Sunday, June 22, 2014

Many Area Artists Win 2014 SOCAN Awards

Picture courrtesy of SOCAN
During the 25th Anniversary SOCAN Awards, local musicians were well represented in the winners circle.  The kudos were handed out on June 16, 2014 in Toronto.

Hamilton music veteran Ian Thomas recieved the prestigious National Achivement Award. Burlington's Walk Off the Earth and St. Catharines country star Tim Hicks continued their winning ways by earning a Pop/Rock Music Award and a Country Award respectively. Local singer/songwriter Kathleen Edwards took home the Folk/Roots top prize. Congrats to everyone!

Links: Ian Thomas, More Ian Thomas Stories , Video above courtesy of Great Tunes

Links: Kathleen Edwards, More Kathleen Edwards Stories, , Video above courtesy of Mariposa Festival

Click here for the complete list

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