Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival attendees will feel a little closer to fine with this year's lineup.
The Indigo Girls, the American folk duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers will be headlining the festival.
This year's festival takes place on Saturday, Aug. 11 at Deer Lake Park, with gates opening at 12:30 p.m.
The Indigo Girls - known for songs from the late '80s and '90s such as Closer to Fine, Least Complicated and Power of Two - are on tour this summer throughout the southern and western United States, and have included Burnaby in their tour.
They will be joined by a variety of other blues, roots and folk musicians at the 13th annual festival.
The lineup includes blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughan, the older brother of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan. The well-known Texas blues man is touring this summer.
Malian musicians Amadou and Mariam - Amadou Bagayoko on guitar and vocals, and Mariam Doumbia on vocals - are also signed on for this year's festival.
American blues musician Kelly Joe Phelps, who plays a mix of jazz and blues, will also be performing.
Singer/songwriter, rapper and bassist Meshell Ndegeocello, known for her hit, If that's your boyfriend (he wasn't last night), is on the roster, as well, along with Canadian bands such as The Deep Dark Woods, No Sinner and Washboard Union.
The Burnaby Blues and Roots Festival is produced by the City of Burnaby.
Early-bird single tickets are $65, including HST, while four-pack tickets are available for $180. Advance single tickets are $70 and four-packs are $200. On the day of the festival, single tickets will be available for $75. Children under 12 are free with a ticket holder.
For tickets and information, go to www.burnabybluesfestival.com.
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