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Ottawa Bluesfest lineup announced for 2014 installment.   Includes Lady Gaga, The Killers, Snoop Dog and QOTSA

Ottawa Bluesfest lineupComing in at no. 7 on our best festivals of 2013 list, Ottawa Bluesfest has seen exponential growth in the last few years.   With names like Weezer, Rush, The Tragically Hip, Alice in Chains gracing the stage last year, expectations for 2014 were high.   It looks like the initial lineup announced today has a little bit of everything for everyone.   Stay tuned to THE SCENE for festival coverage.

Confirmed acts to date include:
Lady Gaga; The Killers; Blake Shelton;  Queens of the Stone Age; Lady Antebellum; Journey; Snoop Dogg;  Zedd; The Band Perry; R.L. Grime; Tegan and Sara; AWOLNATION; Phantogram; Barenaked Ladies;  Young the Giant; Third Eye Blind; Gary Clark Jr.; Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; Blondie;  Tyler, the Creator; Jake Bugg; St. Vincent; Childish Gambino; Bonobo; Foreigner; John Mayall; Gareth Emery; STYX; Jeff Tweedy; Darius Rucker; Sly & Robbie; Drive By Truckers; Dr. Hook feat. Ray Sawyer; Danny Brown; July Talk; Cypress Hill; Collective Soul; Violent Femmes; Brett Dennen; Moist; Mac Demarco; Adventure Club; Jenny Lewis; Andrew Bird; Deltron 3030; JJ Grey & Mofro; Gogol Bordello; Shovels & Rope; Vintage Trouble; Procol Harum with the NAC Symphony Orchestra; The Mavericks; Lord Huron; Sam Roberts Band; Black Joe Lewis; Lucius; Pink Mountaintops; Tokyo Police Club; Royal Canoe; Ryan Hemsworth; Sugar Ray & the Bluetones; Matt Andersen; Deer Tick; Action Bronson; Charli XcX; Bombino; Langhorne Slim; USS; Pokey Lafarge; Honey Island Swamp Band; Shantel; BADBADNOTGOOD; Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam; Young Rival; Elvin Bishop; Tim Hicks; Paul Cebar; The Claudettes; Don Felder; The Iguanas; Little Freddie King; Long Shen Dao; Thornetta Davis; Long Tall Deb; Billy Gibson;  Sam Hunt; Harper and Midwest Kind; Johnny Iguana; The Texas Horns; Joe Louis Walker; Shane Dwight; Selwyn Birchwood; John Németh & The Bo-Keys featuring Percy Wiggins; AJ Ghent Band; The London Souls; Noah Gundersen; David Nail; Paper Kites; David Maxwell; Darrell Nulisch; Johnny Nicholas; Goddo; John Power; Tift Merritt; No BS! Brass Band; Jacques Greene; Yung Lean, and many more!

“With a 10-day pass going for $200, the RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa remains one of the biggest musical bargains nationwide,” says the festival’s executive/programming director Mark Monahan. “We consider this year’s line-up to be one of our best ever-and you can’t beat the value!”

The festival site at LeBreton Flats Park offers a wide variety of food and merchandise concessions and is fully licensed. Tickets will become available on-line, to the general public on Thursday, March 27 at 10 a.m

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