Media Release

JUNO Fan Fare Presented by CBC Music takes over Metropolis at Metrotown

Mar 08, 2018

Canadian music fans to get once in a lifetime chance to meet and take photos with their favourite artists at JUNO Fan Fare

FREE tickets available at 10 a.m. PT. on March 10 at

TORONTO – Thousands of fans will rush to Metropolis at Metrotown (4700 Kingsway #604, Burnaby) on Saturday, March 24 for the opportunity to meet their favourite Canadian artists  at this year’s JUNO Fan Fare Presented by CBC Music. The afternoon will be hosted by CBC Music’s Odario Williams, Amanda Parris and CBC Vancouver’s Anita Bathe and offers fans a chance to get up close and personal with this year’s JUNO nominees (and others) as well as enjoy exciting live performances by Jess Moskaluke, High Valley, Ria Mae, Scott Helman, Tim Hicks and DAVE (Dave Ritter of The Strumbellas) will DJ the event. Fans can participate in giveaways and photo opportunities while meeting their favourite artists.

Appearing at JUNO Fan Fare for Selfie Sessions are: Aaron Pritchett, Arkells, Chad Brownlee, Dallas Smith, Dan Davidson, Daniel Caesar, High Valley, James Barker Band, Jess Moskaluke, Lights, Marianas Trench, Ria Mae, Ruth B., Scott Helman, Shawn Hook, Theory, Tim Hicks and Virginia to Vegas.

JUNO Fan Fare Presented by CBC Music runs from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. Fans can customize their experience from a selection of six artist photo sessions each featuring multiple artists. (Photo session one from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., photo session two from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and photo session three from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.)

Tickets are FREE and available starting Saturday, March 10 at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET at Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

For more information on the 2018 JUNO Awards, please visit

Promotional Partners: 93.7 JRfm, 94.5 Virgin Radio, 102.7 THE PEAK, 103.5 QMFM, CBC Music, CBC Vancouver, Global BC, KiSS 104.9, Metro News, Vancouver Sun, Z95.3

The 47th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2018 will be hosted in Vancouver from March 19 through March 25, 2018, culminating in The JUNO Awards, on Sunday, March 25, at Rogers Arena, broadcast live nationwide 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET on CBC, CBC Radio and globally on

Exclusive Broadcast and Content Partner:

CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.

Premier Partners of The 2017 JUNO Awards: The Province of British Columbia, Creative BC, the City of Vancouver, Apple Music and TD Bank Group


Web Links:

Official JUNO Awards website:

Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards

Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards

Hashtag: #JUNOS // #JUNOFanFare

About CARAS:

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. CARAS’ mandate is comprised of four key pillars: Educate through our music education charity MusiCounts programs and initiatives, Develop emerging artists through mentorship and development programs, Celebrate Canadian artists with year round JUNO Awards showcasing, and Honour music industry icons through the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. For more information on the 47th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit


About CBC Music:

CBC Music connects Canadians with the very best in music. Available through the CBC Music app, online, on radio and in television specials throughout the year, CBC Music privileges Canadian artists and songs. Offering over 100 free music streams, CBC Music draws from all genres and classifications with knowledgeable hosts and programmers. Home to the JUNO Awards and your favourite music from across the country, discover the next great act with CBC Music. For more, visit


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

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

Christine Zoulianitis, rock-it promotions, [email protected], 416.656.0707 ext. 126