Performers


Enjoy great music with local amazing performers at the Ottawa Christmas Market while you drink, eat and shop.

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10 Cent Wings

10 Cent Wings is an Ottawa based Rock band covering a very wide range of music like Kings of Leon, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Bruno Mars, Tragically Hip and many more. The band has been together for over 15 years with some members having come and gone.

  • Dec 20 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Alex Goupil

Alex Goupil is a singer-songwriter based in Ottawa whose alternative indie-pop displays a wide range of emotions and atmospheres from dark and brooding to soulful and inspirational.

  • Dec 4 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Dec 16 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Annie Martel

Annie Martel is an Ottawa based singer-songwriter with a penchant for hitting an audience “right in the feels”…With a background in classical violin performance, Annie brings her songs to life with dark vocals and haunting lyrics one will not soon forget.

  • Dec 4 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Dec 17 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Aurora Jade 

Aurora has performed both traditional indigenous as well as contemporary at the Senate at Parliament Hill, Grand Hall at the Museum of Civilization, Pow-wows, numerous music festivals, gala’s and conferences as well as having appeared on numerous T.V. and radio shows and other publications. She now performs with various musical acts (as well as solo) performing her repertoire of originals. Aurora is also a classical pianist and has won nation-wide competitions for composition. She is currently working on her second album.

  • Dec 21 | Solstice | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Bob Parent

Bobby Parent is a Canadian born singer songwriter. The video for the title track from his studio album “Real Love” was runner up in the folk category at the Canadian Independent Music Video awards! He is currently working on his new album ‘Elizabeth’ with a release in early 2023.

  • Dec 20 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Brad Lafortune

Brad Lafortune is a traditional Metis Jigger. In this performance, he will both demonstrate the unique stepdancing art of Metis Jigging as well as explaining a bit about the importance of jigging to the Metis culture. Brad will likely bring up some volunteers from the audience who are as eager to learn and teach you a few steps!

  • Dec 21 | Solstice | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Breakfast in Bed

Michelle Gendron and Massil Ait-Ouali are the musicians behind the acoustic duo, Breakfast In Bed. With a passion for 70’s folk and acoustic covers, they have made a name for themselves playing all around the Ottawa Valley.

  • Dec 16 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Dec 22 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Canadian Showtime Chorus®

Canadian Showtime Chorus® is an Ottawa based, competitive women’s singing group, specializing in unaccompanied 4 part harmony. Looking for challenge, a creative outlet and sense of true community? Join us!

  • Dec 10 | 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Chantal Hackett Band

Chantal Hackett is a pop/soul singer whose music aims to empower others to follow their path and live their joy. The value and quality she brings to the Ottawa Valley is unsurpassed.

  • Nov 26 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    Dec 9 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Charles Cleyn
Charles Cleyn

Charles Cleyn, songwriter, performer, and YouTuber. Born in Ottawa, his songwriting tells stories and draws people in with lyrics of optimism, confidence, and personal struggle.

  • Nov 26 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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Dave Harmo

On folk tunes, Dave Harmo tells the poetry of everyday life, the beauty of simple things. With his pen on a human scale, the singer-songwriter takes a luminous and sincere look at life, friendship and family. In the warmth of the guitars and the grandeur of the brass, Dave Harmo tells us the captivating stories of the characters around him. A solid and endearing artist, a comforting universe to discover.

  • Dec 2 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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David Finkle Story Teller

David Finkle has been called a ‘Renaissance man’. Hailing from Tyendinaga Territory and surrounding area in southern Ontario, he is an award-winning multi-instrumental recording artist versed in many musical genres. He’s a sound engineer, a storyteller, a producer, drum maker and has completed many scores for various theatrical productions.

  • Dec 21| Solstice | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Derek McKinley Family Music Show

Singer and children’s entertainer Derek McKinley brings his joy of life to music in a fun way, inspiring children and adults alike!

Encouraging creativity and fun through original songs that empower children that fosters an appreciation for living healthy and environmentally aware.

His new children’s album will be released in January 2023!

  • Dec 11 | 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Erica Brighthill

Erica Brighthill is a singer/songwriter from Ottawa and her style is country/pop. Her most recent song is called Girls Don’t Need a Guy to Dance, available everywhere.

  • Dec 2 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Dec 18 | 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Funk-A-Tron 5000

Funk-A-Tron 5000 !!! This power trio is here to put a groove in your step & a smile upon your face. Funky, jazzy licks guaranteed to get you moving!

