Canyon, Farrell, Pritchett To Play Canadian CMA Awards

Jessie Farrell

Jessie Farrell

George Canyon, Jessie Farrell and Aaron Pritchett will perform at this year’s Canadian Country Music Awards, to be held Sept. 13 in Vancouver, BC. This year’s CCMA Award nominees will be announced at a media conference in Toronto, ON, on Wed., July 29.

Canyon is a multiple CCMA Award winner, and two-time JUNO Award winner who will open for Alan Jackson this fall. Farrell took home three CCMA Awards in 2008, including Female Artist of the Year and Top New Female Talent of the Year. She was also nominated for New Artist of the Year at this year’s JUNO Awards. Pritchett has toured with artists including Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson and Toby Keith. He won a CCMA for Independent Male Artist of the Year and the Songwriter of the Year Award in 2007 for his anthem, “Hold My Beer.”

The show will be broadcast nationally on CBC TV with encore airings on CMT in Canada. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster.


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