Published Apr 27, 2011With musical festival season just around the corner, the big summer attractions are starting to roll out their preliminarily lineups in efforts to get those ticket sales rolling. As such, the Ontario mainstay Ottawa Bluesfest has unveiled its roster, and as always, it's looking like a jam-packed month of events this July.
Here's the full list of confirmed performers so far:
A Perfect Circle, Alex Cuba, Amanda Rheaume, Ana Miura, Arkells, Baloji, the Beauties, Bedouin Soundclash, Ben Harper, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Billy Talent, Blue King Brown, the Black Keys, Blue Rodeo, Bluestone, Bootsy Collins, Braids, Brothers Chaffey, Buck 65, Buddy Guy, Cage the Elephant, Callers, Cancer Bats, Caravan Palace, Cavaliers, Chali 2na, Cheap Trick, Court Yard Hounds, Cuff the Duke, Danny Michel, David Clayton-Thomas, Dawes, Death Cab for Cutie, Death from Above 1979, Dennis Coffey, Diamond Rings, the Dirtbombs, Dropkick Murphys, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Erykah Badu, Final Flash, the Flaming Lips, Folklore Urbana Orchestra, Funky Meters, Galactic, Girl Talk, Girls With Guitars, Gomez, Gospel Day, the Greenhornes, Hannah Georgas, Hey Rosetta!, Honey Island, Huey Lewis & the News, Ian Kelly, Imaginary Cities, Infected Mushroom, Jennifer Hudson, Jesse Greene, Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat, Jimmy Bowskill, Joe Satriani, John Butler Trio, John Fogerty, John Primer, Jolly Boys, Josh Ritter, Justin Nozuka, JW-Jones, Karkwa, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, LA-33, Larry McCray, Leon Russell, Lindsay Ferguson, Lucky Charms, M. Ward, Mac Miller, Manny Makris, Mark Kozelek, Michael Powers, Miguel, Mother Mother, My Morning Jacket, Neon Indian, Nicole Atkins, Nomfusi, Oli Brown, Paul Thorn, Peter Frampton, PS I Love You, Ra Ra Riot, Red Baraat, Rise Against, the Roots, Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, Sheepdogs, Sherman Robertson, Shpongle Presents…the Shpongletron Experience, Sierra Maestra, Skrillex, Smokin' Joe Kubek and Bnois King, Soundgarden, Spam Allstars, Steve Miller Band, Tegan & Sara, the Tea Party, Theory of a Deadman, Three Days Grace, Tim Robbins, Trampled by Turtles, the Tragically Hip, the Twisters, Wanda Jackson, Wicked Grin, Winter Gloves, Yukon Blonde
The Ottawa Bluesfest runs from July 5 to 17. The full lineup has been handily organized into a performance grid right here, so you can plan your days accordingly.
Tickets for the festival will be available on April 30 at 10 a.m. EST. More information on the different types of passes is available here.