Art Expo inside the Horticulture Building from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. Come and browse the works of more than 60 visual artists – with every item priced under $999 and many great offerings under $50. Admission is free. Click here for more information.

Sticking with art, Studio 66 is hosting an opening vernissage Friday night for their new show, Warp featuring the works of Allyson Rousseau and Gabriela Avila Yiptong. Local emerging artist Rousseau teams up with Montreal’s Yiptong for a show that “blurs the line between traditional notions of craft and fine art through a dialogue between weaving and painting.” The show runs November 9 to December 9 at Studio Sixty Six. Friday’s opening reception kicks off at 6 p.m. Click here for more information.

Indie rock superstar Jack White takes over TD Place for his Boarding House Reach Tour Friday night at 8 p.m. The guitar legend, of the White Stripes fame, has been touring his new Boarding House Reach album across the Globe and makes a stop in the Glebe Friday night. There are still a few tickets left for this show. Click here to snag yours.

And if you thought that it’s already shaping up to be a music weekend for the ages, wait until you hear about the free concert at TD Place Saturday night featuring the Jim Cuddy Band, Sarah Harmer, Craig Cardiff, Jim Bryson and more. The After The Storm – Tornado Relief Benefit Concert will raise money for those affected by the devastating tornadoes that hit the Ottawa area in September. The concert is completely free and kicks off at 5:30 p.m. at the Arena at TD Place. Click here to RSVP to this amazing and important event.

Saturday also features live music at Friends’ Coffeehouse at 91 Fourth Avenue at 6:30 p.m. This week’s performer is the legendary Steve Palmer, accompanied by Jack Ply. Local openers include Clarissa Fortin; Roseanne Lalande and Gary White; King Kimbit; Cedric and David Raymond. Tickets are $12 for this house-style concert. Click here for more information.

Sunday is a day for remembering. Remembering those who fought in battle, sacrificing their lives so that we could all live in a better world. Sunday marks Remembrance Day in the Glebe and the St. Matthew’s Church is hosting a special Remembrance Day service with the unveiling of a framed tribute to “The 48”, St. Matthew’s parishioners killed in the First and Second World Wars. The service begins at 4 p.m. at 130 Glebe Avenue. Click here for more details.

The Ottawa Farmers’ Indoor Market returns this, and every Sunday inside the Aberdeen Pavilion from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Snag fresh produce, artisan goods, trinkets, treasures and everything in between. Click here for more details.

You can catch free live jazz at Industria on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., as the Lansdowne pizzeria hosts a rotating roster of local jazz musicians every week. Click here for more information.