By Lori Bosworth
If you can get yourself to Ottawa this summer, you may want to consider getting tickets for the 20th anniversary of RBC Bluesfest taking place July 3 to 13, 2014 in the nation’s capital. For $249, you get a 10-day pass to see an incredible line-up of blues, rock and country artists.
Confirmed acts for RBC Bluesfest include:
Lady Gaga; The Killers; Blake Shelton; Queens of the Stone Age; Lady Antebellum; Journey; Snoop Dogg; The Band Perry; R.L. Grime; Tegan and Sara; AWOLNATION; Barenaked Ladies; Third Eye Blind; Gary Clark Jr.; Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; Blondie; Childish Gambino; Foreigner; John Mayall; STYX; Darius Rucker; Sly & Robbie; Drive By Truckers; Dr. Hook feat. Ray Sawyer; Cypress Hill; Collective Soul; Moist; Adventure Club; Procol Harum with the NAC Symphony Orchestra; The Mavericks; Sam Roberts Band; Lucius; Tokyo Police Club; Royal Canoe; Ryan Hemsworth; Action Bronson; Bombino; USS; BADBADNOTGOOD; Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam,; Elvin Bishop; Don Felder; The Iguanas; and many more.
The RBC Bluesfest takes place at LeBreton Flats Park, which offers a wide variety of food and merchandise concessions and is fully licensed.
Tickets are currently on-sale to the general public at Front Gate Tickets. Day passes $45-$60; Adult Festival Wristband $249; Youth Festival Wristband $199; Pick-3-Dates and Pick-5-Dates Wristband prices vary.