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Annual Bluesfest Rumours & Speculation Post (2018)

This year’s RBC Bluesfest runs from July 5-15, 2018 at Lebreton Flats.

The Dave Matthews Band has been officially confirmed to play at this year’s Bluesfest on July 11. Tickets will go on sale when the full line-up is announced in February, a bit earlier than in previous years.

Until then, let the rumours and rampant speculation begin.  You can add to this list by posting in the comments below.

Here’s our small list of unconfirmed rumours and plausible speculation about possible acts this summer.  You can add to this list by posting in the comments below.

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     * 
  Someone on reddit
  [
   thinks that organizers are hinting about a Paul McCartney show
  ](https://www.reddit.com/r/ottawa/comments/7nndkb/did_rbc_bluesfest_just_hint_paul_mccartney_in_2018/)
  .

     * 
  **
   Jack White
  **
  is doing a festival tour this summer.

     * 
  The
  **
   Foo Fighters
  **
  are playing Toronto around the same time as Bluesfest dates.

     * 
  The
  **
   Zac Brown Band
  **
  is in Toronto around the same time as Bluesfest.

     * 
  Fraser on
  [
   Twitter
  ](https://twitter.com/FraserMcDonald/status/954101490515304448)
  notes that
  **
   Arcade Fire
  **
  has a hole in their schedule from June 18 to July 13.

     * 
  Paul Nusbaum suggests perhaps Hall and Oates + Train.









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Another good source for news and rumours is the
[
 Ottawa Bluesfest Fan Page
](https://www.facebook.com/groups/12003971623/)
.

https://twitter.com/ottawabluesfest/status/953281791753969665