ALL BEY BEY – JULY


Ottawa’s only all Beyoncé Dance Party is on Saturday, July 4th. Playing Bey all night for your dancing pleasure. Featuring DJs Max Zimmerman, Sacha Foster and Laocapone.

GOOD VIBES


FRESH is an urban community event, showcasing talent from local to across Canada and beyond. It’s here to bring us all together for good vibes, networking and the joy of the elements. FRESH is going down again Thursday, June 25th inside Babylon.

PREMO AT BABYLON


On Thursday June 18th DJ PREMIER touches down in Ottawa to play an all vinyl set at Babylon. Monster Energy is proud to bring the goods to you along with 7′ of Pleasure mainstays Pump, Vinyl Richie, and Ottawa’s own legend DJ Illo opening the night. The 7” DJs will be playing and pleasing the crowd with 45’s. There’s going to be tons more announcements and giveaways coming through for this night, so mark it on your calendar. This will be unprecedented for Ottawa, so stay tuned and stay locked.

OMJ – FAM EDITION


Bank street is being transformed into a wonderland of light and sound on June 19th for GlowFair 2015! On Saturday June 20th, The Queer Mafia presents…OHMYJAM FAM edition w/ COUSINS.

DOUG STANHOPE


Doug Stanhope is a stand-up comic. Has been since 1990. His material ranges from true-life graphic perversion to volatile social criticism. Doug is vulgar, opinionated, brutally honest and shockingly uninhibited and is certainly not for everybody.

He’s appeared at multiple major comedy festivals including Montreal Just For Laughs, Aspen US Comedy Arts, Chicago Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Scotland, where he won the Strathmore Press Award for Best Act of the Fringe in his debut year. Selected by both Variety and the Hollywood Reporter as one of the Top Ten Comics To Watch, Doug has released four CDs and three DVDs including “No Refunds” on Showtime in 2008. Come check out his act on Thursday, June 11th.

FAVELA


Funk carioca, favela funk and, elsewhere in the world, baile funk, is a type of dance music from Rio de Janeiro, derived from Miami bass and African style music. Although originated in Rio, funk carioca has become increasingly popular amongst working classes in other parts of Brazil, Angola and Portugal.

On Wednesday, June 3rd come experience a night of Bayle Funk, Funk Carioca, Kuduro, Future Trap and Dance Hall.

MICHAEL RAULT

This Thursday, May 21st catch Michael Rault and special guest Street Meat play Babylon, as presented by Megaphono. It’s a Record Release Party for Acid psych – pop rock, Latest record, ‘Living Daylight’, out on Burger Records. Rault’s most recent work is receiving critic’s praise, Spin mag commented, “Canadian pop/rock auteur Michael Rault proves himself a standout singer/songwriter on new album Living Daylight, out May 5. The multi-instrumentalist grooves his way through a ten-track psychedelic journey, with classic, sugary-sweet pop love songs mixed with the lo-fi distortion of garage rock.”  This will be a great rock show not to be missed, doors at 9.