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Jim Cuddy, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Whitehorse and more to perform at 2019 Junofest

More than 100 artists are set to perform in 17 venues across London, Ont.

More than 100 artists are set to perform in 17 venues across London, Ont.

In addition to participating in the 2019 Juno Cup Jam, Blue Rodeo frontman Jim Cuddy will also be performing as part of this year's JunoFest. (JimCuddy.com)

The 2019 Juno Awards are taking place on Sunday, March 17, at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ont., but that's not the only night that will be filled with incredible live music. 

Junofest, a two-night celebration of some of Canada's top touring talent, will hit the city of London on Friday, March 15, and Saturday, March 16. More than 100 artists will perform in 17 venues across the city. 

The participating artists were announced today by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC Music. Performers include Jim Cuddy, Neon Dreams, Port Cities, Dizzy, Elisapie, Haviah Mighty, Kaia Kater, Tokyo Police Club, the Trews, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Whitehorse and Tyler Shaw. For more information about Junofest, head to the Junos website.

The festival will also include the Junofest Jazz showcase presented by CBC Music at McManus Theatre (Grand Theatre) on Friday, and the Junofest Classical showcase at the Aeolian Hall Performing Arts Centre on Saturday. 

Junofest wristbands, which will give holders priority access to all Junofest venues over the two nights, subject to capacity, are available on TicketWeb.ca now for $30 each (plus tax and service fee). 

Wherever you are in the world, you can watch the 2019 Juno Awards on Sunday, March 17, broadcast live from London's Budweiser Gardens at 8 p.m. ET on CBC, CBC Radio and online at cbc.ca/junos.

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