Kayne West added to the lineup (March 30).
Ticket prices: There is a wait on the website to get tickets but these are the prices we know:
Day Passes: $50 (plus service charges) except July 9 and 10 ($60 each) and July 11, 16 and 17 ($55 each)
Pick 3: $99
Tier 1: $199 Tier 2: $249 (as each Tier sells out prices will move the next Tier)
While researching for a preview piece leading up to tomorrow’s believed 2015 line-up announcement for RBC Royal Bank Ottawa Bluesfest I came across the 2015 Ottawa Bluesfest website via a Google search. Based on information we had been told leading up to today there were enough constancies to make us believe this is was the real thing. ***Update: The information below was confirmed by an official announcement by Ottawa Bluesfest posted at the bottom of this article***
2015 Ottawa Bluesfest Line-up
Most up to date information will always be available at the official Bluesfest website: ottawabluesfest.ca
(all dates subject to change)
8 JULY 2015
FULL FLEX EXPRESS (Jack U feat Skrillex and Diplo)
9 JULY 2015
CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES, HOODIE ALLEN, KIRA ISABELLA, JUAN DE MARCOS & THE AFRO-CUBAN ALLSTARS, BOBBY BAZINI, RONNIE BAKER BROOKS, RICKY VITO, LYNNE HANSON, ROBIN HITCHCOCK, SAINT CLARE, RIVER CITY JUNCTION, THRIFTY KIDS, TARA HOLLOWAY and BLAKDENIM.
10 JULY 2015
KANYE WEST, CHANCE THE RAPPER
MARIANAS TRENCH, HAWKSLEY WORKMAN, KIM SIMMONDS & SAVOY BROWN 50TH ANNIVERSARY, LANGHORNE SLIM, PARKER MILLSAP, JUNGLE BY NIGHT, KAYLEIGH WATTS, BREA LAWRENSON, NICK SHERMAN
11 JULY 2015
SCOTT WEILAND 7 THE WILDABOUTS, PORTER ROBINSON, NAS, ALVVAYS, THE GROWLERS, SHAKEY GRAVES, THE GROWLERS, FRANCESCO YATES, SKYLAR SPENCE, LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL, THE KINSEY REPORT, FAMILY OF THE YEAR, BLUES 7 COMPANY, REVERB SYNDICATE, G GRAND, AL WOOD & THE WOODSMEN, TJ WHEELER.
12 JULY 2015
BLUE RODEO, ARKELLS
WILLIE NILE, RICHARD THOMPSON, THE GLORIOUS SONS, TRIBAL SEEDS, FAILURE, THE OBGMS, HAT FITZ & CARA, LUKAS NELSON, STICKY FINGERS, PONY GIRL, JOE GASPAR BAND, SILVERGUN AND SPLEEN, THE VISIT, BOSVELD AND PHILIP SAYCE
14 JULY 2015
EDWARD SHARPE AND THE MAGNETIC ZEROS, JOHN BUTLER TRIO, FUTURE ISLANDS, BRANTLEY GILBERT, OPERATORS, METZ, ANTIBALAS, HAMISH ANDERSON, GOLD AND MARROW, THE HAIG, NEW SWEARS, THE LUCAS HANEMAN EXPRESS AND THE BLACKLIPS.
15 JULY 2015
RUN THE JEWELS, THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM, BLACK MOUNTAIN, WALTER TROUT, DE LA SOUL, FLIGHT DISTANCE, BELLA CAT, GRIME KINGS, CURRENT SWELL, WINCHESTER WARM
16 JULY 2015
PAUL OAKENFOLD, MOTHER MOTHER, DALLAS SMITH, DONOVAN WOODS, BLUESTONE AND THE MEMPHIS MOONSHINE, ILAN BLUESTONE, LURRIE BELL, FET.NAT, HILOTRONS.
