Tickets on sale this Friday for 2013 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle

Regina, SK (February 7, 2013) — Intimate, live and unscripted….one of the most popular events of JUNO Week, JUNO Songwriters’ Circle presented by the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) and eOne is coming to Casino Regina on April 21.

The annual concert celebrates and promotes some of Canada’s finest songwriters.  It’s a chance for them to perform in an intimate setting, and to discuss the art of songwriting with their fellow musicians.  Past participants include Randy Bachman, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jann Arden, Joel Plaskett, Johnny Reid and Ron Sexsmith.  Dan Mangan hosted the 2012 Songwriters’ Circle and went on to win JUNO Awards for Breakthrough Artist of the Year (formerly New Artist of the Year) and Alternative Album of the Year.

The host and performers for the 2013 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle will be announced March 19.

Tickets for the 19+ concert on April 21 can be purchased at the Casino Regina Box Office, online at www.ticketbreak.com/casinoregina or by calling 1-800-555-3189.  Tickets are $40 for the main floor seats and $35 for balcony seats (plus taxes and service charges).  The show starts at 12 p.m. and doors open 45 minutes before the show.

CBCMusic.ca is the official media presenter of the JUNO Songwriters’ Circle.  The show is broadcast to more than half-a-million listeners via CBC Radio One, CBC Radio 2 and cbcmusic.ca.

Media partners include Z99 and 94.5 JACK FM.

Since its inception, close to 15,000 fans have attended JUNO Songwriters’ Circle and it has raised almost $400,000 for MusiCounts.

The 42nd Annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week will be held in Regina and Moose Jaw, SK, April 15 – April 21, 2013.

 

About CARAS:
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences/L’académie canadienne des arts et des sciences de l’enregistrement (CARAS) is a not-for-profit organization created to preserve and enhance the Canadian music and recording industries and to contribute toward higher artistic and industry standards.  The main focus of CARAS is the exploration and development of ongoing opportunities to showcase and promote Canadian artists and music through vehicles such as The JUNO Awards and other year-round initiatives.  For more information on the 42nd Annual JUNO Awards or The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’ (CARAS) website please visit www.junoawards.ca or www.carasonline.ca.

Web Links:
Official JUNO Awards website: www.junoawards.ca
JUNO TV: www.junotv.ca
CTV’s JUNO Awards website: www.junos.ctv.ca
CARAS website: www.carasonline.ca
MusiCounts: www.musicounts.ca