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2016 Bluesfest line-up announced

_ (press release) _ RBC Bluesfest organizers today announced the initial line-up for their 2016 program. Confirmed acts to date include: RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS; DURAN DURAN; BRAD PAISLEY; FUTURE; THE LUMINEERS; WOLF PARADE; BILLY IDOL; SAM HUNT; ALESSIA CARA; JOE JACKSON; SCHOOLBOY Q; THOMAS RHETT; NELLY; THE CULT; MADEON; THE HEAD AND THE HEART; NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS; CITY AND COLOUR; BRYAN FERRY; THE MONKEES; BRANDI CARLILE; JOHN FOGERTY; HALF MOON RUN; ZEDS DEAD; AWOLNATION; THE DECEMBERISTS; EARL SWEATSHIRT; BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS; COEUR DE PIRATE; CASHMERE CAT; JEFF ROSS; LINDSEY STIRLING; XXYYXX; THE TALLEST MAN ON EARTH; COLEMAN HELL; FREDDIE GIBBS; PETER BJORN AND JOHN; SON LITTLE; HOLY FUCK; AMOS THE TRANSPARENT; AMANDA RHEAUME; BOY & BEAR; PUP; BROCK ZEMAN; YUKON BLONDE; THE WICKED MERCY; DZ DEATHRAYS; SAN FERMIN; THE PAUL DESLAURIERS BAND; DEBAUCHE; WILD CHILD; SAMANTHA MARTIN & DELTA SUGAR; THE PEPTIDES; PIERRE KWENDERS; LINDSAY FERGUSON; BOMBINO; JILL ZMUD; TAL WILKENFELD; HARRISON “SWEETTASTE” KENNEDY; THE LONDON SOULS; THE JIMMY TRI-TONE BAND; ARCHER; GINGKOA; PITH AND THE PARENCHYMAS; TYLER KEALEY; DAVID GOGO; MONDAY I RETIRE; THE PAPER KITES; GRAND RIVER RAMBLERS; MEGHAN PATRICK; THE JESSE GREENE BAND; CRAIG CARDIFF; CASHTRO CROSBY AND DJ MES; PAUL JAMES; STEAMERS; JACK DE KEYZER; BROTHERS DUBE; PANDALÉON, among others soon to be confirmed. ...

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Bluesfest: 300,000 music fans welcome Kanye, Iggy, and many other iconic acts to Ottawa

[caption id=“attachment_16022” align=“aligncenter” width=“720”] The crowd at the Kanye West concert at Bluesfest on July 10, 2015. Photo courtesy of Bluesfest.[/caption] From Air Supply and A$AP Ferg to “Weird Al” and Zeds Dead—with hundreds of other acts included in the mix—the 2015 RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa pulled out all stops. ...