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Entertainment

The Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival is a four day celebration of the arts, sports, culture and heritage. Recognized as North America's largest dragon boat festival, it offers multiple stages, a children's area, extreme sports shows and roving entertainment. The festival's free concert series throughout the weekend showcases the biggest names and the hottest new acts, and is recognized as a premiere musical event in the region.

FREE LICENSED ALL AGES CONCERT SERIES!

Thursday, June 19:  6:30 PM CLAUDE MUNSON & THE STORM OUTSIDE, 8:00 PM THE ZOLAS, 9:30 PM STARS
Friday, June 20: 6:30 PM HARLAN PEPPER, 8:00 PM CUFF THE DUKE, 9:30 PM THE SHEEPDOGS
Saturday, June 21: 5:00 PM AMOS THE TRANSPARENT, 6:30 PM WILDLIFE, 8:00 PM HEY OCEAN, 9:30 PM ARKELLS
Sunday, June 22: 5:00 PM JULIA DALES, 6:30 PM THE MOHRS, 8:00 PM DOWN WITH WEBSTER

FREE FAMILY FUN!

Thursday, June 19:  4:00 PM DR. "FUNNY" BONES, 5:00 PM MAGICIAN IAN QUICK, 6:00 PM ROCK THE ARTS
Friday, June 20: 4:00 PM RADICAL SCIENCE, 5:00 PM A COMPANY OF FOOLS, 6:00 PM MICHAEL THE MAGICIAN
Saturday, June 21: 9:00 AM RADICAL SCIENCE, 10:00 AM THE PADDLING PUPPETEER, 11:00 AM BIRDS OF PREY FLIGHT SHOW, 1:00 PM L'IL JOHN THE CLOWN, 2:00 PM BIRDS OF PREY FLIGHT SHOW, 3:00 PM THE RUBBILY UBDUGS, 5:00 PM BIRDS OF PREY FLIGHT SHOW, 6:00 PM THE GREAT BALANZO                                                                                                                       Sunday, June 22: 9:00 AM LITTLE RAY'S REPTILES, 10:00 AM THE PADDLING PUPPETEER, 11:00 AM LITTLE RAY'S REPTILES, 1:00 PM LITTLE RAY'S REPTILES, 2:00 PM THE GREAT BALANZO, 3:00 PM THE RUBBILY UBDUGS, 5:00 PM ILLUSIONIST CHRIS PILSWORTH, 6:00 PM L'IL JOHN THE CLOWN

STARS will headline a free concert on Opening Night June 19 

Tim Hortons Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival organizers announced that more acts have been added to the already stellar line-up. Opening night, June 19, will feature a free all ages concert from critically acclaimed band STARS. Also announced for opening night are The Zolas and Claude Munson & The Storm Outside.

THE SHEEPDOGS headline free concert on June 20

Organizers of North America’s largest dragon boat festival have confirmed that The Sheepdogs will headline a free concert on Friday, June 20. Also on the bill are roots rockers Cuff The Duke and indie folk band Harlan Pepper. To find out more click here.

ARKELLS will headline a free concert June 21

ARKELLS will headline a free concert June 21st, confirmed organizers of North America’s largest dragon boat festival. Joining them will be Hey Ocean, Wildlife and Amos The Transparent. To find out more click here.

DOWN WITH WEBSTER will headline a free concert on Closing Night Sunday June 22