SOCAN member acts Caveboy, Ivory Hours, Quake Matthews win entry to 2017 Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class

Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class winners for 2017. Top to bottom: Caveboy, Ivory Hours, Quake Matthews.
September 29, 2017

Montréal dream-pop group Caveboy, London, ON, alternative rock group Ivory Hours, and Halifax rapper Quake Matthews have all won entry to the third annual Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class. Their music won after being reviewed by a "super jury" – including Lights, Arkells' Max Kerman, Kardinal Offishall and producer Gavin Brown.

The three 2017 winners will receive an all-inclusive trip to Toronto for an intensive mentorship week (Oct. 23-27, 2017), hosted by Canada’s Music Incubator at Coalition Music with industry leaders and Canadian artists. The mentorship includes a “SOCAN 101” session, and the week will culminate with a music industry showcase night in Toronto at The Rivoli.

Winners will also receive a trip to the 2018 JUNO Awards in Vancouver, including an opportunity to perform at JUNOfest, and a chance to showcase at the JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards on March 24, 2018. The program also awards winners with studio time at Slaight Music Recording Studios, a cash investment in their careers, and more. Also as part of the prize package, JUNO TV will be filming the entire experience and producing a mini-doc series to run on For additional prizing details please visit the Allan Slaight JUNO Master Class website.

SOCAN congratulates the winners – all SOCAN members – on this great achievement.