Tickets For The 2020 CMAOntario Awards On Sale Friday, October 11th
JASON MCCOY RETURNS AS HOST
October 4, 2019 (TORONTO)
The Country Music Association of Ontario is thrilled to announce that tickets for the 2020 CMAOntario Awards will be on-sale to the general public on Friday, October 11th at 11:00am. The 8th annual celebration will commemorate another year of accomplishments by the Ontario country music industry live at Centennial Hall in London on Sunday, May 31, 2020 starting at 7:00pm.
Tickets for the CMAOntario Awards will be available for purchase online at www.centennialhall.london.ca or by phone at 1.888.999.8980. Early bird pricing will be in effect with prices ranging from $69.00 (plus taxes and service fees) for regular reserved seating to $225.00 (plus taxes and service fees) for fan VIP packages. Full ticket pricing goes into effect as of January 1, 2020. Details for corporate and group rates are available on the venue’s website.
CMAOntario Members can access an advance pre-sale window starting today at 11:00am and take advantage of special members-only pricing on regular tickets and combo packages. Promo codes to access the pre-sale window and members’ discount will be sent to CMAOntario members via email through the Association.
CCMA Award winner Jason McCoy, creator and front man of multiple CCMA and JUNO Award-winning The Road Hammers, will return as host for the 2020 CMAOntario Awards and will be joined by The Western Swing Authority, taking the reigns as the awards show house band.
Highlights from the 2019 event include performances by Tim Hicks, The Reklaws, Meghan Patrick, Tebey, The Washboard Union, Gabrielle Goulet, Jason Blaine, Cold Creek County, Kira Isabella, Ryan Langdon, The Abrams, Jade Eagleson, The Western Swing Authority and The Good Brothers.
Nominations for the 2020 CMAOntario Awards will open in February 2020. Additional details, including performers, will be announced in early 2020.
The Awards are preceded by a weekend of activities, launching with the CMAOntario Charity Softball Challenge on Friday, May 29, 2020. Other events over the weekend include Songs & Stories: The Songwriters Sessions, R2I TuneUp Conference, New Faces Showcase & Concert, Legacy Revival and Tailgate Party.
The CMAOntario Awards are presented by Slaight Music with support from Ontario Creates.
About CMAOntario: In 2007, Rob MacArthur and founding patron Linda Wright together with a number of key industry professionals founded the Country Music Association of Ontario. The Association’s mandate is to foster the growth and development of Ontario’s country music and its industry, provincially, nationally and internationally. The CMAOntario has hosted seven annual Awards Shows and six two-day Road to Independence educational conferences with the generous assistance of presenting sponsor Slaight Music and support of Ontario Creates. www.cmaontario.ca
About Slaight Music:
Slaight Music was started in 2011 with a mandate to support the Canadian music community through a variety of initiatives, and to develop Canadian talent via strategic partnerships with industry peers. We work with artists from across the country and across the musical spectrum, helping to further careers and get great music heard. We’re also invested in the technology sphere, helping Canadian music entrepreneurs develop the next generation of digital platforms and services. And, we support a variety of music-related events, causes and charities. www.slaightmusic.com
About Ontario Creates: Ontario Creates (formerly OMDC) is a provincial agency that facilitates economic development, investment and collaboration in Ontario’s creative industries including the music, book, magazine, film, television and interactive digital media sectors. www.ontariocreates.ca
Ontario Créatif (anciennement la SODIMO) est un organisme provincial qui encourage le développement économique, les investissements et la collaboration au sein des industries de la création de l’Ontario, notamment dans les secteurs de la musique, de l’édition de livres et de revues, du cinéma et de la télévision, et des produits multimédias interactifs numériques. www.ontariocreates.ca/accueil.htm