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CARAS Unveils Host of JUNO Songwriters’ Circle

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences  announced that Ottawa native, 12-time JUNO Award winner, Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee, and music legend Bruce Cockburn will host and perform at the 2022 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle, to be held in the NAC Theatre at the National Arts Centre on Sunday, April 2, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST.

JUNO Songwriters’ Circle is an intimate and interactive concert benefiting MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity associated with CARAS that works to keep music alive in schools and communities across Canada. Co-presented by SOCAN (The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers) and Yamaha Canada Music, in association with the Canadian Music Publishers Association, this event will feature some of Canada’s most talented songwriters, performing their songs and sharing the stories behind them.

Tickets go on sale on November 24 at 10 a.m. EST at, the National Arts Centre Box Office or by phone at 1-888-991-2787. Tickets are available for $49.50 and $59.50 (plus taxes and service fees), with proceeds supporting MusiCounts.

Promotional Partners: 92.3 JACK FM, 580 CFRA, 1310NEWS, boom 99.7, CBC Ottawa, Le Droit, Metro News, Ottawa Citizen, Pattison Outdoor Advertising and Rouge 94,9.

The 2022 JUNO Award nominees joining Cockburn on stage will be announced in February 2022.


Premier partners of the 2022 JUNO Awards: CARAS acknowledges the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canadaand of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters, Radio Starmaker Fund, Ottawa 2022, the Province of Ontario, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, Tourism Ottawa, Google Play Music and TD Bank Group.