Tuesday, September 25, 2018

GOOD LUCK! Local 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominees

It's great to see that the 2018 Canadian Folk Music Awards will feature a number of local artists. We're keeping our fingers crossed a few of them will bring home some CFMA's. The event takes place November 30 to December 1, 2018 at the Gateway in Alberta.

Hamilton is well-represented with Dana Sipos (English Songwriter of the Year)Annie Sumi (New/Emerging Artists of the Year) and Jeremy Fisher Junior (Children's Album of the Year).

Links: Dana Sipos  More Dana Sipos StoriesVideo above courtesy of Dana Sipos - Topic

Links: Annie SumiMore Annie Sumi StoriesTannis Slimmon, More Tannis Slimmon StoriesVideo above courtesy of Duncan Showroom

Links: Jeremy Fisher JuniorMore Jeremy Fisher StoriesVideo above courtesy of JeremyFisherJunior

Guelph's The Lifers were also nominated. 

Links:  Lifers, More Lifers Stories, Video above courtesy of The Lifers - Topic

Suzie Vinnick and Mark Lalama from the Niagara region are both up as Producers of the year for Suzie's latest album Shake the Love Around.

Links: Suzie VinnickMore Suzie Vinnick StoriesVideo above courtesy of Suzie Vinnick-Topic

Here's the complete list of nominees:
    New/Emerging Artist(s)
    Children’s Album
    Traditional Album
    Contemporary Album
    Traditional Singer
    Contemporary Singer
    Instrumental Solo Artist
    Instrumental Group
    Vocal Group
    Solo Artist
    French Songwriter(s)
    Indigenous Songwriter(s)
    World Solo Artist
    World Group
    Pushing the Boundaries
    Young Performer(s)
    Blast from the Past: Last Year's Winners

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