Ottawa becomes the centre of the Canadian music scene this weekend thanks to The JUNO Awards

If you live in Ottawa or just visiting this weekend, prepare for the mountain of parties and events planned as the city builds up to The JUNO Awards this Sunday at the Canadian Tire Centre. There's something for everyone as artists from all over the country are coming to the Nation's Capital this weekend to celebrate Canadian music. 

The festivities start tonight as the CBC's "q with Tom Power" will deliver a live show at the Bronson Centre with special guests The Strumbellas, Tanika Charles, and more

From this Friday until Saturday, Ottawa will be host to JUNOfest, featuring 100+ artists in over 15 venues. The Canadian music scene will be on full display as multiple JUNO nominees will showcase their talents in places such as Zaphod's and the Mercury Lounge. The best way to explore JUNOfest is by purchasing a wristband that will allow you access to all of the shows. Wristbands are only $30, click here for more information.

Below you'll find relevant JUNOfest shows that will appeal to the electronic dance music fan. (Click on any event for ticket information)

Friday, March 31st - Nature Nocturne ft. Bit Funk (DJ Set) @ Museum of Nature (JUNOFest)

Friday, March 31st - JUNOfest w/ Bit Funk, FTRSL, Nick Soru, DJ Greg Reain @ Mercury Lounge

Saturday, April 1st - Shaun Frank & Delaney Janel @ Barrymore's - *must purchase a separate ticket. Shaun Frank is nominated for a JUNO Award this year. 

Saturday, April 1st - JUNOfest w/ Holy Fuck, Harrison, Youngblood, Townes @ Zaphod's

Saturday, April 1st - JUNOfest w/ Silla + Rise, Bryden Gwiss, Kiwenzie and Friends, Quantum Tangle, Trevor Walker @ Mercury Lounge

Saturday, April 1st - JUNOfest w/ Virginia To Vegas, Repartee, The Treble, Keek @ Club SAW

For information on all JUNOfest events, click here. There are also other JUNO related events planned such as the Rock vs. Jock, JUNO fan fare, and the JUNO Songwriter's Circle set for this weekend

All of these events lead up to the main event this Sunday at the Canadian Tire Centre for The JUNO Awards where Ottawa's own A Tribe Called Red is set to perform live. Limited tickets are still available, click below for more information: 

Sunday, April 2nd - The 2017 JUNO Awards @ Canadian Tire Centre

EDM Canada is proud to cover this weekend's JUNO events, make sure to follow @edm_canada on Twitter all weekend long to follow the action.