Beginning on March 27, 2017, Canada’s Capital will come alive with Canadian music. Throughout the week, enjoy various musical performances, workshops and other activities that showcase the diversity of Canada’s vibrant music scene including JUNO Cup, JUNOfest, JUNO Fan Fare.
Bruce Cockburn will the host 2017 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle at National Arts Centre in Ottawa on Sunday, April 2, 2017. The Songwriters’ Circle is an intimate and interactive concert benefiting MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS that works to keep music alive in schools and communities across Canada. 2017 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle tickets are available at Ticketmaster.
The week will then culminate with a grand celebration of the country’s musical elite at the JUNO Awards, which will take place at Canadian Tire Centre on April 2, 2017. This is a Canadian music celebration you don’t want to miss! The 2017 JUNO Awards will be hosted by Bryan Adams and Russell Peters. Performers at this year’s Juno Awards include Shawn Mendes, A Tribe Called Red, Alessia Cara, Ruth B, Sarah McLachlan, and The Strumbellas.
Sarah McLachlan will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the 2017 JUNO Awards. Music industry veteran executive Randy Lennox will be awarded the 2017 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award for his longstanding commitment to Canadian Music. And, this year’s recipient of the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award, will be none other than the incomparable Buffy Sainte-Marie!
Check the JUNO website for the full list of 2017 JUNO Award nominees.