Grassers score noms in Canadian Folk Music Awards

When the 2023 Canadian Folk Music Awards are given out at the end of this month in Vancouver, there will be a number of bluegrass and old time artists eagerly anticipating the results.

Announcements and distribution of awards will be made during the 18th CFMA Awards Weekend, March 31-April 2, mostly at the Mel Lehan Hall at St James Community Square in Vancouver, BC. A series of concerts are held over the three days, with a number of awards presented each evening. There are also afternoon events on the schedule.

Hoping to hear their names called are nominees Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves for their Hurricane Clarice project in the Traditional Album of the year category; The Slocan Ramblers for their Up The Hill and Through The Fog album in the same category; and likewise banjoist and vocalist Ken Whitely for Long Time Travelling.

Also nominated are John Reischman for his New Time & Old Acoustic album in the Instrumental Solo Artist of the Year; Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves for Instrumental Group of the Year; and The Slocan Ramblers for Ensemble of the Year.

A complete list of 2023 nominees for the Canadian Folk Music Awards can be seen online.

Best of luck to all!

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John had served as primary author and editor for The Bluegrass Blog from its launch in 2006 until being folded into Bluegrass Today in September of 2011. He continues in that capacity here, managing a strong team of columnists and correspondents.