Wednesday, March 22, 2023



Finally back on track with the 3rd Ottawa Psychfest !  This is the confirmed lineup with the addition of 1 more added shortly.  There will be advance tickets on Sale by June 1st.  The admission to this event will be $30. per night or a 2-Day Pass for $50.  Super stoked for this to happen as the first 2 were so brain meltingly fun !  Thanks to Yogi and the fine staff at House Of Targ for hosting us again.  Co-Presented by Birdman Sound and UK based lrecord label Cardinal Fuzz, this will be a must experience weekend of LIVE music.  So very lucky and honoured to have our friends Dead Sea Apes all the way over from Manchester, UK who will headline the Saturday night portion of the festival.  Also really awesome is to have New York State's Ambassador Hazy on board!  Sterling DeWeese has unleashed 3 of the most perfect LPs since 2020, that in all sincerity define happiness for me throughout the course of this fucking pandemic bullshit!  Kingston' Ontario's The Strange Happenings bring their superb blend of sonic swirling garage psych-punk to the nation's capitol for this , their first voyage here!  Caveman & The Banshee are a duo from Nanaimo, BC with Dave Read at and his life partner Valentina Cardinalli.  Their new LP is a fucking mind blowing acid/psych/punk blast!  Dave keeps himself busy running Noiseagonymayhem Records as well as music projects which include Moths and Locusts, Anunnaki and El Hombre Al Agua !  Slow Dawn, Shoresy, Pallbearer Industry, Day Of The Dreamweapon (Dave Jackson) and The Band Whose Name is A Symbol add the local flavour and represent some of the most creative and musically challengeing artists in Fat Cat City.  The people involved in all these projects are all journeymen and whether you know it or not you've witnessed many of them countless times in countless configurations over many, many years!  Everyone's bandcamp links are listed below...delve in, turn on and fly!  All this stuff in a LIVE setting will be guaranteed to rearrange you grey matter!👽

Dead Sea Apes  Ambassador Hazy  The Strange Happenings Caveman & The Banshee

              Shoresy  Slow Dawn  Day Of The Dreamweapon  Pallbearer Industry C. Ross

                                             * The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol 

* The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol will perform as Ensemble V.  TBWNIS will once again be augmented with past members in good standing; Christoper Laramee (Wasted Cathedral/Shooting Guns/Switching Yard/Runway), Carl Lane (Beld/Resin Scraper) and Dave Cambridge (The Golden Rule/Cardinal Fuzz Records)