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JunoFest Announces Vancouver Lineup

From Jim Cuddy, Whitehorse and Terra Lightfoot to Maestro Fresh Wes, Jan Lisiecki, and Kellylee Evans, the lineup for the two-day fest is both impressive and eclectic. At $30, a wristband to catch all the action is a serious bargain.

 

JunoFest Announces Vancouver Lineup

By FYI Staff

The talent lineup for JunoFest, presented by CBC Music and produced by MRG Concerts, has just been announced by CARAS. Over 95 artists will take to 15 Vancouver stages, March 23 and 24. $30 JunoFest wristbands are on sale now at junofest.ticketfly.com. Individual tickets will also be sold in advance and at the door of each venue.


Notable names include Jim Cuddy, Terra Lightfoot, Maestro Fresh Wes, Kinnie Starr, Land Of Talk, Ought, The Weather Station, Barney Bentall, Leif Vollebekk, The Jerry Cans, Kellylee Evans, Ingrid Jensen, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Jan Lisiecki, Whitehorse, Clairmont The Second, and Ria Mae, many of whom are nominated for 2018 Junos.

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Special classical, jazz, and Christian music showcases are featured in JunoFest, while CBC Music presents q LIVE at the Junos on March 22 at the Vogue Theatre, with artists including Lights, Jann Arden, and Bob Rock.

Read the full lineup here

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Following the viral success of "Blame Brett" in 2023, The Beaches have made their late night TV debut, performing their naming-and-blaming single on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Though the Toronto band has been together for a decade, winning a 2018 Juno for Breakthrough Artist following their debut album, last yearmarked a watershed moment for the quartet. They traded their heavier rock sound for sleek new wave guitar tones and took back control of their career, deciding to release their new album, Blame My Ex, independently. (They co-wrote the album with Canadian artist and songwriter Lowell, who also has a credit on Beyoncé's newest hit.)

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