Francophone Singer-songwriters Headline Opening Night at The Ottawa Grassroots Festival 2016

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Robert Paquette en spectacleDecember 15, 2015 – Awarded winning artists Robert Paquette, accompanied by Peter Cliche, and Céleste Lévis, who will be joined by David Fleury, will headline on Thursday, April 21 2016 at the new venue in Old Ottawa South. Now in its 5th year, the Ottawa Grassroots Festival will take place from April 21-24 at The Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa. Continue reading

Headliners Friday Night

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headliners-2016Much Loved Community Builders Headline The Ottawa Grassroots Festival in April 2016

November 23, 2015 – The Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF) is pleased to confirm that singer/songwriters and multi-instrumentalists, Arthur McGregor and Wendy Moore, will headline the Friday night (April 22) at the festival in Old Ottawa South, along with a few special friends. Now celebrating its 5th year, the festival will take place from April 21-24, 2016 at a new venue, The Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa. Continue reading

Maritime Folk Icons Headline The Ottawa Grassroots Festival in April 2016

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Rogers-GarnetOctober 26, 2015 – The Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF) is pleased to confirm that iconic folk singer-songwriters, Garnet Rogers and Dave Gunning, will headline the Saturday night (April 23) at the festival in Old Ottawa South. Now celebrating its 5th year, it will take place from April 21-24, 2016 at a new venue, The Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa. Continue reading

New location in 2016

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The Ottawa Grassroots Festival Moves to a New Location in 2016

August 11, 2015 – The Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF) will be moving to Old Ottawa South in 2016.  Now in its 5th year, it will take place from April 21-24 at The Southminster United Church, 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa. Continue reading

Help US Name the Stages at OGF 2016

At the new festival venue, we will have two main stages for the evening performances: The Sanctuary will be used for the Thursday and Friday evenings; Fellowship Hall will be used for the Saturday evening.

The daytime performances will take place on three stages: Fellowship Hall, Room 5 and Room 7 (aka the Ladies Parlour).

We need your help to name the stages for the 2016 Ottawa Grassroots Festival.  We know how creative our  volunteers, sponsors and festival fans can be. So, this should be fun! Continue reading