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Monday, November 30, 2009

Stage is set for 2010 Junofest submissions

Perform in a two-night music extravaganza as part of JUNO Week
April 16 & 17 in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Submissions open November 16, 2009

WHAT:

JunoFest is a two-night music festival that is a part of the 2010 JUNO Week. The all-live festival will feature the talents of over 100 local, regional, and national artists representing the many genres of Canadian music.

A significant number of artists participating will be selected locally to celebrate St. John's distinct music scene, in addition to performances from 2010 JUNO Award nominees and some of Canada's national touring acts.

WHEN:

JunoFest will take place at over a dozen venues in downtown St. John's on Friday, April 16th and Saturday, April 17th each night from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

HOW:

Artists and bands that wish to partake in this year's JunoFest can apply online through Sonic Bids at www.sonicbids.com/junofest starting Monday, November 16, 2009. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday January 12, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

A $10 application fee will apply. All applicants must be Canadian residents and 19 years of age or over.

We thank all applicants who apply, but only those selected will be contacted.

About JunoFest: 2010 marks the nine year anniversary of JunoFest since its inception in St. John's in 2002. As a means to promote and celebrate Canadian music, JunoFest has showcased more than 1,000 artists and bands of all backgrounds and genres including: African Guitar Summit, Arkells, Bedouin Soundclash, Classified, Divine Brown, D-Sissive, Doc Walker, Elliott Brood, Feist, Hey Rosetta!, Jane Bunnett, Marianas Trench, Matt Mays & El Torpedo, The Midway State, MSTRKRFT, Plants and Animals, Ron Sexsmith, The Sadies, Saint Alvia, Sam Roberts, Shad, Sloan, Thornley, Two Hours Traffic, and hundreds more.

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