Here are some pictorial highlights of CCMA Awards – Day 1
It all started with the Country Music Week Launch Event at the Grand Parade in front of Halifax City Hall. Halifax Mayor, Mike Savage, Province of Nova Scotia, Tony Ince, CCMA President, Don Green and Halifax Host Committee Chair, Stacey Jones-Oxner were there to welcome everyone to the city. Artists in attendance were Jordan McIntosh, David James and The Boom Chucka Boys.
Next, CCMA Songwriters’ Series – Session 1, presented by SOCAN, in the Schooner Room at Casino Nova Scotia. this session was hosted by Chad Brownlee and featured The Doll Sisters, Jessica Mitchell, Zac Wrixon Leah Daniels, Bruce Gruthro, RyLee Madison and Meredith Shaw.
The evening brought the CCMA Industry Opening Reception, presented by Invictus Entertainment Group & Big Star Recordings. This was a few hours of mixing and mingling, connecting with old friends and making some new ones.
Other private and public event also took place throughout the night, including “Somewhere In Alberta” at the Rock Bottom Brew Pub. Here, guests could see many of Alberta’s up-coming artists like Jason Hastie & the Alibi, Twoshine Country and Trinity Bradshaw.