Capital Idea!

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Capital Idea!
Genre Multigenre
Dates 21 to 30 June 2007
Location(s) Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Canada
Years active 2007
Founded by Calum Marsh

Capital Idea! was a nine-day music festival in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, organized by music blogger and concert promoter Calum Marsh. The festival took place from 21 to 30 June 2007, and featured high-profile indie acts. Despite a great deal of media attention in television, print and internet outlets, the festival failed to attract a large number of attendees.

Festival lineup[edit]

The 2007 edition of Capital Idea! included over 30 musical acts across a wide range of genres. A partial list follows.

The Walkmen, The Fiery Furnaces, Destroyer, Damo Suzuki, The Wrens, Sunset Rubdown, Girl Talk, Russian Futurists, Born Ruffians, Frog Eyes, Crystal Castles and Montag.

See also[edit]


  1. Crockard, Caitlin (2007-05-02). "New Ottawa Music Festival Is A Capital Idea!". ChartAttack. Archived from the original on 2011-06-07. Retrieved 2009-03-20. 
  2. "Capital Idea!". Archived from the original on 2012-10-25.