Ottawa's Best of The Best 2014.

A collection of the hottest spots and best kept secrets.

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Absolute Comedy - Open Mic Mondays 8:30 $4.00



Absolute Comedy - 8:30 $5.00

Irene's Pub Trivia Nights 7:00pm

Zaphod's - Industrial Strength Tuesdays - North America’s longest running industrial and underground electronic night Every Tuesday with DJ Leslie + Guests 9PM – No cover, no dress code, no attitude

Low and more @ Ritual - 19+/8:00/$18

Young Artists Program: Masterclass June 17, 2014, 7:30pm University of Ottawa: Perez Building, Freiman Hall


Yuk Yuk's on Elgin - New Talent Showcase - 8:30pm

Absolute Comedy - Pro-Am Night 8:30 $6.00

Open Mic Wednesday Nights (@ the Lunenburg)

John Carroll @ The Laff

JP Cormier renowned Canadian singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist 8:00 pm @Irenes Pub

Raw Nerves, Bloodnail, Police Funeral @ Luneta Cafe - AA/19+/8:00/$5

Digging Roots June 18, 2014, 8:00pm NAC Fourth Stage


Yuk Yuk's on Elgin - 8:30

Absolute Comedy - 8:30 $10.00

Irene’s All Stars Blues Thursdays with guest host 9:00pm

The Music of John Williams June 19 - 21, 2014 NAC Southam Hall


Yuk Yuk's on Elgin 7:30pm & 9:30pm $20.00

Absolute Comedy 8:00 & 10:30 $12.00

Salsarengue Fever Fridays @ Club Caliente - Free Dance Lessons - 8 to 10 pm

The Jerry Cans + Josh Q at Zaphod Beeblebrox Ottawa , ON 8:00 PM CAD10.00

ROCK, STOCK and BARRELL with Three Times Lucky ROCK, STOCK and BARRELL Three Times Lucky 9:30 pm @ Irene's Pub

Amnesia Rockfest w/ Blink 182, Motley Crue, Weezer, Black Flag, Despised Icon, NOFX and more @ Marina De Montebello (Montebello, QC) - AA/11/$99

Mike Pride’s FROM BACTERIA TO BOYS June 20, 2014, 6:00pm NAC Fourth Stage

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival - Joey DeFrancesco Trio June 20, 2014, 7:00pm NAC Studio

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival - Jon Ballantyne June 20, 2014, 8:00pm NAC Fourth Stage

The Music of John Williams June 19 - 21, 2014 NAC Southam Hall


Yuk Yuk's on Elgin 7:30pm & 9:30pm $20.00

Absolute Comedy - 8:00 & 10:30 $15.00

Saturday Nite Party @ Club Caliente

Lucky Ron @ The Lafayette

Barrymore's - RETRO 80S n 90s Saturdays

Gay Nineties + The Wet Secrets at Zaphod Beeblebrox Ottawa , ON 8:00 PM CAD10.00

JESSE GREENE BAND 2014 9:30 pm @Irene's Pub

The Music of John Williams June 19 - 21, 2014 NAC Southam Hall

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival - Sun Rooms June 21, 2014, 5:00pm NAC Fourth Stage

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival - Itamar Borochov and Jonathan Greenstein June 21, 2014, 7:00pm

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Harris Eisenstadt Golden State June 21, 2014, 7:00pm NAC Fourth Stage


Absolute Comedy - 8:00 $10.00

Lieutenant's Pump - Bingo, music, prizes and games with DJ Bingo

TRAILER PARK BINGO at Zaphod Beeblebrox Ottawa , ON 9:00 PM FREE

NEW ORLEANS STYLE FUNK to make you move . . . played by Ottawa stalwart musicians Francois Gravel – keys Chris Breitner – guitar Kevin Sheldrick – bass Marianne dumas – keys Mike Essoudry – drums 9:30 pm @Irene's Pub

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Dida June 22, 2014, 5:00pm NAC Fourth Stage

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Colin Stetson June 22, 2014, 7:00pm NAC Fourth Stage

TD Ottawa Jazz Festival Shai Maestro Trio June 22, 2014, 9:00pm NAC Fourth Stage

He is fast, funny and probably the best veteran of the North American funnyman circuit. In addition to his successful and well received live performances all over North America, Mike MacDonald has appeared in such TV shows as The Late Show with David Letterman and the Arsenio Hall Show.

As the son of a career Canadian Air Force officer, MacDonald learned at an early age that humour would make him popular.

Widely regarded as one of Canada’s Top Stand-up comedians. By 17 he was performing comedy professionally, and was the youngest person to ever record their own CTV Comedy Now special.

He is the winner of a Canadian Comedy Awards, and the Phil Hartman Award for his stand up. Of his many TV appearances he has appeared 8 times at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal, where he is a crowd favorite, as well as multiple appearences on CBC’s Halifax Comedy Festival, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and CBC’s The Debaters.

South of the boarder he has been seen on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, CBS’s The Late Late Show, and MTV’s Busted. A respected comedic actor, he was a series regular on FOX’s sitcom Life on a Stick, CW’s The LA Complex. He was the star and co-creater of the cult show Almost Heroes, now available on Hulu. He has starred in the feature films National Lampoons Going the Distance, Disney’s Stuck in the Suburbs, Step Dogs and the award winning family film Finn on the Fly.

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