Ready for a Ruckus

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With more than 600 volunteers and three days jam-packed with events, the Ruckus on the Edge appears ready to get St. John's music lovers ready for the official Juno celebrations this week.

The Ruckus begins at noon today at the Confederation Building, and won't slack off until April 15. Here's what's on today:

Mark House, shown in this 2008 photo, is one of the performers at the Gospel Night event at Cochrane Street United Church, beginning 8 p.m. tonight. - Telegram File photo

With more than 600 volunteers and three days jam-packed with events, the Ruckus on the Edge appears ready to get St. John's music lovers ready for the official Juno celebrations this week.

The Ruckus begins at noon today at the Confederation Building, and won't slack off until April 15. Here's what's on today:

Official Launch: noon-1 p.m. at The Confederation Building

Random Acts of Music: noon-2 p.m. Local musicians in performance in St. John's and Mount Pearl.

Atlantic Place: 12-1 p.m. Andrew O'Brien; 1-2 p.m. Billy Sutton

Delta Hotel: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Jim Payne and Fergus O'Byrne;

Sheraton Hotel: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Mary Barry

Colemans (Mount Pearl): 1-2 p.m. Allan Ricketts

Colemans (Merrymeeting Road): 1-2 p.m. Fergus Brown O'Byrne

Holiday Inn: 1-2 p.m. Sharona Clarke

Gospel Night: 8-10 p.m. at Cochrane Street United Church. Tickets $15. Performers include Gary French, Dan Bursey, Wendy Woodland, Mark House and David Chafe.

Classical Composer Showcase: 8-10 p.m. at Petro Canada Music Hall. Tickets $15. Featuring Juno Award-nominated classical compositions performed by chamber musicians from St. John's and the surrounding areas, including Duo Concertante, Ora Ensemble, MUN Chamber Choir, Jane Leibel, Karen Bulmer and Maureen Volk.

Organizations: The Confederation Building, Delta Hotel, Holiday Inn Mark House Petro Canada MUN Chamber Choir

Geographic location: St. John's, Mount Pearl, Cochrane Street

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