Ottawa Bluesfest 2023

July 6-16, 2023

Ottawa, ON

Photo Credit: Steve Gerecke
The Scene

Winning the title for “festival that sounds least like its name”, the Ottawa Bluesfest hits almost every genre even including a little bit of blues. Starting as a small fest over twenty years ago, they have grown exponentially to a ten-day mult-stage event that’s one of the highlights of the Canadian summer.

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2023 Artist Lineup
Billy Talent
Fleet Foxes
Foo Fighters
Ludacris
Mumford & Sons
Pitbull
The War on Drugs
Thundercat
  • Abby Stewart
  • Alan Doyle
  • Allison Russell
  • Alvvays
  • Amanda Jordan
  • Amos The Transparent
  • Angelina Hunter Trio
  • Ash Ravens
  • Aspects
  • Avery Raquel
  • BADBADNOTGOOD
  • bbno$
  • Black Joe Lewis
  • Blackie and The Rodeo Kings ft. Daniel Lanois and Suzie Vinnick
  • Bran Van 3000
  • Brea Lawrenson
  • Cam Kahin
  • Charlotte Cardin
  • Dax
  • Declan McKenna
  • Digging Roots
  • Drew Nelson
  • East Coast Experience
  • Eazy Finesse
  • Emily Jean Flack
  • Emmanuelle Querry
  • FLETCHER
  • GRAE
  • Guy Belanger
  • HOROJO Trio
  • J.C; Melissa Lamm
  • Jack Barksdale
  • Joe McDonald
  • John Németh
  • Julia Jacklin
  • Jupiter & Okwess
  • Koffee
  • Lime Cordiale
  • Lloyd Spiegel
  • Loviet
  • Megan Jerome
  • Melo Griffith
  • Mikhail Laxton
  • Mimi O’Bonsawin
  • Miss Emily
  • MONOWHALES
  • Moonlight Benjamin
  • My Son The Hurricane
  • Nesrallah Artuso Project
  • Orville Peck
  • Pony Girl
  • PUP
  • Raul Midón
  • Rich Aucoin
  • River City Junction
  • Robert Plant & Alison Krauss
  • Sauce Boss
  • Son Little
  • Southern Avenue
  • Steph La Rochelle
  • Steven Taetz
  • Sudan Archives
  • Sugaray Rayford
  • Sussex
  • Tank & The Bangas
  • Tegan and Sara
  • The Jesse Greene Band
  • The Smile
  • The Texas Horns
  • TJ Wheeler
  • White Reaper
  • Youngtree & The Blooms
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