JUNE 14 - 18 2017

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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…

Fourth round of bands announced! General schedule revealed!

May 6, 2016

You can now see our schedule split up by DAY or by VENUE! Here’s the fourth round of bands! BABERAHAM…

Third round of bands announced! We’re looking for volunteers too!

April 15, 2016

OXW 2016 passes are available now! You can download our the second volume of free sampler courtesy of our friends…


  • SATURDAY March 25th! Head on down to see @pippalouu, @tyrinkelly and @_trailsssss at Nectar (255 MacKay St. off St Patrick in New Edinburgh) 1-4 pm! ALL AGES! We'll have prizes and surprises! #oxw #oxw2017
  • New site launched! Works like a dream thanks to @wampasonhoth! 1st round of bands announced! Passes up for sale! #OXW2017 is 90 days away!!! #oxw
  • Steve @adamyk Band, Ghost Vines & @expandafuzz tonight at @dominiontavern as part of @megaphono
  • New #oxw2017 by @michael_marbles So excited to have him make us look cool again this year!
  • OXW 2017 is happening June 14 - 18. Now accepting band applications. Link in bio.
  • Next show: Nov 1st @hsytoronto @drihiev & @bonniedoon666 at @pressedottawa
Stay informed about upcoming announcements & more!