2018 CIMA Gala Spotlight: Dave Bookman, Indie88

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June 4, 2018
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In the lead up to the fourth annual CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala on June 11th, we're proud to put a spotlight on our brilliant 2018 winners and nominees.

Next up is this year's Unsung Hero Award recipient: Dave "Bookie" Bookman of Indie88 in Toronto (award presented by Slaight Music).

Dave Bookman is known for dragging indie music out of the nineties and into the ears of Toronto and all of Canada as the original tastemaker. From his twenty years at 102.1 The Edge to being part of the exciting launch of Indie88, Bookie has been living the Canadian Music life. As one of the country’s top interviewers, he has broken bread with everyone from Dave Grohl to Ray Davies. A champion of emerging artists, Bookie’s Nu Music Nite every Tuesday at the Horseshoe Tavern has been a fixture since 1993.

When Bookie’s on the block it’s always funn with two N’s!


For more information on this year's Gala, as well as previous years, please go here. Alternatively, you can contact CIMA's Program & Marketing Coordinator, Sarah Ferries, at: sarah@cimamusic.ca.

CIMA’s Celebration and Awards Gala would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors: 

Ontario Media Development Corp. (OMDC)  

Award Sponsors: Bell Media, GOWLING WLG, Merlin, Select Distribution and Slaight Music.  

Playlist Partner: Apple Music  

Reception Sponsor: Merlin  

Artist Sponsors: CONNECT Music Licensing and SiriusXM  

Patron Sponsors: ACTRA RACS, CMRRA, LYRICFIND, Re:Sound, SOCAN, Cassels Brock, and Spotify.

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