Archive of posts tagged "junos09"

LiveBlog at the 2009 Juno Awards

March 29th, 2009 @ 12:12pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The eTalk Red Carpet program is running from 3:30pm until 4:30pm (Pacific) and I’ll be heading down to GM Place to liveblog the 2009 Juno Awards this afternoon as well. I won’t be backstage in the media room like at last night’s gala dinner since I’ll be up above the set in the press box […]

The 2009 Juno Awards: Gala Awards Dinner

March 28th, 2009 @ 6:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a lovely afternoon at Vancouver Fashion Week I’ve made my way over to the Juno Awards Gala Dinner were 32 awards will be handed out prior to the broadcast tomorrow, where the rest of the winners will be honored. Update: Minister Wally Oppal is giving a speech, which follows an introduction from Melanie Berry […]

The 2009 Juno Awards: Broadcast Preview

March 27th, 2009 @ 2:35pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon media were invited to GM Place to check out the stage and set for Sunday’s television broadcast of the Juno Awards. Executive Producer John Brunton and Set Designer Peter Faragher explained a bit about the botanic (yet pretty psychedelic) set. Meanwhile Dallas Green, of City and Colour, did some Q&A and fielded a […]

The 2009 Juno Awards: The Juno Cup Practice

March 26th, 2009 @ 5:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Friday March 27th at 7:30pm the UBC Thunderbird Arena will play host to a fundraising hockey game like no other at the Juno Cup. Musicians such as Kathleen Edwards, Alan Doyle (Great Big Sea), Mark Sasso (Elliott Brood), Tyler Stewart (Barenaked Ladies), Jim Cuddy (Blue Rodeo), and Barney Bentall will face off against NHL alumni. […]

The 2009 Juno Awards: Interview with Matthew Barber

March 25th, 2009 @ 2:08pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

After releasing his latest album Ghost Notes last year Matthew Barber has been nominated for a 2009 Juno Awards for Roots/Traditional Album of the Year (solo). “I was pleasantly surprised and happy about the Juno nomination – it always feels good to be recognized in that way,” noted Barber during our chat this afternoon. The […]

Big Rock Brewery Public Event to Kickoff Juno Weekend

March 24th, 2009 @ 4:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m all for events that are a) for the public b) free so I thought I would quickly highlight this Big Rock Brewing meet and greet session that will take place at the BC Liquor Store at 39th & Cambie (5555 Cambie Street). From 3:00pm to 7:00pm on Thursday March 26th Ryan McMahon will be […]

The 2009 Juno Awards: The Trews at Terry Fox Secondary

March 24th, 2009 @ 2:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Thursday, March 26th, The Trews will make an appearance at Terry Fox Secondary as the school is awarded a 2009 Band Aid grant from MusiCounts. Photo credit: Jim Wallace on Flickr MusiCounts‘ mission is to ensure that children in Canada have access to a comprehensive music program through their school. MusiCounts includes Band Aid […]

Juno Fest, WestJet Street Party, and Whistler Brewing SUMOs

March 19th, 2009 @ 10:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’m pretty sure I didn’t fully grasp the scale of the upcoming Juno Awards and its satellite events until I started downloading PDFs and thumbing through the pages upon pages of schedules, venue maps and artist listings. The actual Awards broadcast will be Sunday March 29th and on top of the Juno Cup, you can […]