Jason Setnyk

Interview with the Planet Smashers live in Ottawa on February 10th

Interview with the Planet Smashers live in Ottawa on February 10th

Ottawa Ontario – In the 1990s third wave ska trended across North America. Bands like Reel Big Fish, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Less Than Jake, Sublime, and No Doubt made the genre of ska music popular again. Soon numerous bands were adding horn sections, even Bill Clinton was playing the saxophone, and it was simply […]

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Jason Setnyk presents his Top 16 interviews of 2016

Jason Setnyk presents his Top 16 interviews of 2016

Cornwall Ontario — The list of headline stories from 2016 is massive. They include Wendal Clark announcing an IIHF World Jr’s Exhibition game in Cornwall, the first ever Cornwall Music Fest, Mary Patrick winning two silver medals at the Pan Am Games, the announcement of possible school closures, and so much more. This only scratches […]

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Interview with the Balconies who play Ottawa on November 19th

Interview with the Balconies who play Ottawa on November 19th

Ottawa Ontario – Three gifted and accomplished bands, The Balconies, CAIRO, and Mosely are playing a sold-out show at House of TARG on Saturday, November 19th, 2016. The Balconies, who formed in 2007, are a duo pop/rock band, originally from Ottawa, but who now hail from Toronto Ontario. The band consists of Jacquie Neville (guitar/vocals) […]

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Interview with Bad Cop/Bad Cop who play Ska-lloween on October 27th

Interview with Bad Cop/Bad Cop who play Ska-lloween on October 27th

Ottawa Ontario – Bad Cop/Bad Cop and The Interrupters, who are touring North America together, are both making a stop in Ottawa to play Ska-lloween at the House of TARG on October 27th. Bad Cop/Bad Cop are a SoCal punk band that consists of vocalist and guitarist Stacey Dee, bassist and vocalist Linh Le, vocalist and guitarist […]

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Interview with Chixdiggit who are celebrating 25 years of punk

Interview with Chixdiggit who are celebrating 25 years of punk

Ottawa Ontario – Canadian pop-punk legends Chixdiggit are celebrating their 25th anniversary with a tour, a new album on Fat Wreck Chords, and a beer named in their honour. The tour kicks off with a concert on September 22nd at House of TARG in Ottawa. The new beer will be available at each of their upcoming Ontario shows. The […]