Join us every Friday in the revitalized Fourth Stage, for fun, upbeat concerts in a casual atmosphere. Fridays at the Fourth will feature emerging artists from across Canada as well as local musicians. Come early to grab a drink before the show!

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Tickets: $15/show | $10 for students 

Amos the Transparent
Friday, April 5, 2019, 8:30 pm
With 10 years and 4 albums to their name, Ottawa’s Amos the Transparent are a long-standing staple in the independent Canadian folk-rock world.

Ellen Doty
Friday, April 12, 2019, 8:30 pm
Ellen Doty is a soulful Canadian vocalist and songwriter with a world-class voice. Her music incorporates everything from pop and jazz to soul, folk, and indie music: a sound that is uniquely hers.

Pierre Guitard
Friday, May 3, 2019, 8:30 pm
Winner of the 1st prize at the Granby International Song Festival in 2017, Pierre Guitard is a rising figure in the Acadian indie movement.

The Young Novelists
Friday, May 10, 2019, 8:30pm
From the heart of Southern Ontario, The Young Novelists create some of the most sincere and heartfelt folk-pop this country has to offer. This husband-and-wife fronted act have a signature ability to balance their opposite dynamics, from tender harmonies with darkly poetic lyrics to thundering sing-alongs punctuated by charging rhythms on acoustic guitar and tambourine.

Sarah Thawer
Friday, May 24, 2019, 8:30pm
Sarah Thawer is a self-taught drummer based in Toronto, Canada. She started playing drums at age 2 and her first stage performance was at age 5. Sarah has shared the stage and played with many popular artists including AR Rahman, Tyler Shaw, Ruth B, Jeremy Ledbetter, Roger and Sam Grandison to name a few.

Kamancello
Friday, May 31, 2019, 8:30pm
Transportive and evocative, Kamancello unite the Kurdish kamanche with the classical cello transcending genres, tradition, and cultural boundaries. Kamancello is comprised of Shahriyar Jamshidi (kamanche) and Raphael Weinroth-Browne (cello). Recorded in one take, their self-titled debut album, which includes 6 improvised pieces, has been met with unanimous critical acclaim.

Matthew Byrne
Friday, October 4, 2019, 8:30pm
Hailing from Newfoundland, Matthew Byrne combines traditional folk songs and storytelling like few others. His repertoire has been shaped by his musical upbringing and Byrne supports this tradition with powerful vocals, polished guitar work, and a presence that fills the room.

Louis-Philippe Robillard
Friday, October 25, 2019, 8:30pm
The distance and beauty of the impossible. Geographical distance: the distance between us and others, and the distance between us and ourselves. The distance between the heart, the head, and the beauty of the impossible. This is the story of this show, a show happening somewhere between two places.

Lou-Adriane Cassidy
Friday, November 29, 2019, 8:30pm
Following the breakthrough success of her first two singles “Ça va ça va” and “Ce qu’il reste”, Quebec City-based Lou-Adriane Cassidy presents her anticipated debut album “C’est la fin du monde à tous les jours”. A finalist at Quebec’s star-making competitions Festival de la Chanson de Granby and Les Francouvertes, she’s been an artist to watch for countless tastemakers.

 

Apr. 19
Downtown Rideau Presents Fridays at the Fourth

Other date(s):

  • April 2019
    • Apr. 26
  • May 2019
    • May. 3
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