Ottawa Psych Fest
Ottawa Psych Fest
The poster for the 2018 edition.
Background information
Genre(s) Psychedelic
Date(s) June/July
Location Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Venue(s) House of Targ
Years active 2018 - Present
Promoter(s) Birdman Sound, Cardinal Fuzz Recs, CKCU, House of Targ
Website House of Targ Official

Ottawa Psych Fest is a yearly event hosted in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Starting in 2018 and expanding to a two-day event by the next year, Ottawa Psych Fest is a showcase of psychedelic bands as the title implies. To date each edition has been hosted at House of Targ.


The inaugural Ottawa Psych Fest would be hosted on a single day, on 7 July 2018 at House of Targ in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This inaugural edition would feature five bands.[1]

7 July 2018
Shooting Guns
The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol
Mark Alexander McIntyre
The Golden Rule


The second edition of Ottawa Psych Fest would be hosted at House of Targ on 28 and 29 June 2019, expanding to two days and eight bands.[2]

28 June 2019 29 June 2019
Comet Control Plastic Crimewave Syndicate
Annunaki The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol
Monobrow Technicolor Blood
Horseman, Pass By Wasted Cathedral


The 2020 Edition of Ottawa Psych Fest was originally proposed for 26 and 27 June 2020, but would ultimately postponed due to The CO-VID19 Pandemic.[3][4]

26 June (Proposed) 27 June (Proposed)
Dead Sea Apes Simply Saucer
Dire Wolves Hawkeyes
The Band Whose Name Is A Symbol Prana Crafter
Room Control Blue City


External LinksEdit


  1. House of Targ Official
  2. House of Targ Official
  3. CKCU
  4. House of Targ Facebook
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