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The Ottawa Blues Society (OBS) is an all volunteer organization committed to promoting blues music and the blues community in the Ottawa area. 


OBS 14th member promotion for 2016 – FLASH PROMO for 2 Bluesfest passes  

OBS 14th member promotion for 2016 – FLASH PROMO for 2 Bluesfest passes 

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 

Lebreton Flats, Ottawa 

Thursday, July 14 

Thursday’s lineup at Bluesfest’s Black Sheep Stage features the Jesse Greene Band at 6 pm, followed at 7 pm by the Paul DesLauriers Band, who placed 2nd at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January. The multi-talented blues & roots guitarist and singer/songwriter Colin Linden appears in the Barney Danson Theatre at 8 pm, and the bluesy evening closes at…

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OBS LUCKY 13th member promo - Festival of India with Jordan John‏ 

Festival of India 
Featuring Jordan John @ 9 pm 
Marion Dewar Plaza, City Hall, Ottawa 
Friday, August 5 

To say that vocal sensation Jordan John is a more powerful and polished lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist than many players twice his age would tell just a fracture of the story. He has already compiled a longer list of credits, and displays more assuredness and maturity, than many performers twice his age. Adept on drums, keyboards, guitar and bass, he distills the blues, soul and rhythm & blues…

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Blues Fans 

The Ottawa Blues Society is looking for new members who enjoy the blues.

Join and help the OBS promote local, national and international blues. 

What’s in it for you? 

Member-only promotions to see shows like Matt Andersen, Rita Chiarelli and more 

Member-only benefits including discounts on:

  • Purchases at the Atomic Rooster, the Branch (Kemptville), Greenfield's Pub, Irene's Pub, Compact Music, Class Axe Guitars, the Record Centre and OBS Merchandise 
  • Cover charge at the Rainbow Bistro 
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