Fridays at the Fourth

Emerging Canadian artists

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Tickets: $15/show | $10 for students 

Join us every Friday in the revitalized Fourth Stage, for fun, upbeat concerts in a casual atmosphere. Fridays at the Fourth will feature emerging artists from across Canada as well as local musicians. Come early to grab a drink before the show!

Do you love Canadian music? Save 10% when you create your own package of three or more shows.

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    Rob Lutes

    with special guests Sin and Swoon

    Fourth Stage

    On his seventh album, acclaimed Canadian songwriter Rob Lutes does what he has done for years: kicks up a little dust, wades into some deep waters and tackles the realities of the world with depth, humour and a unique musical style. Situated at the intersection of the blues, folk, Americana and contemporary singer-songwriter genres, Walk in the Dark is an exquisite collection of songs that highlight Lutes’s unmistakable voice and literary writing style.

  2. Dana Sipos

    Fourth Stage

    Dana Sipos' hypnotic, tenderly skewed songs are filled with a wild wind. Described as a "consummate singer and songwriter with a wholly unique sound" by No Depression, Sipos’ rhythmic fingerstyle guitar playing is textured and immersive, and her true strength lies as a songwriter. 

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    Bellflower

    Fourth Stage

    The sound of Bellflower, led by singer-songwriter Em Pompa, is one that is rare, rich and powerful. Driven by the soul and ingenuity of eight musicians, it conveys a sense of soft vastness that absorbs the listener, of quiet strength born of an enduring union.

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    The Young Novelists craft contemporary folk songs with a roots-rock bite and close harmonies reminiscent of Simon & Garfunkel or The Civil Wars. Their last album "made us strangers" earned them a number of accolades including a Canadian Folk Music Award for New/Emerging Artist and the Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award.

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    Sam Harvey

    Fourth Stage

    A talented storyteller with his own unique style, Sam draws portraits in song with the skill of a veteran, alternating between humour and poetry. He was a finalist at the 2016 Ma première Place des Arts competition, where the jury praised his songwriting talent. Following the success of his first single, “Belle Montréalaise,” which hit the top of the radio charts, in October 2017 he released his debut album, the folk-rock-country-pop–accented Tirer des leçons.

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    Sarah Bradley

    with Amanda Lowe

    Fourth Stage

    Sarah Bradley

    Sarah Bradley voice glows like a bonfire. Emerging as a formiddable new talent of the Franco-Ontarian music scene in the late 2000’s, she was immediately scooped up as the voice of emerging indie-electro band, FEVERS.

    Amanda Lowe

    Born in Sri Lanka, raised on Prince Edward Island and now residing in Ottawa, ON - Amanda Lowe Warnakulasuriya is a multi-lingual singer-songwriter that writes music that can be sweet, heartbreaking, and enchanting. With just her voice, her guitar, a pinch of reverb, and awkward wit she creates a warm inclusive vibe, highlighting life’s dark, cloudy and sunny days

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    Walking in Neil Young and Nick Drake’s footsteps, Charles-Antoine's songs aim to be like short films, a lucid and intimate look at human relationships. His universe is one of contrasts, where solitude meets the crowd and cities vanish into country landscapes.  In search of simplicity, his delicate and personal songs are pure and bare of any artifice.  Sensitive to the core, the artist rises up on stage, where his voice never falters from its goal.

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    Hannah Epperson

    Fourth Stage

    A fragile explosion of colour, tenderness, and sublime verse. Armed with her violin, loop pedal and voice, sonic weaver Hannah Epperson arranges musical landscapes without indulgence or over-saturation.

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