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Over 50 Canadian musical acts expected to perform across the city of Saskatoon at JUNOfest Presented by CBC Music

Passes now available for purchase at TicketWeb

TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that passes for JUNOfest Presented by CBC Music are now on sale, available at ticketweb.ca. This year’s annual music celebration will be jam-packed with an impressive roster of Canadian artists across all genres. Over 50 musical acts including local Saskatoon artists, 2020 JUNO Award nominees, and some of the country’s top touring talent will hit the stage on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14.

“JUNOfest Presented by CBC Music always adds an extra layer of excitement and buzz at JUNO Week,” said Allan Reid, President and CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards & MusiCounts. “For two nights, Saskatoon will be graced with music from a mix of top talent, up-and-coming artists and undiscovered gems of all genres from across Canada. This is a great opportunity for people to see some of their most-loved artists and discover new favourites.”

JUNOfest passes offer priority access to all JUNOfest venues over two nights (subject to capacity). Passes are $30 each (plus tax and fees). Passes are on sale now at ticketweb.ca and may be available at the door of each venue. Select venues will also have all-ages shows.

JUNOfest 2020 is produced by Kirby Wirchenko, Executive and Artistic Director of Broadway Theatre.

This year’s festival will include the JUNOfest Jazz Showcase presented by CBC Music on Friday, March 13 and the Classical showcase presented by CBC Music on Saturday, March 14.

JUNOfest venues include:

9 Mile Legacy Brewing – 229 20th St. West

Amigos Cantina – 806 Dufferin Ave.

Black Cat Tavern – 801 Broadway Ave.

Broadway Theatre – 715 Broadway Ave.

Buds on Broadway – 817 Broadway Ave.

Convocation Hall – 107 Administration Pl.

Cosmo – 614 11th St. East

Drift Sidewalk Cafe – 339 Ave. A South

Louis’ – 93 Campus Dr.

Prairie Sun Brewery – 650 Broadway Ave.

The Bassment – 202 4th Ave. North

The Capitol – 244 1st Ave. N

On The Boards at the Refinery – 609 Dufferin Ave.

The Underground Cafe – 430 20th St. West

Performers and a full JUNOfest schedule will be announced in the coming weeks. Visit www.junofest.ca for more information.

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. It will also air as a live radio special on CBC Radio One, CBC Music, and the CBC Listen app.

Exclusive Broadcast and Content Partner: 

CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.

Lead Partner: TD Bank Group

Funding Partners: The Government of Saskatchewan, the City of Saskatoon, Tourism Saskatoon

Promotional Partners: 92.9 The BULL, 93.3 The ROCK, 96.3 Cruz FM, 98COOL, 105 CJVR, 900 CKBI, 1050 CJNB, C95, CBC Saskatoon, CFCR 90.5 FM, CJWW, Country 100, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, ROCK 102, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, XFM, Z99

Links:

Official JUNO Awards website: www.staging.junoawards.ca 

CBC Music: www.cbcmusic.ca/junos

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Twitter: @TheJUNOAwards / Instagram: @TheJUNOAwards / Facebook: @TheJUNOAwards / Hashtag: #JUNOS #JUNOfest

 About CARAS 

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. CARAS’ mandate is comprised of four key pillars: Educate through our music education charity MusiCounts programs and initiatives, Develop emerging artists through mentorship and development programs, Celebrate Canadian artists with year-round JUNO Awards showcasing, and Honour music icons through the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. For more information on the 49th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit www.staging.junoawards.ca 

 About CBC Music:   

From Canada’s public broadcaster, CBC Music is Canada’s free digital music service connecting Canadians with the very best in Canadian and international music across all genres. Easy to navigate and available on your smartphone or tablet, CBC Music gives music fans access to over 100 online music streams plus content from the most knowledgeable music personalities and programmers from across the country. www.cbcmusic.ca

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