The 26th annual RBC Bluesfest lineup has been announced in full!
After much anticipation and speculation, Alanis Morissette was added to the RBC Bluesfest bill! Other stand out acts include Blink 182, Boyz II Men, Daniel Caesar, Blue Rodeo, Billy Talent, Garbage & Arrested Development.
Several Indigenous artists were announced as well, including Polaris Prize winner, Jeremy Dutcher, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Crown Lands & Crystal Shawanda.
ELMNT FM spoke to Executive Director, Mark Monahan, about the headliners and highlights and the Indigenous artists we can look forward to in this year’s lineup.
Leading up to the big announcement today were a few sneak peaks – Rage Against the Machine was announced as the headliner for Friday, July 17th. And in January, Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist & The Tea Party were added to lineup. Late last year, five artists were confirmed as well: Jack Johnson, Vance Joy, Jade Bird, Marshmello and Lil Tecca.
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