JUNOfest Submissions Overview


For two jam-packed nights, JUNOfest presented by CBC Music will showcase artists, of all genres, from across the country. Featuring over 100 artists in more than 15 venues performing for fans, media and the music industry, JUNOfest will light up London, ON on March 15 & 16, 2019.

JUNOfest applications are open to:

  • All genres
  • Solo acts and/or full bands
  • Canadian artists only


All applications must be received by Friday, December 21, 2018, at 5 pm ET.

The fee to apply is $20. JUNOfest is not able to issue any refunds.



Invited artists are guaranteed one performance slot:

  • Performance slots run an average of 30 minutes on March 15 or 16, generally between 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Venue, time and date assignment will vary
  • JUNOfest does not provide artist backline nor cover travel and accommodation expenses


Additional Details:
  • Close to half of the participating line-up will be chosen locally to highlight Ontario’s rich and diverse music scene
  • JUNOfest will also highlight performances from 2019 JUNO Award nominees and some of Canada’s national touring acts.


Please note:
  • JUNOfest is booked over a short period of time in February and March.
  • Priority is given to JUNO Award nominees and artists/bands from Ontario so please keep this in mind when applying.


Past JUNOfest Alumni include:

  • Alexisonfire
  • Arkells
  • Bedouin Soundclash
  • Billy Talent
  • Cadence Weapon
  • Classified
  • DJ Shub
  • Feist
  • Fucked Up
  • Hannah Georgas
  • Hey Rosetta!
  • Hollerado
  • Iskwé
  • The Jerry Cans
  • Jim Cuddy
  • Jully Black
  • Kardinal Offishall
  • Karl Wolf
  • Marianas Trench
  • Matt Mays
  • Metric
  • Ria Mae
  • Said the Whale
  • Sam Roberts
  • Shad
  • The Sheepdogs
  • Silverstein
  • Sloan
  • Tanya Tagaq
  • The Wailin’ Jennys
  • Weaves
  • Whitehorse
  • Wintersleep
  • Yukon Blonde