Over 500 Country Music Fans Turn out for the NOCMA’s at Quattro

NOCMA inductees. See names listed below.

The Northern Ontario Country Music Association held their annual Awards show at the Quattro Hotel & Conference in Sault Ste. Marie, ON this past weekend.

The NOCMA held their 28th awards show to a sold out crowd.

Over 500 country music fans from all over northern Ontario as 9 musicians were inducted into the “Great Northern Opry” and 1 inducted into the “Hall of Fame”.

The NOCMA and White Stallion presented Tyson Warner-Smith with the Mike Case award, and Eugene & Marg Williams received the Carol Patterson Memorial Award.

Our 2017 Great Northern Opry Inductees pictured in above photo are :

Front row, from left: Stan Wilkolaski – North Bay, Nipissing District

Loma Lyns – Sudbury, Sudbury District

Patty Dunlop – Blind River, Algoma District

Ken Stafford – Goulais River, Algoma District

Bob McDonald – Goulais River, Algoma District

Back row, from left: Denis Charette – Iroquois Falls, Cochrane District

Don Guillemette – North Bay, Nipissing District

Leo Bujold – Timmins, Cochrane District

George Sherrard – Goulais River, Algoma District

Also inducted this year was Eugene Manitowabi, Manitoulin Island. Eugene was inducted into the Northern Ontario Country Music Hall of Fame.

(Photos by: by Tom Stephenson)



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