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MORE Tickets Available! JUNO Songwriters’ Circle, hosted by Bruce Cockburn, moves to larger Southam Hall, National Arts Centre

Mar 23, 2017

New block of tickets on-sale this Friday, March 24, at 10am

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that due to a booking conflict, JUNO Songwriters’ Circle co-presented by SOCAN & Yamaha Canada Music in association with the Canadian Music Publishers Association (CMPA), will now take place in Southam Hall at the National Arts Centre. Originally booked for the NAC Theatre, the move now opens up more tickets to what was a sold out show. The National Arts Centre is proud to support the JUNO Songwriters’ Circle.

What: JUNO Songwriters’ Circle co-presented by SOCAN & Yamaha Canada Music in association with the Canadian Music Publishers Association

Date:  Sunday, April 2, 2017

Time: 12:00pm

Where: NEW LOCATION: Southam Hall, National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street

Tickets: MORE TICKETS AVAILABLE: New block of tickets go on-sale this Friday March 24, at 10am. Tickets are available for $39.50, $49.50 and $59.50 (plus taxes and service fees), through, the National Arts Centre Box Office or by phone at 1-888-991-2787. Proceeds supporting MusiCounts. **Note: Those who have purchased tickets in the Theatre will be re-issued equivalent tickets in Southam Hall.**

Who: The 2017 JUNO Award nominees set to perform at this year’s event include 2017 JUNO Award nominees Chantal Kreviazuk (Adult Contemporary Album of the Year), Colin Linden (Blues Album of the Year), Daniel Caesar (R&B/Soul Recording of the Year), Donovan Woods (Songwriter of the Year), Lisa LeBlanc (Contemporary Roots Album of the Year) and Wintersleep’s Paul Murphy (Adult Alternative Album of the Year). Previously announced, Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee and 12-time JUNO Award-winner Bruce Cockburn will perform and host the event.  

JUNO Week 2017 will be hosted in Ottawa from March 27 through April 2, 2017. A live broadcast of The 46th Annual JUNO Awards will air on CTV and CTV GO on Sunday, April 2 at 6:30pm ET from the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.

For more information on the 2017 JUNO Awards please visit

Premier Partners of The 2017 JUNO Awards: CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters, Radio Starmaker Fund, Ottawa 2017, the Province of Ontario, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, Tourism Ottawa, Google Play Music and TD Bank Group.


Web Links:

Official JUNO Awards website:
JUNO TV website:


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Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards
Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards

Hashtag: #JUNOS



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, MusiCounts, the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and other year-round initiatives. For more information on the 46th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit


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