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Ottawa Folk Festival added, Sept. 4

Neil Young headlines 2013 Ottawa Folk Festival lineup

Festival’s 20th edition happening Sept. 4-8 at Hog’s Back Park
CBC News
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2013 2:02 PM ET

Neil Young & Crazy Horse, The Wailers and Vampire Weekend are among the headliners for this year’s edition of the Ottawa Folk Festival. The 20th edition runs from Wednesday, Sept. 4 to Sunday, Sept. 8 at Hog’s Back Park, with Neil Young & Crazy Horse and Patti Smith headlining opening night.

Sept. 5 brings indie darlings Vampire Weekend to the capital along with local acts Little Stella, Three Little Birds and Shannon Rose and the Thorns. The Friday schedule has a more hip-hop feel, with critically acclaimed rappers Kendrick Lamer and Shad sharing the bill with Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell.
Crowd-pleasers The Sheepdogs, The Avett Brothers, Hayden and Leif Vollebekk hit the stage Sept. 7.
The festival closes Sunday, Sept. 8 with The Wailers, who formed after Bob Marley’s death marked the end of their previous group Bob Marley & The Wailers.
This marks the third version of the Ottawa Folk Festival since Ottawa Bluesfest director Mark Monahan took control in 2011. Early-bird tickets go on sale Wednesday on Capital Tickets, with regular pricing starting Friday at midnight.

FULL LINEUP (Times TBA)
Wednesday, Sept. 4
Patti Smith, shown in archival photo, is hailed for her wide-ranging influence as a rocker and poet. (Polar Prize)
	* Neil Young & Crazy Horse
	* Patti Smith
Thursday, Sept. 5
	* Colin Meloy
	* Little Stella
	* Shannon Rose and the Thorns
	* Shred Kelly
	* The Claytones
	* Three Little Birds
	* Vampire Weekend
Friday, Sept. 6
	* Amanda Rheaume
	* Amos the Transparent
	* Beth Orton
	* Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
	* Kendrick Lamar
	* Matt Andersen
	* Robyn Hitchcock
	* Shad
	* Tall Trees
	* The Dusty Drifters
Saturday, Sept. 7
Saskatoon's the Sheepdogs.  (CBC)
	* Carolina Chocolate Drops
	* Hayden
	* Hey Ocean!
	* John Allaire
	* Leif Vollebekk
	* Martyn Joseph
	* Pacific Curls
	* Rachel Sermanni
	* Sheesham and Lotus
	* Sondre Lerche
	* The Avett Brothers
	* The Belle Game
	* The Sheepdogs
	* Tift Merritt
	* Trent Severn
	* Vance Joy
	* Wake Owl
	* Winchester Warm
Sunday, Sept. 8
	* Carolina Chocolate Drops
	* Chris Smither
	* Claude Munson and The Storm Outside
	* Dave Norris and Local Ivan
	* David Lindley
	* Folly and the Hunter
	* Go Long (!)
	* Jeff Lang
	* Kat Edmonson
	* Mac DeMarco
	* Martyn Joseph
	* Mo Kenney
	* Sam Amidon
	* Spirit Family Reunion
	* Terry Gillespie
	* The Wailers
	* World Party

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