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October 7, 2006

Cast Your Vote For Western Canadian Music Awards

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian jazz news

WCMA’s Invite Public to Vote For Entertainer of the Year

Western Canadian Music Awards is inviting the public to vote for the Entertainer of the Year award for this year’s ceremony.

Two Calgary names are included in the Entertainer of the Year finalists, pop songstress Jann Arden and country rockers The Road Hammers.

Entertainer of the Year Finalists

Jann Arden / Self-titled
The Bills
Michael BublĂ© / It’s Time
Corb Lund /Hair in My Eyes Like a Highland Steer
The Road Hammers / Self-titled

To cast your vote, visit www.westerncanadianmusicawards.ca and look for the link on the homepage.

The winners will be announced at the annual Western Canadian Music Awards on Sunday, October 22, at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg. Wrapping up an intensive three-day (October 19 – 22) conference that includes a Youth Career Day, a 3 day music festival and two awards shows, the Industry Awards honour people behind the scenes and the Western Canadian Music Awards honour the outstanding achievement of Western Canadian recording artists.

Finalists in the jazz and blues categories are as follows:

Outstanding Blues Recording

The Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir / Fighting and Onions
Doug Cox & Sam Hurrie / Hungry Ghosts
Little Miss Higgins / Cobbler Shop Sessions
The Perpetrators / The Gas and The Clutch
Richie Pollack / Stew

Outstanding Jazz Recording

Hutchinson Andrew Trio / Lost But Not Forgotten
Marc Atkinson Trio / III
Bomba Entre / Sol Y Luz
The Ian McDougall Quintet /In a Sentimental Mood
Denzal Sinclaire /My One and Only Love
Brad Turner Quartet /What Is

for complete listings and more information visit www.westerncanadianmusicawards.com

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