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JUNOfest 2019 Artist Submissions Being Accepted Until Dec. 21

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) is now accepting artist submissions for JUNOfest 2019, presented by CBC Music.

On Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16, 2019, JUNOfest will showcase artists of all genres, from across the country. Over 100 artists will take the stage at multiple venues across London, Ontario during the two-night festival, performing for fans, media and the music industry. This year’s JUNOfest will be produced by Brandon Eedy (SummerCamp Productions, London Music Hall/Rum Runners).

In the past, JUNOfest has showcased over 1,000 artists and bands of all backgrounds and genres including: Alexisonfire, Ammoye, Arkells, Bedouin Soundclash, Billy Talent, Cadence Weapon, Clairmont The Second, Classified, DJ Shub, Feist, Fucked Up, Hannah Georgas, Hey Rosetta!, Hollerado, Iskwé, The Jerry Cans, Jim Cuddy, Jully Black, Kardinal Offishall, Karl Wolf, Maestro Fresh-Wes, Marianas Trench, Matt Mays, Metric, MSTRKRFT, Ria Mae, Said the Whale, Sam Roberts, Shad, The Sheepdogs, Silverstein, Sloan, Tanya Tagaq, The Wailin’ Jennys, Weaves, Whitehorse, Wintersleep, Yukon Blonde, and hundreds more.

“We are very excited to be bringing JUNOfest to London for the first time,” says Katy Venneri, Director of Events at CARAS/The JUNO Awards, and MusiCounts. “We are looking forward to showcasing the best musical talent London and Canada have to offer and make this year’s JUNOfest a success for everyone involved.”

Canadian artists interested in participating can apply online until December 21, 2018 at www.junofestsubmissions.ca.

[Pictured at top: The James Barker Band performing at the 2018 JUNO Gala. Photo courtesy of iPhoto/CARAS]

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Musician. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.