Ottawa Bluesfest 2016 – Discover some great local artists while you’re there

June 29th, 2016 by  |  Published in Features, News, Show Announcements

RBC Ottawa Bluesfest 2016

Summer is here and that means it’s almost time for another addition of the Ottawa Bluesfest! While all the hype typically surrounds the headliners, there is loads of local talent performing as well. So if you’re going, head out early and discover some of the great local music that our city has to offer. Once again this year, there are many great up and coming local bands for you to discover and enjoy!

* Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

Thursday July 7

Friday July 8

Saturday July 9

Sunday July 10

Wednesday July 13

  • Danielle Allard – Barney Danson Theatre – 6:00 PM
  • Kelly Prescott – Claridge Homes Stage – 6:00 PM
  • Carlo – Black Sheep Stage – 7:00 PM
  • Her Harbour – Barney Danson Theatre – 7:30 PM
  • DJ LTP – Casino Lac Leamy (Bar 7) – 8:00 PM
  • Craig Cardiff – Barney Danson Theatre – 9:00 PM

Thursday July 14

Friday July 15

Saturday July 16

  • The Rifle & The Writer – Rideau Centre – 12:00 PM
  • Noushka – Claridge Homes Stage – 1:00 PM
  • Dube – Monster Stage – 3:00 PM
  • Danny Albert – Barney Danson Theatre – 3:30 PM
  • Pith and the Parenchymas – Black Sheep Stage – 3:30 PM
  • Just Poets – Claridge Homes Stage – 4:00 PM
  • The Wicked Mercy – Monster Stage – 4:30 PM
  • Pipahauntas – Barney Danson Theatre – 5:00 PM
  • The Lionyls – City Stage – 7:00 PM

Sunday July 17

New to the festival this year is the Big Chill VIP Lounge. This festival pass upgrade includes a private cocktail bar, tasty treats, cellphone chargers, VIP washrooms, wifi access, activities, salon services, and more. While chilling in the lounge, entertainment will include:

  • July 7 & 8 – Frayd – 6:00 PM
  • July 9 & 10 – DJ Soulcial – 6:00 PM
  • July 13 – Mister Parker – 6:00 PM
  • July 14 & 15 – DJ Calkuta – 6:00 PM
  • July 16 & 17 – DJ Magnificent – 6:00 PM

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