The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced the 2018 JUNO Comedy award nominees will take the stage for the first annual SiriusXM Canada JUNO Comedy Show.
The evening will feature two shows on Friday, March 23 at 8:00 p.m PT and 10:30 p.m. PT at the Comedy MIX (1015 Burrard Street, Vancouver) and feature sets by this year’s Comedy Album of the Year Sponsored by SiriusXM Canada nominees Charlie Demers, DJ Demers and Rebecca Kohler. Celebrated comedian Graham Clark will host and MC this inaugural event.
“We are thrilled to be showcasing this year’s nominees at the SiriusXM Canada JUNO Comedy Show,” said Allan Reid, President & CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards and MusiCounts. “The event is a great opportunity for Vancouver to see the incredible comedic talent that Canada has to offer.”
“As a major supporter of Canadian comedy, we are so excited to be part of the return of the JUNO Comedy Award and this event,” said John Lewis, SVP, Programming, SiriusXM Canada. “We are proud to put the spotlight on the amazing comedic talent in this country every day through our Canadian comedy channel Canada Laughs, including all of the nominees this year.”
Individual tickets to the SiriusXM Canada JUNO Comedy Show are priced at $20 (plus fees). Tickets are available online through thecomedymix.com. The event is 19+.
The 47th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2018 will be hosted in Vancouver from March 19 through March 25, 2018, culminating in The JUNO Awards, on Sunday, March 25, at Rogers Arena, broadcast live nationwide 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET on CBC, CBC Radio