17 JULY 2015
THE TRAGICALLY HIP
DROPKICK MURPHYS, PURITY RING, BAHAMAS, CANNED HEAT, LITTLE BIG TOWN, LOWELL, MARCIA BALL, THE YIPS, THE JIVEWIRES, DREW NELSON, DEAR ROUGE
18 JULY 2015
INTERPOL, SIMPLE PLAN, LOGIC, MILKY CHANCE, G-EAZY, LOWRIDER BAND, SCOTT HELMAN, BUCK N NICE, MYERS BROTHERS BAND, K.I.D., MARCIA BALL, BRANDON ALLAN, MUSK OX, NICK MOSS, TJ WHEELER
19 JULY 2015
JOHNNY REID, WEIRD AL, THE TEA PARTY, BILL BURR, THE BROS. LANDRETH, MONKEYJUNK, 24TH STREET WAILERS, BLUESFEST REVUE
Full Festival passes are grouped into two tiers. Tier 1: $199 Tier 2: $249, a pick 3 is also available for $99
Youth passes exist in 3 tiers $99, $129 and $199 respectively.
****Here is the official announcement by RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest****
Pre-sale at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 26: http://2015rbcbluesfest.frontgatetickets.com/ until Friday March 27 at 12:01am
Ottawa, March 23, 2015 — RBC Bluesfest organizers today announced the initial line-up for their 2015 program. Confirmed acts to date include: Alvvays; Al Wood and the Woodsmen; Antibalas; Arkells; Bahamas; Bella Cat; BlakDenim; Black Mountain; Blue Rodeo; Blues & Company; Bluestone & the Memphis Moonshine; Bobby Bazini; Bosveld; Brandon Allan; Brantley Gilbert; Brea Lawrenson Band; Buck N’ Nice; Canned Heat; Chance the Rapper; Charles Bradley; Chvrches; Current Swell; Dallas Smith; De La Soul; Deep Purple; Donovan Woods; Drew Nelson; Dropkick Murphys; Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros; Failure; Family of the Year; FET.NAT; Flight Distance; Francesco Yates; FULL FLEX EXPRESS with Jack Ü featuring Diplo and Skrillex; Future Islands; G-Eazy; G.Grand; Gold and Marrow; Grime Kings; Hamish Anderson; Hat Fitz & Cara; Hawksley Workman; Hedley; HILOTRONS; Hoodie Allen; Iggy Azalea; Ilan Bluestone; Interpol; Jason Aldean; Joe Gaspar Band; John Butler Trio; Johnny Reid; Juan De Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All Stars; Jungle By Night; Kaleigh Watts; Keith Urban; K.I.D.; Kira Isabella; Langhorne Slim & the Law; Little Big Town; Logic; Lowell; Lowrider Band; Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real; Lurrie Bell; Lynne Hanson and The Good Intentions; Lynyrd Skynyrd; Marianas Trench; METZ; Milky Chance; MonkeyJunk; Mother Mother; Musk Ox; Myers Brothers Band; New Swears; Nick Moss; Nick Sherman; Operators; Parker Millsap; Paul Oakenfold; Pony Girl; Porter Robinson; Purity Ring; Richard Thompson; Rick Vito & The Lucky Devils with special guest Reese Wynans; River City Junction; Robyn Hitchcock; Ronnie Baker Brooks; Run the Jewels; Saint Clare; Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown; Scott Helman; Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts; Shakey Graves; Silvergun & Spleen; Simple Plan; Skylar Spence; Tara Holloway; The 24th Street Wailers; The Black Lips; The Bros. Landreth; The Gaslight Anthem; The Glorious Sons; The Growlers; The Haig; The Jivewires; The Kinsey Report; The Lucas Haneman Express; The OBGMs; The Reverb Syndicate; The Tea Party; The Tragically Hip; The Visit; The Yips; Thrifty Kids; TJ Wheeler; Tribal Seeds; Walter Trout; “Weird Al” Yankovic; Willie Nile; and Winchester Warm.
“The RBC Bluesfest is one of the most well-rounded music experiences of the summer,” says the festival’s executive and artistic director Mark Monahan. “As fans have come to expect, we will once again be offering unprecedented value and variety.” RBC Bluesfest runs from July 8 to 19. The festival site at LeBreton Flats Park offers a wide variety of food and merchandise concessions and is fully licensed.
Regular tickets, including day passes, go on sale on Monday March 30 at noon 2015rbcbluesfest.frontgatetickets.com
For more information and tickets be sure to visit www.ottawabluesfest.ca