Music May 14, 2013
Roadtrip! CBC Music Is Driving From Vancouver To Toronto Looking For Tunes

Music fans, take note: Grant Lawrence, CBC Radio 3 host, is driving from Vancouver to Toronto in a 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Fender© Edition, and hitting a lot of spots along the way. He might be in your town one of these days soon.

Along the way, Grant will interview and record performances with some great Canadian bands and musicians.

Episodes of the CBC Music Beetle Roadtrip Sessions will be posted on the CBC Music site, and every week, we'll put up a highlight reel here on

Roadtrip Sessions kick off May 22. We can't tell you who Grant's going to be hanging out with (as with any road trip, finding out who you're going to meet is part of the fun), but we can let you know where he'll be.

Grant will be meeting with people for brunch in several cities along the way. See if you can catch him when he hits your town:

May 22, Vancouver, B.C.
May 24, Cranbrook, B.C.
May 25, Fernie, B.C.
May 26, Lake Louise, Alta.
May 27-28, Calgary, Alta.
May 29-30, Saskatoon, Sask.
May 31, Regina, Sask.
June 1-2, Winnipeg, Man.
June 3, travel
June 4-5, Thunder Bay, Ont.
June 6, Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
June 7, Sudbury, Ont.
June 8-9, Ottawa, Ont.
June 10, Montreal, Que.
June 11, Hamilton, Ont.
June 12, Toronto, Ont.

And when the trip's done, there's a pretty awesome prize up for grabs: you can win a Fender© guitar signed by every band and artist Grant met along the way.

Enter to win the guitar at CBC Music's Road Trip Guitar Giveaway.

If you're planning a road trip of your own this summer, you'll need to pick the right tunes to accompany you on your journey.

The big question: what's the greatest Canadian Rock and Roll Road Trip tune? Weigh in on that one with this CBC Music poll.

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