Date(s) - Saturday, December 19, 2015
10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Southminster United Church
The 1st Annual Canadian Phil Ochs Festival (“Ochsfest”) will take place in Ottawa on Saturday, December 19th. The date marks the 75th anniversary of the birth of Phil Ochs (1940-1976), the American topical songwriter and singer whose songs continue to be powerfully moving and relevant.
The Phil Ochs Festival will consist of events at Southminster United Church and the Gladstone Theatre, and will include the release of an 11-song CD of Phil Ochs songs by Ottawa singer-songwriter Erin Saoirse Adair.
More information is at the Ochsfest website including:
- Festival Events (many free daytime events)
- Conference: “Creating Positive Change Through Art”
- CD Release Celebration: “I’m Gonna Say It Now: Songs of Phil Ochs”
- Concert Tickets ($20) “A Tribute to Phil Ochs”
The evening concert will be at the Gladstone Theatre, 910 Gladstone