Ottawa Bluesfest 2020 brings Alanis Morissette home

Ottawa's biggest musical event has announced its lineup and one of the city's biggest musical names is on the bill.

blink-182, Boyz II Men also playing LeBreton Flats in July

Alanis Morissette performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New Orleans. She'll play the first Sunday night of Bluesfest 2020 in Ottawa. (Amy Harris/Associated Press)

Ottawa's biggest musical event has announced its lineup and one of the city's biggest musical names is on the bill.

Alanis Morissette has added LeBreton Flats to her world tour on July 12, marking 25 years since the release of her landmark album Jagged Little Pill.

She joins blink-182, Boyz II Men, The National, Daniel Caesar, Garbage and Tash Sultana and more between July 9 to July 19.

Acts previously announced include Rage Against the Machine, Jack Johnson, Marshmello and Lil Tecca.

Mark Hoppus, left, and Travis Barker of Blink-182 perform Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Associated Press)

Full festival passes are available Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. until midnight, then all tickets (including day passes and three- and five-packs) go on sale Thursday, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m.

The festival's organizers ask people to stay tuned to the Bluesfest website to hear when more acts and set times are announced.

From left: Shawn Stockman, Nathan Morris and Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men perform at the CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. (Mark Humphrey/Associated Press)

Thursday, July 9

  • 6LACK
  • Alanna Sterling
  • Charlie Cunningham
  • Charlotte Day Wilson
  • Ezra Furman
  • Jeremy Dutcher
  • Jontavious Willis
  • Leif Vollebekk
  • Protoje
Jeremy Dutcher won the 2018 Polaris Prize and 2019 Indigenous Album of the Year Juno award for his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa. (Logan Perley/CBC)

Friday, July 10

  • Ali Gatie
  • Amanda Lowe
  • Daniel Caesar
  • Kimberly Sunstrum
  • Sly High
  • Southern Avenue
  • The Barr Brothers
  • The New Pornographers
  • Turkuaz w/ Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew: Remain In Light Turns 40
Daniel Caesar holds up his Juno award for R and B Soul Recording of the Year at the Juno Awards in Vancouver, Sunday, March, 25, 2018. Caesar is performing at the 2020 Junos and has two nominations. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

Saturday, July 11

  • Angelique Francis Band
  • Barns Courtney
  • Braden Foulkes
  • Crown Lands
  • Dean Lewis
  • Gavin McLeod
  • July Talk
  • King Crimson
  • Renée Landry
  • The Texas Horns
  • Vanessa Collier

Sunday, July 12

  • Alanis Morissette
  • Crystal Shawanda
  • Dashboard Confessional
  • Durand Jones & The Indications
  • Garbage
  • Joan Osborne
  • Lora Bidner
  • Mack & Ben
  • Matt Maeson
  • Red Young
  • Sophia Radisch
  • The Cinematic Orchestra
Christopher Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional performs on the River Stage at Beale Street Music Festival on Friday, May 4, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. (Laura Roberts/Associated Press)

Monday, July 13

The festival takes its usual Monday break.

Tuesday, July 14

  • Jack Johnson
  • Jade Bird
  • Patrick Watson
  • Sharon Van Etten
  • The Commotions
  • The Dip
  • Vance Joy

Wednesday, July 15

  • Albert Castiglia
  • Billy Talent
  • Blink-182
  • Fémina
  • Grandson
  • Haviah Mighty
  • Mike Zito 
  • Nahko and Medicine For The People
  • Tash Sultana
Toronto rapper Haviah Mighty was crowned the winner of the 2019 Polaris Music Prize at a live gala event on Monday, Sept. 16. (Dustin Rabin)

Thursday, July 16

  • Cat Power
  • DJ Shadow
  • Gentlemen of the Woods
  • Johnny Shay
  • Lia Kloud
  • Lil Tecca
  • Lloyd Spiegel
  • Marshmello
  • The Turbans
Marshmello performs at Y100's Jingle Ball at BB&T Center on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (Amy Harris/Associated Press)

Friday, July 17

  • Brandy Clark
  • Cash Cash
  • Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraisers
  • Mischa
  • Rage Against The Machine
  • The National
Zack de la Rocha, right, and Tim Commerford of the band Rage Against the Machine perform during their headlining set at the "L.A. Rising" concert at the Los Angeles Coliseum, Saturday, July 30, 2011, in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/Associated Press)

Saturday, July 18

  • Arrested Development
  • Big Zee
  • Boyz II Men
  • Deltron 3030
  • JT Soul
  • Michelle Hopkins
  • Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin
  • Nelly
  • Saints and Sinners Tour (Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist and The Tea Party)
  • The Cooper Brothers Southern Rock All-Star Revue

Sunday, July 19

  • Blue Rodeo
  • Étoile Noire
  • Jessica Mitchell
  • Jessica Pearson and the East Wind
  • Lyle Odjick & The Northern Steam
  • Marco Benevento
  • Miss Emily
  • Ocean Alley
  • Travis Tritt
  • Wishbone Ash
Country music star Travis Tritt performs an acoustic concert in the Ohrstrom Bryant Theater at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va. Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. (Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star/Associated Press)

The Tony D Band hosts a blues revue the first weekend of the festival and The Split does the same July 16, 17 and 18.


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