Ottawa Bluesfest Anounces Line-Up

OTTAWA, (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) –Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest organizers today announced their initial line up which is subject to change. The festival spans eleven days Thursday, July 3 to Sunday to July 13 and will showcase more than 2,000 of the best Blues, R&B, Soul, Gospel, Pop, World, and Rock musicians in the world. All this will jam in Downtown Ottawa!

These bands will be performing at this year’s Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest, which will span 11 days (July 3 – 13) and feature six stages. Also this year, CBC Radio will record several concerts for national broadcast on a Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest special during Canada Live’s summer season.

Line Up:

James Taylor
Steely Dan
The Tragically Hip
Feist
Wyclef Jean
The Black Crowes
Fergie
Widespread Panic
Brian Wilson
Great Big Sea
Boz Scaggs
Three Days Grace
TV on the Radio
Akon
Primus
Zappa Plays Zappa
Taj Mahal
Lucinda Williams
Donna Summer
Plain White T's
Richard Thompson
Matthew Good and His Band
Don McLean
Keb' Mo'
Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Theory of a Dead Man
Blind Boys of Alabama
Joan Armatrading
Jakob Dylan
Dr. John
Canned Heat
The Secret Machines
Corb Lund, Metric
Calexico
Sean Kingston
The Weakerthans
The Wailers
Johnny Winter
Cassandra Wilson
Kathleen Edwards
Adrian Belew
Bettye LaVette
Shelby Lynne
Wintersleep
Allen Toussaint
Sam Roberts Band
Ray Davies
Martha Wainwright
Master Musicians of Jajouka
Tony D
JW-Jones
Shawn Tavernier
Jose Gonzalez
Michael Jerome Browne
Fiftymen
Amanda Rheaume
Ball & Chain & The Wreckers
Jim Bryson
The Hammerheads
Alexis O'Hara
Budos Band
Ana Muira
Cooper Brothers
Quarter Life
Steve Marriner
Watters Brothers Rebellion
Royal Wood
Lindsay Ferguson
Samuel James
Jeff Rogers
Evil Farm Children
Anders Drerup
Kid Beyond
Guy Forsyth
Guitar Shorty
Roxanne Potvin
Orchestra Baobab
Sonny Landreth
Guy Davis
Seun Kuti
Dave Bidini Band
Christine Fellows
Trevor Alguire
Anders Osborne
Samuel James
Harper
Angelique Kidjo
Back Door Slam
Justin Rutledge
Jon Amor
Michael Burks
Chuck Prophet
Eric Eggleston
Brothers Chaffey
Theory of a Dead Man
NQ Arbuckle
Nick Moss & The Flip Tops
Crooked Still
Ladytron
JJ Grey & Mofro
Lil' Brian Terry & the Zydeco Travelers
Becky Abbott
Hayden
Luke Doucet
Jenn Grant
Guy Forsyth
Krueger Brothers
Elliot Brood
The Holmes Brothers
Nation Beat
Tom Wilson
Otis Taylor Band
The Super Fantastics
Don Vappie
The Bluerunners
Pappy Johns Band
Digging Roots with Hoop Dancer, Jill Buckshot
Sandy Schofield
Billy Joe Green, Mumbo Jumbo Voodoo Combo
The Sauce Boss
Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets
That 1 Guy
David Maxwell
Justin Nozuka
Terry Gillespie
Hollerado
Infected Mushroom
James Blood Ulmer
Terry Evans
The Acorn
HiLoTrons
L'il Ed & The Blues Imperials
Hamell on Trial
Bryan Lee & the Blues Power Band
Chuck Prophet
Catherine Russell
Federico Aubele
Frank Vignola
Rachid Taha
Becky Abbott
Pierre Bensusan
Jully Black
Born Ruffians
Jason Collett
Lil' Dave Thompson
Tokyo Police Club
The Most Serene Republic
Dorit Chrysler
Jason Ricci & New Blood
Stars
Eric Eggleston
John Nemeth
John Allaire
Harry Manx & Kevin Breit
Lurrie Bell
Nappy Brown
Walter Trout
Rozasia
Hayden
Bernard Allison
Sadie Hell
Ben Cooper
Plants and Animals
Lurrie Bell
Melissa Ferrick
Eli 'Paperboy' Reed
Three Days Grace
The Dynamites
Brights
Brothers Chaffey
Acres
Nikkii Yanofsky
Balkan Beat Box
Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys
The Love Machine
Jesse Stewart
If Then Do
Shelby Lynne
Ryan Montbleu Band
World Gospel Jam with Canton Jones, Sharon Riley & Faith Chorale, Sonz of Thunder, Danny Eason, God’s Plan Ministry, New World Son, and Shirley Ceasar
John Kilduff
Porkbelly Futures
Red Volkaert with Cindy Cashdollar
Shakura
Gina Sicilia
Blues in the Schools Performance
Jam Clinic
John Henrys
Grupo Fantasma
The Bush Pilots
Stars
Rozasia
Debbie Davies
Harrison Kennedy
Trevor James and Perfect Gentlemen
Lance Anderson
Nihilist Spasm Band
Baobab Tree and Akpokli
Mr Something Something
Jetplanes of Abraham and many more
–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers

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