Ottawa Bluesfest is Canada’s equivalent to Summerfest, a 13-day, all-out music extravaganza featuring more acts than the total population of Delaware. This year’s edition, set for July 5-17 on the grounds of the Canadian War Museum, is topped by the reunited Soundgarden, My Morning Jacket, Death Cab For Cutie, A Perfect Circle, The Black Keys, Erykah Badu, The Tragically Hip, Death From Above 1979, The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, and Ben Harper.
Other notables include The Roots, Peter Frampton, John Fogerty, Buddy Guy, Steve Miller, Huey Lewis and the News, Jennifer Hudson, Leon Russell, Rise Against, Dropkick Murphys, Tegan & Sara, M. Ward, Bootsy Collins, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and Cage the Elephant.
Rounding out the lineup are Cheap Trick, Wanda Jackson, Shpongle, Infected Mushroom, John Butler Trio, Gomez, Josh Ritter, Galactic, Dawes, The Greenhorns, Neon Indian, Nicole Atkins, Ra Ra Riot, The Dirtbombs, Mother Mother, and Diamond Rings.
Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 am EST on April 30st.