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- Posted on Jan 24th 2012 11:45AM by Jason MacNeil
As reported by Exclaim, the first concert will be a mammoth three-set affair beginning with the Elwins who will be joined onstage by members of Broken Social Scene, Ohbijou, Sloan, Tokyo Police Club and Rural Alberta Advantage. The second set will consist of "first-wave punk" with the Sadies accompanied by members of F---ed Up, Burning Love, Career Suicide and the Curse. The third and final set will wrap up with the "Hip-Hop Karaoke crew" featuring D-Sisive, Numeric, More or Les, Choclair, Michee Mee and Dalia, among others.
Meanwhile, on March 3 at the same venue, the JUNO Concert Series continues with Arkells, Order of Good Cheer and the Beauties confirmed. More acts will be announced. Tickets for both shows are $20, with all proceeds going to MusiCounts, a Canadian music education charity.
The concerts lead up to the 2012 JUNO awards, the highlight of JUNO week, held this year in Ottawa from March 26 to April 1. JUNO nominees will be revealed on Feb. 7. So far award show performers include Feist, Deadmau5, City and Colour and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees Blue Rodeo.