This year’s lineup of events are free, open to the public and available to stream online.
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced additional details for JUNO Week events taking place in Toronto from May 27 to June 6 leading up to The 2021 JUNO Awards Broadcast on June 6.
Canada’s biggest night in music will feature multiple performances and appearances from the nation’s best and brightest talent.
The 50th Annual JUNO Awards will be broadcast nationwide Sunday, June 6 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, CBC Listen, globally on cbcmusic.ca/junos and live-streamed on CBC Music’s TikTok account.
Below are NEW details announced for various 2021 JUNO Week virtual events, including:
The Honouring Ceremony is a virtual celebration recognizing Indigenous music and art of the many Nations of Ontario, hosted by CBC’s Falen Johnson, with appearances and performances from JUNO nominees and more.
ADVANCE x JUNO Talks: The Influence of Black Music reunites industry professionals to discuss the impact of Black music in Canada and its contributions to the industry and national culture. Hosted by Norman Otis Richmond, with appearances from JUNO Award nominees Akeel Henry and Ammoye, Billy Newton-Davis, Melanie Durrant and Publicist/Author Dalton Higgins.
JUNO Songwriters’ Circle Presented by SOCAN in association with Music Publishers Canada gives attendees access to the ‘jewel of the JUNOS’. Streamed live from the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto, fans will hear intimate performances and conversations from some of Canada’s finest songwriters. The JUNO Songwriters’ Circle will be hosted by Jim Cuddy and feature Carole Pope (Rough Trade), Dan Hill, Deborah Cox and Leah + Peter from July Talk.