Year: 2012

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Work Begins on the 2013 Festival

Back in February of this year, I was so sure the one-day 2012 festival would be a success that I booked the Legion for 2 days in 2013. The dates are Saturday April 27 and Sunday April 28, 2013. The venue remains the same, the Royal Canadian Legion, Montgomery Branch,...

2012 Wrap-up

Well all the hard work that the volunteers and performers put into the festival on April 28 certainly paid off. The festival was a huge success in every way. There were lots of people at every performance in the afternoon and the vibe was wonderful. There...

Today is the day!

We have all been working hard looking after many details, with the idea of making sure (or as sure as possible) that everything runs smoothly today. We are also trying to make this fun for all the many people that are involved. That said, here is what your festival...

Shout Brother!!

The all male Shout Brother choir has just been added to the lineup. They will perform on the main level at 5pm, and are the only festival event to take place on the main level. The timing and location permit the sound checks for the evening concert to proceed on the...

Launch “Meet and Greet” Well Attended

We had our "meet and greet" on March 7 at Pressed sandwich bar and it was well attended (in fact it was full) and fun for everyone. There were great performances by BUG (the Bytown Ukulele Group), Missy Burgess, and Garry Greenland. Pat Moore was a wonderful MC and...

Launch “meet and greet”

Come out to the Ottawa Grassroots Festival launch on Wednesday, March 7, starting at 11:45 AM and meet some of the organizers, performers, and volunteers. There will be 3 exciting performers, a few speeches and lots of fun. The launch will run until 12:35 and...