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SCMA makes splash in Lloyd

By June 27, 2024No Comments
Dylan Hansen & The Rough Cuts kick things off in style on Thursday night as part of the Vic Juba’s Locals’ Series. Photos by Sierrah Bennett Media.

 

Lloydminster could have been compared to the likes of Austin, Texas, over the weekend as the 35th Annual Saskatchewan Country Music Awards took over the Vic Juba Community Theatre and surrounding area.

 

Josh Stumpf performs at the Vic Juba Community Theatre during the Saskatchewan Country Music Awards.

 

Local boys Dylan Hansen & The Rough Cuts kicked things off on the main stage on Thursday night before a weekend full of indoor and outdoor live music and markets. The Gold Horse Casino hosted a brunch with Mayor Aalbers on Saturday morning with the awards taking place that evening.

Big River’s Jake Vaadeland had a busy night taking home four awards, including Male Artist of the Year.

Shaunavon’s Hunter Brothers took home four awards, including Fans’ Choice Entertainer of the Year.

 

Jordyn Pollard performs at the amphitheatre at Bud Miller All Seasons Park during SCMA weekend in Lloydminster.

 

Teagan Littlechief continues to wow picking up two awards, including Female Artist of the Year, and host, Jess Moskaluke, was awarded National/International Artist for her success around the world.

Other winners included: 

Group of the Year – Munro & Patrick

Female Artist of the Year – Teagan Littlechief

Male Artist of the Year – Jake Vaadeland

Indigenous Artist of the Year – Teagan Littlechief

Songwriter of the Year – “I Ain’t Going Back to Nashville” – Songwriter: Jake Vaadeland – Artist – Jake Vaadeland

(TIE) Emerging Artist of the Year – Darryl Anderson and Joshua Stumpf (tie)

Country Album of the Year – “Exes and Friends” – Shantaia

Alternative Country Album of the Year – “Endless Turn of Day Into Night” – The Last Birds

(TIE) Video of the Year – “I Ain’t Going Back to Nashville” – Artist – Jake Vaadeland – Director – Sawyer Edworthy AND “Running Away” – Artist – Justin LaBrash – Director – Prehistoric Productions

Interactive Artist of the Year – Jake Vaadeland

Bass Player of the Year – Luke Hunter

Drummer of the Year – Dusty Hunter

Guitar Player of the Year – Terry Lasko

Keyboard Player of the Year – Jeffery Straker

Radio Station of the Year – Major Market – 92.9 The Bull – Saskatoon

Radio Station of the Year – Secondary Market – GX94 – Yorkton

On Air Personality of the Year – Matt Ryan

Music Director of the Year – Courtney Fielder

Record Producer of the Year – Bart McKay for “Love Me Like An Outlaw” by Kalsey Kulyk

Recording Studio of the Year – Skullcreek Studio

Country Music Person of the Year – Bart McKay

Music Venue of the Year – Hank’s Tavern

Music Festival of the Year – Country Thunder Saskatchewan

Humanitarian Award – Jordyn Pollard

National/International Artist – Jess Moskaluke

 

Mayor Gerald Aalbers couldn’t help but smile during the SCMA Mayor’s Breakfast, held at the Gold Horse Casino last Saturday morning.