PopMatters' explores the relationship between the Hangout Festival and the impact the Gulf oil spill had on the locals. Hangout also provided the best overall festival experience of the three years.
10 Jun 2012
By day three, the Ottawa Bluesfest had taken off: the beer tents and concession stands did brisk business, as a barrage of bands got down to business with politics, finger-picking, and a whole lot of blues.
31 Jul 2007
Michael Franti has made a life ignoring conventions. Maybe it stems from a formative childhood, a black boy adopted by white parents. Maybe it arises from an unwillingness to merely regard music as an frippery, an entertainment, merely a dramatic gesture
29 Jul 2002
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