Fan Events at Country Music Week 2018

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

CCMA Songwriters’ Series - Session 1
The Studio
2:30pm-5:00pm
Price: $31.50 (CLICK HERE for tickets)
It's impossible to ignore what some consider to be the greatest aspect of country music, and what makes it resonant as a genre - the song writing. The CCMA Songwriters’ Series celebrates the crafting of original songs and the stories behind the words, indulging listeners with both new and familiar faces in the process. This three-day, acoustic performance series is sure to inspire and evoke strong emotions in all who attend; so make a point of stopping by for a listen - you'll be glad you did.

Featuring performances by:
2:30pm
Five Roses
Aaron Goodvin 
The Reklaws (Host)
Danielle Ryan

3:45pm
Genevieve Fisher
JJ and Ty Hunter of the Hunter Brothers
Meghan Patrick
Emily Reid

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

CCMA Songwriters’ Series - Session 2
The Studio
4:45pm-7:15pm
Price: $31.50 (CLICK HERE for tickets)
It's impossible to ignore what some consider to be the greatest aspect of country music, and what makes it resonant as a genre - the song writing. The CCMA Songwriters’ Series celebrates the crafting of original songs and the stories behind the words, indulging listeners with both new and familiar faces in the process. This three-day, acoustic performance series is sure to inspire and evoke strong emotions in all who attend; so make a point of stopping by for a listen - you'll be glad you did.

Featuring performances by:
4:45pm

Andrew Hyatt
Kalsey Kulyk
Jason McCoy (Host)
Tebey

6:00pm
David Borys
Emma-Lee
Karen Kosowski
Sons Of Daughters

SIRIUSXM Top of the Country Showcase
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
8:00pm-11:45pm
This is a FREE event
The SiriusXM Top Of The Country music competition and program comes to an exciting finish tonight as the three regional finalists take to the stage one last time, and compete for a panel of celebrity judges. Make your way down to Fan Village tonight to see these rising stars perform and stay for the headlining act that will officially get the party started for the weekend festivities of Country Music Week. 

Featuring performances by:
Jason Benoit
Andrew Hyatt
Leaving Thomas

Headliner:
Tim Hicks

CCMA Legends Show: A Tribute to Yesterday & Today
Presented by Sakamoto Agency & Gold + Gold Productions
FirstOntario Concert Hall
7:30pm-9:30pm
Price: $40-$65 (CLICK HERE to purchase)
You won’t want to miss the CCMA Legends Show: A Tribute to Yesterday & Today; as this once-in-a-lifetime event pays tribute to Canadian country hits of the past by pairing some of Canada’s most cherished country artists, including Hall of Fame inductees, with rising and current stars of the industry. A special moment in the show will be the induction of Dallas Harms' "Paper Rosie" into the Canadian Songwriters' Hall of Fame with Jess Moskaluke and Aaron Goodvin performing the beloved song. 

Hosted by:
Beverley Mahood

Featuring performances by:
Chad Brownlee
Terri Clark
Patricia Conroy
Russell deCarle
Cory Gallant
Aaron Goodvin
Beverley Mahood
Charlie Major
Jason McCoy
Murray McLauchlan
Jess Moskaluke
JJ Shiplett
Michelle Wright
Western Swing Authority

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

CCMA Country Run presented by iHeartRadio Canada
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
9:00am-10:00am
This will be a fun interactive 5k run. Join us for this inaugural event, featuring performances along the route, some of your favourite country artists participating, and a pancake breakfast waiting for you at the finish line. More details to come! REGISTER HERE.

CCMA FanFest - photo walls
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
10:30am - 12:30pm
This is a FREE event

Schedule:
10:30am - 11:10am Dallas Smith
11:10am - 11:50am Meghan Patrick
11:50am - 12:30pm Hunter Brothers

10:30am - 11:10am Terri Clark
11:10am - 11:50am Jess Moskaluke
11:50am - 12:30pm Tim Hicks

10:30am - 11:10am Brett Kissel
11:10am - 11:50am The Reklaws
11:50am - 12:30pm The Washboard Union

MDM Recordings Showcase
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
1:00pm - 2:00pm
This is a FREE event

Featuring performances by:
David James
The Lovelocks
Bobby Wills

CCMA Songwriters’ Series - Session 3
The Studio
1:30pm-4:00pm
Price: $31.50 (CLICK HERE for tickets)
It's impossible to ignore what some consider to be the greatest aspect of country music, and what makes it resonant as a genre - the song writing. The CCMA Songwriters’ Series celebrates the crafting of original songs and the stories behind the words, indulging listeners with both new and familiar faces in the process. This three-day, acoustic performance series is sure to inspire and evoke strong emotions in all who attend; so make a point of stopping by for a listen - you'll be glad you did.

