CMAOntario Awards Are Returning to London in June 2022

Michael Raine
July 12, 2022

The Country Music Association of Ontario has announced that the CMAOntario Awards will be returning to London in June 2022 for a live and loud celebration in honour of the event’s 10th anniversary. The Awards, presented by Slaight Music, will cap off a weekend of live events scheduled throughout the city from June 2-5, with a  celebration on Sunday, June 5th at 7p.m. at Centennial Hall.

“Live music is back, and I am ecstatic that the CMAOntario Festival & Awards will return to London to celebrate their 10th anniversary. London is a city filled with incredible musical talents, skilled industry professionals, remarkable venues and world-class music fans making London, Canada’s first UNESCO City of Music! Come discover what makes London such an exciting City of Music,” says Mayor Ed Holder.

Tickets for the CMAOntario Awards will be available for purchase to the public as of 11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 18 online at Eventbrite or by phone at 1.888-999-8980. Early bird pricing will be in effect with prices ranging from $69.00 (plus taxes and service fees) for regular reserved seating to $225.00 (plus taxes and service fees) for fan VIP packages. Full ticket pricing goes into effect as of April 1, 2022.  

CMAOntario Members can access an advance pre-sale window starting today at 1 p.m. and take advantage of special members-only pricing on regular tickets and combo packages. Promo codes to access the pre-sale window and members’ discount will be sent to CMAOntario members via email through the Association.

“We’re delighted to be celebrating our 10th anniversary in Music City! The people of London know how to have a good time, and we have a full slate of fun weekend events leading up to the Awards Show for the entire city to enjoy!” adds CMAOntario President Steve Kassay.

Nominations for the 2022 CMAOntario Awards are now open for submissions at Additional details, including performers, will be announced in the coming weeks.

The Awards are preceded by a weekend of activities, launching with the Legacy Revival on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Other events over the weekend include Songs & Stories: Songwriters in the Round, R2i TuneUp Conference, Street Fair, Bonfire (formerly New Faces Showcase & Concert) and Tailgate Party.

Michael Raine

Michael Raine is the Editor-In-Chief at NWC, publisher of Canadian Musician, Professional Sound, Professional Lighting & Production, and Canadian Music Trade magazines. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Podcast. Michael has extensively covered nearly all aspects of the Canadian music business, as well as the pro audio, musical products, and the lighting and production industries.