The Ottawa Bluesfest is set to take place July 5-17 on the grounds of the Canadian War Museum. The 13-day event will bring a variety of musical acts ranging from rock, hip-hop, r&b, and even some old school funk from Bootsy Collins. Additional acts include The Black Keys, Erykah Badu, The Tragically Hip, Death From Above 1979, The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, Ben Harper and Death Cab For Cutie.
Other notable acts include Jennifer Hudson, Leon Russell, Rise Against and Dropkick Murphys. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 am EST on April 30. Apple has even shown support for the extravaganza by offering a free application for iphone users. The application allows users to buy tickets, view set-list and stages and even check-in to the event.