John Allaire Happening Headquarters

Virtual "Karma Hat" for The ALLAIRE SHOW and other online live performances by John Allaire

Please consider donating to The Allaire Show and other live performances and productions while watching live feeds. The Allaire show is o   The Allaire Show Facebook Page, Saturdays 3pm-5pm (or archived anytime on the same page, with highlights on our YouTube Channel). Other performances are on John's Personal Facebook Page.

In such uncertain time, we can all use a bit of "Good Karma". All money donated goes to the performers. Thank you and please take care of yourselves and others. Peace, Love and Understanding. John


Peace, Love and Understanding
Benefit Vol. 2 April 24, 2020 at Overflow POSTPONED!

The ALLAIRE SHOW and Anita Manley present PEACE, LOVE AND UNDERSTANDING Vol. 2! A concert in support of the Royal, Youth mental health initiatives!

The event will take place at the Overflow Brewing Company, 2477 Kaladar Ave. The new date will be announced once the COVID-19 situation has resolved.

The evening will feature local musical acts both full bands and solo:
John Allaire and the Campistas
D.B Cohen and The Revellers
Tyler Kealey
Mad Gamma
The Fi-Delities

There will be a silent auction with incredible donated prices from many local businesses. Join us for a great community cause and an amazing evening of music!


John Allaire

Barley Mow Orleans will host John's Saturday Summer Residency

 Sun Party Saturdays are coming to Orleans! Fun in the sun on the patio deck (weather permitting - indoors if not). Come join John for some tunes and sun! Starts June 6, 2020!

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What's Happening! 

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NEW!! Pub Party Fridays!!!

Pub Party Fridays - A happening at the Barley Mow, 1060 Bank St. Ottawa! Start your weekend off right with John Allaire playing a mix of classic tunes and his own gems!

A FUN Guarantee!!

Join us: Every second Friday
(see schedule above)

8pm-11pm! No cover! Just a hootenanny!

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


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  • 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

Now in its 10th Season!
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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