OTTAWA – It was a cool night at LeBreton Flats, both for music and weather, with many performers addressing the thousands of fans about how happy they were to be playing on the breezy festival grounds.
It was a jam packed line-up featuring everything from rock to blues, to African and world music.
Sunday’s line-up included several homegrown acts such as Jeff Rogers and The All Day Daddies, and The Peptides.
Lukas Nelson, the son of iconic country singer Willie Nelson, performed on the Electro Stage. Music fans told 1310′s Tom Pechloff he sounds like his old man with a bit more edge.
Norah Jones, who had been out of the limelight for the last several years, headlined Sunday night. She performed several songs from her new album Little Broken Hearts. She even commented to the large crowd that her highlight of the day ahead of performing was learning the Canadian word for ‘corndog,’ and that is of course–Pogo.
It’s a dramatically shorter list of performances for Monday night at RBC Bluesfest with only four performances, but they are four groups that are sure to be loud and also please rock fans.
First up will be post-grunge rockers My Darkest Days from Norwood Ontario. They take over the Claridge Homes Stage at 6 p.m.
Then at 7 p.m. – back from an eight year hiatus – is Canadian alternative rock band I Mother Earth. They will play the Main Stage at 7 p.m.
On the Claridge Homes Stage at 8:15 p.m. will be American hard rockers Shinedown.
Love them or hate them, Nickelback rounds out the night at 9:30 p.m. on the Main Stage.
Click here for a list of all performers.