Ottawa Folk Festival Line-up Announced

Ottawa Folk Festival organizers today announced the line-up for the 19th edition of one of Ottawa’s favourite annual music festivals. The five-day event begins on Thursday, September 6 and runs to Monday, September 10.  Festival organizers are expecting a repeat of last year’s increased attendance due to a dynamic, star-studded line-up and a unique festival experience at beautiful Hog’s Back Park—showcasing one of Ottawa’s more beautiful green spaces, adjacent to the stunning Hog’s Back Falls.
 
Confirmed Ottawa Folk Festival acts to date include: Bon Iver • Ben Harper • Dan Mangan • Great Big Sea • Matthew Good • Matt Mays • Wintersleep • Kathleen Edwards • Corb Lund • Bombino • Belle Starr • Guy Forsyth • Yukon Blonde • John K. Samson • John Smith • Raul Midón • Catriona Sturton • Timber Timbre • Nudie and the Turks • Old Man Luedecke • Mirel Wagner • Patrick Watson • Eliza Gilkyson • Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys • Great Lake Swimmers • Haram • Hooded Fang • Jill Hennessy • John Gorka • Abrams Brothers • Ann Downey • Arthur II • Julia Dales • Kina Grannis • LP (Laura Pergolizzi) • Lucy Kaplansky • Michael Jerome Browne • Monte Montgomery • Red Horse featuring John Gorka, Eliza Gilkyson and Lucy Kaplansky • Saul Williams • The Once • Said the Whale • TJ Wheeler • Todd Crowley and the Musical Petting Zoo • Whitehorse • and more to be announced in the weeks ahead.         
 
A special ticket offer—$99 for a five-day festival passport—begins Wednesday, June 6 at noon and runs until Friday, June 8 at midnight. Regular pricing begins Saturday morning, June 9 with Folk Club, Day Tickets going onsale. Please note that the festival passport will be increasing in price to $129. See www.ottawafolk.com for detailed performance schedule and ticket information.