Ottawa's 2022 RBC Bluesfest Gets Rage Against the Machine, Alexisonfire, the National

Plus Alanis Morissette, Sarah McLachlan, Run the Jewels, Sum 41 and more

BY Alex HudsonPublished Mar 8, 2022

After pandemic-related cancellations the past couple years, Ottawa's RBC Bluesfest has announced the details of its 2022 edition, which runs from July 7 to 17 at LeBreton Flats Park.

There are 10 days of live music in all (since the fest is taking July 11 off) and headliners include Rage Against the Machine, Alexisonfire, the National, Alanis Morissette, Sarah McLachlan, Jack Johnson, TLC and more.

The undercard consists of the Beaches, Run the Jewels, Lucy Dacus, Sum 41, Garbage, Jeremy Dutcher, the New Pornographers, Alessia Cara, Nathaniel Rateliff, Crown Lands and many others.

There will be a one-day ticket presale tomorrow (March 9) from to 10 a.m. to midnight, which will be open to all with no code required. Tickets then officially go on sale on Friday (March 11) at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available here.

See the lineup below. The artists for each day are presented in alphabetical order, with the headliners in bold. A poster containing the full lineup is below that.

RBC Bluesfest 2022 Lineup:

07/07: Alanna Sterling, Alessia Cara, Angelique Francis Band, Bombino, Dean Lewis, Jessia, JoJo Worthington, Ocean Alley, Sarah McLachlan, Vanessa Collier

07/08: Amanda Lowe, Jack Johnson, Jeremy Dutcher, Lia, Mack & Ben, Tami Neilson, Tash Sultana, The New Pornographers, the Texas Horns

07/09: Anders Drerup Band, Anthony Geraci Band, Colin James, Emilie Steele & the Deal, Femi Kuti & the Positive Force, Gavin McLeod, Luke Combs, the Revivalists 

07/10: Alanis Morissette, Étoile Noire, Garbage, Josephine Leone, MacKenzie Porter, Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Renée Landry, Sophia Radisch, Sue Foley

07/12: Crown Lands, Emma Armstrong ft. A Short Walk to Pluto, Frase, Jontavious Willis, Lyle Odjick & the Northern Steam, Marshmello, Michael Franti & Spearhead, SAINt JHN, Three Days Grace

07/13: Alexisonfire, Charlie Cunningham, Chicano Batman, JP Saxe, Mia Kelly, Millencolin, Mischa, Nikki Hill, Raul Midón, Sum 41, Vicki Brittle

07/14: Braden Foulkes, Crash Test Dummies, Gentlemen of the Woods, Janette King, Lucy Dacus, Luke Bryan, Matthew Chaffey, Sacha, the Tea Party, Wide Mouth Mason

07/15: Jessica Pearson & the East Wind, Ludic (First Up w/ RBCxMusic), Milky Chance, Okies, Rage Against the Machine, Run the Jewels, Tal Wilkenfeld, the Commotions, the Day Dreamers

07/16: Big Zee, cleopatrick, Cooper Brothers Southern Rock All-Star Revue, Crystal Shawanda, Grandson, Lia Kloud, Slack Bridges, TLC, Sly High

07/17: Aysanabee, Bonnie Doon, Jon Rivera, OK Naledi, the Beaches, the National

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