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Ottawa Citizen: Concerts: Mountain men, EMF, free shows at Dragonfest and Canada Day

24 | June 2015

Thursday, June 25 Dragon Boat Festival free concerts: Jim Bryson (6:30 p.m.), Mounties (8 p.m.), Yukon Blonde (indie rock, 9:30 p.m.), Mooney’s Bay Park on Riverside Drive. www.dragonboat.net   For a full listing of area concerts continue reading the full article in the Ottawa Citizen.

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Ottawa Citizen: A guide to 3 great festivals in the Ottawa area this summer

05 | June 2015

Here’s a guide to three great  festivals in the Ottawa area this summer. They’re free, too. Continue reading the full article in the Ottawa Citizen.

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WildWorks.ca: The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival Launch Party -S10E24

28 | May 2015

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival had their launch party at the Rideau Canoe Club on Thursday night. There were some food by The Royal Oak and lot of mingling around. There were speeches from John Brooman (CEO), Warren Creates (Festival Vice Chair), Lawrence Greenspon and Riley Brockin ...

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Ottawa Sun: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival still has room - for racers, helpers

26 | May 2015

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival expects 75,000 fun-lovers pack Mooney's Bay from June 25-28. With that growth comes the need for volunteers; and the event is actually still looking for more competitors as well. The weekend event, the largest dragon boat festival in North America, als ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Non-stop racing, family fun, free concerts make up the legend of this particular Dragon!

25 | May 2015

Expect the city to come alive with the sounds of beating drums, splashing water, ecstatic paddlers, 75,000 excited attendees, and music — including Yukon Blonde, Hey Rosetta!, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith and Tokyo Police Club. With 200 teams and 5,000 paddlers, North America’s largest dragon boating ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Non-stop racing, family fun, free concerts make up the legend of this particular Dragon!

25 | May 2015

Expect the city to come alive with the sounds of beating drums, splashing water, ecstatic paddlers, 75,000 excited attendees, and music — including Yukon Blonde, Hey Rosetta!, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith and Tokyo Police Club. With 200 teams and 5,000 paddlers, North America’s largest dragon boating ...

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Ottawa Citizen: Dragon Boat Festival issues call for volunteers

21 | May 2015

As the Dragon Boat Festival grows, so does its need for volunteers. The annual festival has issued a call for more helping hands as the largest-ever edition draws near. Organizers are looking to recruit at least 200 more volunteers before the events kick off June 25-28. It comes at a time of con ...

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Ottawa West News: Dragon boat team pairs with brewery for charity beer

12 | May 2015

Chinatown's Showboat, Covered Bridge Brewing to release Showboat Paddle SMaSh You can work up a powerful thirst while paddling, but that’s not the reason one dragon boat team is crafting specialized suds. Chinatown’s Showboat, a Centretown dragon boat team, has partnered with Stittsville’s Cover ...

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Ottawa South News: Dragon boat fest generating buzz with concert lineup

12 | March 2015

Several Canadian music acts slated to play over four days at Mooney's Bay Park Though Ottawa remains hunkered down in the snow and cold, things are heating up for the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival with the recent announcement of its concert lineup which includes several Canadian acts. ...

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Spotlight Ottawa: Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival announces its FREE concert lineup for 2015

03 | March 2015

The Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is back with another exciting FREE concert lineup for 2015! The festival runs from Thursday June 25th to Sunday June 28th. It’s a great time for the whole family with free admission to concerts, as well as a variety of artisans, exhibitors, delicious culinary trea ...

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