SiriusXM Canada has announced its support of the 2012 JUNO Awards, marking the company’s sixth consecutive year of support. The satellite broadcaster will be sponsoring the 2012 Songwriter of the Year Award and providing live coverage from the red carpet as well as the press room with artist interviews throughout the night on Sirius and XM channels 151.
In addition, as part of JunoFest, SiriusXM Canada will present a live concert in Ottawa on Friday, March 30 at Mavericks located at 221, Rideau Street. The event will feature live performances from 2012 JUNO Award nominees Jim Cuddy (songwriter of the year), Jenn Grant (adult alternative album of the year) and the Good Lovelies (roots and traditional group album of the year). Sharing the stage with the nominees will be The Beauties, Oh Susanna, NQArbuckle, Wayne Petti, Daniel Romeo, Dustin Bentall, Kendal Carson, Devin Cuddy and Luke Doucet. Doors will open at 8 p.m. EDT and the concert will start at 9 p.m. EDT. The concert will be recorded for future broadcast across North America on SiriusXM.
“We are really looking forward to sharing all the excitement of the JUNO Awards with music fans across the country,” said Andreanne Sasseville, Director, Talent and Industry Relations, SiriusXM Canada. “We are proud to continue our strong support for the JUNOS and the Songwriter of the Year Award.”