LONDON — The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today announced that London’s own Loud Luxury, are set to perform at The 2019 JUNO Awards, taking place at London’s Budweiser Gardens. This year’s broadcast will go live across Canada on CBC, CBC Radio and globally on CBCMusic.ca/junos at 8 p.m. ET on Sunday, March 17.
“We are very excited that our first performer announcement for the 2019 JUNOS is a duo that met at Western University and are now on the top of the global charts,” said Allan Reid, President & CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards and MusiCounts. “London’s own Loud Luxury will take the stage at Budweiser Gardens and celebrate their London homecoming. We are thrilled to welcome an amazing local success to the JUNOS stage – these two have been setting the dance music world on fire and we can’t wait for everyone to see what they have in store.”
University friends and Western Alumni, Andrew Fedyk & Joe De Pace, better known as Loud Luxury, have garnered the support of tastemakers such as Armin Van Buuren, Martin Garrix, and Tiesto –with only a handful of releases under their belt. Hot on the heels of their massive radio and club hit, “Body,” featuring Brando, the duo performed over 150 dates across North America. The track is now certified 7 times Platinum in Canada and their latest single, “Love No More” featuring Anders, has spent the last several weeks on multiple Billboard Dance Charts, and is certified Gold in Canada.
Additional announcements for The 2019 JUNO Awards Broadcast will be released in the coming months.
Tickets to The 2019 JUNO Awards go on sale Friday, November 30 at 10 a.m. ET. Tickets are available starting at $79.95 (plus fees) online at www.budweisergardens.com, by phone at 1-866-455-2849 and in-person at the Courtesy Ford Box Office at Budweiser Gardens (Located at Gate 1). For an additional $10 a ticket plus shipping, fans are also able to purchase a 3D Souvenir Ticket – the ultimate keepsake and perfect way to commemorate Canada’s biggest night in music.
The JUNO Awards have partnered with the City of London so that $1 from every broadcast ticket is donated to MusiCounts, helping to ensure that children across Canada have access to musical instruments. This is in addition to a $1 per ticket donation from select shows at London Music Hall, Budweiser Gardens and Centennial Hall in the lead up to JUNO Week.
Along with the broadcast, London will host an entire week of JUNO programming giving music enthusiasts a chance to interact with Canadian talent. Fans can purchase tickets for the highly anticipated 2019 JUNO Cup Presented by CBC Sports, taking place March 15, 2019 at Western Fair District Sports Centre, where Canadian musicians and NHL legends go head-to-head on the ice to support MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS. Individual tickets to JUNO Cup are priced at $20 (plus fees) or $15 (plus fees) when purchasing 10 or more tickets. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 30 at 10 a.m. ET online at www.budweisergardens.com, by phone at 1-866-455-2849 and in-person at the Courtesy Ford Box Office at Budweiser Gardens (Located at Gate 1).
JUNO Cup Promotional Partners: 97.5 Virgin Radio, 103.1 Fresh Radio, 980 CFPL, BX93, Classic Rock 98.1, Country 104, FM96, JACK 102.3, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, The London Free Press.
The 48th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2019 will be hosted in London from March 11 – March 17, 2019, culminating in The JUNO Awards, on Sunday, March 17, at Budweiser Gardens, broadcast live at 8 p.m. ET on CBC, CBC Radio and globally on cbcmusic.ca/junos.
Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
Exclusive Broadcast and Content Partner:
CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.
The JUNO Awards are made possible with the support of Ontario Creates (formerly OMDC).
Lead Partners: Apple Music and TD Bank Group.
Funding Partners: The Province of Ontario, the City of London, Tourism London.
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L’académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l’enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music industry and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards. CARAS’ mandate is comprised of four key pillars: Educate through our music education charity MusiCounts programs and initiatives, Develop emerging artists through mentorship and development programs, Celebrate Canadian artists with year round JUNO Awards showcasing, and Honour music industry icons through the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. For more information on the 48th Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) please visit www.junoawards.ca
MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS and the JUNO Awards, is keeping music alive across Canada by putting musical instruments into the hands of children that need them most. MusiCounts’ mission is to ensure that children and youth in Canada have access to music programs through their schools and communities. MusiCounts celebrates musical excellence and achieves its mission through various programs and music education initiatives. Since 1997 MusiCounts has awarded over $11,000,000 in support of music education in Canada. www.musicounts.ca
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions. We are Canada’s trusted source of news, information and Canadian entertainment. Deeply rooted in communities all across the country, CBC/Radio-Canada offers diverse content in English, French and eight Indigenous languages. We also provide international news and information from a uniquely Canadian perspective. In 2018, CBC/Radio-Canada is at the heart of the celebrations and conversations with special 2018-themed multiplatform programming and events across Canada.
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