Ottawa Bluesfest

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  • 2019
  • July 19, 2019

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

  • 2018
  • July 25, 2018

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

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  • 2017
  • July 10, 2017

Bluesfest Day 3: Flight Distance, Tegan & Sara, and 50 Cent

The first Saturday of Bluesfest brought healthy crowds to see a diverse collection of musicians. The first group I caught

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Gallery: Bluesfest Day 2 w/ Matt Andersen, DJ Mustard, Eddie Quotez, and more

Ottawa Bluesfest kept the excitement coming on Friday night with some strong performances by Matt Andersen, DJ Mustard, Anna Lunoe,

Bluesfest 2016 Local Music Preview

Say what you will about the festival, Bluesfest is a huge supporter of local music. They extensively search for Ottawa

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  • 2016
  • February 23, 2016

Ottawa Bluesfest 2016 Lineup

Another year, another RBC Ottawa Bluesfest announcement – and it came a little bit earlier than expected this year. The

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New Music: Saint Clare – Moving On EP

Unlike the majority of indie bands in Ottawa making high-energy rock music, Saint Clare is a group comprised of seven members

  • 2014
  • July 10, 2014

RBC Bluesfest Day 6: The Killers + Cypress Hill + Phantogram + The Districts + Average Times + Tyler, The Creator

The Killers performs live at the RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa on Tuesday, July 8, 2014. Photo: Mark Horton, RBC Bluesfest

RBC Bluesfest Day 4: St. Vincent + Violent Femmes + Mac DeMarco + Boyhood

Photo: Mark Horton, RBC Bluesfest Press Images The magical and whimsical St. Vincent headlined another amazing night at Bluesfest. I

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RBC Bluesfest Day 3: Kalle Mattson + Blakdenim + The Digs + Black Joe Lewis + Matt Andersen & the Mellotones

The longest day of Bluesfest 2014 so far began with hardly a cloud in the sky, and the sun beating