Media Release

Last chance to catch The 2018 JUNO Awards this weekend

Mar 23, 2018

New block of tickets go on sale this Friday, March 23, at 12PM

TORONTO The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has released a final block of production hold tickets today at 12pm for the 2018 JUNO Awards Broadcast. This year’s broadcast, hosted by multi-JUNO Award-winner Michael Bublé, can also be seen live in all time zones nationwide from Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Sunday, March 25 at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET, on CBC.

What:  The 2018 JUNO Awards Broadcast

Date: Sunday March 25, 2018

Time: 5:00 PM

Where: Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

Tickets: MORE TICKETS AVAILABLE: New block of tickets go on-sale this Friday March 23, at 12 PM. Great new seats available starting at $59 (plus fees) online at ticketmaster.ca, through the Rogers Arena Box Office, and by phone at 1-855-985-5000 . The JUNO Awards has once again partnered with Plus 1 so that $1 from every ticket is donated to MusiCounts, helping to ensure that children and youth across Canada have access to musical instruments. Plus 1 is a non-profit that partners with touring artists to facilitate a $1 add-on from every concert ticket to go to a cause the artist partner believes in.

Who: Hosted by Michael Bublé with multiple performances including Arcade Fire, Arkells, Barenaked Ladies with Steven Page, Daniel Caesar, Diana Krall, Jessie Reyez, Lights, Shawn Hook, The Jerry Cans and a tribute to Gord Downie featuring Dallas Green, Sarah Harmer with Kevin Hearn.

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 PM PT / 8 PM ET on CBC, CBC Radio and globally on cbcmusic.ca/junos

The 2018 JUNO Awards Broadcast is produced by Insight Productions in association with CBC and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). Executive Producer is John Brunton for Insight Productions, Allan Reid and Mark Cohon for CARAS and Lindsay Cox is Executive Producer and Supervising Producer, Insight Productions.

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 2018 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: www.junoawards.ca

Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards

Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards

Facebook: @TheJUNOAwards

Hashtag: #JUNOS

 

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 junoawards.ca.

 

About CBC/Radio-Canada

CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster. Through our mandate to inform, enlighten and entertain, we play a central role in strengthening Canadian culture. As Canada’s trusted news source, we offer a uniquely Canadian perspective on news, current affairs and world affairs. Our distinctively homegrown entertainment programming draws audiences from across the country. Deeply rooted in communities, CBC/Radio-Canada offers diverse content in English, French and eight Indigenous languages. We are leading the transformation to meet the needs of Canadians in a digital world.

 

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 www.cbcmusic.ca.

 

About Insight Productions:

Known for its award-winning ratings juggernauts and many of the Country’s biggest award shows, music series and variety specials – Insight is back in the producers chair for their 17th JUNO Awards.  Headed by John Brunton and Barbara Bowlby, Insight is Canada’s most established content producer and an industry leader in the development, financing and production of hit programming, both scripted and unscripted.  Insight Senior Vice-President & Show Runner, Lindsay Cox serves as Executive Producer along with John Brunton on The JUNO Awards, The Canadian Screen Awards, The Launch, A Fury Christmas, Canada Day 150! From Coast to Coast to Coast, Canada’s New Year’s Eve Countdown and The Tragically Hip: A National Celebration.  In 2018, Insight collectively received 24 Canadian Screen Award nominations.  Other 2017 productions include The Amazing Race Canada, Big Brother Canada, Top Chef Canada and Intervention.  Insight Productions was founded in 1979 and has since created thousands of hours of groundbreaking content.

 

PR Contacts:

Zai Karim, rock-it promotions, [email protected], 416.656.0707 ext. 127
Christine Zoulianitis, rock-it promotions, [email protected], 416-656-0707 ext. 126