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AxYoung
04-23-2008, 01:49 PM
July 3-13

http://consequenceofsound.net/2008/04/23/ottawa-bluesfest-reveals-2008-lineup/

James Taylor; Steely Dan; The Tragically Hip; Feist; Wyclef Jean; The Black Crowes; Fergie; Widespread Panic; Brian Wilson; Great Big Sea; Boz Scaggs; Three Days Grace; TV on the Radio; Akon; Primus; Zappa Plays Zappa; Taj Mahal; Lucinda Williams; Donna Summer; Plain White T’s; Richard Thompson; Matthew Good and His Band; Don McLean; Keb’ Mo’; Robert Randolph and the Family Band; Theory of a Dead Man; Blind Boys of Alabama; Joan Armatrading; Jakob Dylan;

Dr. John; Canned Heat; The Secret Machines; Corb Lund, Metric; Calexico; Sean Kingston; The Weakerthans; The Wailers; Johnny Winter; Cassandra Wilson; Kathleen Edwards; Adrian Belew; Bettye LaVette; Shelby Lynne; Wintersleep; Allen Toussaint; Sam Roberts Band; Ray Davies; Martha Wainwright; Master Musicians of Jajouka; Tony D; JW-Jones; Shawn Tavernier; Jose Gonzalez; Michael Jerome Browne; Fiftymen; Amanda Rheaume; Ball & Chain & The Wreckers; Jim Bryson; The Hammerheads; Alexis O’Hara; Budos Band; Ana Muira; Cooper Brothers; Quarter Life; Steve Marriner; Watters Brothers Rebellion; Royal Wood; Lindsay Ferguson; Samuel James; Jeff Rogers; Evil Farm Children; Anders Drerup; Kid Beyond; Guy Forsyth; Guitar Shorty; Roxanne Potvin; Orchestra Baobab; Sonny Landreth; Guy Davis; Seun Kuti; Dave Bidini Band; Christine Fellows; Trevor Alguire; Anders Osborne; Harper; Angelique Kidjo; Back Door Slam; Justin Rutledge; Jon Amor; Michael Burks; Chuck Prophet; Eric Eggleston;

Brothers Chaffey; Theory of a Dead Man; NQ Arbuckle; Nick Moss & The Flip Tops; Crooked Still; Ladytron; JJ Grey & Mofro; Lil’ Brian Terry & the Zydeco Travelers; Becky Abbott; Hayden; Luke Doucet; Jenn Grant; Krueger Brothers; Elliot Brood; The Holmes Brothers; Nation Beat; Tom Wilson; Otis Taylor Band; The Super Fantastics; Don Vappie; The Bluerunners; Pappy Johns Band; Digging Roots with Hoop Dancer, Jill Buckshot; Sandy Schofield; Billy Joe Green, Mumbo Jumbo Voodoo Combo; The Sauce Boss; Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets; That 1 Guy; David Maxwell; Justin Nozuka; Terry Gillespie; Hollerado; Infected Mushroom; James Blood Ulmer; Terry Evans; The Acorn; HiLoTrons; L’il Ed & The Blues Imperials; Hamell on Trial;

Bryan Lee & the Blues Power Band; Chuck Prophet; Catherine Russell; Federico Aubele; Frank Vignola; Rachid Taha; Becky Abbott; Pierre Bensusan; Jully Black; Born Ruffians; Jason Collett; Lil’ Dave Thompson; Tokyo Police Club; The Most Serene Republic; Dorit Chrysler; Jason Ricci & New Blood; Stars; Eric Eggleston; John Nemeth; John Allaire; Harry Manx & Kevin Breit; Lurrie Bell; Nappy Brown; Walter Trout; Rozasia; Hayden; Bernard Allison; Sadie Hell; Ben Cooper; Plants and Animals; Lurrie Bell; Melissa Ferrick; Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed; Three Days Grace;

The Dynamites; Brights; Brothers Chaffey; Acres; Nikkii Yanofsky; Balkan Beat Box; Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys; The Love Machine; Jesse Stewart; If Then Do; Shelby Lynne; Ryan Montbleu Band; World Gospel Jam with Canton Jones, Sharon Riley & Faith Chorale, Sonz of Thunder, Danny Eason, God’s Plan Ministry, New World Son, and Shirley Ceasar; John Kilduff; Porkbelly Futures; Red Volkaert with Cindy Cashdollar; Shakura; Gina Sicilia; Blues in the Schools Performance; Jam Clinic; John Henrys; Grupo Fantasma; The Bush Pilots; Rozasia; Debbie Davies; Harrison Kennedy; Trevor James and Perfect Gentlemen; Lance Anderson; Nihilist Spasm Band; Baobab Tree and Akpokli; Mr Something Something, Jetplanes of Abraham

TomAz
04-23-2008, 02:47 PM
James Taylor; not blues
Steely Dan; not blues
The Tragically Hip; not blues
Feist; not blues
Wyclef Jean; not blues
The Black Crowes; blues-y
Fergie; not blues
Widespread Panic; not blues
Brian Wilson; not blues
Great Big Sea; who?
Boz Scaggs; blues-ish but not really
Three Days Grace; who?
TV on the Radio; not blues
Akon; not blues
Primus; not blues
Zappa Plays Zappa; not blues
Taj Mahal; REAL BLUES
Lucinda Williams; awesome but not blues
Donna Summer; not blues
Plain White T’s; not blues
Richard Thompson; not really very bluesy
Matthew Good and His Band; who?
Don McLean; too wimpy to be anywear near the blues
Keb’ Mo’; REAL BLUES
Robert Randolph and the Family Band; who?
Theory of a Dead Man; who?
Blind Boys of Alabama; close, but not really blues, no
Joan Armatrading; not blues
Jakob Dylan; not blues

paulb
04-23-2008, 03:08 PM
you've never heard of Matthew Good?

xxxxxxxxxx
04-23-2008, 03:08 PM
James Taylor; not blues
Steely Dan; not blues
The Tragically Hip; not blues
Feist; not blues
Wyclef Jean; not blues
The Black Crowes; blues-y
Fergie; not blues
Widespread Panic; not blues
Brian Wilson; not blues
Great Big Sea; who?
Boz Scaggs; blues-ish but not really
Three Days Grace; who?
TV on the Radio; not blues
Akon; not blues
Primus; not blues
Zappa Plays Zappa; not blues
Taj Mahal; REAL BLUES
Lucinda Williams; awesome but not blues
Donna Summer; not blues
Plain White T’s; not blues
Richard Thompson; not really very bluesy
Matthew Good and His Band; who?
Don McLean; too wimpy to be anywear near the blues
Keb’ Mo’; REAL BLUES
Robert Randolph and the Family Band; who?
Theory of a Dead Man; who?
Blind Boys of Alabama; close, but not really blues, no
Joan Armatrading; not blues
Jakob Dylan; not blues

Who cares if it's not all blues? Ever heard of New Orleans Jazzfest? Same kind of deal. The Line up is amazing.

TomAz
04-23-2008, 03:10 PM
truth in advertising.

bartelby
04-23-2008, 05:08 PM
I love that this fest is a 15min walk from my front door.

Bluesy or not!

paulb
04-23-2008, 05:10 PM
some pretty good acts on there... I miss Ottawa.