Submissions now open for JUNOfest 2017
JUNO Week’s two-night music festival invites Canadian artists from all genres to apply.
TORONTO, ON — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that artist submissions for JUNOfest, presented by CBCMusic.ca are now open. The annual musical festival will showcase performances by top Canadian acts in venues across Ottawa on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 as part of JUNO Week 2017.
Artists interested in participating in JUNOfest can apply between November 29, 2016 and January 27, 2017 at www.junofestsubmissions.ca.
- One of the signature events of JUNO Week, JUNOfest is a two-night music festival featuring 100+ artists playing on stages throughout Ottawa. The festival will feature live performances by regional and national artists representing the many genres that make up Canadian music, including local artists representing Ottawa’s diverse and vibrant music scene and 2017 JUNO Award nominees.
- JUNOfest is open to Canadian artists only. A $20 application fee will apply.
- JUNOfest will be produced by Shawn Scallen/spectrasonic.
JUNOfest will offer shows at more than 15 venues across Ottawa/Gatineau on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1
JUNOfest has showcased more than 1,000 artists and bands of all backgrounds and genres including: African Guitar Summit, Alexisonfire, Alex Cuba, Anvil, Arkells, Bedouin Soundclash, Billy Talent, Cancer Bats, Classified, Danny Fernandes, Deep Dark Woods, Divine Brown, D-Sisive, Doc Walker, Down with Webster, Elliott Brood, Elizabeth Shepherd, Feist, Fucked Up, The Gryphon Trio, Handsome Furs, Hey Rosetta!, Hollerado, Hot Panda, Jane Bunnett, Jim Cuddy, Jully Black, Julie Doiron, Kardinal Offishall, Karl Wolf, k-os, Kellylee Evans, KENmode, Lemon Bucket Orchestra, Little Miss Higgins, Marianas Trench, Matt Mays, Metric, Milk & Bone, MSTRKRFT, NQ Arbuckle, Plants and Animals, The Sadies, Said the Whale, Saint Alvia, Sam Roberts, Shad, The Sheepdogs, Shout Out Out Out Out, Silverstein, Sloan, Tanya Tagaq, Ten Second Epic, Thornley, Two Hours Traffic, The Wailin’ Jennys, Wintersleep, and hundreds more.
Rich Aucoin at JUNOfest 2015 in Hamilton, Ontario. Photo credit: CARAS/Cameron MacDonald 2015
The 46th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week will be held in Ottawa from March 27 through April 2, 2017.