Breaking News: Festival Announces 2015 Free Concert Lineup
Monday, March 02, 2015
TIM HORTONS OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2015 LINEUP
HEADLINERS INCLUDE TOKYO POLICE CLUB, HEY ROSETTA!, DAN MANGAN + BLACKSMITH, THE RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE, YUKON BLONDE AND MORE - JUNE 25 TO 28
Now in it’s 22nd year, Tim Horton’s Ottawa Dragon Boat is proud to announce their 2015 lineup. The festival, taking place at Mooney’s Bay Park in downtown Ottawa from June 25th-28th, will include performances from Canadian heavyweights Hey Rosetta!, Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, The Rural Alberta Advantage, Tokyo Police Club, Yukon Blonde and many more. See below for the full four-day lineup.
Once again music fans can enjoy free admission to all performances. The festival’s Artistic Director Antony Cooper has put special attention into the music programming in recent years, growing the lineup to include highly sought-after Canadian artists. “We are true believers in the great talent Canada has to offer and are looking forward to a great weekend this year in Ottawa!, “ he says.
The festival is widely known to its 75,000 yearly visitors as chance to see 200 dragon boat teams across three categories participate in North America’s largest dragon boat competition. Festival CEO John Brooman says, “We are inviting one and all to come and cheer on the competitors on the water and enjoy the food, beverages, shopping and entertainment on the beach at North America’s premier dragon boat festival.”
ABOUT TIM HORTON’S OTTAWA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is a multi-day celebration of the arts, sports, culture and heritage that attracts over 75,000 visitors each year.
The Festival, which now boasts 200 teams in competitive, corporate and community categories, is one of the hottest sporting and entertainment events in the Nation's Capital. Recognized as North America's largest dragon boating festival the event offers free admission to multiple stages with world class entertainment, marquee concerts, amusement attractions, sports demonstrations, a variety of artisans, exhibitors, delicious culinary treats, beach-side bar, children’s area and non-stop racing.