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The Blackburn FunFair hosts a two-night band lineup on its bandshell stage. Both nights include a beer garden.

Friday night’s bands begin at 6PM along with the opening of the Craft Beer Garden with no cover charge.

Saturday set lists begin at 1PM in the afternoon with different family acts every hour followed by the evening’s acts with a beer garden opening at 6PM. Please note the beer garden will have a cover charge of $30 for patrons who did not purchased an early bird ticket to the feature band SOS.

Check out our stage lineup here:


The Wild Cards

Date: June 3, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Big Band | Event | Friday | Music
Our 10-piece dance band, featuring the vocals of Blackburn’s own Mike Murphy and Wendy Martin, kicks off this year’s entertainment with a fun night of familiar tunes.


Meaghan Thew

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Saturday

Solo vocalist

Little Ray’s Reptiles

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Arena
Event | Saturday

Echoes To Horizon

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Rock | Saturday

Echoes To Horizon is a four piece rock band from Ottawa, Ontario. The band was born in November of 2021. With a well experienced hook driven rhythm section and hard hitting vocals the band is hoping to catch the attention of music lovers.

Beer Garden

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: Beer Garden
Event | Saturday
Beer in plastic cups

No gate charge on Friday.

Gate charge of $20 (early bird pricing till April 17 with ticket purchases to SOS), $30 after April 17

Proof of Age of Majority required to purchase or possess alcohol.

Double Standard

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Rock | Saturday

High energy rock band

Chanté et Kev

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Saturday

Deux voix, une guitare acoustique, un répertoire de plusieurs chansons populaires (et peut-être des joyaux méconnus); voici ce qui vous attend avec Chanté et Kev. Ce duo formé en 2018 a peaufiné leur spectacle sur plusieurs scènes dans la région de l’Outaouais, après avoir passé des années avec d’autres groupes et projets musicaux (la scène n’est pas un mystère pour ces deux). Les deux combinent leurs talents pour vous offrir des soirées mémorables en musique chez vous!

Little Miss Taken

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Saturday

Break out your dancin’ shoes! Little Miss Taken is a high-energy 5-piece Ottawa rock band covering great songs from the 70s, 80s and more! Pop, rock, disco, soul…LMT has got you covered. This is the band’s third appearance at the FunFair and they are always a hit. Don’t miss this band!

SOS: The ABBA Experience

Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: MainStage
Event | Music | Saturday | Tribute

SOS Band – The ABBA Experience is a band you don’t want to miss! With decades of professional experience among its members, they recreate the music of ABBA as closely as possible to the original studio recordings with no backing tracks. The appreciation of the Swedish pop phenom’s groove and unique vocal style is clearly evident in this group’s performances. From the killer vocals and harmonies classic to Agnetha and Frida, the intricate piano and rhythmic guitar of Benny and Bjorn, to the rich backup vocal layers performed by the other talented members, this ten-piece band will deliver an authentic experience like no other!


Date: June 4, 2022
Time: 10:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Location: Ball Diamond
Event | Fireworks | Free | Saturday

Who doesn’t like a fireworks display?

The Blackburn Funfair’s Fireworks display is one of Ottawa’s best kept secrets. Up close and personal. Free. Easily accessible. And loved by all in the community.




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