First held in 1994, Ottawa Bluesfest is an annual music festival held in the capital of Canada, Ottawa, and has now become one of the most popular festivals in the country. The festival features a vast array of musical acts from all genres of music, including blues, rock, folk, hip-hop, and jazz.

During the two-week event, there are over 200 performances, which take place at Lebreton Flats Park. In addition to the music, there are also art displays, workshops, and activities for kids. The festival attracts more than 300,000 people each year making it one of the largest festivals in Canada.

Famous For:
The event is known for showcasing world-famous acts as well as local up-and-coming talent.

Creation Purpose:
The goal of the event was to bring together local and international acts for a celebration of diverse music genres on a grand scale. Since then, the festival has grown drastically in both size and scope, expanding to two weeks and becoming one of the most popular festivals in Canada. It is now a major cultural event celebrated by residents from all over the world who come to hear some of their favorite musicians as well as discover new ones at Ottawa Bluesfest.

Fun Facts:
Over 150 acts every year perform at Ottawa Bluesfest, ranging from local artists to well-known international acts like Lady Gaga and John Legend.

Ottawa Bluesfest was the first music festival to be presented on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Impact on the Music Industry:
The festival provides an opportunity for musicians from all genres to showcase their talent and gain exposure to a larger audience. It has also become a major event that attracts international acts to its stages every year, as well as international business investors looking for new music opportunities.

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Ottawa Bluesfest 2024 at a glance

When will Ottawa Bluesfest 2024 take place?

Festival is scheduled from 04 Jul to 14 Jul 2024 (10 day(s)), the countdown is running!

Where is Ottawa Bluesfest 2024 held?

Ottawa Bluesfest takes place in Ottawa, Canada. Here is the full address of the festival: LeBreton Flats Ottawa, ON, Canada K1R 1C2

Who is headlining Ottawa Bluesfest 2024?

Maroon 5, 50 Cent, Zac Brown Band, Mötley Crüe, Nickelback, Mother Mother, Tyler Childers, Mt. Joy, Neil Young, Chelsea Cutler.

What are the main genres at Ottawa Bluesfest 2024?

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