INSIGHT and CBC team up for “CANADA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE – COUNTDOWN TO 2017”
CANADA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE – COUNTDOWN TO 2017 is a spectacular cross-country musical celebration hosted by Rick Mercer. Live from Parliament Hill on December 31st, The special event will be broadcast on CBC beginning at 11 p.m.and live-streamed at cbc.ca/2017, cbcmusic.ca, youtube.com/cbc and facebook.com/cbccanada2017. A nation-wide musical celebration, CANADA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE – COUNTDOWN TO 2017 features a star-studded line-up of musical guests performing at venues across Canada on December 31. The special will capture events taking place in Vancouver, Yellowknife, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Fredericton, Halifax and St. John’s. These celebrations will include performances by Canadian artists including JUNO Award-winning and Grammy®-nominated multi-platinum recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen; chart-topping country star Brett Kissel; singer-songwriter Scott Helman; KXO; JUNO Award-winners Walk Off The Earth; The Strumbellas; The Bros. Landreth featuring Begonia; Radio Radio; JUNO Award-winner DJ Shub; Yellowknife Throat Singers; and JUNO Award-winning band, The Sheepdogs.