Friday September 6th, 2019
(This interview is also on SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/rudy-blair/chat-w-sara-leishman-on-the )
This weekend Canadian Country music will be celebrated as the CCMA Awards (Canadian Country Music Association) https://www.ccma.org will be handed out in Calgary Alberta. Some of this years nominees include Brett Kissel, The Recklaws , Meghan Patrick, Paul Brandt , Tim Hicks, James Barker Band, Jess Moskaluke, Dean Broady & Nice Horse. https://www.ccma.org/2019_CCMA_Award_Nominees.html . Canadian Country artist Dallas Smith and Country music legend Billy Ray Cyrus will be hosting the broadcast of the CCMA’s taking place l Sunday, September 8 at 9 p.m. on Global https://www.ccma.org/cgi/page.cgi/_article.html/CCMA_AWARDS/Global_is_New_Broadcast_Partner_for_CCMA_Awards live from Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com speaks with Sara Leishman vice-chair of the host committee about some of the fan interactive events taking place in Calgary leading up to the Sundays CCMA’s including Fanfest https://www.ccma.org/fan_events.html , a tailgate party and Saturdays CCMA Gala Dinner & Award https://www.ccma.org/cgi/page.cgi/_evtcal.html?evt=141 .