Junior JUNOS Presented by Toronto Public Library | The JUNO Awards

A virtual family concert series featuring 2021 JUNO Nominees

We’re bringing family-friendly live music, storytelling and more to you! Corral those kiddos and join us on Saturday mornings from May 15th to June 5th for a free virtual concert series featuring live performances by the 2021 JUNO nominees for Children’s Album of the Year in partnership with the Toronto Public Library.

ABC Singsong

Saturday, May 15 | 11:00AM ET | GET TICKETS

ABC Singsong in an animated music video featuring a cast of colourful characters who will sing entertaining tunes from their JUNO nominated album, Letters and Numbers. ABC Singsong, of the beloved TV series, Big Block Singsong, have won the Youth Media Award of Excellence, a Parent’s Choice Award, and have been nominated for two JUNO Awards in 2020 and 2021 for Children’s Album of the Year.

Njacko Backo

Saturday, May 29 | 11:00AM ET | GET TICKETS

Njacko Backo has been performing for children for more than 30 years in schools, libraries, summer camps and festivals. With 12 albums to his name, Njacko’s music invites children to deepen their understanding of Central African culture through fun, upbeat songs with simple singable melodies on kalimba (African piano), ngoni (African harp), fiddle and percussion. His JUNO nominated album, J’aime mon école, is primarily in French, with one song in English.

Splash’N Boots

Saturday, June 5 | 11:00AM ET | GET TICKETS

Six-time JUNO nominee and 2019 JUNO Awards winners, Splash’N Boots! Nick Adams (Splash) and Taes Leavitt (Boots), will bring their nearly 20-year legacy in the children’s music landscape to new generations with a fresh set of songs off of their new album, Heart Parade.


Saturday, June 5 | 1:00PM ET | GET TICKETS

A two-time JUNO nominated children’s and family musician, and published children’s author, Ginalina’s music is fun and sophisticated, centring deeply on community, courage, environmental stewardship, and how every child brings value that can help the world. Join us as Ginalina shares songs from her 2021 JUNO nominated album, Small But Mighty.

These live programs are suitable for children up to 7 years, with a parent or caregiver present during the program.
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