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Amanda Cottreau

Rank #1 CA Ottawa, ON, CA Other / Indie Acoustic / Singer/Songwriter


Sounds Like: Priscilla Ahn, Lisa Hannigan, Norah Jones, Sarah McLachlan, Joy Williams

Label: Unsigned, GoGirls Elite/GoGirlsMusic.com, Not Just French Music, OMYRECORDS, Wastelandic Paradise

Manager: Amanda Cottreau

Bio: Amanda is a generous woman with a conscious, intuitive, and consistent will to connect people. Her music expresses a desire to love and be loved, as well as the nuances of what it means to have those desires in a complex world. Her music is introspective, comforting, delicate and captivating.

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200 shows and counting...
Sep 26, 2013
I’m no expert on the matter but, after having playing over 200 shows in the last... [more]
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Jun 2, 2013
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Twitter_icon_for_status: Made it home safe and sound through rush hour traffic across provinces without one person yelling at me. #WIN http://t.co/ixQ18lnMm8


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    Universe in a Soft Shell Released on Nov 11, 2010


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  • Sat

    Jul 19

    Ottawa, ON, CA | 7:30pm
    Club SAW
    Ottawa, ON, CA
    Sat Jul 19 7:30pm


    The Ottawa Music Index presents a showcase of local independent music artists in support of its funding campaign to start a new independent music magazine in Ottawa. Read more about our project here: http://igg.me/at/ottmusicindexmag/x LINEUP ============ City Limits https://www.facebook.com/citylimitsottawa Sandra Bunga https://www.facebook.com/sandrasmusic Amanda Cottreau http://www.amandacottreau.com/ More bands to be announced shortly. SILENT AUCTION & GIVEWAYS COURTESY OF: ========== St. John's Music Granata Music School Ltd Kichesippi Beer Co. And More.. ABOUT OMI ============ Since August 2012, the Ottawa Music Index has supported local music artists in their need for marketing and promotion services as well as professional development & education in the music industry. To date the Ottawa Music Index has cataloged more than 500 active local music artists & businesses involved in local music industry. DETAILS =========== Cover: $10 Doors: 7:30pm Music: 8:00pm - 1:00am Parking: There is no onsite parking. Parking is available just down the street at the Ottawa Convention Centre / Rideau Centre parking. Bus: Two Closest Stops are along the Transitway at McKenzie King Bridge or Laurier (at Ottawa University)

  • Thu

    Jun 26

    Ottawa, ON, CA | 7:00pm

    Ottawa, ON, CA
    Thu Jun 26 7:00pm


    Since June of 2012, The Artistic Showcase has brought together some of the most creative and devoted independent artists in Canada to delight audiences and create loving artistic community in Ottawa. This month marks the two-year anniversary of the series, and we are going to celebrate some of the most memorable performers and performances to ever touch the artistic showcase stage. On June 26th at Pressed Cafe (750 Gladstone), The Artistic Showcase will welcome performances by: Nathanael Larochette, Prufrock, Amanda Cottreau, Brad Morden, Nicole Lefebvre, Ali Alikhani, John Akpata, The Visit, OpenSecret (Ikenna Onyegbula), Lana K, Suzy Pankhurst, Brandon Wint, and others :) The Artistic Showcase is hosted by poet Brandon Wint and facilitated by the Welcome Home Artists' Collective. $10 cover

  • Tue

    Jun 10

    Ottawa, ON, CA | 7:00pm
    Truffle Treasures
    Ottawa, ON, CA
    Tue Jun 10 7:00pm


    Join me for some tranquil tunes and truffles on Tuesday. As thank you for community supporting independent music and local business we invite you to experience the best of both offerings!

  • Fri

    May 23

    Ottawa, CA | 7:00pm

    Ottawa, CA
    Fri May 23 7:00pm


    CelebrateHER is proud to sponsor Hens Night, a women-centric independent film being produced right here in Ottawa. On Friday, May 23, 2014, we are teaming up with the crew to create the biggest, bestest, bachelorette themed FUNraiser ever! The money raised will go to support the film and local women’s charity Sasc Ottawa. COME ONE, COME ALL!!! DOORS OPEN - 7PM | TICKETS - $10 | DOORS CLOSE - 1AM Ladies, gentlemen, no-so-gentlemen, lesbians, lesbians, queer, transgendered, two-spirited… you’re all invited to join us for an unforgettable evening. Must be 21 years of age or older with valid ID. STELLAR MUSIC Live DJ, Local bands (soon to be announced), Marquee karaoke performances by special guests OUTRAGEOUS FUN Body painting, Tickle trunk for dress up Makeup and Make out photo booth, Daring tasks for sexy door prizes. RULES OF ENGAGEMENT No judgement.No slut shaming. No means no Leave your inhibitions at the door! No money, no problem. Sign up as a volunteer by emailing info@celebrateher.org. You can’t afford not to come. HENS NIGHT FILM Learn more about the film and show your support by donating to the Indiegogo campaign or simply “LIKE” their page and spread the word. - Facebook: www.facebook.com/HensNightFilm - Twitter: @HensNightFilm - Event Hastag: #HNBachloretteParty

  • Sat

    Apr 26

    Ottawa, ON, CA | 6:00pm
    The Glebe House
    Ottawa, ON, CA
    Sat Apr 26 6:00pm


    Angela's Bed & Breakfast Ottawa (166 Glebe Avenue) has graciously opened their doors for a most intimate concert series. In homage of Spring, the theme for this month's show is renewal. Guests are invited to bring items of food and comfort. This is a BYOB event. From 6pm -11pm, there will be offerings of poetry, song, and visual art from a fine selection of local artists.

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  • ThickerThanWater productions (Artist) ThickerThanWater pro...
    Listening to "Sea and Sky". beautiful work. Loving the vibe here. Peace and be blessed
  • The Ohm Group (Artist) The Ohm Group
    Nice songs ! Peace! The Ohm
  • Nehemiah Akbar (Artist) Nehemiah Akbar
    Hello, I've listend to your tracks. Amazing job!!!
  • Frank Parra (Artist) Frank Parra
    Amanda, listening today... love, love, love your voice. There's a little Harriet Wheeler in you. That's a great compliment- Harriet took the UKs heart in her hand at one p...
  • Sills & Smith (Artist) Sills & Smith
    Sea and Sky really hits the spot tonight. Painterly songcraft with angelic singing. Frank Smith
    Hi! We're having an industry showcase event in Ottawa on May 16th and 17th at Mavericks! We'd be glad to have you perform! If you're interested, please feel free to sign-...
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Q: When and where will you be performing live? @YowCaféOttawa
A: My next live performance will be on Thursday August 23rd with Poet Brandon Wint and Cellist Raphael Weinroth-Browne at Alpha Soul Cafe from 7-10pm.

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