Tagged: Bluesfest

#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 10

What a great way to close out 10 jam packed days of this year’s edition of Ottawa Bluesfest. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers put together a fantastic two hour long set and had the crowd signing along to almost every...

#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 9

Finally, a hot sunny day without any risk of rain or thunderstorms! It was a great start to the final weekend of the festival and a day filled with Blues. My day started with a sampling of Jump blues from...

#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 7

Yesterday was a triple-header of Blues, Blues and more Blues.  The evening started with a great set by local Rock/Blues band Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin who I am certain I will be seeing again in the near future.  Next...

#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 5 & 6

The last two days have been all about the Blues for me.  I was looking forward to seeing Carolyn Wonderland on Tuesday as I haven’t seen her since 2012. Unfortunately, she was unable to perform due to illness, so Nick...

#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 4.

I can’t think of a better way to end the first week of this years festival than to party with P!NK. Not only is she an amazing singer, she gave us a fantastic show that included choreographed dancers, fireworks, flames...

#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 3

Saturday was another great day at Ottawa Bluesfest.  The day started off with a foot stomping, hard driving, Blues/Rock set by Too Slim and the Taildraggers.  Next up was a Bluesville tent bursting, blistering blues set by SugarRay Rayford, although...

#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 2 (with a side trip to The Rainbow)

Wow, two days into the festival and I’m already feeling the strain, although I’m certain that yesterday’s amazing performances that had me dancing through the night have something to do with it. Melissa Etheridge kicked things into the stratosphere with...

#Ottawa Bluesfest Day 1 – Nuthin but the Blues.

Yesterday was a great start to this years jam packed Bluesfest extravaganza. On a hot, sunny afternoon (finally), I started by seeing back-to-back shows in the new Bluesville tent from bands I’ll be following for future shows. Blast From The...