Weezer, Passion Pit, fun. to Play Canada’s RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest


Story by Charles Ken

Alternative acts Weezer, Passion Pit and fun. will play the 2013 RBC

Those who enjoy a trip up to Canada plus a good dose of alternative rock may want to check out the 2013 edition of Ottawa’s RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest. A collection of alternative-minded acts have been announced for the festival, which runs this summer, including Weezer, Passion Pit, fun., Alex Clare and She & Him, as well as classic prog-rockers Rush. The festival is scheduled to happen from July 4 through July 14, so it’s over a week of festivities.

As for the specific dates, performances will happen each day, except for July 9. Alex Clare will kick off the festival on July 4; followed by She & Him on July 5; fun. and Tegan and Sara will perform on July 7; Rush will rock it on July 8; Weezer and Passion Pit will bring their alternative sounds to the festival on July 10; and Björk will perform on July 13. It’s a high-profile festival, in that the the Bluesfest, which takes place in the LeBreton Flats section of Ottawa, is Canada’s biggest blues festival.

In addition to the headlining acts, the full lineup for the RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest is on target to be announced sometime in April.  For more information on the festival and to find out how to purchase tickets, visit the festival’s official website.

Charles Ken
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