Stranger Things is back! I have a pretty short list of shows that I truly adore, and Stranger Things is right near the top, so I was thrilled when the second season debuted last Friday on Netflix. Now Aisha and I just need to find enough time to watch the rest of it, but I kind of appreciate taking a few weeks to see it all. I’m all for binging now and then, but for some shows it’s also nice to take a little time to let a show sink in.
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The Junos celebrate their 45th year honoring the best in Canadian music this weekend, with performances from Canadian music legends Bryan Adams and Buffy Sainte-Marie, as well as rising stars Shawn Mendes, The Weeknd, and returning favourite, Lights.
The 2015 Juno Awards celebrated the best in Canadian music with the big live telecast on Sunday, March 15, and CTV busted out the red carpet outside Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre to give the celebrities VIP treatment.
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The press room at the Juno Awards is anything but glamorous, but if you’re a journalist following Canadian music, it’s a glimpse behind the scenes at some of the country’s most popular artists. Sometimes that glimpse is fun, and sometimes–fairly rarely I might add–it’s not.
Sitting backstage in the media room at the Juno Awards Gala Dinner, which is at the Hamilton Convention Centre tonight, the press are waiting for the winners to be announced so we can get a few moments of their time. The night is a slow burn, but it’s a rare opportunity to catch up with arange of artists from a lot of different musical genres.
Fred Penner is a music legend, and today I finally got to see him perform as the Junior Junos brought the 2015 Children’s Album of the Year nominees at the Juno Awards to the Hamilton Public Library for a 2-hour concert.
The Juno Awards are more than a few days of events and music, and it’s more than an awards show. Here in Hamilton the city is buzzing with visitors and activities, and the highlight reel of all that activity is right up there on social media, which is a bit of a glimpse into what the Junos really represent.
Juno Week has officially kicked off today in Hamilton, Ontario with the first events leading into the 2015 Juno Awards, and that included a sneak peek at the stage with Hedley front man Jacob Hoggard, and the Arkells.
Enjoy some of Canada’s best singer-songwriters as the 2015 Songwriters’ Circle takes over The Great Hall at Hamilton Place this Sunday, March 15 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
Ready to catch some of Canada’s best musicians and hockey players face off in an epic ice battle just two days before the Juno Awards? The Juno Awards and The GATE are giving away three pairs of tickets to the Juno Cup in Hamilton so you can see whether the musicians have what it takes to win the cup.