2012 Ottawa Bluesfest Lineup Announced

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While it may be called the Ottawa Bluesfest, there really isn't anything bluesy about their 2012 lineup. Iron Maiden, Lauryn Hill, Skrillex, LMFAO, The Melvins, Metric, Snoop Dogg, Alice Cooper, and Norah Jones are just some of the musical acts appearing this year, while the Canadian contingent includes Our Lady Peace, City and Colour, Blue Rodeo, K'Naan, Nickelback, and Metric, to name a few.

More information about the lineup and tickets can be found on the official Ottawa Bluesfest website, while some of the daily highlights can be found below.

Wednesday July 4, 2012

Tiesto, AWOLNATION, The Melvins

Thursday July 5, 2012

LMFAO, Plants and Animals, Paul Oakenfold

Friday July 6, 2012

City and Colour, David Gray, Arkells, !!!, Tommy Lee and DJ Aero

Saturday July 7, 2012

Alice Cooper, Iron Maiden, MSTRKRFT

Sunday July 8, 2012

Norah Jones, Seal, Down With Webster, Chromeo

Monday July 9, 2012

Nickelback, I Mother Earth, My Darkest Days

Tuesday July 10, 2012

Snoop Dogg, Lauryn Hill, Deltron 3030

Wednesday July 11, 2012

Thievery Corporation, Big Wreck, Rich Aucoin

Thursday July 12, 2012

John Mellencamp, Sam Roberts Band, The Sheepdogs

Friday July 13, 2012

Blue Rodeo, Our Lady Peace, The Dirty Heads, A-Trak, Hey Rosetta!

Saturday July 14, 2012

Skrillex, Beirut, Mastodon, Tyga

Sunday July 15, 2012

Metric, K'Naan, The Weeknd, The Trews, The Balconies