We’ve got an exciting episode in store for you – music festival and conference Megaphono is kicking off in just a few days and we’re sitting down with Jon Bartlett, founder and director. John’s also the man behind Kelp management, the talent agency that represents big names in the Canadian music scene like Andy Shauf and Polaris Prize winner Lido Pimienta.
We’re a longstanding partner and sponsor of Megaphono, a music festival in Ottawa that focuses on local emerging artists and getting their voices heard. In this episode, we talk about the Megaphono festival and its origins, the music scene here in Ottawa, and some exciting initiatives that Lixar is starting for Megaphono 2019.
This year we’re hosting the Lixar House of Data – an industry think tank that brings minds from the music, tech, and data industries together to talk about how musicians can get their voices heard in the age of digital streaming.
We’re also presenting a bunch of awesome shows – Andy Shauf and Haley Heynderickx at the bronson center on Friday Feb 8 at 7pm. City Fidelia, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, the Sorority, and Seiiizmikk at the 27 club that same night at 9pm, and Aspects and Rita Carter as well as Kimberly Sunstrum at Irene’s Pub on Saturday feb 9th at 8:30pm.