96 nominees in 19 categories from across Canada
(September 20, 2018) – The Canadian Folk Music Awards announced the nominees for their 14th edition today, celebrating this year’s 96 nominees. The nominees hail from across Canada – from Paradise, Newfoundland to Ross River, Yukon – celebrating the breadth and depth of folk music in Canada. For the list of 2018 nominees, see “NOMINEES”.
The Canadian Folk Music Awards take place Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2018 in Calgary, Alberta at The Gateway (a.k.a. “The Gate”.) The weekend’s focus events will take shape as two hosted Awards Weekend Concerts, which are open to the public. Tickets and wristbands go on sale October 1, 2018. Tickets are $35 for each night. A wristband will get you into any and all workshops as well as both nights and is only $60. More information about the gala performance and the line-up will be announced shortly.
Awards will be presented throughout both evenings, Nov 30 and Dec 1, at the Awards Weekend Concerts. These concerts combine the most loved events of the Canadian Folk Music Awards’ first fourteen years – the vibrant energy of the live music showcases and the awards gala – the Awards Weekend Concerts will capture the true heart of the folk community, while celebrating the 2018 nominees and the category recipients.