Location: Le Breton Flats, Ottawa
Date: July 4-14
The Cisco Ottawa Bluesfest is one of Canada's largest outdoor music festivals and is ranked as one of North America's most important music events. Based in the nation's capital (population approx. 1,000,000) and centrally located between Montreal and Toronto (110 miles west of Montreal and 220 miles east of Toronto), the organization is highly respected on the world stage.