Friday, September 12, 2014

CCMA Canadian Country Music Week ends a showcase of Canada's Best in Country Music

Royalty Records Inc Original Country Cowboys and Cowgirls
Canadian Country Music is alive and well.......
Edmonton was the Host of this year's Canadian Country Music Association's Country Music Week and Awards.  from start to finish it was non-stop good ol' country fun and show cases.

W. Brett Wilson from CBC's Dragons Den

Without stopping Thursday was just as filled with conferences Diamonds in the Rough showcases, highlighting new up and coming artists, such as 13 year old Sydney Mae from Cochrane, Alberta, who played on the Main Stage at Canada's Premier Country Music Festival the Big Valley Jamboree, and Nova Scotia's Kevin Davison, a funny young artist who is always a performer.
Kevin Davison from Nova Scotia
Kevin Davison shows his Area Code on his Jacket

13 yr old Sydney Mae
"The talent coming up is as good as gold and is a true testament to the Canadian Country Music Industry"

The week has more showcases than any human being can possibly get to so you have to be ready to maybe forsake one show to go to another.  Which is what we did, and headed on down to the Ranch Roadhouse and got what was considered to be one of the best shows of the week, at least even with the Royalty Records 40th anniversary party on Wednesday at Cook County Saloon.  We were not disappointed and that was what is expected when Invictus Entertainment and On Ramp Records got together for this party.  These two companies pulled out all the stops providing entertainment all night long for the people that support the industry the fans.  With Artists like Brett Kissel,
Brett Kissel
Brett Kissel shows why he is nominated 8 Times
The Western Swing Authority, The Orchard, 
One More Girl

One More Girl
One More Girl (Carli and Britt McKillip)
it was a regular who's who in Canadian country music.  It's only Friday and things are going strong, but the best is still yet to come.   Saturday is about to begin and it is the day fans wait for during Country Music week.

CCMA Fan Fest

The Road Hammers (Clayton Bellamy, Jason McCoy and Chris Byrne)

Michelle Wright
Michelle Right

Dean Brody
Dean Brody 2014 Album of the Year - Crop Circles

Paul Brandt
Paul Brandt

Tim Hicks 2014 CCMA Rising Star

Kira Isabella 2013 CCMA Female Artist of the Year

Wes Mack
Wes Mack

MacKenzie Porter
MacKenzie Porter

Lindsay Ell
Lindsay Ell

The Small Town Pistols
The Small Town Pistols - Amanda and Tyler Wilkinson

Jess Moskaluke 2014 CCMA Female Artist of the Year
We will update the blog tomorrow with pictures from Saturday Night and the all important CCMA Countdown Concert, the John Deere Green Carpet and the Award Winners.

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