Over 100 artists set to participate in JUNOfest, JUNO Week’s two-night music festival Presented by CBC MusicMar 07, 2017
2017 JUNOfest lineup to include over 35 JUNO nominees, such as The Strumbellas, Silla + Rise, The Dirty Nil, Whitehorse, Tasha The Amazon, Holy Fuck, Bit Funk, Cold Creek County, Exco Levi, and more
TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced the artist line-up for the 2017 edition of JUNOfest, presented by CBC Music. The annual two-night music festival will showcase performances by top Canadian acts on stages in more than 15 venues across Ottawa on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 as part of the 2017 JUNO Week.
JUNOfest wristbands are available to purchase for $30 (plus tax and service fees) and go on sale at www.ticketfly.com (http://bit.ly/junofest17) today (Tuesday, March 7.) Wristbands provide priority access to all venues participating in JUNOfest for both nights. Single show tickets will also be available for purchase in advance or at the door, but are subject to space and availability.
Musicians confirmed to participate include:
Band Of Rascals
Barney Bentall (High Bar Gang)*
Big Jeezus Truck
Bryden Gwiss Kwenzie*
Cold Creek County*
Dave Young Quintet*
DJ Greg Reain
Five Alarm Funk
Heather Bambrick* & David Braid*
Jessica Pearson and the East Wind
Joey Robin Haché
Jonathan Becker & the North Fields
Julian Taylor Band
Kacy & Clayton*
Lyle Odjick and the Northern Steam
Old Man Grant
Pugs and Crows and Tony Wilson*
Scary Bear Soundtrack
Scenic Route To Alaska
Silla + Rise*
Steve Adamyk Band
Stuck On Planet Earth
Tasha The Amazon*
Ten Strings and a Goat Skin*
The Artichoke Hearts
The Damn Truth
The Dirty Nil*
The Honest Heart Collective
The Lindbergh Babies
The Riot Police
Virginia To Vegas
Warren Dean Flandez*
*2017 JUNO Award nominee.
Confirmed JUNOfest venues include:
House of Targ
Live on Elgin
Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts
St. Alban’s Church
The Bourbon Room
The Brass Monkey
The Bronson Centre Theatre
The Dominion Tavern
The Lowertown Brewery
The Mercury Lounge
The Rainbow Bistro
The Record Centre
Promotional partners of JUNOfest: boom 99.7, CBC Ottawa, CTV Ottawa, Énergie 104.1, Le Droit, MAJIC 100, Metro News, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa’s New Country 94, Pattison Outdoor Advertising and Rouge 94,9.
JUNOfest is produced by Shawn Scallen/Spectrasonic.
JUNO Week 2017 will be hosted in Ottawa from March 27 through April 2, 2017. A live broadcast of The 46th Annual JUNO Awards will air on CTV and CTV GO on Sunday, April 2 from the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.
Premier Partners of The 2017 JUNO Awards: CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters, Radio Starmaker Fund, Ottawa 2017, the Province of Ontario, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, Ottawa Tourism, Google Play Music and TD Bank Group.
Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L’académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l’enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards. The main focus of CARAS is the exploration and development of ongoing opportunities to showcase and promote Canadian artists and music through vehicles such as The JUNO Awards and other year-round initiatives. For more information on the 46th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit www.junoawards.ca.
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