2014 Northern Ontario Country Music Awards Weekend
The 2014 Annual Northern Ontario Country Music Awards Weekend was held on the Weekend of Friday November 7th, to Sunday November 9th at the Comfort Suites and Conference Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. We had great attendance from people from all over Northern Ontario.
All weekend events were held at the Comfort Suites and Conference Centre.
The weekend kicked off with a "Great Northern Opry Show and Dance" on Friday November 7, from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. This show featured our special guest Jim Owen, from Branson Missouri. Vist Jim's Website at jimowenmusic.net to find out more about him. Jim was accompanied by Yvan Nadeau and the Bandidos from Timmins.
Two events were held on Saturday evening, Nov 8, running back to back. First was"The Northern Ontario Country Music Awards Show" from 6:30 to 9:30. Afterwards, from 10:00 pm to 1:00 am we enjoyed the Great Northern Opry Show and Dance.
The Awards show on Saturday evening featured music by Mike Case, Kyle McKey & White Stallion. Other special guests included Donna and Leroy from Nashville. The Master of Ceremonies for the event was Country 104.3 morning man, Jeff McNiece. Inductees into The Great Northern Opry this year were:
- Larry Melanson - Cochrane District
- Christine MaKuch - Cochrane District
- J.R. Aubertin - Nipissing District
- Sacha-Lee Cadieux - Cochrane District
- Sam Lahti - Sudbury District
- Gilles Giroux - Sudbury District
- Kyle McKey - Sault Ste. Marie
The 2014 Northern Ontario Country Music Hall of Fame Inductee was Debbie Robinson from Manitoulin Island.
The weekend will wound up with the "Great Northern Opry Country Gospel Show" on Sunday morning, Nov 9, from 10:00 am until Noon. This show featured NOCMA recording artist Scott Infanti and many guests.
Visit our photo galleries from the weekend events.
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