We are an inclusive, family-focused and volunteer-driven celebration of folk music that takes place early every April just as winter is giving way to spring.We are especially proud of being inclusive by involving people of all abilities in our event.Take a look at this video snapshot of the 2016 Ottawa Grassroots Festival, shot & edited by Chad Kirvan. This was the 5th edition of the festival, and our first time in our new location at Southminster United Church, in Old Ottawa South beside the historic Rideau Canal. The video helps explain why so many volunteers, sponsors, artists and community partners get involved every year!
October 22, 2019 – The ninth edition of the Ottawa Grassroots Festival will bring it back to Ottawa Centre, this time at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 82 Kent Street (at Wellington Street), Ottawa. The event will take place April 23- 26, 2020. … Continue reading →
Le Festival Grassroots d’Ottawa vous propose une tapisserie de musique folk, des rythmes autochtones et des paysages sonores franco-ontariens
English Version here… COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE Pour émission immédiate Le 6 mars 2019 Ottawa (Ontario) – Le Festival Grassroots d’Ottawa a fêté son huitième lancement aujourd’hui en compagnie d’un groupe de bénévoles, de commanditaires et des amoureux de musique au … Continue reading →