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Music Thursdays at the Black Irish Pub

From jazz, blues and classical, to youth choirs, song writing, and “meet the artist,” Music Thursdays feature a mix of local artists, musical genres and themes, and social activities that reflect OCMV’s (Folkrum) ongoing commitment to support local music in the Ottawa region. See the complete schedule.


An evening of soul with Rebecca Noelle

Friday, May 19 at Greenfields

Rebecca Noelle, a finalist on CBC’s Searchlight and Quebec’s “La Voix” competitions, returns to her hometown of Barrhaven for an exclusive and intimate concert on Friday May 19 at Greenfield’s with her 9-piece band--playing funky, brassy, and soulful selections from her sophomore album “Soulstice.” Special guest The Commotions will open the show—a 12-piece, sharply dressed collection of Canada’s top jazz and funk players, and an original throwback to the days of Motown. Get tickets online soon at




A new creative hub for music and the arts


OTTAWA COMMUNITY MUSIC VENUE (OCMV)  is working towards the creation of a unique space where the full spectrum of activities associated with music creation, performance, and community involvement can take place seven days a week. OCMV supports all genres of music, along with other forms of artistic expression. More...




Previous events

The Big Chill

The Jivewires

Joan Harrison & Roddy Ellias

Kristine St-Pierre


Friday January 20th, at La Nouvelle Scene


Youth Music Showcase

Free concert and fundraiser with Ottawa’s finest young artists.


Saturday, December 3rd, from 3pm to 10pm


Free Admission - All ages welcome

A small donation is appreciated, with proceeds going to support the Ottawa Community Music Venue initiative. Drop in any time after 3pm.


At The Black Irish Pub

15 Selkirk St., Vanier

In the Eastview Mall

Corner of Montreal Rd and North River Rd

Free Parking. Bus Routes: 12, 14, 18.





Sing House Studios

Chantal Hackett and the kids sing popular songs




Emma Lamontagne

Winner of the Ottawa Bluesfest “She's The One” contest



Justin Duhaime

Vintage gypsy jazz



Jillian Kerr

Winner of the 2015 Musik Ottawa Singer Songwriter Contest




Old Man Grant

A multi-instrumental trio, blending bluegrass, folk, and blues influences