Mohawk College Hamilton Music Awards Moves to a 3 Hour Timeslot On CHCH at 8PM on December 30th!!
HAMILTON, CANADA (December 27, 2013): September Seventh Entertainment Limited announced today the broadcast of the Mohawk College Hamilton Music Awards on CHCH this Monday December 30th from 8-11PM. The show was originally slotted for a 2 hour broadcast on Dec 28th but was moved to Dec 30th to accommodate a 3 hour show. HMA Producer, Jean-Paul Gauthier stated, “Filmmaker Adam Vollick and his film crew, brought the televised show to new heights and as a result we have a great show.” Gauthier added, “The 3 hour slot also meant we didn’t have to cut out a lot of content and artists who deserve the recognition.” This year’s show is hosted by comedienne Shelley Marshall and broadcaster Alan Cross.
This year’s show includes tributes to Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Boris, Brott, Lyman Potts and Harrison Kennedy. Performers in this year’s show include Jack de Keyzer, Allotrope, Dawn and Marra, Harrison Kennedy, Boris Brott, Bud Roach, Buckshot Bebee and the Secret Boyfriends, Yiannis Kapoulas, and St Alvia.
The 2013 Mohawk College Hamilton Music Awards ceremony capped off a 4 day event which featured a music festival, talent competition, industry conference and two awards ceremonies which were held November 14-17, at Mohawk College and venues in downtown Hamilton.
The Hamilton Music Awards, Festival and Conference was established in 2004 to promote and recognize Hamilton’s vibrant music community. The Music Awards are broadcast each year on CHCH and have featured appearances by Monster Truck, Daniel Lanois, Arkells, The Reason, Ian Thomas, Lighthouse, Eugene Levy, Crowbar, Jackie Washington, Garth Hudson, Teenage Head, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Whitehorse and many more. To date, over 500 awards have been given to local artists and industry. The conference is attended by over 700 students and artists annually and features guest speakers from all walks of the Canadian music industry. The festival takes place over two nights in venues throughout Hamilton’s downtown core.