OTTAWA, CA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Organizers for the Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest have dished the lineup for the 2011 edition of the festival, which is set to kick off on July 5th in Ottawa.
This year's festival is set to encompass 13 days, with 12 days of music, starting on Tuesday, July 5th and running through July 17th with July 10th serving as an off-day to give folks a chance to recalibrate.
The extensive list of confirmed artists for this year's festival includes: A Perfect Circle, Ben Harper, Billy Talent, The Black Keys, Buck 65, Blue Rodeo, Bootsy Collins, Caravan Palace, Death From Above 1979, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Erykah Badu, The Flaming Lips, Infected Mushroom, Jennifer Hudson, Joe Satriani, John Butler Trio, John Fogerty, Peter Frampton, The Roots, Soundgarden, Steve Miller Band, The Tragically Hip . . . and more than 200 others, including Andrew Jr. Boy Jones, Arkells, Bedouin Soundclash, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Blue King Brown, Bluestone, Braids, Brothers Chaffey, Buck 65, Buddy Guy, Cage the Elephant, Callers, Cavaliers, Chali 2na, Cheap Trick, Courtyard Hounds, Danny Michel Band, David Clayton-Thomas, Dawes, Dennis Coffey, Diamond Rings, The Dirtbombs, Folklore Urbano Orchestra, Funky Meters, Galactic, Girl Talk, Girls with Guitars, Greenhornes, Harper, Huey Lewis and the News, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Jesse Greene, Jim Suhler, Jimmy Bowskill, John Primer, Josh Ritter, Justin Nozuka, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, La-33, Leon Russell, Library Voices, Luyas, M. Ward, Manny Makris, Mark Kozelek of Red House Painter & Sun Kil Moon, Michael Powers, Mother Mother, My Morning Jacket, Nicole Atkins, Oli Brown, Paul Thorn, PS I Love You, Ra Ra Riot, The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Rise Against, Rosie Ledet, Sheep Dogs, Sierra Maestra, Skrillex, Smokin Joe Kubek Band featuring Bnois King, Spam Allstars, Tegan & Sara, The Beauties, The Sheepdogs, Theory of a Deadman, Three Days Grace, Trampled by Turtles, Wanda Jackson, and Yukon Blonde, among others.
For more information, including tickets and a performanc eschedule for the event, check them online at: ottawabluesfest.ca – I. Courtney