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Bluesfest lineup includes LCD Soundsytem, Muse, Dead Obies, and Tom Petty

By Greggory Clark on February 21, 2017



A Tribe Called Red, BLAKDENIM, Dead Obies, Night Lovell, Fevers, Slack Bridges, Sam Roberts Band, High Waters, Death From Above 1979, Telecomo, and many more join the bill.

RBC Bluesfest 2017 Show Poster - including Locals

Ottawa Bluesfest organizers have unveiled the summer music festival’s 2017 lineup. Expect more artists to be announced between now and July.

American songwriter Tom Petty, Ottawa icons A Tribe Called Red and English prog rock band Muse are some of the biggest name acts headlining the 2017 festival, which runs from July 6 to 16 at LeBreton Flats.

Other big names, such as Grammy nominated LCD Soundsystem, multi-instrumentalists Tegan and Sara, country star Toby Keith and rapper 50 Cent have all been to Bluesfest before.

More Ottawa artists include:

  • Eddie Quotez
  • Flight Distance
  • Harea Band
  • High Waters
  • Lynne Hanson and The Good Intentions
  • Malak
  • Mushy Gushy
  • Sparklesaurus
  • Twin Flames

For a full list of the artists performing, visit