Festival Guide: RBC Bluesfest 2016 – July 8

Before Day 2 of RBC Bluesfest gets underway Friday evening, browse through the new Festival Guide and discover some of the best picks for tonight’s shows. Unlike yesterday, there is a chance of rain potentially in the forecast, so Friday evening may be a wet one. Fortunately, the bands set to hit the stages around Lebreton Flats will keep festival goers happy and entertained. For more information on the festival, and to check out the full line-up, head to the Bluesfest website. If you missed the shows from yesterday, stay tuned…

Album Releases: Week of July 8, 2016

Alternative / Rock / Indie Biffy Clyro – Ellipsis (Alternative rock) Big Business – Command Your Weather (Noise rock) Johnny Foreigner – Mono No Aware (Indie rock) The Julie Ruin – Hit Reset (Lo-fi/Indie rock)   Country / Folk Kenny Chesney – Some Town Somewhere (Country)   Electronic / Experimental The Avalanches – Wildflower (Electronic/DJ) Badbadnotgood – IV (Experimental hip-hop/Jazz) Konx-om-Pax – Caramel (Electronica/Synth-pop) Róisín Murphy – Take Her Up To Monto (Experimental electro-pop) Shura – Nothing’s Real (Electro-pop/singer-songwirter)   Hip-hop / Rap / R&B / Soul ScHoolboy Q – Blank Face (Hip-hop)

Guide to RBC’s Ottawa Bluesfest – July 8, 2015

Music festival season has officially arrived! Canada’s capital city hosts a number of star-studded festivals across varying genres from Jazz Festival, punk Explosion Weekend, Canadian music-oriented Dragon Boat Festival, and of course: Bluesfest. With 11 days and over hundred performers, the line up can look fairly intimidating (especially since the name can be a tad misleading). Fortunately, Dusty Organ can help make your experience the best one possible and help you play catch up on all the new music with our daily guide! Of course, these are only recommendations; wandering the grounds and…