Posted On: Apr. 30, 2019
Western Canadian Music
Award Nominees Announced!
The Western Canadian Music Alliance is excited to announce the incredible artists and members of the music industry that have been nominated for the 2019 Western Canadian Music Awards. The winners will be announced this fall at BreakOut West in Whitehorse, YT, taking place from October 2-6. The list of nominees can be found below, with the Heritage Award, Kevin Walters Industry Builder Award, and Hall Of Fame inductee to be announced this summer.
2019 Western Canadian Music Awards Artistic Nominees
Brandon Isaak – BC
David Gogo – BC
Land's End Ensemble – AB
Turning Point Ensemble – BC
Alpha Toshineza – MB
Ponteix – SK
Dan Mangan, Cold In The Summer – BC
Jill Barber and Ryan Guldemond. Girl's Gotta Do – BC
Pharis Romero - Pharis & Jason Romero, Sweet Old Religion – BC
Burnett/Schmidt, Reawaken (Movements I-V) – AB
Jared Robinson, Canadian Mental Health Association 100 Year Anniversary – SK
2019 Western Canadian Music Awards Industry Nominees
Ben Kaplan, Fader Mountain Sound – BC
Scott Franchuk, Riverdale Recorders – AB
Voting Is Now Open!
Voting is now open to members of all western Provincial or Territorial Music Industry Associations. All members will be sent an email regarding login information to vote (beginning today, Tuesday, April 30). Voting will conclude at midnight, Pacific Time, on Friday, May 17. Winners of the artistic categories will be announced on Thursday, October 3 at the WCMA Award Reception in Whitehorse, while the Industry and Specialty Award categories will be presented at the Industry Awards Brunch on Saturday, October 5.
The Western Canadian Music Alliance is funded in part by the six provincial and territorial governments of western Canada. BreakOut West and the Western Canadian Music Awards are generously funded by FACTOR, Musicaction, the Government of Canada and Canada’s private radio broadcasters, along Whitehorse host partners, and event sponsors and funders, notably the Government of Yukon.