The final set list of performers for the March 17 Juno telecast has been released by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC.
Hosted by Sarah McLachlan, the Sunday night show includes performances by Arkells, Bahamas, NAV, Whitehorse, and Shawn Mendes who has pre-taped his segment as he will be in Europe on tour with Alessia Cara on this date.
The additions complement previously confirmed performers bülow, Coeur de Pirate and Loud, Corey Hart, Jeremy Dutcher with Blake Pouliot, Loud Luxury and The Reklaws.
Presenters include Amanda Parris, host of CBC Arts: Exhibitionists, The Filmmakers, From the Vaults and Marvin’s Room on CBC Music; 2019 Juno nominee Hubert Lenoir; hip-hop's Maestro Fresh Wes; political satirist and author Rick Mercer; award-winning Toronto Star journalist and the 2018 CBC Massey Lecturer, Tanya Talaga. In a special MusiCounts segment, McLachlan will present alongside Meriel Reed, a young artist and member of MusiCounts recipient organization, London Girls Rock Camp.
McLachlan will also induct Corey Hart into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
The 2019 Awards are to be broadcast and streamed live from London’s Budweiser Gardens at 8 pm ET on CBC, CBC Radio One, CBC Music, and the free CBC Gem streaming service. A global stream can be viewed at cbcmusic.ca/junos.