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Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest 2010 Announces Lineup


Tickets are now on sale, $230.00 for a full-festival pass, $140 for week 1, $150 for week 2, Gold Circle passes for around $150, and day passes for varying amounts e.g. $55 for Iron Maiden, $40 for B-52's.

For presale tickets go to Capital Tickets Presale Page - the password is BLUES

For the first time in its history, this year's Ottawa Bluesfest will be divided into two weeks, with a day off in between. Passes will be available for individual days, week 1 or week 2, or the whole festival. Prices haven't been announced yet but will be $40-50 per day, approximately $150 per week, and roughly $250 for the whole festival.

Presale tickets go on sale at noon on Wednesday, April 21st at the Capital Tickets Presale Page - the password is BLUES

Headliners and Acts of Note:

Week 1
July 6: Iron Maiden; Dream Theater (spelled incorrectly as Dream Theatre on the Bluesfest site); Lights; Faber Drive
July 7: Furthur with Phil Lesh and Bob Weir (ex-Grateful Dead); Robert Randolph
July 8: B-52s; Moody Blues; Great Lake Swimmers
July 9: Joan Jett; John Butler Trio
July 10: Roger Hodgson (ex-Supertramp), Metric, Flaming Lips; Passion Pit
July 11: Rush; John Hiatt; Levon Helm; The Swell Season (Glen and Marketa from the film "Once")

Week 2
July 13: Arcade Fire; Moneen; Alexisonfire; The Cat Empire
July 14: Santana; Steve Winwood; Rural Alberta Advantage
July 15: Crowded House; Old Crow Medicine Show; Matthew Good; Marianas Trench; Derek Trucks
July 16: Great Big Sea; The Budos Band; Drake (2010 Juno Winner); Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes
July 17: Keith Urban; Kevin Costner and Modern West
July 18: Weezer; Jimmy Cliff; Robert Farrell; Foghat

The Mayfair Theatre is also presenting two performances of Night of The Living Dead Live

Full list of acts slated to play the 2010 Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest:

Anders Osborne & Johnny Sansone
Andrew Bird
Arcade Fire
Babe Ruth
Basia Bulat
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba
Bear in Heaven
Big Soul Project featuring Roxanne Goodman
Bill ‘Sauce Boss’ Wharton
Bjorn Berg
Blonde Redhead
Campbell Brothers
Caravan Palace
Carolyn Wonderland
The Cat Empire
Champion and His G-Strings
Charlie Winston
Crowded House
Culture Reject
Curtis Salgado
Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band
Down With Webster
Drake (2010 Juno Winner)
Dream Theater (spelled incorrectly as Dream Theatre on the Bluesfest site)
Eamon McGrath
Elvis Perkins
Faber Drive
Furthur featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir
Gipsy Kings
Gord Downie and the Country of Miracles
Great Big Sea
Great Lake Swimmers
Group 1 Crew
Grupo Fantasma
Iron Maiden
James Hunter
Jimmy Cliff
Joan Jett
Joe Krown Trio with Walter Wolfman Washington & Russell Batiste
John Butler Trio
John Hiatt
John Kilduff
Keith Urban
Kevin Costner and Modern West
Kings Go Forth
Konono No. 1
Lady Tramaine Hawkins
Levon Helm
Lukas Nelson
Marc Cohn
Marcia Ball & The Voice of The Wetlands All Stars featuring Tab Benoit, Cyril Neville, Anders Osborne, Johnny Sansone, Waylon Thibodeaux, and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
Marianas Trench
Martin Sexton
Matt Andersen
Matthew Good
Matt Schofield
Monster Mike Welch
Nicolas Collins
Occidental Brothers
Passion Pit
Paul Rishell & Annie Raines
Planet Smashers
Robert Randolph & the Family Band
Richie Righteous
Roger Hodgson
Ronnie Baker Brooks
Roy Rogers & The Delta River Kings
The Rural Alberta Advantage
Ryan Montbleau Band
Septentrional d’Haiti
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes
Staff Benda Bilili
Steel Pulse
Steve Dawson’s Mississippi Sheiks Project
Steve Hackett
Steve Winwood
That 1 Guy
Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
The Aggrolites; The Budos Band
The Constellations
The Flaming Lips
The Hold Steady
The Lost Fingers
The Mohawk Lodge
The Moody Blues
The Swell Season
Timber Timbre
TJ Wheeler
Tommy Castro
Too Slim and The Taildraggers
Trevor Hall
Tye Tribbett
We Are Wolves

Full Lineup on Bluesfest Web Site

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