Media Release

JUNO Fan Fare lets music lovers get up close and personal with their favourite artists

Mar 10, 2017

Autograph signings by Arkells, Coleman Hell, Dallas Smith, Jess Moskaluke, July Talk, Marianas Trench, Ruth B, The Strumbellas and more!  

FREE tickets available Saturday March 11, 10am at


TORONTO, ON – Music devotees will invade Ottawa’s CF Rideau Centre on Saturday, April 1 for the opportunity to meet some of their favourite Canadian musicians at the 2017 JUNO Fan Fare. Hosted by ETalk reporter and Much host Liz Trinnear and MUCH and E! host Tyrone Edwards, JUNO Fan Fare is bursting with intimate and interactive fan opportunities including live performances, giveaways, artist interviews and the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the 2017 JUNO Award nominees.

Artists confirmed to participate in JUNO Fan Fare include Aaron Pritchett, Arkells, Chad Brownlee, Cold Creek County, Coleman Hell, Dallas Smith, Gord Bamford, Jess Moskaluke, July Talk, Marianas Trench, Ruth B, The Strumbellas and Tyler Shaw.  

JUNO Fan Fare runs from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, with autographs done in two sessions (session one from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and session two from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.)

Tickets are FREE and available starting Saturday March 11 at 10 a.m. EST at Tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis.

JUNO Fan Fare promotional partners include: Ottawa’s New Country 94, Energy 104.1, Jump 106.9, Le Droit, Majic 100, Metro News, MUCH, Ottawa Citizen and Pattison Outdoor.

For more information on the 2017 JUNO Awards, please visit

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.

Web Links:

Official JUNO Awards website:

Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards

Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards

Hashtag: #JUNOS


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

For interview requests, image requests or additional information, please contact:

Michelle Easton, rock-it promotions, [email protected], 416.656.0707 ext.103

Zai Karim, rock-it promotions, [email protected], 416.656.0707 ext. 127