JUNE 14 - 18 2017

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3rd round of bands & schedule announced!

May 16, 2017

Here it is! The final band announcement! We’ve also shared the schedule and put up a few advanced tickets for…

2nd round of bands announced!

April 21, 2017

We are incredibly excited to announce 50 more bands who will be performing at Ottawa Explosion Weekend 2017! Head to…

OXW 2017: 1st round of bands announced!

March 16, 2017

We are excited to present to you the first round of bands playing Ottawa Explosion Weekend 2017! You can buy…


  • The Ottawa Explosion showcase at @upherefestival was a blast! Thanks to Up Here and all the bands for playing! #uphere2017
  • On our way to Sudbury for @upherefestival!
We're presenting all ages matinee at Zig's featuring Ottawa's DOXX, @djsmokeweedguy, Sudbury's Kommisar and Toronto's @t_e_e_n_a_n_g_e_r
  • @toughageband at @barrobo. They were the secret band on July 28th! @mintrecords @wipeoutbeat @agamemn
  • OXW 2017 group photo!
  • Thought the weekend was over? Party's on at @pressedottawa! Sick Nurse on now!
  • 5 days of mayhem that was OXW 2017! Now we dance on the last day! #oxw2017 #oxw #ottawaexplosionweekend #ottawa #apt613wknd
Stay informed about upcoming announcements & more!