Iskwé, Jim Cuddy, Rose Cousins, Ruth B., Scott Helman to perform at 2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle

Ruth B. is among the performers at the 2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle, presented by SOCAN. (Photo: Jeff Knights)
February 21, 2018

SOCAN members Iskwé, Jim Cuddy, Rose Cousins, Ruth B., and Scott Helman will perform at the 2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle, presented by SOCAN, on Sunday, March 25, 2018, from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. PST at Vancouver’s Orpheum Theatre.

Jim Cuddy is a multiple JUNO Award winner, while the other Songwriters’ Circle participants are all 2018 JUNO Award nominees, as follows:

  • Iskwé (Indigenous Music Album of the Year)
  • Rose Cousins (Songwriter of the Year)
  • Ruth B. (Album, Artist, and Pop Album of the Year)
  • Scott Helman (Songwriter and Pop Album of the Year)

Eight-time JUNO Award-winning artist Jann Arden and Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee Bob Rock will co-host and perform at the 2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle

After co-writing what Arden’s next album, These Are the Days – scheduled to be released in February 2018 – the duo will re-unite as co-hosts of the JUNO Songwriters’ Circle.

CBC Music’s Raina Douris will moderate the 2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle, which will be broadcast nationwide, live on-air, via CBC Music and CBC Radio One.

Presented by SOCAN, the JUNO Songwriters’ Circle is an intimate and interactive event, benefiting MusiCounts. Considered “The Jewel of JUNO Week,” the Songwriters’ Circle showcases some of Canada’s most talented songwriters performing their original songs and sharing the stories behind them. Arden and Rock will be joined onstage by 2018 JUNO Award nominees, to be announced in February 2018.

Tickets for the 2018 JUNO Songwriters’ Circle go on sale on January 19 at 10:00 a.m. PST through www.ticketmaster.ca, or by phone at 1-888-991 -2787.  Tickets are available starting at $39.50 (plus taxes and service fees).