Media Release


Feb 29, 2016

Thursday, March 31 at Flames Central

Performers include Brett Kissel, Whitehorse, Shawn Hook,
Devin Cuddy, Gord Bamford, Chad Brownlee and more


– Tickets on sale now at


TORONTO, ON (February 29, 2016) – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is pleased to announce the first-ever JUNO Cup Jam, a night of fun musical collaborations and covers to kick-off JUNO Weekend on Thursday, March 31, 8pm MT at Flames Central in Calgary. Presented by TD, the event features performances by JUNO Cup players with all ticket proceeds benefiting MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS.

Performers announced to-date include Brett Kissel, Chad Brownlee, Cosmo Ferraro, Del Barber, Devin Cuddy, Eagle & Hawk, Fortunate Ones, Gord Bamford, Jonathan Roy, Kevin Parent, Matt Masters, Paul Aucoin, Rich Aucoin, Scott Henderson (Souls in Rhythm), Shawn Hook, Beard Guy (Walk Off the Earth) and Whitehorse.

Tickets for JUNO Cup Jam are on sale now for $25 (plus tax and service fees). Ticket packages are also available for JUNO Cup Jam and JUNO Cup (Friday April 1 at the Max Bell Arena) for $40 (plus tax and service fees). All proceeds benefit MusiCounts. To purchase tickets, visit:


For more information, visit


Media Partners: 90.3 AMP Radio, 101.5 KOOL FM, Calgary Herald, CJAY 92, CTV Calgary, Country 105, Soft Rock 97.7, Sportsnet 960 The FAN, XL 103.

The 45th Annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week will be held in Calgary, Alberta, March 28-April 3, 2016.



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 45th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit




For more information on CARAS and the 2016 JUNO Awards, contact:

Adrienne Kakoullis


[email protected]


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