RBC BLUESFEST (July 3–13)rnrnLOCALE LeBreton Flats, along Ottawa’s inner-city shores. rnLINEUP Depending on how you look at it, this diverse 11-day festival has either something for everyone—from Lady Gaga and Childish Gambino to Charli XCX and Phantogram—or a serious identity crisis. Ferret out he many hidden gems, like indie-folk five-piece Lord Huron and gypsy-punkers Gogol Bordello, led by one-time Ukrainian Vogue cover star Eugene Huu0308tz. rnLOOK Meat dress.
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