Billy Talent, Three Days Grace to Rock The 2007 JUNO Awards, April 1 on CTV



    
    Full Ticket Information Revealed:

    -- 500 Juno Early Bird Ticket Packages Available Saturday, February 3 --
    -- Individual Seats On Sale Saturday, February 10 --
    

    TORONTO, Jan. 30 /CNW/ - The first two acts to perform on CTV's upcoming
2007 JUNO Awards broadcast were announced today, together with full details
surrounding ticket sales for Canada's Music Awards, airing Sunday, April 1
from Saskatoon's Credit Union Centre. CTV together with the Canadian Academy
of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) confirmed that Billy Talent and Three
Days Grace have been named to the performance line-up. The Canadian rock acts
are hugely popular both here and around the world and have been rocketing up
the Canadian Rock charts recently. (See "About Billy Talent" and "About Three
Days Grace" below).

    Today's news follows the January 16th announcement that Nelly Furtado
will host The 2007 JUNO Awards on CTV, the biggest awards night in Canada.
More performance slots will be announced next Monday, February 5 on the eve of
a Toronto media conference announcing the nominees for The 2007 JUNO Awards
the following day on Tuesday, February 6.

    /Media Note: Download photos for The 2007 Juno Awards at www.ctvmedia.ca/

    Also today, JUNO Awards organizers confirmed that 500 Juno Early Bird
Packages will be released for sale beginning this Saturday, February 3 at
11 a.m. ET at ticketmaster.ca.

    At $197.25 (limit four per person), each Early Bird ticket delivers music
fans access to three of the hottest events during Saskatoon's first ever JUNO
weekend. They are:

    
    -   One (standing room) floor ticket to The 2007 JUNO Awards broadcast at
        the Credit Union Centre on Sunday, April 1.

    -   One JunoFest wristband, an all-access pass to attend a two night
        musical showcase at various venues on March 30 and 31 in Saskatoon
        (must be 19 years of age or older).

    -   One Songwriters' Circle ticket for an intimate afternoon concert with
        some of Canada's finest songwriters sharing songs and stories on
        Sunday, April 1.
    

    Individual tickets for The 2007 JUNO Awards will go on sale Saturday,
February 10 at 11 a.m. ET. Ticket prices (limit four per person) range from
$80 to $150 each (plus applicable taxes, service charges and facility fees).

    "Billy Talent and Three Days Grace aren't just Canadian artists - they
are international stars from Canada," said Susanne Boyce, CTV President of
Programming and Chair of the CTV Media Group. "With their international
success, landing these two groups is a great kick-off to what promises to be
an exciting and eclectic JUNO Awards line-up."

    "We are very excited to welcome back to the JUNO Awards stage, Billy
Talent and Three Days Grace, two amazing bands that rocked the 2004 JUNO
Awards. We look forward to seeing what they have in store for us in
Saskatoon!" said Melanie Berry, President of CARAS and an Executive Producer
of the broadcast.

    To see the complete announcement, go to: www.ctvmedia.ca.





For further information:

For further information: For information about The 2007 JUNO Awards
broadcast, contact: Renée Dupuis, CTV, (416) 332-4596, or reneedupuis@ctv.ca;
For general information about The 2007 JUNO Awards, contact: Sara McLaren,
Holmes Creative Communications, (416) 628-5606, or smclaren@hccink.com


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