Featuring performances by:
1:30pm

Kelly Archer
Chad Brownlee (Host)
Raquel Cole
The Redhill Valleys

2:45pm
Damhnait Doyle
Mallory Johnson
Steven Lee Olsen
Shylo Sharity

Warner Music Canada/Complete Country Showcase
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
2:15pm - 3:15pm
This is a FREE event

Featuring performances by:
The Abrams
Paul Brandt
Aaron Goodvin
Nice Horse
Meghan Patrick
Kelly Prescott
Tebey
The Washboard Union

Universal Music Canada Showcase 
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
4:45pm - 6:45pm
This is a FREE event

Featuring performances by:
Chad Brownlee
Jade Eagleson
East Adelaide
Emily Reid
The Reklaws

The Good Bones - Country Music Cover Band
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
7:30pm-10:30pm
This is a FREE event
Set times: 7:30pm-8:10pm, 8:30pm-9:10pm, 9:30pm-10:10pm)

Sony Music Canada/The Orchard Showcase
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
10:45pm - 11:45pm
This is a FREE event

Featuring performances by:
Shawn Austin
Gord Bamford
Terri Clark
Steven Lee Olsen
Mitchell Tenpenny
Tenille Townes

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

CCMA Sweat Session with F45
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
9:30am - 11:00am
This is a FREE event 

SteelHead Music, 604 Records, Music BC Showcase
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
12:00pm - 1:30pm
This is a FREE event

Featuring performances by:
Shawn Austin
Kristin Carter
Andrew Hyatt
Kadooh
JoJo Mason

In The Round: Crossing Borders
Presented by ole
The Studio
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Price: $42.80 (CLICK HERE for tickets)
This special event features masterclass songwriters from both sides of the border in a guitar pull setting. Notable songwriters from Canada and the U.S. will share the stories behind country music’s biggest hits. Experience this unique and one-time-only stage event with the names behind the country songs you know and love.

Featuring performances by:
Gord Bamford
Phil Barton
Laura Veltz
Donovan Woods

CCMA Awards Countdown Concert
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
2:30pm - 5:30pm
This is a FREE event
Help us get the party started and set the mood for the high energy CCMA Awards Show. With a fun, festival atmosphere, the Countdown Concert will feature some of your favourite Canadian country music artists.

Featuring performances by:
Shawn Austin
Dan Davidson
Aaron Goodvin
Kira Isabella
Ryan Langdon
Leaving Thomas
The Lovelocks
JoJo Mason
PETRIC
Bobby Wills 

CCMA Awards Red Carpet
CCMA Fan Village (Outside FirstOntario Centre at Market and Bay Street)
6:00pm - 7:30pm
The perfect opportunity to star gaze: If you’re a fan of Canadian country artists and personalities, the CCMA Red Carpet is the place to be. Nominated artists, performers, presenters and special guests walk the carpet and interact with fans and media along the way. Fans are encouraged to get to the FanZone early for prime spots to get a glimpse of, and cheer on, their favourite stars.

2018 CCMA Awards
FirstOntario Centre
8:00pm - 10:00pm
Ticket Price: $45.00 - $91.00 (CLICK HERE to purchase)
Canadian country music fans, artists and industry alike, look forward to the CCMA Awards Show every year – Canadian country music’s biggest night. As a salute to the year that’s been, this two-hour celebration features performances and appearances by some of Canada’s brightest country stars and announces winners in eight award categories. Shania Twain hosts this year!

Featuring Performances by:
Paul Brandt
Terri Clark
Lindsay Ell
Tim Hicks
High Valley
Hunter Brothers
Kira Isabella
James Barker Band
Brett Kissel
Madeline Merlo
Jessica Mitchell
Jess Moskaluke
Meghan Patrick
The Reklaws
Serena Ryder
Dallas Smith
Tebey
The Washboard Union
International performer Keith Urban, and guest Mason Ramsey

More performers and presenters for the 2018 CCMA Awards Show will be announced this month.
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