9 things to do in Ottawa this weekend: April 27 – 28

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It’s the weekend in the capital city. Blow off some steam and find something now that the work week is over. The Leafy North has you covered with what you need to have a good time.

Check out these 5 events and have fun. This week there is some massive end of exams parties, local comedy, metal, reggae and more.

9 things to do this weekend in Ottawa

Friday – APRIL 27

Kickin’ it Old School 8th Anniversary Party – The Bourbon Room

Back at the Bourbon Room for Kickin’ It Old School. Cherry Blossom Aerial Dance Studio 8 Year Anniversary Party and Show.
Venue: The Bourbon Room, 400A Dalhousie St, Ottawa, ON
Time: April 27, 2018 Show at 9pm
Cover: $10 Advance, $12 Door

Ottawa Burn the Books – The Bourbon Room

After the Aerial Dance show head to what The Bourbon Room is billing as a MEGA-PARTY. No more staying up late reading about Kant or Structural Functulaism. Get wild.

Venue: The Bourbon Room, 400A Dalhousie St, Ottawa, ON
Time: April 27, 2018, 10pm
Cover: $10

End of Exams Party – The Liquor Store|Green Room

School is out mother fuckers (it’s a theme this weekend). Two DJs, two different bars, one cover… it would be nice if they said on their facebook page how much. Dress code will be in effect.

Venue: Liquor Store Green Room, 128 York Street
Time: April 27, 2018
Cover: Ancient mystery

Lowertown’s Perfect Pint Comedy Night

A night of comedy hosted by Greg Houston. He’s assembled an all-star cast of Canadian comedy. Headliner Sam Burns from CBC Connects and Just for Laughs is joined by Ben Beauchemin from Kim’s Convenience, and Kelsey Ryan of Boys Club.

Venue: Lowertown Brewery, 73 York Street
Time: April 27, 2018 8pm
Cover: $10

Back to Babylon Beach Party – Babylon Night Club

Welcome in the warm weather with some Reggae and Blues. From 8pm to 11pm. Lee Jessen is playing the blues with Rankin Yout and the Dubpilots.  To quote the event page “BIG TINGZZ A GWAN!!!!!!!!!”

Venue: Babylon Night Club 317 Bank Street Ottawa, ON
Time: April 27, 2018  8pm – 10:45

Chloroform, Rotten, Slumlord, Alcohol Fueled, and Life AD – House of Targ

House of Targ continues its tradition of extremely amazing, extremely devastating live performances. Tonight Chloroform, Rotten, Slumlord, Alcohol Fueled, and Life AD are bringing the noise. 19+ only, sorry baby.

Venue: House of Targ 1077 Bank St. Ottawa, ON
Time: April 27, 2018, doors open 9pm , show at 10pm
Cover: $5

Saturday – APRIL 28

Festivals of Maples – Downtown Perth

Supposedly there has been a whole maple festival going on in Perth. Well this is the last day of that, and its gonna be a rager. Their selling maple everything, including taffy. There is, I shit you not, pony rides. Also a classic car show, bands, and food.

Venue: Downtown Perth

Time: April 28, 2018 9am – 4pm

Cover: Free, but bring cash for maple [whatever]

The Stanfields, Josephine Leone, The Tackies – The 27 Club

The Stanfields are east coast royalty. They rocked their way over from the promise land (Halifax) to our town. Their new album Limboland has them on tour. If you want a good evening hit this show up. Their live show is legend.

Venue: The 27 Club, 27 York St. OttawaON
Time: April 28, 2018, doors 8pm, show 9pm
Cover: $12 (worth it)

Shay Kuebler / Radical System Art : Telemetry – NAC

Seven dancers take to the stage for a performance combining the styles of bebop, swing, and contemporary dance. The show features tap “virtuoso” Danny Nielsen. It’s a captivating display of human skill and presentation of emotion.

Venue: National Arts Centre/Centre national des Arts, 53 Elgin Street, Ottawa, On
Cover: $32.50 for non-members



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