JUNOs 2011

JUNO Week 2011

Events Worth Checking Out

 

Believe it or not, the JUNOs aren’t just a one night event!  In fact, this year marks JUNOs 40th anniversary and to celebrate, there’s gonna be a crapload of music events all over Toronto. Here are a few you should check out:

Songwriters’ Circle: Wed. Mar 23rd, 8pm @ Massey Hall

Songs and stories from artists like Randy Bachman, Dan Hill, Luke Doucet & Royal Wood. Hosted by Johnny Reid.

JUNO Block Party: Thurs. Mar 24th, 7pm @ Metro Hall

City & Colour put on a free show with Hannah Georgas. I’d get there early.

JUNO Cup: Fri. Mar 25th, 7:30pm @ Ricoh Coliseum

What could be better than music or hockey? Musicians & ex-NHLers playing hockey together? *Swoon*

JUNO Fest: Fri. Mar 25th & Sat. Mar 26th

100 bands take over the city for 2 nights of pre-JUNO performances. Download the “Grid” to see where these awesome bands are playing:

  • Bedouin Soundclash
  • Birthday Massacre
  • Dearly Beloved
  • Die Mannequin
  • Elliott Brood
  • Hannah Georgas
  • Radio Radio
  • The Planet Smashers

Catch the actual JUNO Awards on Sunday March 27th @ 8pm on CTV.

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About J2

What happens when you're a wordsy music aficionado who works for NXNE, CMW, HPX, Olio Music Festival, The JUNOs and Polaris Music Prize? You spend all of your free time blogging about it... Follow on Twitter if you're so inclined: @HearPlugged

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