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OFC and Specrasonic Present:

CGATNM & The Dead South

Capital Grass and the No Men & The Dead South

Thursday May 7 @ Pressed (750 Gladstone Ave.)
all ages/licensed 19+, 8pm doors, $8 at the door
co-presented by Spectrasonic and The Ottawa Folklore Centre

Washboard Hank and the Sparrows


This family concert featuring Washboard Hank will take place on Thursday morning, April 30 at 10:30 am in The Parlour at Southminster United Church 15 Aylmer Avenue at Bank St, 2nd floor). The concert is one hour long. Tickets ($5) are available online, here at OFC (1111 Bank Street) and at the door. Washboard Hank […]

The Kruger Brothers w/ Lynne Hanson

Kruger Brothers

Saturday, March 7, 8:00 PM First Unitarian Church, 30 Cleary Ave Tickets available online $30 Some call it Jazz. Some call it Classical. Some call it Bluegrass. Certainly, the music of The Kruger Brothers is all of that and more.  Experience what happens when these innovative and soulful world-class virtuosos put on one-of-a-kind performance that […]

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Mainland Red Cedar Concert Ukulele

Mainland Red Cedar Concert Uke

A great instrument with a huge sound. The Cedar Top and Rosewood Back & Sides give this ukulele a full, warm sound that will only get better with age. Fully intonated and setup, this instrument is a dream to play. Professionals to even utter-ukulele-amateurs would have an easy time getting around on this very playable fingerboard. Be careful about picking this instrument up, you won’t want to put it down.

OFC Presents: Shawna Caspi CD Release Concert

OFC Presents: Shawna Caspi

Celebrate the hometown CD release of Shawna Caspi’s third full-length album, “Apartments for Lovers” at the Raw Sugar Cafe (692 Somerset St W, Ottawa) Thursday September 18th w/ special guest Andrea Simms-Karp!

Folks for the Folklore Centre – Tonight!


SOLD OUT ON-LINE Please consider the purchase of a virtual ticket…see below! Also, please note the change of venue: Southminster United Church (15 Aylmer ave at Bank) Borealis Records presents Folks for the Folklore Centre – an evening in support of the Ottawa Folklore Centre July 31st at 7:30pm at Southminster United Church (15 Aylmer […]

Folka Voca Benefit Concert – Sunday June 1st

Folka Voca concert

Folka Voca concertAnnouncing Folka Voca’s Benefit Concert! The show will feature performances by the Sunday Beatles Class, the Church of Disco, the Gentlemen’s Club and the Mexico Workshop Gang.

It’s being held at Sunnyside Wesleyan Church (58 Grosvenor Ave) Sunday June 1st at 7:00pm. Admission is $20 and all proceeds go to the Ottawa Humane Society.

This Just In: Aquila Super Nylgut Strings

Aquila Super Nylgut Uke Strings

Aquila’s Super Nylgut ukulele strings are an improvement over the traditional Nylgut. Super Nylgut strings have a natural pearl colour and a very smooth surface, giving it a soft touch & feel. Available in Soprano, Concert & Tenor (high & low G), these strings tune up quickly (and stay in tune!) and have a more focused and penetrating acoustic output.

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Eastman EU3 Ukulele

Eastman EU3 Ukulele

Eastman’s EU3 ukulele features all solid wood construction with the top, back & sides made from the finest mahogany finished in a high gloss nitrocellulose lacquer. The body is matched with rosewood binding and the fretboard is inlaid with abalone pearl snowflakes. Appointments include a bone nut and classic Grover tuning machines.

Friday Featured E-Store Item: Eastman EU3 Ukulele

Eastman EU3 Ukulele

Fretted instruments were first introduced to Hawaii by Portuguese immigrants in the nineteenth century and by the early twentieth century, the island variations of these instruments known as ukuleles began to make their way to the mainland United States. Maintaining their reverence for the iconic instruments of the past, the craftsmen at Eastman have painstakingly studied actual instrument samples of the most coveted models from what is widely perceived as the era when the most desired ukuleles were being manufactured.

Featured E-Store Item

Featured E-Store Item: Mahalo Rainbow Ukulele Mahalo Rainbow Ukes

Available in 10 vibrant, full-gloss colours and featuring Sengon necks and bodies Mahalo Rainbow Series Ukuleles come complete with carry bags and represent outstanding value for money.


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