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2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards
Performances Announced for Ottawa Weekend
Saturday, November 18, 2017:
MAZ, Twin Flames, Beyond The Pale, BEYRIES,
Kobo Town, Danny Michel
Sunday, November 19, 2017:
Cassie & Maggie, Braden Gates, Coco Méliès,
Scott MacMillan & Colin Grant, Oh Susanna, Stephen Fearing
OTTAWA, November 1, 2017 – The Canadian Folk Music Awards weekend takes place in Ottawa, Ontario on November 18 and 19, 2017 at the Bronson Centre. With a different weekend format this year, the awards weekend ensures even more music, and we are happy to unveil the line-up for each open-to-the-public evening, including some spectacular performers. Tickets and wristbands are now on sale online at folkawards.ca/tickets and can also be purchased at The Record Centre (1099 Wellington St. W, Ottawa) or Compact Music (785 & 206 Bank Street, Ottawa.)
On Saturday, November 18, 2017, audiences will be treated to performances by:
MAZ, Twin Flames, Beyond The Pale, BEYRIES, Kobo Town and Danny Michel.
The awards for Children’s Album of the Year, Contemporary Singer of the Year, Solo Artist of the Year, Songwriters of the Year (French, English and Aboriginal), Producer of the Year, the Oliver Schroer Pushing the Boundaries Award and World Group of the Year will be presented throughout this evening. Gerry Strong, the recipient of the 2017 Slaight Music Unsung Hero Award will also be honoured this evening.
On Sunday, November 19, 2017, audiences will enjoy performances by:
Cassie & Maggie, Braden Gates, Coco Méliès, Scott MacMillan & Colin Grant, Oh Susanna and Stephen Fearing.
The awards for Young Performer of the Year, New/Emerging Artist of the Year, Instrumental (Solo Artist and Group) of the Year, Contemporary Album of the Year, World Solo Album of the Year, Traditional (Album & Singer) of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Ensemble of the Year will be presented during this evening.
Click to watch the 2017 nominees video on the folk awards YouTube channel.
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We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters.