Key Messaging for Edmonton Music Community
As a member and supporter of the Edmonton music community, we encourage you to start sharing news that the JUNOs are coming back to Edmonton with your audiences and networks.
If you are a promoter, venue or festival organizer, consider showcasing past JUNO nominees and winners in your programming, or highlighting this accomplishment when promoting your artists.
If you’re a musician, past winner or nominee, share your experience and excitement about the Edmonton JUNOs on your social channels, with live audiences and at industry events.
Feel free to customize these key messages for your context.
1. When will further event details be announced such as nominees, the host, etc.?
Gloabl superstar Simu Liu is back for the second year in a row to host for the 2023 JUNO Awards! Please stay tuned for more announcements.
2. When will tickets go on sale for the 2023 event?
Tickets for the The 2023 JUNO Awards, with performances by Nickelback, Tate McRae and hosted by Simu Liu, are on sale now! Visit ticketmaster.ca/junos.ca
3. Why is this a significant event for Edmonton to host?
JUNO Week is a wonderful opportunity for Edmontonians to participate in this national celebration of art and music through community activation and programming. It will also shine a light on our thriving hospitality and service industries, as well as give us a chance to showcase our venues to music artists and industry professionals from across the country.
4. What can we expect during JUNO Week in March 2023?
More details will come, but the city will come alive with music and culture leading up to the JUNO Awards event. We expect local business owners, the music community and local venues to embrace hosting acts and special activations in their spaces, which will make this a truly unique Edmonton celebration of Canadian music.
6. When is the 2023 event?
JUNO Week festivities from March 9 to 13, 2023. The 52nd Annual JUNO Awards will broadcast live on CBC from Rogers Place on Monday, March 13, 2023.
7. When was the last time the JUNOs were in Edmonton?
2004, 19 years ago. This is the second time Edmonton will host the event.
· Edmonton is located on the North Saskatchewan River and is the northernmost city in North America with a population of over one million people. We are the gateway to Canada’s North.
· Edmonton’s River Valley is 22 times the size of New York’s Central Park
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· Edmonton is Canada’s youngest and fastest growing capital city.
· Edmonton’s population is one of the youngest in the country, with 31 per cent of individuals under the age of 25 and an average age of 37.7.
· Edmonton is #9 on the Top Global Sports Cities Index. It is the only Canadian city on the list.