By: Staff –
Ottawa Bluesfest has revealed its 2016 line-up.
Headlining the 2016 edition will be Red Hot Chili Peppers, John Fogerty, Billy Idol, Noel Gallagher, Brad Paisley, Duran Duran, The Lumineers, Sam Hunt, and City and Colour.
Other announced artists include: Schoolboy Q, Thomas Rhett, Zeds Dead, Ben Harper, Alessia Cara, The Decembrists, Future, Wolf Parade, Nelly, The Cult, Earl Sweatshirt, Awolnation, The Monkees, The Tallest Man On Earth, The Head And The Heart, Peter Bjorn and John, Madeon, Half Moon Run, PUP, Freddie Gibbs, and more
Full festival passes ($189 and up), youth passes ($99 and up), Grand Club VIP passes ($550 and $575), single-day tickets, three-day and five-day packages, and the Metropolitan VIP zone tickets will be on-sale beginning Friday at 10 a.m.
Last year’s festival featured performances by Kanye West, Simple Plan, G-Eazy, The Tragically Hip, Dropkick Murphys, Keith Urban, Hedley, Run The Jewels, Blue Rodeo, Iggy Azalea, Nas, and more.
Billy Idol, Joe Jackson, Schoolboy Q, The Head and the Heart, Peter Bjorn and John, Son Little, Boy & Bear, David Gogo, Tyler Kealey, Suits ‘N Toques
Noel Gallagher & High Flying Birds, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals, The Tallest Man on Earth, Tal Wilkenfeld, Pandaleon, Fire Antlers, Harrison Sweet Taste Kennedy
The Lumineers, the Cult, Earl Sweatshirt, the London Souls, Brandi Carlile, Archer, Jeff Ross (comedy), Jill Zmud, Amanda Rheaume
John Fogerty, Thomas Rhett, Madeon, Debauche, Yukon Blonde, Archer, Wild Child, San Fermin, Jimmy Tri-Tone Band, Gingkoa, Grand River Ramblers, Steamers
Brad Paisley, Alessia Cara, The Decemberists, Half Moon Run, XXYYXX, Pierre Kwenders, Craig Cardiff, Tribute to Jack Bruce, Carlo
Sam Hunt, Awolnation, the Monkees, Pup, Freddie Gibbs, Lindsey Stirling, Jesse Greene Band, Paul Deslauriers Band, Cashtro Crosby and DJ Mes
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Zeds Dead, Lindsay Ferguson, Training Season, Jack De Keyzer, Chocolate Hot Pockets
Duran Duran, Future, Wolf Parade, Nelly, DZ Deathrays, Holy F—, Cashmere Cat, the Paper Kites, Paul James, Pith and the Parenchymas, the Wicked Mercy, Brothers Dube, Danny Albert, Just Poets
City and Colour, Bryan Ferry, Amos the Transparent, Bombino, Brock Zeman, Barry and the Blasters, Monday I Retire.