August 5th, 2022
Josh Ritchie and Ash Ravens at Live! on Elgin
Josh Ritchie is a born performer. Ever since he could stand he's had a guitar in his hands and songs in his bones. As a performer he's eclectic, charming and captivating. As a songwriter he's poignant, elegant and shows a wisdom beyond his humble years. Ritchie admires music with purpose, and, as a young and ambitious person of colour, he takes pride in weaving themes of topical social issues into his work. He believes that all artists have a duty to attempt to drive our culture to be more accepting and encouraging. This combined with Ritchie's infectious charisma and significant musical chops make him a complex artistic entity that will leave you wanting more. Fresh off the release of his second studio album "Love at the End of the World" with features in the likes of Cashbox Radio, Roots Music Canada and CBC. His unique brand of story driven art-rock will move you, inspire you and, most importantly, have you dancing and singing along.
Nominated for ‘Newcomer of the Year 2022’ by Ottawa Music Industry Coalition, the Bangladesh born, globe-trotting artist Ash Ravens has made Ottawa his home in 2021 after living in Melbourne, Australia and Los Angeles, USA. Although he is new to the Canadian music scene, he is already making waves blessed with an instantly recognizable sound full of experience and a stage presence beyond his years. According to Eric Alper (JUNO Award winning music journalist), Ash Ravens isn’t just a soon-to-be JUNO Award winning musician, he is well on his way to walking on the path of other authentic artists. Ravens’ music consists of virtuosic guitar instrumentals along with songs that will touch any listener. Backed by a tight, hard rocking band composed of Ottawa’s top cats, Ash Ravens is a musical treat to experience.
August 5th, 2022
220 Elgin Street, 2nd Floor
8pm Doors \\ 9pm Show
Ticket $15 Advanced \\ $20 at the door