JUNOfest 2015 - Presented by

Co-produced by Hidden Pony Records and Sonic Unyon

Date: Friday, March 13, 2015 and Saturday, March 14, 2015
Location: 9:00 pm to 2:00 am, both nights
Purchase Details: JUNOfest wristbands offer priority access to all JUNOfest venues over two nights (subject to capacity). Wristbands are $30 each and are available through all Ticketmaster outlets or online at Individual tickets will be available at the door of each venue ($15-$30).

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Want to catch some cool shows featuring JUNO nominees, National touring acts and the best of Hamilton? JUNOfest is a two-night music celebration that is part of JUNO Week 2015 that will hit more than 15 venues across the city! Nightly line-ups feature three or four acts per venue with established and developing artists sharing the stage.

Artists confirmed to-date:

  • Alfie Smith
  • Alysha Brilla*
  • Ash & Bloom
  • Ayrad*
  • Blacken’d Red
  • Capella Intima
  • Crystal Shawanda*
  • Del Barber*
  • Diana Panton*
  • Digging Roots*
  • Eh440
  • Elizabeth Shepherd*
  • Eccodek*
  • Emma Rush
  • Exco Levi*
  • Frank D’Angelo
  • Gazoline
  • Hachey The MouthPEACE
  • Harpoonist and The Axe Murderer*
  • Highs
  • Jace Martin
  • Jenn Grant*
  • Jeremy Fisher*
  • Jess Reimer
  • Joel Plaskett
  • JW Jones*
  • Kirby
  • Leela Gilday*
  • Lindsay Broughton
  • Lindy
  • Live How You Live
  • Lori Yates
  • Marianne Trudel*
  • Matthew de Zoete
  • Mikey Dangerous*
  • Mississippi Bends
  • Mo Kenney
  • Pierre Kwenders*
  • Poor Young Things
  • Quartango*
  • Quique Escamilla*
  • Sagot*
  • Sam Cash & The Romantic Dogs
  • Saukrates*
  • Shooting Guns*
  • Skull Fist*
  • Spookey Ruben
  • Steele*
  • Steve Hill*
  • Steve Strongman*
  • Sultans of String*
  • Sun K
  • Tasha T*
  • Teenage Head
  • The Bros Landreth*
  • The Dead South
  • The Donefores
  • The Elwins
  • The Kings
  • The Medicine Hat
  • Tre Mission*
  • Vox Metropolis
  • Wax Mannequin
  • Yeryard
  • Your Favorite Enemies*

*Denotes a 2015 JUNO Award nominee


Venues confirmed to date for JUNOfest are:

Club Absinthe (38 King William Street, Hamilton ON)

Anchor Bar (2 King Street West., Hamilton ON)

Artwood Artbar (15 Colbourne Street, Hamilton ON)

Bay City Music Hall (50 Leander Drive, Hamilton ON)

Church of St John the Evangelist (320 Charlton Avenue West)

Mills Hardware (95 King Street East)

New Vision United Church (Formerly Centenary Church-24 Main Street West)

Radius (151 James Street South, Hamilton ON)

Sarcoa Restaurant and Bar (57 Discovery Drive, Hamilton ON)

Stonewalls on York Restaurant and Live Music Venue Hamilton (339 York Boulevard, Hamilton ON)

This Ain’t Hollywood (345 James Street North, Hamilton ON)

The Baltimore House (43 King William Street, Hamilton ON)

The Casbah (306 King Street West, Hamilton ON, L8P 1B1)

The Corktown Pub and Fare (175 Young Street, Hamilton)

The Gasworks (141 Park Street North, Hamilton ON)

The Spice Factory (121 Hughson Street North, Hamilton ON)

The Underground (41 Catherine Street N, Hamilton ON)


Associated JUNOfest Shows

(a limited number of JUNOfest wristband holders will be granted access)


BLAME IT ON HAMILTON, A Celebration of Hamilton’s Musical Heritage

Presented by Front Room Entertainment, with support from Slaight Music

Date: Friday, March 13th

Time: 7:00pm Doors, 8:30pm Show

Location: Hamilton Public Library, 4th Floor, 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton

Participating Artists: Matt Andersen, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Digging Roots, Sarah Harmer, Jon Harvey (Monster Truck), Terra Lightfoot, Ian Thornley (Big Wreck), Tomi Swick, Hawksley Workman, Jeremy Fisher and more.

Purchase Details: Tickets are $70 and can be purchased in person at Picks & Sticks, Dr. Disc and Hamilton Public Library Central Branch. 50 JUNOfest wristband holders will be permitted standing room access on a first come first served basis. (Must arrive to the box office by 7pm)



VIII Launch Party

Hosted by The Number VIII

Date: Friday, March 13th

Time: 8:00 pm Doors, 9:00 pm Show

Location: Molson Canadian Studio, 10 MacNab Street South, Hamilton, ON

Participating Artists:  Alex Gunby, Mathematic,  AGNO3, Edubs + Fruiti, SAVY, Matstubs, Markquis. Details at

Purchase Details: General Admission is $15 / $25 at the door. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.ca50 JUNOfest wristband holders will be permitted on a first come first served basis. 



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Promotional Partners:


The JUNO Awards - Canada's Music Awards

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