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Alan Doyle
Alan Doyle performs "Laying Down to Perish" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: July 22, 2019
     
   
Half Moon Run
Half Moon Run performs "I Can't Figure Out Whats Going On" live at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 12, 2019
     
   
Trails
Trails performs "The Age of Cilantro" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 21, 2019
     
   
Jacquie Neville
Jacquie Neville performs "Be mine" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 13, 2019
     
   
Basic White
Basic White gives an energizing performance singing "Time To Leave" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 19, 2019
     
   
The Dill
The Dill performs "Hold Me Up Don't Let Me Down" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 21, 2019
     
   
Sacha
Sacha performs "Tailgate 4.2" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 20, 2019
     
   
Janes Party
Jane's Party performs "Straight From The Heart" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 14, 2019
     
   
Vile Bodies
Vile Bodies performs "Heaven" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 15, 2019
     

 

   
Matt Mays
Matt Mays performs an unplugged rendition of "Drunken Angels" at the 2018 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: September 26, 2018
     
   
Old Man Grant
Old Man Grant gives an unplugged performance while taking shelter from the rain backstage at the 2018 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: October 2, 2018
     
   
wintersleep
Paul Murphy of Wintersleep performs an acoustic rendition of "Who Are You" in the back of an equipment truck at the 2018 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: October 9, 2018
     
   
Midnight Vesta
After a day of performing at the 2018 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, Midnight Vesta and Birds of Bellwoods retired to their hotel to give us this rousing take on the Stampeders 1973 hit "Sweet City Woman".
Posted: October 11, 2018
     
   
Crown Lands
Crown Lands perform an unplugged version of "Mantra" at the 2018 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: October 16, 2018
     
   
Dizzy
Dizzy performs an unplugged version of "Swim" while roaming the grounds at the 2018 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: October 18, 2018
     
   
Broken Social Scene
Broken Social Scene performs a joyful unplugged version of "Major Label Debut" backstage at the 2018 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: October 23, 2018
     
   
Craig Cardiff
Craig Cardiff performs his song "To Be Safe, Loved & Home" backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: December 17, 2018
     
   
Rebelle
David Taggart and Ryan Wiles from Rebelle sing an unplugged version of "Still Pretty" at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: December 18, 2018
     
   
Amos The Transparent
Amos The Transparent performs "Heartbreaker" live at the Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: December 19, 2018
     
   
Rory Taillon
Rory Taillon gives a soulful performance singing "Man of Stone" as he takes a midnight walk through the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: December 20, 2018
     
   
MT Walker
M.T Walker performs backstage at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: December 21, 2018
     

 

   
Zolas
The Zolas took to the hillside in between sound checks to play something from their newest album for us at the 2017 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 9, 2017
     
   
Kasador
Kasador finds a secluded hideaway to 'Talk About It' before facing the crowds at the 2017 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 9, 2017
     
   
Darcys
Jason Couse of Darcys plays a blue collar unplugged version of 'Miracle' while at the 2017 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: August 9, 2017
     
   
The Elwins
The Elwins play 'Bringing Out The Shoulders' unplugged on a golf cart at the 2017 Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: July 4, 2017
     
   
Said The Whale
Said The Whale hit the docks to play a tune from their new album 'As Long As Your Eyes Are Wide' at the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival.
Posted: July 3, 2017
     

 

   
Loon Choir
Our first Summer Session comes from the ever talented Loon Choir. This nine piece band hails from the Nations Capital and graciously took the time to form a musical circle and give an intimate performance of their song "Centre of Gravity".
Posted: July 18, 2016
     
   
Pony Girl
Ottawa based Pony Girl performed a beautiful acoustic version of "Theo" at #‎ODBF. If you have the opportunity to see Pony Girl live we highly recommend it.
Posted: July 11, 2016
     
   
Lionyls
Another fun lil' session comes to us from The Lionyls with their fine acoustic cover of Bill Withers "Just the Two of Us". The Lionyls are one of Ottawa's favourite local bands and from the video it's clear to us why.
Posted: July 6, 2016
     
   
Modern Space
See if you recognize this one from listening to Live 88.5. The incredibly talented Modern Space perform an acoustic version of their single "Pen to Paper." in a boat down by the river. Life is good sometimes.
Posted: July 5, 2016
     
   
muscadettes
Well the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is done and this video from The Muscadettes concludes the 5 sessions filmed over our 4 day festival. This Montreal-based band are lead by twin sisters (singer and bassist). We were lucky enough to capture an acoustic performance of their current song "I'm In Love".
Posted: June 26, 2016
     
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