Meet The Winners of the 2017 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class!Sep 21, 2016
After an intense day of deliberation, the votes have been cast and the results are in! We’re thrilled to introduce you to the winners of the second annual Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class!
Neon Dreams is a 4-piece electronic group hailing from Halifax, NS. Check out the lyric video for their single “Marching Bands” featuring Kardinal Offishall here.
The Lytics are a 5-piece hip hop group who call Winnipeg, MB home! Get a feel for them in the music video for “Friction” here.
Youngblood, from Vancouver, BC, creates and performs dream-pop! Watch the very fun music video for “Feel Alright” here.
The final three winners were determined by the 2017 Super Jury, including LIGHTS, Kardinal Offishall, Max Kerman (Arkells), Gavin Brown (JUNO Award winning producer), Ali Slaight (Talent Development Coordinator at Slaight Music) and Allan Reid (President & CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards & MusiCounts). JUNO TV was filming behind the scenes during the Super Jury deliberations! Check it out below!
Congratulations to the class of 2017! The Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class was developed by The JUNO Awards and Slaight Music to give artists the tools they need to develop their career, build their own sustainable business, and become JUNO ready! Co-developed by Canada’s Music Incubator at Coalition Music, the Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class helps emerging artists hone their craft and give them the tools they need to take their music career to the next level.
The three winners will each receive:
- An all-inclusive trip to Toronto for a customized week of mentorship facilitated by Canada’s Music Incubator at Coalition Music that culminates with a music industry showcase night in Toronto at the hmv Underground
- A trip to the 2017 JUNO Awards in Ottawa complete with tickets to JUNO Week events and a showcase opportunity during JUNOfest
- A chance to perform at the JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards
- A docu-series capturing their journey to run on JUNOTV.ca
- Studio time at Slaight Music Recording Studios
- $10,000 MuchFACT Online Music Video Award
- An essential tour kit courtesy of Manitoba Film & Music
- A $500 contribution from Canadian Federation of Musicians to the artist/group’s annual dues or US work visa costs
- and more!
Find out more at junomasterclass.ca!