Tickets for JUNO Kick-Off Concert: Presented by CBC Sports.
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced that tickets for a highly anticipated JUNO Week event, JUNO Kick-Off Concert Presented by CBC Sports, are on sale.
JUNO Award winners and Saskatoon’s own, The Sheepdogs, will headline the event along with a night of classic Canadian covers and collaborations with your favourite JUNO artists and players from JUNO Cup. Proceeds from the event support MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS and the JUNO Awards.
This year’s lineup will also feature appearances from Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Jim Cuddy (Blue Rodeo) and members of JUNO-Award winning bands Billy Talent, Splash’N Boots, The Strumbellas, as well as Eagle & Hawk, Hollerado, and Saskatchewan’s own The Hunter Brothers. Additional participants to be announced in the coming months.
Tickets for the JUNO Kick-Off Concert Presented by CBC Sports are available for purchase now online at Showpass.
“Music programs in schools are something that is not only important to us as a band but something that helped make us the band we are. Ewan and I met in grade 7 as part of our school’s ‘Zone Band’ while both playing the clarinet, as well as the fundamentals we learned during this time, contributed to us evolving as musicians later in life,” said Ryan Gullen, The Sheepdogs. “MusiCounts is an amazing charity that does fantastic work and we are always happy to be aligned with the work that they do. We are very excited to be a part of this event and using our music to help bring money directly to improve school music programs in our hometown.”
WHEN: Thursday, March 12 | Doors 7 p.m. | Show 8 p.m. CT
WHERE: Coors Event Centre, 241 2 Ave South, S7K 1K8
The 49th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2020 will be hosted in Saskatoon, SK from March 9 through March 15, 2020, culminating in The JUNO Awards, on Sunday, March 15, at the SaskTel Centre, broadcast live on CBC, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, the free CBC Gem streaming service in Canada and globally at cbcmusic.ca/junos.
More info on the Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
Featured image: The Sheepdogs. Photo by Mat Dunlap.