Bjork has been added to the 2013 Bluesfest lineup, festival head Mark Monahan announced during his interview on CBC Radio's All in a Day today.
The Icelandic artist will headline the second-last night of the Ottawa Bluesfest summer music festival on July 13.
She joins blues legend B.B. King, hip-hop collective the Wu-Tang Clan and Canadian iconic power trio Rush to headline the festival's 20th edition.
The annual festival is scheduled to run from July 4 to 8 and then from July 10 to 14.
Confirmed performers also include Weezer, The Tragically Hip, Grand Funk Railroad, Fun, Tegan and Sara, Belle & Sebastian, She & Him and the Dixie Chicks.
Tickets go on sale online on Thursday at 10 a.m. ET.
Some artists have been tentatively scheduled for all dates:
- July 4 | Alex Clare, Adventure Club, Grand Funk Railroad, The Cat Empire, Femi Kuti and Bahamas.
- July 5 | Zac Brown Band, She & Him, Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, Flogging Molly, Garland Jeffreys, Dawes, Frank Turner, Camera Obscura, Eddie Shaw.
- July 6 | Dixie Chicks, Belle & Sebastian, Fitz & the Tantrums, Neko Case, Sharon Van Etten, Zeds Dead, Amadou & Mariam, Blue King Brown, Justin Townes Earle, Cold Specks, Joe Robinson.
- July 7 | Fun, Wu-Tang Clan, Tegan and Sara, Eric Burdon, Diamond Rings, The Joy Formidable, Hunter Hayes.
- July 8 | Rush, Baauer, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Mother Mother, The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer.
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- July 10 | Weezer, Passion Pit, Animal Collective, Marianas Trench, Killer Mike, El-P, A Tribe Called Red, Atlas Genius, The Dunwells.
- July 11 | The Tragically Hip, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Solange, LP, Blues Broads.
- July 12 | Great Big Sea, Matthew Good, Tommy Trash, Sonny Rhodes, Benjamin Francis Leftwich.
- July 13 | Björk, Stars, Mississippi Heat, Ra Ra Riot, The Knocks, John Smith, Jon Cleary.
- July 14 | B.B. King, Skrillex Full Flex Express Tour, Alejandro Escovedo, Los Lonely Boys, Los Lobos, Cactus, Mitch Ryder, W.C. Clark.
Other acts whose dates have not been confirmed include Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Balkan Beat Box.