Category Archives: 2015

Bread and Roses

The Elizabeth Riley Band​ will be leading this beautiful, powerful song – “Bread and Roses” – at Gil’s Hootenanny. Practise singing with the video, and then come out and sing along on Friday, May 1st at the First Unitarian Congregation.

Bread and Roses photo by Jake Morrison

Bread and Roses photo by Jake Morrison

2015 Song Writing Contest – Songs of Protest, Songs of Hope

Gil’s Hootenanny & Writer’s Bloc in conjunction with Ottawa Grassroots Festival & Spirit of Rasputin’s present the 2nd Annual

Sing-Along Song Writing Contest

The entry form is at Spirit of Rasputin’s here…


  • To encourage the writing and performing of new sing-along songs along the Gil’s Hootenanny theme of “Songs of Protest, Songs of Hope”.