Published May 21, 2019Ottawa festival CityFolk will return to Canada's capital city from September 12 to 15, and organizers have now unveiled this year's initial lineup.
Among the first performers to be announced are Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, Leon Bridges and the Strumbellas. There will also be a special revival of Raine Maida's Summersault festival featuring Our Lady Peace, Live and Bush.
Rounding out the roster are artists like Lucinda Williams, Rhye, Lucy Dacus, Donovan Woods and the Opposition, Larkin Poe, Tim Baker, Rich Aucoin, Saul Williams, Dear Rouge, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, the Once, Orville Peck, Dwayne Gretzky, the White Buffalo, the East Pointers, Eleni Mandell, Harrow Fair, Lee Harvey Osmond, Caroline Rose, Tamino and Human Kebab.
The festival will feature a main stage on the Great Lawn at Lansdowne Park, as well as a Ravenlaw Stage in the Aberdeen Pavilion.
Local talent will also once again be showcased with Marvest — a set of free performances to take place at venues along Bank Street. Marvest artists will be announced at a later date.
Early bird tickets for CityFolk will be available for one day as of Thursday (May 23) at 10 a.m. General tickets go on sale Friday (May 24).
For full festival information and updates, check out the CityFolk website.