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Get Ready For Canada Day In The Capital, 2016!

This July 1, Canada celebrates the 149th anniversary of Confederation — and CBC will be back in the capital to bring you the celebrations and live performances!
(From left) Coeur de pirate, Alex Cuba and Emily Haines of Metric are seen in this composite image. They are among the musical acts set to perform in Ottawa for Canada Day 2016 (Canadian Press)

Join CBC for a star-studded evening of music — live from Ottawa — as we celebrate the 149th anniversary of Canadian Confederation, featuring electrifying performances by Metric, Alex Cuba, Indian City, Les Hey Babies, Coeur de Pirate, Coleman Hell, Alex Nevsky and more!

Broadcast details

Live on CBC-TV
July 1, at 9:00 pm (11:00 pm AT/ 11:30 pm NT)

Live stream on and
July 1, 8:00–10:00 pm ET UPDATE: Live stream delayed until 8:45 pm ET due to weather delay.

Live on CBC Radio Two
July 1, 8:00 pm–10:00 pm (9:00 pm ATL/ 9:30 NT) 
Hosted by Pete Morey

Full Canada Day in the Capital lineup
Alex Cuba 
Indian City 
Cœur de Pirate 
Les Hay Babies 
Coleman Hell
Alex Nevsky

CBC Radio One
July 1, 12:00 pm (1:00 pm AL; will not air in Newfoundland and Labrador)
Canada Day Singer Songwriter Showcase, live from Major's Hill Park, hosted by CBC's Alan Neal.