Performers Announced for CIMA's 2019 Celebration & Awards Gala

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May 23, 2019
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CIMA is pleased to announce the special guest performers who will be paying tribute to this year's award recipients on the evening of June 10th at Lithuanian Banquet Halls in Toronto: 

  • Joel Plaskett
  • Kevin Drew & Brendan Canning
  • Moscow Apartment
  • The Sorority 
  • Whitehorse

This incredible slate of artists will share in the evening as we honour this year's recipients and nominees who are being recognized for their incredible contributions to independent music. The event will be hosted by CBC radio personality, Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe. 

2019 Award Honourees: 

  • Builder Award: Kim Cooke, Pheromone Recordings & Revolution Recording Studio - Presented by Slaight Music
  • Brian Chater Industry Award: Allison Outhit, Six Shooter Records 
  • Entrepreneur Award: Shauna de Cartier, Six Shooter Records - Presented by Gowling WLG 
  • Unsung Hero Award: Yvonne Matsell, Concert Booker & Co-Founder of NXNE 

2019 Marketing Award Nominees: Presented by Select Distribution 

  • Last Gang Records for Harrison’s Apricity 
  • Arts & Crafts for Dan Mangan’s More or Less 
  • Endemic Marketing for Good Lovelies’ Shapeshifters 

The Marketing Award honouree will be announced at the 2019 CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala on June 10.


Tickets are selling fast, so reserve your spot now to make sure you don't miss out on this amazing night of celebration! 

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

Ontario Creates  

Award Sponsors: Gowling WLG, Select Distribution and Slaight Music  

Artist Sponsors: CBC Music, Re:Sound and SiriusXM  

Patron Sponsors: Cassels Brock, CMRRA, Global Public Affairs, Long & McQuade, LyricFind, SOCAN and Spotify

For general inquiries, please contact Sarah Ferries (Program & Marketing Coordinator, CIMA):

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