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Saturday August 4, 2012

Scheduled Activities

DJ Andrew Carter
  • 11:00am – 1:00pm

  • A globetrotting DJ, Andrew’s blend of deep soul and modern sophisticated rhythms is rooted in the early dance floor sounds of New York, Chicago and home town Toronto. The brand of music he has fashioned is comfortable and timeless; it just fits.

Three Little Birds
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm

  • Three Little Birds is a fusion of three distinct women who draw upon a variety of musical influences; their songs combine everything from Balkan styled harmonies within reggae beats to country-flavored melodies. Three Little Birds are defined by the eclectic mélange of their diverse interests. Their self-titled debut album was released on May 15, 2012.

Kaliandrews Dance Company
  • 2:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Kaliandrews Dance Company specializes in Acrobatics and Circus Arts, as well as Stunting, Tumbling, Contortion and Aerial Arts. KADC has been training students in Ottawa for several years and was the first studio in the city to bring advanced acrobatics, aerials and contortion- and they are bringing these unique skills to the festival! Look forward to a live tumble track routine by this flexible group of acrobatic dancers!

Dj Paulo Cordoso
  • 3:00pm – 6:00pm

  • Paulo Cardoso has over 12 years of experience. He has played with some of the biggest names in the industry like Deep Dish, Mark Farina, Dj Dan, just to name a few. His versatile sound is guaranteed to get you moving, no matter your age or music preference...

My Tiny Circus
  • 6:30pm – 8:00pm

  • My Tiny Circus is a cool collective of swinging original jazz and Latin-jazz fusion tunes and has a fiendishly brazen vibe all of its own.

  • This seven piece band features drums, sax, bass, trumpet, electric piano and sizzling vocals, aimed to please. You can find them playing around the capital at venues like The Mercury Lounge and Avant-Garde Bar, and can be heard streaming

The Unsettlers
  • 8:00pm – 9:00pm

  • A ten-piece band of time-traveling troubadours, The Unsettlers specialize in dark polkas, waltzes and horse-drawn lullabies.

  • With a focus on expert vocals, The Unsettlers sound includes clarinet, accordion, violin, horn, guitar, piano, bass, and trashcan drums. The Unsettlers have gathered a devoted following with their haunting, windswept vocal harmonies and pulsing, danceable blend beat poetry and big-top dixie.

Fire Weavers
  • 8:45pm – 9:00pm


  • Delivering their unique brand of entertainment in the National Capital Regions since 2003, , this duo of fire dancers bring a unique form of entertainment to all types of events. Audiences of all ages are left captivated by the magic and mystery of their dancing flames.

  • This impressive fire show has placed twice in the finale of the National Buskers Competition and won silver and bronze trophies in 2005 and 2006.

Parade of Lights
  • 9:00pm – 10:00pm

  • Saturday evening, attendees can enjoy watching the canal light up by a beautiful floating parade of lights, as all the participants for Sunday’s Flotilla light up their boats and tour the canal.

  • Parade of Lights start up time is at 9:00pm

Pavilion Fireworks * Cancelled due to drought condition
  • 10:00pm – 10:30pm

  • Be dazzled by the spectacular Dows Lake Pavilion fireworks show. This is a light show you don’t want to miss!

  • * Dows Lake Pavilion fireworks show is cancelled due to drought condition