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How to watch Canada's New Year's Eve: Countdown to 2020

As Canada counts down to 2020, a star-studded musical night unfolds across the country.

As Canada counts down to 2020, a star-studded musical night unfolds across the country.

Hosted by Rick Mercer from Mallard Cottage in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada's New Year's Eve: Countdown to 2020 features great Canadian music performances from across the country, freezing fans, astounding fireworks and a countdown in your very own region.

Watch on Tuesday, December 31 at 11 p.m. (11:50 p.m. NT, 11:20 p.m. AT). 

How can I watch?

On CBC TV

Tune in to your local CBC station! Visit the program guide for more information.

On CBC Gem

Watch live on CBC Gem! Download the CBC Gem app from iTunes or Google Play, or watch in your browser

On YouTube

No matter where you are in the world, ring in the new year with the rest of Canada on YouTube! We'll be streaming all time zones, and videos will be available internationally.

Canada's New Years Eve: Countdown to 2020 will feature a wide variety of amazing performances.

Who is performing?

  • Alan Doyle and The Dardanelles with Tom Power in St. John's, N.L.

  • Heartstreets in Montreal, Que.

  • Bryan Adams and Walk Off the Earth in Niagara Falls, Ont.

  • William Prince in Winnipeg, Man.

  • Tyler Shaw in Edmonton, Alta.

  • Diyet & The Love Soldiers and the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers in Whitehorse, Yukon

LISTEN: CBC Music's holiday playlists

What will I see in my time zone?

Newfoundland: 11:50 p.m.

Watch on YouTube

Atlantic Region: 11:20 p.m.

Performances by Alan Doyle, The Dardanelles with Tom Power, Heartstreets, Bryan Adams, Walk Off the Earth, William Prince, Tyler Shaw, Diyet & The Love Soldiers, and the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers.

Fireworks from St. John's, NL (weather permitting). 

The Dardanelles perform from St. John's.

Eastern Time: 11 p.m.

Performances by Alan Doyle, The Dardanelles with Tom Power, Heartstreets, Bryan Adams, Walk Off the Earth, William Prince, Tyler Shaw, Diyet & The Love Soldiers, and the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers.

Watch live on Gem

Watch on YouTube

Walk Off the Earth performs from Niagara Falls. (Andrea Hunter)

Central Time: 11 p.m.

Performances by Alan Doyle, The Dardanelles with Tom Power, Heartstreets, Bryan Adams, Walk Off the Earth, William Prince, Tyler Shaw, Diyet & The Love Soldiers, and the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers.

Watch on YouTube

William Prince performs from Winnipeg. (Alan Greyeyes)

Mountain Time: 11 p.m.

Performances by Alan Doyle, The Dardanelles with Tom Power, Heartstreets, Bryan Adams, Walk Off the Earth, William Prince, Tyler Shaw, Diyet & The Love Soldiers, and the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers.

Watch on YouTube

Tyler Shaw performs from Edmonton. (Farhad Omarzad)

Pacific Time: 11 p.m.

Performances by Alan Doyle, The Dardanelles with Tom Power, Heartstreets, Bryan Adams, Walk Off the Earth, William Prince, Tyler Shaw, Diyet & The Love Soldiers, and the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers.

Watch on YouTube

Diyet and the Love Soldiers perform from Whitehorse. (Alistair Maitland Photography)

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