The Prairie States expected to perform at the Alberta Country Music Awards this weekend. File photo

Alberta Country Music Awards this weekend in Red Deer

The Alberta country music awards are in Red Deer this Sunday.

Country music fans can take in everything Association of Country Music in Alberta will bring to the city over the weekend.

The awards show, on Sunday at 7 p.m. will be hosted by Jess Moskaluke with performances by Aaron Goodvin, Mariya Stokes, Ben Chase, The Prairie States, Dan Davidson, Renegade Station, Drew Gregory, Ryan Langlois, Hailey Benedict, Ryan Lindsay, Lauren Mayell and Shaela Miller.

Saturday’s roundtables include the legal side of music, effective booking strategies and building your brand. An afternoon session also includes a singwirters showcase event hosted by Bobby Wills.

Fans can get up close and personal at Parkland Mall Sunday during Fan Fest – a free concert. The afternoon show starting at 1:30 p.m. will feature Drew Gregory, The Prairie States, Martina Dawn, Krissy Feniak, Renegade Station, Ben Chase, Devin Cooper and Aaron Goodvin.

Red Deer’s Ivan Daines, will be inducted into Alberta Country Music Hall of Fame Sunday night at the awards ceremony. The central Alberta cowboy is already an inductee of the Canadian Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame.

The awards presentations are: Song of the Year, Video of the Year, Album of the Year, Male Artist of the Year, Female Artist of the Year, Musician of the Year, Group or Duo of the Year, Rising Star Award, Horizon Youth Award, Entertainer of the Year, Fans’ Choice Award, Single of the Year, and Community Spirit Award.

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Red Deer’s singing cowboy Ivan Daines to be inducted into Alberta’s Country Music Hall of Fame

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