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Dallas & Sarah To Honour Downie At Junos

Expect tears to flow at the broadcast from Vancouver on March 25 when the two stars pay tribute to their good friend Gord.

Dallas & Sarah To Honour Downie At Junos

By FYI Staff

It is a safe bet that an emotional highlight of the Juno Awards Broadcast on March 25 will be provided by a tribute performance honouring musician, writer, activist, and beloved Canadian Gord Downie.


It was announced this week that Dallas Green (aka City and Colour) and Sarah Harmer (both multiple Juno winners) will team up for the tribute. Both were close friends as well as musical peers of Downie.

In a press release, Green explained that "the last time I performed at the Juno Awards in Vancouver, Gord was standing by my side singing with me. This performance will be with a heavy heart, but also a very proud and honoured one. Gord was the gold standard and everything that I hope to be."

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The Tragically Hip frontman passed away in late 2017 after a three-decades-long career that included five solo albums alongside his work with that group. His final solo album Introduce Yerself, is nominated for a 2018 Juno award, in the Adult Alternative Album of the Year category.

At last year's Junos, Downie was awarded Songwriter of The Year Presented by SOCAN for his Secret Path album, while 16-time Juno-winners The Tragically Hip were named Group of the Year.

The Juno Awards airs live from Rogers Arena in Vancouver, on March 25 on CBC. 

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