The Volunteer Team Behind Bluesfest
(and CityFolk)

CityFolk applications are now open!

Welcome to new and returning CityFolk volunteers! We have 20 areas this season for you to choose from. Please take a look at the descriptions and follow the instructions for how to volunteer. Things have changed and if you’ve volunteered in the past, please note the process is different!

Keep an eye open for privately-recruited teams who are looking for new volunteers!

Welcome to the Volunteer Team Behind Bluesfest (and CityFolk)!

The volunteers of RBC Bluesfest and Cityfolk “Volunteers Behind Bluesfest” (VTBB) in Ottawa, ON Canada are a remarkable team of hardworking, dedicated, outgoing individuals that contribute to our community each summer and fall to ensure a world class experience at our live events.

The Ottawa Bluesfest is a non-profit, charitable organization. Our mission is to present a world-class music festival featuring international, Canadian, and local artists in downtown Ottawa each July. We are youth-friendly, community and visitor-focused, culturally-diverse and committed to sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives.

Ottawa CityFolk is a multi-day celebration of music, dance, and community featuring an eclectic mix of musical performances on various stages.

For the most up to date festival information, please refer to our festival site(s):

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WHEN AND WHERE WILL cityfolk 2022 BE TAKING PLACE?


This year CityFolk will take place at Lansdowne from September 8-10, 15-17, 2022!

You can check out this year’s event specific information on our festival website: www.cityfolkfestival,com

WHY SHOULD I CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING WITH THE VOLUNTEER TEAM BEHIND BLUESFEST (and CityFolk) (VTBB)?

We are proud to host many volunteers at our events every summer, and are always looking for enthusiastic and qualified volunteers to join our team. We have many different volunteer opportunities, both on and off the festival grounds, and we work directly with volunteer leaders to ensure our community is well-supported, trained and supervised effectively, and given ample opportunities to connect with each other in a fun, exciting, and memorable way.

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