Ottawa the Band at the Grog Shop

Cleveland, OH (August 31, 2018)Ottawa the Band at the Grog Shop along with Sam Fox with special guest Spirit of the Bear. The setting couldn’t have been better, a beautiful summer evening, located in Cleveland’s trendy Coventry Village, everyone was out to enjoy the last day of August. In the middle of it all, is the historic Grog Shop, filled with a crowd eager for Ottawa to lay down some indie alt-rock.

Cleveland-based Ottawa, has been together for 5 years and is poised for maximum impact.  To the delight of fans, within the past few months, Ottawa has been releasing a build up of singles, and their set list for the evening was in sync to support Ottawa’s journey.  Front man, Dale Delong, the singer-songwriter of the band, immediately captures the audience with his smooth, yet strong vocals.  Wearing a sport jacket, Dale is as sophisticated as are the songs he’s created.  Songs such as “Strangers“, “The Good Kind“, “Random Lights, and “Fever” are fan favorites, with the crowd dancing and singing along with the band throughout their set. 

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As the band gets into the groove, Ottawa resonates hard as the guitar duo Tim Czajka and Will Hooper fill the venue with thick guitar in stride with high energy, Jeremy Barnes, on bass.  Emotional and intense, Ottawa rips into the immensely popular “No More Love Songs“ as well as their latest single release, “Undercover“.  For fans of Arctic Monkey, Kings of Leon, The Killers, The 1975 and Arcade Fire, Ottawa will soon be expanding on their journey, and plan to be on tour this Fall, so be sure to stay tuned!

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