Member of 2014 Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, to helm the popular concert showcase
Additional performers include July Talk (Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay), Matt Epp, Shad, and The Sadies (Dallas and Travis Good).
- Tickets go on sale on February 25 through ticketmaster.ca -
TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Considered "the jewel of JUNO Week," JUNO Songwriters' Circle, features Canada's most talented singer-songwriters in an intimate performance showcase. Taking place on Sunday, March 30 from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. (CST) at the Burton Cummings Theatre, JUNO Songwriters' Circle is presented by the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers (SOCAN) in association with Manitoba Film & Music and The Asper Foundation. It will feature a diverse line up of Canadian songwriters sharing their songs and the stories behind them.
At centre stage will be 11-time JUNO Award winner Randy Bachman, who will host the show and will also perform in the unique, intimate setting. Bachman is a founding member of The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, the 2014 inductees into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. His heralded career as a guitarist, songwriter, performer and producer has seen Bachman nominated for 24 JUNO Awards and sell over 40 million records.
Bachman will be joined by a lineup of 2014 JUNO Award nominees including: Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay of July Talk (Breakthrough Group of the Year - Sponsored by FACTOR and Radio Starmaker Fund), Shad (Rap Recording of the Year), and Dallas and Travis Good of alt-country band The Sadies (nominated for Adult Alternative Album of the Year). Joining them will also be Matt Epp (co-songwriter with JUNO Award winner Serena Ryder). More artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets to JUNO Songwriters' Circle are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and ticketmaster.ca, and are priced at $25.95, $34.95 and $39.95 (plus taxes and service charges).
JUNO Songwriters' Circle will also be available to be streamed through cbcmusic.ca.
JUNO Songwriters' Circle is a benefit concert for MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with CARAS.
SOURCE: 2014 JUNO Awards
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