  • Dec 10 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Highway Sunrise

Highway Sunrise is one of Ottawa’s leading event band, highlighting the greatest hits and artists with music ranging from the 1960’s to today!

  • Dec 3 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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HOROJO Trio

2020 International Blues Challenge Winner, HOROJO Trio is a soul rockin’ rhythm & blues act that features drummer Jamie Holmes, singer/keyboardist Jeff Rogers, and guitarist/singer JW-Jones who was named the year’s Best Guitarist at the IBC. They have been called an Ottawa “super group”, the future certainly looks bright for the exceptional HOROJO Trio.

  • Nov 27 | 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Jessica Pearson

Award winning songwriter Jessica Pearson takes you on a journey with her haunting melodies, heartwarming voice and enticing story telling. Mixing country, Celtic and folk music to create her own unique sound.

  • Nov 26 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Jessy Lindsay

Bilingual singer/songwriter Jessy Lindsay explores an indie-pop style intertwined with jazz sonorities to create liberating music. Using catchy melodies coupled with honest lyrics, the young musician shares her truth.

  • Nov 26 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Jillian Brady

Known for her high energy and feel-good vibe, Jillian Brady is a free spirit singer/songwriter who is passionate about connecting with people through her folk/soul sound, stories, laughter and timeless song selections.

From original music to Janis Joplin, The Band and Otis Redding, she’s got one of those soulful voices you don’t want to miss!

  • Dec 23 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
JW – Jones

Billboard Top 10 Blues Artist, 2020 IBC Winner, and JUNO Nominee, Canadian singer/guitarist JW-Jones is known for his high-energy shows! After releasing “Live” less than two years ago, JW continues to accelerate his career momentum to new heights, whether it’s as a personally-requested sit-in with the likes of 8-time Grammy winner Buddy Guy, opening for blues-rock icon George Thorogood, or entertaining thrilled audiences in 23 countries and four continents.

  • Nov 27 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Katie Bernard

Katie Bernard is a singer songwriter who’s been performing and making music since the age of 13 years old. She’s had many performances at Disney world Orlando Florida, House of blues Los Angeles and Bluebird Cafe in Nashville TN. Now living back in Ottawa, she is excited to collaborate with musicians in the Capital.

  • Dec 9 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Kristine St-Pierre

Enjoy the music of bilingual folk artist Kristine St-Pierre as she sings some original songs sprinkled with holiday classics. www.kristinestpierre.com

  • Dec 4 | 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Dec 17 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Landon A. R. Coleman

Hailing from Edmonton, Landon A. R. Coleman brings 70s-style show-band swagger to the National Capital. Coleman is an indie, Canadian Neil Diamond, complete with horns, percussion, and plenty of flair.


  • Dec 23 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
LeFLOFRANCO

FLO’s musical style is a unique multi-coloured urban pop, that delivers a mix of rap, pop and electronic music. French born, Ottawa raised, FLO calls the nation’s capital home.

  • Dec 3 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Lemon Cash 

Lemon Cash are a dynamic country duo comprised of brothers Cory Papineau (lead singer) and Jeff Papineau (drums and harmonies). They are proud to call Ottawa their home town and have recently released their latest single “It Ain’t Me It’s You”

  • Dec 23 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Les Rats d’Swompe

Les Rats d’Swompe are five plaid lumberjacks who take the stage to fuse elements of rock, traditional, pop and punk. These experienced musicians bring Franco-Ontarian folklore to life. A high energy act that will make you want to sing and dance.

  • Nov 25 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Luv2Groove

Luv2Groove™ is a mobile dance company that tours year-round bringing dance to schools all across Canada. Come join the L2G team for an interactive dance session, where participants will get lost in movement while expressing their creative minds! Get ready to move, groove and have FUN!

  • Dec 11 | 3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Mariah Miigwans

Mariah Miigwans from Kitigan-Zibi is a traditional indigenous dancer. She will talk a little bit about as well as demonstrate the traditional hoop and/or fancy shawl dance as well as perhaps sing a traditional song or two.

  • Dec 21 | Solstice | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Mike Meunier Duo

Mike Meunier’s acoustic covers of top 40’s have been entertaining Ottawa crowds for over a decade. Drummer Scott Collins joins him for a duo performance at the Ottawa Christmas Market.

  • Dec 17 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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OK Naledi 

OK Naledi is a high energy Afro House duo group that features traditional sub-Saharan clean guitar lines, classic deep bass, movement-inspiring acoustic drum and beats and that iconic, driving Afro House tempo.

