Country music fans takes over the city with dozens of events that celebrate talented Canadian country music artists. Meet your favourite musician during FanFest, watch intimate songwriting and guitar sets, party with nationally recognized talents during Rock’n Country Cabaret, and cheer on the top artists during the prestigious televised Canadian Country Music Awards ceremony. You don’t have to be a country fan-atic to enjoy the festivities! With 24 events, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during Canadian Country Music week! Visit www.ccma.org for a complete schedule of all Canadian Country Music Week events that will take place in Edmonton.
See all your favourite country music superstars in one show! The broadcast-live CCMA Awards on Sunday, September 8 will feature performances by national talents Gord Bamford, Dean Brody, Emerson Drive, Autumn Hill, Brett Kissel, Tim Hicks, Deric Ruttan, Tebey, Bobby Wills Autumn Hill, Jason Blaine, Chad Brownlee, George Canyon, High Valley, Kira Isabella, Small Town Pistols, and Dallas Smith.The impressive lineup of Canadian artists will be accompanied by performances from international stars The Band Perry, Hunter Hayes, and Darius Rucker (yep, the singer from Hootie & the Blowfish. You know you still have his catchy hit “Wagon Wheel” stuck in your head!)
Tickets for the Canadian Country Music Awards are available via Ticketmaster. Discount packages that include accommodations and tickets to 5 CCM Week events (including the awards show) are available via Destination Edmonton.
Country music fanatic? Here are 8 more country music concerts set for Edmonton this fall: