RBC 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

  • 2017
  • July 15, 2017

Gallery: Bluesfest Day 7 w/ Migos, Maurice Moore and Lil Yachty

It’s likely that you may have heard about Bluesfest’s seventh day—it was mired by chaos, violence and overindulgence, around 200

  • 2016
  • July 16, 2016

Pup-day at Bluesfest and House of Targ

On July 14 I treated myself to a double dose of PUP, one of the best live acts around. First,

  • 2016
  • July 12, 2016

Bluesfest Day 4: Yukon Blonde, Wild Child, Steamers and Debauche

It was a beautiful Sunday and a perfect way to cap off the first half of Bluesfest with Yukon Blonde,

ottawa bluesfest, 2016. lineup, announcement
  • 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

  • 2015
  • July 20, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 10: Brandon Allan, The Beaches, Interpol & Milky Chance

RBC Bluesfest Press Images, Photo: Danyca MacDonald Starting my evening in the Barney Danson Theatre to see Brandon Allan and

  • 2015
  • July 20, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 11: Weird Al, Randy Bachman & Be In The Band Showcase

RBC Bluesfest Press Images, Photo: Mark Horton The last day of a festival is always a mixed bag. I usually want

  • 2015
  • July 18, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 8: Fet.Nat, Hilotrons & Mother Mother

RBC Bluesfest Press Images PHOTO/Scott Penner As soon as I got on the bus to make my way to the

  • 2015
  • July 18, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 9: Bahamas, Tragically Hip, Dropkick Murphys & John Carroll

RBC Bluesfest Press Images, Photo: Mark Horton The closer I got to RBC Bluesfest, with every step I took, the

  • 2015
  • July 15, 2015

RBC Bluesfest Day 6: Edward Sharpe, Hamish Anderson, Future Islands & Operators

There was a storm brewing above day 6 of RBC Bluesfest but no one was quite sure when it would