The 2014 Juno Awards are just over a month away and Winnipeg is counting down to the week-long celebrations leading up to March 30.
Organizers on Tuesday unveiled more details on the awards show, events fans can attend around the city, and a few more performers added to the lineup.
Country star Gord Bamford, seven-time CCMA Award winner Dean Brody, and up-and-comer Brett Kissel will perform. They join already announced singers Matt Mays, Robin Thicke, Serena Ryder, The Sheepdogs, Tegan and Sara, and Walk Off The Earth.
Eight-time Juno Award winner Sarah McLachlan will also take the stage as a special presenter for MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS.
Team Canada curling skip Jennifer Jones and her team will make an award presentation during the broadcast as well.
It was also announced that 11-time Juno Award winner Randy Bachman will host the Juno Songwriters’ Circle on March 30 at the Burton Cummings Theatre. Talented Canadian musicians will put on an intimate performance showcase for fans between noon and 2 p.m.