Diana Krall, Shawn Hook, the Jerry Cans to perform at 2018 Juno Awards
Plus a Barenaked Ladies reunion — completing a lineup that includes Arcade Fire, Daniel Caesar and Lights
Jazz pianist/singer Diana Krall, singer-songwriter Shawn Hook and Nunavut folk band the Jerry Cans will complete the lineup of acts set to perform at the 2018 Juno Awards at Vancouver's Rogers Arena on March 25, 2018.
The announcement was made today via press release by the Canadian Academy of Arts and Sciences (CARAS).
Eight-time Juno Award winner Krall is nominated in two categories this year for her album Turn up the Quiet. Hook is up for this year's Juno Fan Choice Award, while first-time nominees the Jerry Cans are vying for two awards: breakthrough group of the year and contemporary roots album of the year.
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Also confirmed is a Barenaked Ladies reunion. The eight-time Juno Award-winning band will come together for a one-time special performance to celebrate the members' induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Vancouver DJ and Juno nominee Felix Cartel will be house DJ for the event, which will be broadcast nationwide on CBC-TV, CBC Music and globally on cbcmusic.ca/junos.
All the newly announced artists will join previously confirmed Juno Awards performers Arcade Fire, Arkells, Jessie Reyez, Lights and Daniel Caesar, as well as Dallas Green and Sarah Harmer, who will pay tribute to the late Gord Downie.
Wherever you are in the world, you can watch the 2018 Juno Awards broadcast live from the Rogers Arena in Vancouver on March 25 at cbcmusic.ca/junos.