FanFest Lineup Announced

Published On August 11, 2016 | By Cheryl Johnstone | Country Music News

Want to see your favourite Canadian Country Music stars up close and in person? Missed out on getting tickets to the CCMA Awards on Sunday, September 11th?

Well you’re in luck, as the lineup for the Huron County FanFest, a part of Country Music Week, was just announced. The event features back-to-back performances by ten of Canada’s brightest country stars, and gives country music fans the opportunity to meet, greet and have their photo taken with their favourite acts at the Huron County FanFest photo wall. Country Music Week and artist merchandise will be for sale at the Western Fair Agriplex. Best of all – this is a FREE event.

The star-studded line-up of Huron County FanFest features many current CCMA Award nominees and past winners. Chad Brownlee, who is up for both Album of the Year and Video of the Year will perform, as will Female Artist of the Year nominee, Lindsay Ell. Nominee in the Interactive Artist of the Year category, Tim Hicks will take the stage; and Kira Isabella, who has a nomination in the category of Female Artist of the Year will also be there. Brett Kissel, who has an impressive five nominations for the 2016 CCMA Awards is part of the line-up, as is Wes Mack, who has two nods this year: Album of the Year and Interactive Artist of the Year. Rounding out the list of top country acts is Madeline Merlo, up for Female Artist of the Year; Jess Moskaluke, up for Female Artist of the Year, Video of the Year and Interactive Artist of the Year; The Road Hammers, who have a nomination for Group or Duo of the Year and Deric Ruttan, who is nominated in the category of Songwriter(s) of the Year for his smash hit “Came Here To Forget”.

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