Bluesfest

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Bluesfest Day 9: Pussy Riot Steals the Show on the Side Stage + Gallery

The unapologetic rainbow-balaclava-chic politics behind Pussy Riot’s fame are unlike any group in recent memory. And beneath a cloudy, yet

  • 2019
  • July 19, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 8: Alexisonfire Rises Again

Since they parted ways back in 2011 to chase peripheral passion projects—including a firefighting career for lead singer George Pettit—the

  • 2019
  • July 14, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 3: Glorious Sons, PUP, KALLITECHNIS & more

Els kept her camera skills sharpened for Day 3 of RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. She got some great photos of headliners

  • 2019
  • July 7, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 2: Yungblud & Jason Isbell

Our photographer Els Durnford was at Lebreton Flats to catch Day 2 of RBC Ottawa Bluesfest. After a rain delay,

  • 2019
  • July 6, 2019
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Bluesfest Day 10: Rise Against, Three Days Grace, Dear Rouge, The Jerry Cans and Animal Confession

On Bluesfest Day 10, I arrived super early to the “doors” and waited in line, in the non-bag line. There

  • 2018
  • July 25, 2018
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Gallery: Bluesfest Day 8 w/ Zeds Dead, Sturgill Simpson & more

Bluesfest Day 8 was kept the party going with sets by Sturgill Simpson, Black Irish, Grandtheft, Zeds Dead, and more.

  • 2018
  • July 19, 2018
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Bluesfest Day 7: Noname, Blue Rodeo & more

As Bluesfest rolled along, the much-anticipated seventh day finally arrived. Chicago rapper Noname was definitely one of the buzz acts

  • 2018
  • July 18, 2018
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Bluesfest Days 5 & 6: Foo Fighters and Courtney Barnett steal the show

Bluesfest has changed a lot for me. And how could it not? Over the last ten years I’ve been psyched

  • 2018
  • July 16, 2018
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Review + Gallery: RBC Bluesfest Day 1

As thousands of music fans descended on Lebreton Flats to kick off this year’s RBC Ottawa Bluesfest, the sweltering heat

  • 2018
  • July 6, 2018
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10 good reasons to embrace La Francophonie at Bluesfest

By Cindy Savard, Éliane Laberge and Éric Barrette in collaboration with Eventful Capital and Ottawa Showbox. Photo by Els Durnford. 

  • 2018
  • February 26, 2018
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