March 31st, 2012
The fans showed up en masse today at Ottawa’s St. Laurent Shopping Centre where they met their favourite Juno artists and were treated to a stripped down performance of Junos Presenter Carly Rae Jepsen’s break out single Call Me Maybe.
Joining Carly Rae at the autograph table was a who’s who in Canadian music, including Down With Webster, Simple Plan, Mia Martina, JRDN, Neverest, deadmau5, Anjulie, Classified, Swollen Members, Jully Black, Karl Wolf, Victoria Duffield, Kardinal Offishal, Shawn Hook and D-sisive. Fans had the chance to meet their favourite artists, score autographs and take pictures throughout the three hour Fan Fare event.
Check out pics from Juno Fan Fare under the jump!
While the 2012 Juno Awards don’t begin until Sunday night, Juno weekend is in full effect, with hockey greats like Paul Coffey and Gary Roberts hitting the ice against musicians, including Sam Roberts and Classified as part of the annual Juno Cup hockey game. After drying off his skates yesterday, Classified took to the stage at Ottawa’s Ritual club to perform as part of the Juno Fest concert series.
Don’t miss the Juno Awards Red Carpet tomorrow from 6 – 8 pm ET live on MuchMusic.com as VJ’s Liz Trinnear and Jesse Giddings interview the biggest names at the 2012 Juno Awards. Watch a special Juno-edition of New.Music.Live. on Monday at 5 pm ET with the 2012 Juno Awards ceremony airing at 6 pm ET on MuchMusic.
Click here for a full list of presenters, nominees and performers for the 2012 Juno Awards.
All photos by Dan Carruthers.Tweet