Media Release

JUNOfest to light up London with two-night annual celebration of Canadian talent, presented by CBC Music

Feb 04, 2019

Wristbands on sale now at TicketWeb.ca

Over 100 artists to perform in more than 15 venues across the city  

TORONTO — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that wristbands are now on sale for 2019 JUNOfest Presented by CBC Music,   The annual music festival will see over 100 musical acts including local London artists, 2019 JUNO Award nominees, and some of Canada’s top touring talent hit the stage in more than 15 venues across London, ON on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16. 

“JUNOfest is always one of the most exciting parts of JUNO Week,” said Allan Reid, President and CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards & MusiCounts.  “For two jam-packed nights, the festival will showcase an impressive roster of Canadian artists, of all genres from across the country, who will perform for fans, media and the music industry. I encourage Londoners to come out and see some of their favourite artists and discover some new ones.”

JUNOfest wristbands offer priority access to all JUNOfest venues over two nights (subject to capacity). Wristbands are $30 each (plus tax and service fees) and are on sale now at TicketWeb.ca.

JUNOfest 2019 is produced by Brandon Eedy of the London Music Hall.

This year’s festival will include JUNOfest Jazz presented by CBC Music at McManus Theatre (Grand Theatre) on Friday, March 15.

CBC Music will also present JUNOfest Classical at the Aeolian Hall Performing Arts Centre on Saturday, March 16.  

Performers, venues, and a full JUNOfest schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. Visit www.junofest.ca for more information.

The 48th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2019 will be hosted in London, ON from March 11 through March 17, 2019, culminating in The JUNO Awards, on Sunday, March 17, at Budweiser Gardens, broadcast live at 8 PM ET on CBC, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, the free CBC Gem streaming service in Canada and globally at cbcmusic.ca/junos  


Exclusive Broadcast and Content Partner:  

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

The JUNO Awards are made possible with the support of Ontario Creates (formerly OMDC).

Lead Partners: Apple Music and TD Bank Group.

Funding Partners: The Province of Ontario, the City of London, Tourism London.

Promotional Partners: 97.5 Virgin Radio, 103.1 Fresh Radio, 980 CFPL, BX93, CBC London, Classic Rock 98.1, Country 104, FM96, JACK 102.3, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, The London Free Press, Toronto Star

Links:

Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca / Digital Toolkit

CBC Music: www.cbcmusic.ca/junos

JUNO Awards

Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards / Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards /Facebook: @TheJUNOAwards/ Hashtag: #JUNOS #JUNOfest

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 48th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit www.junoawards.ca

About CBC Music:   

From Canada’s public broadcaster, CBC Music is Canada’s free digital music service connecting Canadians with the very best in Canadian and international music across all genres. Easy to navigate and available on your smartphone or tablet, CBC Music gives music fans access to over 100 online music streams plus content from the most knowledgeable music personalities and programmers from across the country. www.cbcmusic.ca

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