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RBC Bluesfest Announces 2016 Line-Up

OTTAWA, Canada (CelebrityAccess) — RBC Bluesfest organizers announced the initial line-up for their 2016 program.

“I’m extremely happy with how the program came together,” says the festival’s executive and artistic director Mark Monahan. “With this year’s line-up, RBC Bluesfest remains one of the greatest showcases of international talent and an important platform for new and emerging acts.”

RBC Bluesfest runs from July 7 to 17. The festival site at LeBreton Flats Park offers a wide variety of food and merchandise concessions and is fully licensed. Check the website for more to come in the weeks ahead.

Confirmed acts to date include:

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Duran Duran
Brad Paisley
The Lumineers
Wolf Parade
Billy Idol
Sam Hunt
Alessia Cara
Joe Jackson
Schoolboy Q
Thomas Rhett
The Cult
The Head And The Heart
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
City And Colour
Bryan Ferry
The Monkees
Brandi Carlile
John Fogerty
Half Moon Run
Zeds Dead
The Decemberists
Earl Sweatshirt
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals
Coeur De Pirate
Cashmere Cat
Jeff Ross
Lindsey Stirling
The Tallest Man On Earth
Coleman Hell
Freddie Gibbs
Peter Bjorn And John
Son Little
Holy Fuck
Amos The Transparent
Amanda Rheaume
Boy & Bear
Brock Zeman
Yukon Blonde
The Wicked Mercy
Dz Deathrays
San Fermin
The Paul Deslauriers Band
Wild Child
Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar
The Peptides
Pierre Kwenders
Lindsay Ferguson
Jill Zmud
Tal Wilkenfeld
Harrison “Sweettaste” Kennedy
The London Souls
The Jimmy Tri-Tone Band
Pith And The Parenchymas
Tyler Kealey
David Gogo
Monday I Retire
The Paper Kites
Grand River Ramblers
Meghan Patrick
The Jesse Greene Band
Craig Cardiff
Cashtro Crosby And Dj Mes
Paul James
Jack De Keyzer
Brothers Dube

More artsits to be confirmed.