Vancouver has been home to many large-scale events, which engulf the city in a buzz of activity. In preparation for JUNO Week 2018, the Let’s Hear It! – JUNO Host Committee wanted to ensure the JUNO experience was broadened and could be shared by all British Columbians.
Extending the spirit of the Let’s Hear It! LIVE festival happening in downtown Vancouver, they are taking the show on the road to both Kelowna and Victoria, on theWednesday and Thursday of JUNO Week respectively.
“Music is not metropolitan-centric. We have burgeoning pockets of musicality all throughout this province and it’s important that Canada’s largest music awards ceremony be able to touch as many Canadians as we possibly can,” shared Nick Blasko, 2018 JUNO Host Committee Co-Chair.
In Kelowna, Let’s Hear It! LIVE will take place on March 21 at 7pm at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Performers include previous JUNO winner and 2018 nominee, DJ Shub; East Vancouver’s The Boom Booms; Vancouver’s Little Destroyer, supported by Okanagan local Andrew Allen as the opening act. Tickets are $15 and available at https://www.kelownatickets.com/events/event/JunoTourKelowna.
In Victoria, Let’s Hear It! LIVE will take place on March 22 at 7pm at the Capital Ballroom. Performers include East Vancouver’s The Boom Booms, Little Destroyer,Fox Glove, Shawn Austin, Victoria’s Fintan O’Brien, Quinn Bates Tickets are $17.50 and available at https://www.ticketweb.ca/event/juno-tour-victoria-capital-ballroom-tickets/8185555?pl=atomique.
These events will culminate in Vancouver on Friday, March 23 at the Vancouver Art Gallery as the Let’s Hear It! LIVE festival site presented by CBC Music and CBC Vancouver kicks off. A free, all ages event that will include local artists such as The Funk Hunters, Khanvict, Desi Subculture, Peach Pit, Horsepowar, Mob Bounce, DJ Kookum, Conro, Shawn Austin, Astrocolor, Imur, Chersea and more!
The full listing of events, along with the events calendar of the 2018 JUNO Host Committee and the 2018 JUNO Awards is now available at the newly refreshed letshearitbc.com website. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram at @letshearitbc (#LetsHearItBC).
The 47th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2018 will be hosted in Vancouver from March 19 through March 25, 2018, culminating in The JUNO Awards onSunday, March 25, at Rogers Arena, broadcast live nationwide 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET on CBC, CBC Radio and globally on cbcmusic.ca/junos.Tickets are available now at ticketmaster.com. For more information about the JUNO Awards, visit: www.junoawards.ca.