Ottawa Bluesfest

What to see and when to see it Photo by Eva Rinaldi (CC) RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest (July 3–13): According to Billboard, Bluesfest is one of the top 10 music festivals in the world. As Ottawa’s landmark summer event, music fans come together to watch countless artists from a variety of genres including country, pop, …

Living up to their slogan, “WE ARE FUN.”, the band never stopped giving it throughout the show, ending with an encore that continued even as a large part of the crowd started wandering out of the festival and towards home. Fun., visibly drenched in sweat, jammed well past 11 p.m., disregarding the city’s noise by-law and focusing solely on their audience.

If I had to guess, playing a show between Wu-Tang Clan and fun. on a rainy Sunday evening was probably never an item on Tegan and Sara’s bucket list.