Gangs of New York
Hypnotic Bass Ensemble will make a stop in Ottawa during their worldwide tour, after the Gorillaz finish their show in Vancouver. The stage show will perform alongside Chico Mann. Hypnotic are the most groundbreaking artists to ever combine jazz, hip hop, rock, soca, and just about everything else. Tickets $25 at Norml Clothing.
Friday, 10 p.m. Ritual Nightclub.
Lynn Miles: Fall for Beauty
Juno Award winner Lynn Miles is one of Canada’s most accomplished singers/songwriters with seven albums to her credit. The Ottawa-based artist recently released her eighth studio album. During her career so far, she has won Canadian Folk Music Awards and a Juno for her Roots & Traditional Solo Album of the Year.
Saturday, 7 p.m. Mayfair Theatre.
Kidney Foundation Annual Pub Night
This year’s annual pub night will honour David Taylor. The night will feature Dan ELVIS Burgess silent auction, raffle prizes in support of a good cause. The money raised at the event will help a kidney or transplant patient pursue post-secondary education.
Saturday, 7 p.m. Liam Maguire’s Irish Sports Bar.
Politique CD Release
Electronic group Politique spent two years working on their new CD Secret Shock after countless shows, festivals, and copious amounts of writing and editing. The group put together 12 tracks for their new album which is a radical departure from the sound of their first album. Politique will perform with guests Pelt, Loon Choir, and Paramedics. Tickets are $8 advance.
Saturday, 8 p.m. Mavericks.
One World Film Festival
World Inter-Action Mondiale has been raising awareness about social issues through the One World Festival for the past 21 years. The event has been dubbed as one of the top film festivals in Ottawa. Ten documentaries will be screened over three days to educate Canadians about global issues.
Friday through Sunday, Library and Archives Canada.
CTV Pops Concert
Principal Pops conductor Jack Everly leads the NAC Orchestra and more than a dozen singers and dancers in the Gotta Dance! show. Alumni of TV’s Dancing with the Stars and other famous dancers will bring colour and energy to the stage. More than a dozen of the world’s best-known dance numbers will be presented. Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m., Southam Hall inside NAC.
Gangs of New York