The Juno Awards are taking their celebration exterior subsequent yr.
Organizers of Canada’s greatest evening in music say they’ve booked the open-air Budweiser Stage in Toronto for the televised broadcast on Might 15, 2022.
The choice to maneuver the present outdoor will assist Juno planners hedge their bets for no matter might come subsequent yr within the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over the previous two years, the Junos have seen their occasions cancelled and repeatedly postponed as native well being restrictions prevented gatherings.
The 2020 Juno Awards in Saskatoon was one of many first occasions to be cancelled as Canada went into lockdown in mid-March of that yr. The winners have been finally introduced in a recorded on-line occasion three months later.
This yr’s fiftieth anniversary present in Toronto was postponed twice as a result of ceaselessly altering Ontario guidelines meant to sluggish the unfold of the virus. It lastly occurred in June with a broadcast particular that includes pre-taped performances and acceptance speeches stay over webcam.