Full Line-Up Announced for the 2016 CCMA Legends Show


CCMA Legends Show: A Tribute to Yesterday & Today
The CCMA is pleased to unveil the final line-up for the 2016 CCMA Legends Show. Joining an impressive list of acts announced in May are The Abrams, who released their self-titled album this past spring; Doc Walker, who are celebrating twenty years in the industry; Murray McLaughlan, the 2016 Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame artist inductee; Jessica Mitchell, who is nominated for the 2016 CCMA Award for Roots Artist of the Year and Bobby Wills, who is nominated for several 2016 CCMA Awards including Album of the Year, Single of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.

This once-in-a-lifetime show pays tribute to Canadian country hits of the past and present by pairing some of Canada’s most cherished country artists, including Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame inductees, with rising and current hit-makers in the industry. The evening will be hosted by Country 107.3’s Randy Owen.

CCMA Legends Show Performers (full list):
The Abrams
Donna and LeRoy Anderson
Marie Bottrell
Johnny Burke
George Canyon
Doc Walker        
Murray McLauchlan
Jessica Mitchell
Small Town Pistols
The Western Swing Authority
The Wilkinsons
Bobby Wills
Michelle Wright
Hosted by Randy Owen from Country 107.3

Unfortunately due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts The Stellas, will no longer be able to perform as part of the CCMA Legends Show line-up. 

Friday, September 9, 2016
8:00 p.m. ET

Centennial Hall
550 Wellington Street
London, ON
N6A 3P9

TICKET INFORMATION:                  
Tickets are $40.00 each (plus applicable taxes and fees) and are available via Centennial Hall (online, in-person at the Centennial Hall Box Office and by phone at 1-888-999-8980).

Country Music Week 2016 will be held in London, Ontario, September 8 – 11. This marks the first time the event is being held in the city of London, and is a 40th anniversary celebration for the CCMA. For more information on Country Music Week, or the CCMA Legends Show, visit ccma.org.


About the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA):
Established in 1976, the CCMA is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization committed to the promotion and recognition of Canadian country music. Built upon the foundation to educate, elevate and celebrate Canadian talent, the CCMA progressively heralds the spirit, community and creativity that country music fosters through year-round initiatives, culminating every fall with Country Music Week and the Canadian Country Music Association Awards. Sponsors of Country Music Week and the 2016 CCMA Awards Show include FACTOR, Canada’s Private Radio Broadcasters and The Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage’s “Canada Music Fund”, Radio Starmaker Fund, the Province of Ontario, the City of London and Tourism London.

Media Contact:
Sonya Koson | skoson@ccma.org | 416-947-1331 ext. 210
London Host Committee: Marcy Redmond | Marcy_Redmond@comcastspectacor.com | 519-667-5740

FACTOR_2.jpgWe acknowledge the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada 
and of Canada’s private radio broadcasters.

 Nous reconnaissons l’appui financier de FACTOR, du gouvernement du Canada,
et des radio diffuseurs privés du Canada.