August 11, 2016
Canada’s Best and Brightest Set To Appear at Country Music Week’s Huron County FanFest
Huron County FanFest
A marque event as part of Country Music Week, Huron County FanFest features back-to-back performances by ten of Canada’s brightest country stars, and gives country music fans the opportunity to meet, greet and have their photo taken with their favourite acts at the Huron County FanFest photo wall. Country Music Week and artist merchandise will be available onsite for purchase. Best of all – this is a FREE event.
The star-studded line-up of Huron County FanFest features many current CCMA Award nominees and past winners. Chad Brownlee, who is up for both Album of the Year and Video of the Year will perform, as will Female Artist of the Year nominee, Lindsay Ell. Nominee in the Interactive Artist of the Year category, Tim Hicks will take the stage; and Kira Isabella, who has a nomination in the category of Female Artist of the Year will also be there. Brett Kissel, who has an impressive five nominations for the 2016 CCMA Awards is part of the line-up, as is Wes Mack, who has two nods this year: Album of the Year and Interactive Artist of the Year. Rounding out the list of top country acts is Madeline Merlo, up for Female Artist of the Year; Jess Moskaluke, up for Female Artist of the Year, Video of the Year and Interactive Artist of the Year; The Road Hammers, who have a nomination for Group or Dup of the Year and Deric Ruttan, who is nominated in the category of Songwriter(s) of the Year for his smash hit “Came Here To Forget”
Huron County FanFest Performers
Please Note: schedule for performance times and photo wall to be announced closer to event date
The Road Hammers
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Doors Open at 10AM
11AM – 3PM
Western Fair District
Metroland Media Agriplex
845 Florence Street
**THIS IS A FREE EVENT **
Media interested in radio interviews with artists announced to perform as part of Huron County FanFest can contact Jess Seguire at jess@penelopePR.com.for information.
Country Music Week 2016 will be held in London, Ontario, September 8 – 11. This marks the first time the event is being held in the city of London, and is a 40th anniversary celebration for the CCMA. For more information on Country Music Week, or Huron County FanFest, visit ccma.org.
About the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA):
Established in 1976, the CCMA is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion and recognition of Canadian country music. Built upon the foundation to educate, elevate and celebrate Canadian talent, the CCMA progressively heralds the spirit, community and creativity that country music fosters through year-round initiatives, culminating every fall with Country Music Week and the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. Sponsors of Country Music Week and the 2016 CCMA Awards Show include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund”, Radio Starmaker Fund, the Province of Ontario, the City of London and Tourism London.
Huron County is renowned as Ontario's West Coast and offers a highly desirable quality of life, with vibrant, welcoming communities in the countryside and along the coastline of Lake Huron. With strong agricultural roots, Huron County offers a bounty of delicious local food, farmer’s markets and restaurants. Come and check us out at www.ontarioswestcoast.ca
We acknowledge the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada
and of Canada’s private radio broadcasters.
Nous reconnaissons l’appui financier de FACTOR, du gouvernement du Canada,
et des radio diffuseurs privés du Canada.