  • Dec 2 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    Dec 17 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus 

The Ottawa Gay Men’s Chorus (CGOGMC) is the second oldest LGBTQ2+ choir in Canada. CGOGMC is unique as it is a non auditionned choir. It produces two concerts every year, one in December and one in the spring. Under the direction of Tim Piper, CGOGMC is preparing a mix of holiday season songs that includes some classics. We are proud to share the holiday spirit with friends and families at the Ottawa Christmas Market.

  • Dec 18 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Renée Landry

Fiery and uninhibited, Renée Landry is a powerhouse of Northern Ontario soul. Joined by Richard Page on the sax and Deniz Lim-Sersan on keys, this trio will get you in the holiday spirit with your favourite jazz and soul classics.

  • Dec 11 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sam Stone

Sam Stone is a singer/songwriter from Ottawa, ON who showcases her soulful, powerhouse vocals and seasoned stage presence during every performance.

  • Dec 3 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Dec 22 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sophie D’Orléans

Infused by the warmth of her travels through Latin America, and her studies in Anthropology, D’Orléans’ music emanates a calming confidence that comforts like a hot apple in the fall.

  • Dec 3 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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Sunsdrum | Siqiniup Qilauta

Sunsdrum (Siqiniup Qilauta in their own language) is made up of Heidi Langille-Metcalfe and Lynda Brown. They are a super dynamic traditional Inuit throat singing duo. Very well established, they are an institution of Inuit culture. Prepare to be whisked away to the Arctic and hear stories as well as hearing the strangely hypnotic vocal sounds from the distant northern Tundra. A unique experience!

  • Dec 21 | Solstice | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sussex

Sussex has been rocking the nations capital for nearly a decade! Bringing you the best vocally driven classic rock and pop hits from the 70s to today. Guaranteed to be an awesome time!

  • Dec 10 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Tara Shannon

Tara Shannon is a Canadian award winning artist and songwriter whose music has been described as inspirational-country with plenty of soul. She divides her time between Ottawa and Nashville and lives with her family in the village of Russell.

  • Dec 18 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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The AV Club

The AV Club (Andrew & Val) are two driven singers/producers/songwriters with fresh influences in the pop genre are excited to bring some festive cheer this Christmas Market.

  • Dec 10 | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Blind & The Beautiful

The Blind And The Beautiful, an acoustic blues/roots duo comprised of guitarist/singer/songwriter Lucas Haneman and vocalist extraordinaire Megan Laurence.

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Expressive and soulful sound centered in blues and funk with bold melodies and finely-crafted lyrics. The duo delivers a variety of original blues material with seamlessly blended vocals and soaring harmonies.

  • Nov 27 | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Dec 9 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
The Lionyls

The Lionyls are a four-piece Rock & Soul outfit based in Ottawa, Canada. Inspired by funk, soul, and rock & roll traditions, they have crafted an unmistakable sound with timeless appeal.

  • Nov 25 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
    Dec 16 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
The Pop Shop All-Stars 

The Pop Shop All-Stars, an all-girl performance troupe aged 6 to 18, are Ottawa’s premier youth entertainment group! Tune in for holiday toe-tapping fun for everyone!

  • Dec 11 | 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Woodney Pierre

Singer, songwriter and mental health advocate, Montreal born, Woodney Pierre’s music and actions are all bound by faith, love and hope. Her vocal ability is undeniably impressive.

  • Dec 22 | 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
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Week 1

Nov 25 – 27

Hours

Fri 5 pm – 10 pm

Sat 10 am – 10 pm

Sun 10 am – 8 pm

A dog at Ottawa Christmas Market

Week 2

Dec 2 – 4

Hours

Fri 5 pm – 10 pm

Sat 10 am – 10 pm

Sun 10 am – 8 pm

2 ladies purchasing items at a vendor at the Ottawa Christmas Market

Week 3

Dec 9 – 11

Hours

Fri 5 pm – 10 pm

Sat 10 am – 10 pm

Sun 10 am – 8 pm

Giant Christmas Tree at Ottawa Christmas Market - TD Place

Week 4

Dec 16 – 18

Hours

Fri 5 pm – 10 pm

Sat 10 am – 10 pm

Sun 10 am – 8 pm


OCM candy cane lights decorations

Week 5

Dec 20 – 23

Hours

Tue & Wed 2 pm – 8 pm

Thu & Fri 2 pm – 10 pm