Media Release

The JUNO Comedy Show Presented by SiriusXM Canada returns for a second year

Feb 07, 2019

 This year’s show to feature Comedy Album of the Year nominees Chanty Marostica, Dave Merheje, Mayce Galoni and Pat Thornton with host Ben Miner


TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today the return of the JUNO Comedy Show Presented by SiriusXM Canada, taking place during JUNO Week on Friday, March 15, 2019 in London, ON.

Hosted by SiriusXM’s Ben Miner, the evening will feature performances by the 2019 JUNO Award nominees for Comedy Album of the Year Sponsored by SiriusXM Canada, including Chanty Marostica, Dave Merheje, Mayce Galoni and Pat Thornton. This night of side-splitting humour will take place at the London Music Hall (185 Queens Avenue).

“We are excited to once again be able to highlight this year’s Comedy Album of the Year nominees at the JUNO Comedy Show Presented by SiriusXM Canada,” said Allan Reid, President & CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards and MusiCounts. “This show is a testament to the elite comedic talent Canada has to offer, and we’re thrilled this event has become a staple of JUNO Week.”

“As a long-time advocate of Canadian comedy, we are proud to present the Comedy Album of the Year award and to once again be a part of this incredible JUNO event,” said John Lewis, SVP, Programming, SiriusXM Canada.  “We aim to shine the spotlight on Canada’s rich pool of comedic talent, and attendees are in for a real treat when they see this year’s nominees perform.”

Individual tickets to the JUNO Comedy Show Presented by SiriusXM Canada are priced at $27.50 (plus fees) and are available at, Ticketmaster automated phone service – 1-855-985-5000, or in person London Music Hall Box Office – 185 Queens Ave London ON – 519-432-1107. The event is 19+.

For more information on the 2019 JUNO Awards, please visit

The 48th Annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week will be hosted in London, ON from March 11 through March 17, 2019, with The JUNO Awards Broadcast live from the Budweiser Gardens at 8 PM ET on Sunday, March 17, on CBC, CBC Radio, the free CBC Gem streaming service in Canada and globally on

Photos of the JUNO Comedy Show Presented by SiriusXM Canada line up available here

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.


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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

About SiriusXM Canada

Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., operating as SiriusXM Canada, is the country’s leading entertainment company. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; and exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at

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SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.

SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies nine years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member.

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