COUNTRY MUSIC WEEK 2014: FULL PERFORMER LINE-UP ANNOUNCED

The annual marquee event for the Canadian country music industry and fans, Country Music Week, is only a few weeks away, and the CCMA Staff and Board of Directors, and Country Music Week Edmonton Host Committee and Volunteers are busy putting the finishing touches on an unforgettable series of events and celebrations. 

The CCMA is thrilled to share with you the exceptional line-up of performers for public events that will take to the stage throughout Country Music Week 2014. For ticket information, and further details on the events listed below, click here.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

CCMA SONGWRITERS’ SERIES, SESSION 1
Presented by SOCAN
Hosted By: Jay Semko
Performances By: Joni Delaurier, Eddie Eastman, Wes Mack, Jake Mathews, Jay Semko and Harlan Smith

CCMA DISCOVERY SHOWCASE
CCMA Discovery Award Sponsors: CMT (Canada), Epiphone Guitars, galaxie, Lauren Tutty Promotions, RBC Emerging Artists Project and RDR Music
Hosted By: Beverley Mahood
Performances by 2014 CCMA Discovery Program Finalists: David James, The Lovelocks, Jordan McIntosh, Emily Reid, Tanya Ryan, Nicole Scott, as well as Wes Mack and Beverley Mahood

WEST EDMONTON MALL SHOWCASE
Presented by the Association of Country Music in Alberta
Performances By: Lindsay Broughton, Drew Gregory, Tristan Horncastle, Livy Jeanne, Amy Nelson, The Orchard, Tenille and TwoShine County

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

CCMA SONGWRITERS’ SERIES, SESSION 2
Presented by SOCAN
Hosted By: Victoria Banks
Performances By: Victoria Banks, The Command Sisters, Jeff Johnson, Keith and Renee, Troy Kokol, Codie Prevost, Emily Reid and Dan Swinimer

CCMA LEGENDS SHOW: A TRIBUTE TO YESTERDAY AND TODAY  
Presented by Barcol Doors & Windows
Media Sponsor: 790 CFCW

Hosted By: Danny Hooper
Performances By: Eli Barsi, Doc Walker, Eddie Eastman, Wendell Ferguson, Gary Fjellgaard, Hey Romeo, Danny Hooper, Brett Kissel, Bev Munro, Ralph Murphy, MacKenzie Porter, Small Town Pistols, Ray St. Germain and Michelle Wright

COAST-TO-COAST COUNTRY SHOWCASE
Presented in partnership with: Association of Country Music in Alberta, British Columbia Country Music Association, Country Music Association of Ontario, Manitoba Country Music Association, Music N.B., Music Nova Scotia, Music P.E.I., Saskatchewan Country Music Association
Performances By: Karen Lee Batten, Trinity Bradshaw, Tim Chaisson, Kevin Davison, Mike Leblanc, Runaway Angel, Ryan Keown and Wyatt

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

JIFFY LUBE FANFEST Presented by Jiffy Lube
Event Sponsor: CMT
Media Sponsors: 790 CFCW, CISN Country and the Edmonton Journal
Production Sponsor: West Edmonton Mall
Official Retailer Sponsor: HMV

Hosted By: 790 CFCW & CISN Country
Performances By: Paul Brandt, Dean Brody, Chad Brownlee, Doc Walker, Lindsay Ell, Tim Hicks, Kira Isabella, Brett Kissel, Wes Mack, Jess Moskaluke, MacKenzie Porter, The Road Hammers, Small Town Pistols, Bobby Wills and Michelle Wright  

CCMA SONGWRITERS’ SERIES, SESSION 3
Presented by SOCAN
Hosted By: The Stellas
Performances By: Chris Burke-Gaffney, Tim Chaisson, Danick Dupelle, David Leask, Heather Longstaffe, One More Girl and Dave Stanley Daoust

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 

CCMA SONGWRITERS’ SERIES, SESSION 4
Co-Presented by ole and Sakamoto Entertainment
Hosted By: Ralph Murphy
Performances By: Tom Cochrane, Sam Hunt, Deric Ruttan and Dave Turnbull  

CCMA AWARDS COUNTDOWN CONCERT
Presented by Big Valley Jamboree and The Ranch Roadhouse
Hosted By: 790 CFCW & CISN Country
Performances By: Chad Brownlee, Leah Daniels, High Valley, One More Girl, Aaron Pritchett and Tebey  

CCMA AWARDS SHOW
Broadcast across Canada on CBC-TV at 8:00PM local time (8:30PM NT) and 10:00 PM EST Hosted By: Jann Arden and Rick Mercer
Performances By: Jann Arden with Autumn Hill, Paul Brandt, Dean Brody, Gord Bamford, Terri Clark, George Canyon, Tim Hicks, Kira Isabella, Brett Kissel, Jess Moskaluke, The Road Hammers and Dallas Smith
International Guest Performers: Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town
Special Guests: Lennon & Maisy from the ABC drama, Nashville *
*Presenters will be announced on Tuesday, August 26 as part of #CCMATalentTuesdays

Sponsors of Country Music Week and the 2014 CCMA Awards include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund”, Radio Starmaker Fund, the Province of Alberta, the City of Edmonton and Edmonton Tourism.

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