December 1, 2016 12:40 pm

CCMA Awards show returning to Saskatoon

Dean Brody accepts his award for CMT Video of the Year at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards in London, Ont., on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. Country music stars will be in Saskatoon next year for the CCMA Awards show.

Dave Chidley / The Canadian Press

The biggest night in Canadian country music, the CCMA Awards show, is making a return trip to Saskatoon.

Don Green, the president of the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), said they are thrilled to be back in Saskatoon, where they had a sold-out crowd the last time they were here.

“The city was an amazing host of PotashCorp Country Music Week and the CCMA awards show back in 2012,” Green said.

“We look forward to raising the bar for the incredible country music fans in the city and surrounding areas when we return this fall.”

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The CCMA Awards show takes place on Sept. 10, 2017 as part of country music week.

Performers and presenters will be announced at a later date however organizers said the biggest names in Canadian country music, and even some American stars, will be there.

Tickets go on sale Dec. 19 at 10 a.m. CT.

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