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Capital Hoedown email raises questions about festival’s potential return

An unexpected email sent to members of the Ottawa community Tuesday purporting to be from an organizer of the beleaguered Capital Hoedown suggests there are efforts to revive the country music festival. 218 more words


The Capital Hoedown will rise again, promoter vows

Since cancelling the Capital Hoedown music festival, promoter Denis Benoit has done an admirable impression of the Invisible Man, refusing media interviews.

But now Benoit has broken his two-year silence in an interview with the Citizen, revealing his plans to revive the country music festival and describing his reasons for scrubbing the 2012 event in the first place. 916 more words

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