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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.
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.

Check out our stage lineup here:


The Wild Cards

Date: May 31, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: MainStage

Big Band | Event | Friday | Music

The Wild Cards’ name lends itself well to its motto: love it live.  Formed with the aim of performing and promoting old and new styles of big band music in and around the Ottawa area, the line-up is comprised of a passionate group of seasoned performers brought together by their shared love of music.


Drum Experience: Derek De Beer

Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm

Location: MainStage

Drums | Music | Saturday


Derek De Beer, a world-renowned master drummer was born in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and presently resides in Ottawa, Canada, ​where he inspires people through his motivational speaking and drumming circles. He has captured the ​hearts ​of audiences world-wide through a 40 year career touring with artists such as Johnny Clegg, Bruce Springsteen, ​Peter Gabriel, Sting, Tracy Chapman and Robert Palmer, amongst others.

The Honey WannaBees

Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Mainstage

Music | Saturday


Featuring Blackburns’ own Jennifer Allen

Apollo Rising

Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: MainStage

Music | Saturday


Apollo Rising formerly called “Apollo” is a alternative electronic duo formed by producer, pianist and vocalist Danick Coutu and drummer Colvin Gallant. Based in Ottawa Canada the group has found lots of success as an independent artist with tracks such as “Aurora” and “Sanctuary”.


Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Location: MainStage

Music | Saturday


AnjChito is a singer/saxophone and guitar duo from Ottawa Canada. They play music from different genres as well as original compositions.

Dreams GO Colour!

Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Location: MainStage

Music | Saturday


Featuring Blackburn’s own David Carriere

The Old Fox

Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 7:30 pm - 7:50 pm

Location: MainStage

Music | Saturday


Beer Garden

Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 8:30 pm - 8:50 pm

Location: Beer Garden

Event | Saturday

Beer in plastic cups

The Beer Garden will shut down for approximately 20 minutes and only Age of Majority with legal ID will be allowed back into the beer garden area after 8:50 pm with a $5 cover charge.


Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Location: MainStage

Music | Saturday | Tribute


Daisy Train is an Eastern Ontario 80’s Tribute band that tours the Ontario and Quebec music scene. Primarily delivering non-stop Tributes set to the 80’s songs, they also have expanded to deliver all the Hits of Today, Yesterday and everything in between, including a Disco Medley 80s Medley and the best of New Country Hits.

Please note the fair grounds close at midnight.


Date: June 1, 2019

Time: 10:00 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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