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Donations to John's Live performances thankfully accepted here

Thank you to everyone who has donated to the streaming and other liver performances over the past year. Strange days indeed and your support has been greatly appreciated. Catch John's live shows on   John Allaire Live Facebook Page. All the best to you and yours!.


Latest Streams by John Allaire!

While we are all apart and safe, please enjoy some live feeds from John! Go here for the Facebook Live Stream

NYE 2020



Due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, all of John's show and live appearances have been cancelled until public health is not a factor in returning to the clubs.

However, please tune into John's Live Streaming shows twice or more per week on John's Facebook Live page!

John solo, along with the Fi-Delities, Campistas, The Town Cryers, et al will all return when it's safe to come out and play. 

Please be safe and considerate during these trying times.
Peace, Love and Understanding. 

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Upcoming Shows

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Go Here to Buy John Allaire and The Town Cryers Music and Merchandise      

Contact Here for t-shirt info or if you cant find the JA + TTC merch you are looking for. 

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What's Happening! 

The Press

"...He has the lyrical sense of Dylan, the chops of Neil Young and his backing group reminds me of The Band..." - Mile High Examiner, Denver" More press

"If he goes on like this for a few more years, no shit, he's on his way to being the next Canadian music legend... You can punch any track at random on this disc and end up with a gem." - Barry Hammond - Penguin Eggs More Press





John Allaire Music Samples


  • Awards:
  • Top 10 Ottawa Musicians - Ottawa Life Magazine 2017
  • American Songwriter Assoc. Top Lyricist (Nashville) - 2009
  • Top Live Act - Toronto Independent Music Awards - 2009
  • Top Independent Video in Canada 1989
  • First place in Canada - Ballad of the year 1987 
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The Allaire Show at Quinn's

On a summer break!!


The Allaire Show is a Saturday matinee singer-songwriter series held at Quinn's Pub, 1070 Bank St. Ottawa, ON Canada.  Hosted by John, The Allaire Show has become a must-see for original music fans in the Ottawa area and a must-play for local and touring artists alike!

Saturdays 3pm-5pm Quinn's Ale House
1070 Bank Street, Ottawa
Doors open at 2pm


Out of Town? On Vacation? Mobility Issues? Cat-sitting? No Problem! We have you covered. Tune into the show Live 3pm every Saturday! Watch us on our Facebook Page for live action and interact with us during the show! Please "Like" our Facebook page and Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to catch all the action live and see the archives of the Highlights!


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