JUNO Musical showcase returns on Friday, February 3 at Barrymore’s Music Hall, with artists raising funds for MusiCounts

Show features Jeremy Fisher, Kalle Mattson, Lynn Miles, MonkeyJunk, Safia Nolin and more…

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) along with MEGAPHONO are setting the stage for JUNO Week 2017, with the latest edition of the JUNO Concert Series. Taking place for the first time in Ottawa, on Friday, February 3 at Barrymore’s Music Hall, artists from the local community will come together and celebrate Canadian music. Proceeds from the event will go to MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS.

The exciting roster of 2017 performers includes Atherton, Catriona Sturton, Jeremy Fisher, Kalle Mattson, Jim Bryson, Lynn Miles, Meg Remy (U.S. Girls), MonkeyJunk, Safia Nolin and members of The Acorn and Fevers.  More artists will be announced.

The JUNO Concert Series celebrates Canadian songs, performed by collaborating Canadian artists. Past participants over the series’ six-year history include Arkells, Billy Talent, Dream Warriors, July Talk, Maestro Fresh Wes, Platinum Blonde, Sloan and many others.

Advance tickets are $20 and will be available via Ticketfly.com, Vertigo Records, and Compact Music locations. Tickets will also be available at the door for $25.

The JUNO Concert Series kicks off ahead of JUNO Week 2017, taking place in Ottawa from March 27 to April 2, 2017. The weeklong celebration culminates with The 2017 JUNO Awards Broadcast on CTV on Sunday, April 2.

Produced by MEGAPHONO, the JUNO Concert Series is presented by the Ontario Media Development Corporation and supported by Exclaim! Media.

CARAS is dedicated to year-round initiatives that foster the talent of Canadian musicians and provide opportunities for homegrown artists to showcase their work. The 11th edition of the JUNO Concert Series is an important element of this year-round mandate.  To date, the JUNO Concert Series has raised over $30,000 for MusiCounts.

For more information on the JUNO Concert Series, visit www.junoawards.ca
Promotional Partners: 92.3 JACK FM, 106.1 CHEZ, boom 99.7, and Exclaim! Media.

Premier Partners of The 2017 JUNO Awards: CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters, Radio Starmaker Fund, Ottawa 2017, the Province of Ontario, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, Tourism Ottawa, Google Play Music and TD Bank Group.