The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced the artist line-up for the 2017 edition of JUNOfest, presented by CBC Music. The annual two-night music festival will showcase performances by top Canadian acts on stages in more than 15 venues across Ottawa on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 as part of the 2017 JUNO Week.
JUNOfest wristbands are available to purchase for $30 (plus tax and service fees) and go on sale at www.ticketfly.com today (Tuesday, March 7.) Wristbands provide priority access to all venues participating in JUNOfest for both nights. Single show tickets will also be available for purchase in advance or at the door, but are subject to space and availability.
Musicians confirmed to participate in JUNOfest include:
Adam Saikaley Amanda Lowe Amanda Rheaume Amanda Tosoff*
Ammoye* Angelique Francis Antoine Lachance Audrey Saparno
Band Of Rascals Barbra Lica* Berhnari Barney Bentall (High Bar Gang)*
Big Jeezus Truck Bit Funk* Bleeker* Blessed*
Blve Hills Brandi Disterheft* Bryden Gwiss Kwenzie* Casa Lagarto
Caveboy Céleste Lévis Charles Spearin Cold Creek County*
Colin Linden* Common Deer Corin Raymond* Crystal Shawanda*
Damien Robitaille Dave Young Quintet* Devin Cuddy Dilly Dally*
DJ UNPIER DJ Greg Reain DJ Magnificent DRAE
Eddie Quotez Ensign Broderick Exco Levi* Expanda Fuzz
Five Alarm Funk Flying Hórses FTRSL George Beliveau
Ghostkeeper Harea Band Harrison* Heather Bambrick* & David Braid*
Her Harbour Holy Fuck* Iconoclast Jason Bajada
Jason Plumb Jay Kartier* Jenny Whiteley* Jessica Pearson and the East Wind
Jill Zmud Jim Cuddy Joëlle St-Pierre Joey Landreth
Joey Robin Haché Jonathan Becker & the North Fields Julian Taylor Band
Kacy & Clayton* Kaia Kater Kalle Mattson Kasador
Kathryn Berry Keek Kelly Prescott La Bronze leMeow
Loon Choir Lyle Odjick and the Northern Steam Maria Dunn*
Mclean Mélanie Brûlé Mélissa Ouimet Menoncle
Jason Monkey Junk Mosely Mushy Gushy Neon Dreams
New Love New Swears Nick Soru No Fuss
NOBRO NQ Arbuckle Old Man Grant Onionface
Ornaments Partner Paul Reddick* Pony Girl
Public Animal Pugs and Crows and Tony Wilson* Quantum Tangle*
Rebecca Noelle Repartee Sarah Scriver Scary Bear Soundtrack
Scenic Route to Alaska Sean Pinchin* Shirantha Beddage* Silla + Rise*
Silver Creek Simon Daniel Stay Classy Steve Adamyk Band
Stuck On Planet Earth Sykamore Tanika Charles* Tanya Tagaq
Tasha The Amazon* Ten Strings and a Goat Skin* The Abrams
The Artichoke Hearts The Balconies The Damn Truth The Dirty Nil*
The Honest Heart Collective The Lindbergh Babies The Lytics
The Riot Police The Split The Strumbellas* The Treble
Those Gulls Thrifty Kids Townes Trevor Alguire
Trevor Walker Twin Flames Virginia To Vegas Warren Dean Flandez*
Weaves* Whitehorse* William Prince* Winchester Warm
wotts Yao Youngblood
*2017 JUNO Award nominee.
Confirmed JUNOfest venues include:
Babylon Cafe Dekcuf
Club Saw House of Targ
Irene’s Pub Live on Elgin
Pressed Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts
St. Alban’s Church The Bourbon Room
The Brass Monkey The Bronson Centre Theatre
The Dominion Tavern The Lowertown Brewery
The Mercury Lounge The Rainbow Bistro
The Record Centre Zaphod Beeblebrox
Promotional partners of JUNOfest: boom 99.7, CBC Ottawa, CTV Ottawa, Énergie 104.1, Le Droit, MAJIC 100, Metro News, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawa’s New Country 94, Pattison Outdoor Advertising and Rouge 94,9.
JUNOfest is produced by Shawn Scallen/Spectrasonic.
For a list of all participating JUNOfest artists and venues, including a performance schedule, visit www.junoawards.ca.
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 from the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa.