Free concert series is back at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend


(press release)

Ottawa’s largest tourism event, the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, is pleased to announce the return of its Celebration concert series with Governor General Arts award recipient Michel Pagliaro headlining Friday, May 27, and Juno-nominated Hollerado headliningSaturday, May 28.
The free 3-day Celebration concert series, will also feature some of the region’s top artists, including The Jive Wires, Still Winter Hills, Lost to the River and more. The full lineup is available
The free concerts are open to the community at large and will take place in the heart of Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend festivities at Ottawa City Hall’s Festival Plaza.
“There’s no better way for our runners and their families to celebrate their training and racing accomplishments than with some good music and a nice cold beer,” said John Halvorsen, President of Run Ottawa and Race Director of Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend. “We’re happy the Celebration concert series has become a staple of our running festival. It adds to the excitement of the weekend.”
Beau’s All Natural Brewery will be on location for all three days hosting Race Weekend Runners’ Beer Garden Experience.
The Celebration stage is supported by Government of Ontario funding. 
Full schedule
Friday, May 27
Still Winter Hills
Michel Pagliaro
Saturday, May 28
Amanda Lowe
The Ven Dreddies
Lost to the River
Sunday, May 29
Dance Commander
The Jive Wires
About the Tamarack Homes Ottawa Race Weekend
The 2015 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend welcomed more than 49,400 participants in six races, including the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, the Scotiabank Half-Marathon, the Ottawa 10K, the HTG Sports 5K, the 2K and Scotiabank Kids Marathon. The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is one of only two running events in the world to host two IAAF Gold Label races – the Ottawa 10K and the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon. The 2016 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend will take place on May 28-29, 2016. Visit us at

OttawaStart Staff


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