Summer Nights

August 12, 2021

August 28, 2021

$5

SAW outdoor courtyard, 67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa

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Events Description

 

SAW invites music fans and film lovers to congregate under the stars for a special edition of Summer Nights, a summer festival like no other. In anticipation of the reopening of its live music venue, SAW is pleased to present a program of music-themed films about pioneering music scenes and musical figures, along with music with live bands and DJs in the SAW outdoor courtyard.

The festival will take place over four weekends from August 5 to 28, 2021. Screenings and performances will be presented every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5PM to midnight, with a cash bar and snacks available for purchase. The major solo exhibition Shaya Ishaq. Library of Infinities will be on view at SAW during Summer Nights and will be open to the public every evening until midnight.

Summer Nights is presented and produced by SAW in collaboration with Also Cool Mag, the Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival, Debaser, House of PainT, the Inside Out Ottawa LGBT Film Festival, Girls+ Rock Ottawa, Max Ottawa, Sashay, Sitting on the Outside and Spectrasonic.

 

HOW MUCH

Tickets:

$5

100% of ticket sales will go to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society.

 

How to get tickets?

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WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time:

August 5–28, 2021

Every Thursday to Saturday, 5PM to midnight

PROGRAM

 

Thursday, August 5

 

5PM-9PM

Music with DJs Lamb Fatale and Pink Veil, and performance by Pursuit Grooves

9PM-midnight

Sisters with Transistors by Lisa Rovner (2020)

 

Co-presented with Debaser

 

Friday, August 6

 

5PM-midnight

Opening reception for the exhibition Shaya Ishaq. Library of Infinities

Music with DJ JFUN. Food prepared by Chloé Berlanga

Free admission

 

Saturday, August 7

 

5PM-9PM

Music with DJs Mama Shu and Anna-Log

9PM-midnight

White Riot by Rubika Shah (2019)

 

Co-presented with Sitting on the Outside

 

 

Thursday, August 12

 

5PM-9PM

Music with Hex-A-Decimal

9PM-midnight

Keyboard Fantasies by Posy Dixon (2019)

 

Co-presented with the Inside Out Ottawa LGBT Film Festival

 

Friday, August 13

 

5PM-9PM

Music with local emerging DJs and performers

9PM-midnight

Fanny: The Right to Rock by Bobbi Jo Hart (2021)

Director in attendance

 

Co-presented with Girls+ Rock Ottawa

 

Saturday, August 14

 

5PM-9PM

Performance by Giselle Gotti-Chanel. NDN Taco Pop-Up by Howard Adler

9PM-midnight

Rumble: The Indians who Rocked the World by Catherine Bainbridge (2019)

 

Co-presented with the Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival

 

 

Thursday, August 19

 

5PM-9PM

Music with DJs Jas Nasty and Lamb Fatale

9PM-midnight

White Riot by Rubika Shah (2019)

 

Co-presented with Spectrasonic

 

Friday, August 20

 

5PM-9PM

Performances by Merganzer and Annie Socoria

9PM-midnight

Sisters with Transistors by Lisa Rovner (2020)

 

Co-presented with Also Cool Mag

 

Saturday, August 21

 

5PM-9PM

Music with Fruit Star Candy Bar

9PM-midnight

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami by Sophie Fiennes (2018)

 

Co-presented with House of PainT

 

 

Capital Pride Weekend

 

Thursday, August 26

 

5PM-9PM

Music with DJ CPI and performance by Adrianna Exposée

9PM-midnight

Keyboard Fantasies by Posy Dixon (2019)

 

Co-presented with the Digital Arts Resource Centre

 

Friday, August 27

 

5PM-9PM

Music with DJ Matelot Max and performances by Kimmy Dymond and Icesis Couture

9PM-midnight

Paris is Burning by Jennie Livingstone (1991)

 

Co-presented with GenNext and MAX Ottawa

 

Saturday, August 28

 

5PM-9PM

Performances by Kiki Coe and Cyril Cinder, and playlist by DJ Seiiizmikk

9PM-midnight

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami by Sophie Fiennes (2018)

 

Co-presented with Sashay

 

Venue:
SAW outdoor courtyard, 67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa

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