Ottawa Grassroots Festival is delighted to announce Ian Tamblyn has accepted the appointment of Artistic Director.
Ian Tamblyn is a renowned Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, record producer, adventurer, and playwright. Ian has most recently been nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award (CFMA) in the English Songwriter of the Year category, for his album, A Longing for Innocence, released May 1, 2021.
Ian is an extraordinary musician, an advocate for diversity and inclusiveness, and has a strong vision for the direction of the Ottawa Grassroots Festival. We are excited to see the expertise, imagination, and creativity he will bring to the Festival.