Presented by Slaight Music with support from Ontario Creates, the CMAOntario Awards will now be a drive-in style event on The Raceway at the Western Fair District featuring performances by Tim Hicks, James Barker Band, The Reklaws, Jade Eagleson, The Abrams, Eric Ethridge, Genevieve Fisher, Kelsi Mayne, Les Rats d’Swompe, Nicole Rayy, The Western Swing Authority, and special guest Kalsey Kulyk!
Hosted by Jason McCoy, the 8th Annual CMAOntario Awards will celebrate the talent and achievements of Ontario’s country music industry across 18 categories.
The CMAOntario drive-in award show will include performances by: platinum-selling CCMA Award winner Tim Hicks, who is up for four CMAOntario Awards in 2020; platinum-selling and Juno and CCMA awards winners the James Barker Band, who are nominated for five awards at the CMAOntario Awards; platinum-selling duo The Reklaws, who are up for six CMAOntario Awards; 2019 CMAOntario and CCMA Rising Star Award winner and gold-certified artist Jade Eagleson, who is nominated for Fans’ Choice and Male Artist of the Year at the 2020 Awards; two-time CMAOntario Award winners The Abrams, up for two CMAOntario Awards this year; and Eric Ethridge, with special guest Kalsey Kulyk, who is up for Male Artist of the Year, Single of the Year and Music Video of the Year at the 2020 CMAOntario Awards.
Fans will also be treated to performances by: Female Artist of the Year nominee Genevieve Fisher; Rising Star award nominee Kelsi Mayne; Francophone Artist or Group of the Year nominee Les Rats d’Swompe; Female Artist of the Year nominee Nicole Rayy; and the CMAOntario Awards house band The Western Swing Authority, who are also up for three categories at the 2020 CMAOntario Awards. All previously purchased tickets will be honoured for the new location. Refund requests will be accepted up to September 2, 2020.
Tickets will be available for purchase at the gate for guests who will occupy the same vehicle of previous ticket buyers.
For those who have confirmed reservations at the Delta Armouries Hotel for the May event, can contact the hotel directly at 519.679.6111 to cancel or change your reservation to the new dates.
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