2015 Northern Ontario Country Music Awards Weekend
The 2015 Annual Northern Ontario Country Music Awards Weekend were held on the Weekend of Friday November 6th, to Sunday November 8th at the Quattro Hotel & Conference Centre (previously known as the Comfort Suites and Conference Centre) in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. We hosted people from all over Northern Ontario and also some visitors from the Detroit area.
All weekend events were held at the Quattro Hotel and Conference Centre on Great Northern Rd.
The weekend kicked off with a "Great Northern Opry Show and Dance" on Friday November 6, from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. This show featured Back in Tyme from North Bay, with Special Guests.
Two events were held on Saturday evening, Nov 7, running back to back. The first was "The Northern Ontario Country Music Awards Show" from 6:30 to approximately 10 pm. Afterwards, until 1:00 am attendees enjoyed the weekend's second "Great Northern Opry Show and Dance" featuring The Bandidos from Timmins and guests.
The Awards show on Saturday evening was sold out and featured music by White Stallion and Friends from Sault Ste. Marie. The Master of Ceremonies for the event was Glen McDougall and Scott Infanti. Inductees into The Great Northern Opry this year were:
- Robert Sabovitch- Cochrane District (represented at the show by his daughter Wendy)
- Chantal Delorme - Cochrane District
- Ervil Boreland- Nipissing District
- Kevin Russell- Sudbury District
- Dana Lee Hebert- Cochrane District
- Tim Shaw- Manitoulin District
- Jeff Gilmore- Manitoulin District
- Debbie Rivard - Algoma District
The 2015 Northern Ontario Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees were Don Brose from North Bay and Al Mooney from Sault Ste. Marie.
The weekend will wound up with the "Great Northern Opry Country Gospel Show" on Sunday morning, from 10:00 am until Noon. This show featured NOCMA recording artist Scott Infanti, along with Bill Webb and a number of other friends.
THE NOCMA COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS WEEKEND IS NORTHERN ONTARIO'S OLDEST COUNTRY MUSIC EVENT!
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