March 27, 2016 4:50 pm
Updated: March 28, 2016 7:27 pm

Calgary ready for JUNO Week

WATCH ABOVE: Juno Week officially kicked off in Calgary on Monday, with a local band entertaining passengers on a city C-Train. This Sunday will only be the 2nd time the Junos have been hosted in Calgary in the award show’s 45-year history, and local organizers are hoping to bring the annual celebration of Canadian music back more often in the future.


CALGARY – It’s a big week in Calgary as the city gets ready to host the JUNO Awards.

Starting Monday, the city will be full of festivities leading up to the biggest night in Canadian music.

A JUNO hub will be set up in a store-front space at the CORE, displaying Canada’s music history.

To get a sneak peak of the new National Music Centre, Burton Cummings will be the first inductee to place their name plaque on the wall of the new home for Canada’s Music Hall of Fame on Friday.

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Throughout JUNOfest there will be pop-up concerts, autograph signings, an indigenous showcase featuring Buffy Sainte-Marie and more.

Sunday’s JUNO Awards will take place and be broadcast live from the Scotiabank Saddledome starting at 5 p.m. and will be hosted by eight-time JUNO Award winner Jann Arden and The Amazing Race Canada host Jon Montgomery.

Musical performances include: Alessia Cara, Bryan Adams, Coleman Hell, Dean Brody, Dear Rouge, Scott Helman, Shawn Hook, Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd and Whitehorse

The JUNOS were last hosted by Calgary in 2008.

For a full list of JUNO events, visit



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