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North Idaho artists to perform Sunday at NW Country Music Awards

| November 3, 2023 1:00 AM

SPOKANE — The Northwest Country Music Association's sixth annual awards ceremony will celebrate local talent at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave., Spokane.

“This show is always off the hook,” NW-CMA Director Rusty Jackson said in a press release. “We will have 20 of the top country acts from Idaho, Oregon, Montana, Washington and Wyoming and everyone brings their A game.”

The night’s entertainment will include performances from North Idaho artists Carli Osika, Copper Mountain Band, Devon Wade, Sam Leyde, Sydney Dale, Tamarack Ridge Band, the Midnight Juliets and Third Avenue. 

Performers from Washington, Oregon and Montana will also be featured before awards are presented in multiple categories including entertainer of the year, best local full band or songwriter of the year, to name a few. 

Tickets are $22 to $37 and available online at bingcrosbytheater.com

Visit nw-cma.com/2023-nom for the full list of nominees.

Doors will open at 4 p.m. for the pre-party. The event is expected to be the biggest night of the year for the Northwest Country Music Association. Artists and bands from five states will be vying for top honors and emcee Jamie Patrick of 93.7 the Mountain radio station will announce the winners. 

The NW-CMA began promoting live music in 2014 and produced the first awards show in 2018. 

Carli Osika celebrates outside the Bing Crosby Theater with her awards at the 2022 Northwest Country Music Association Awards ceremony.   

From left, father and son Nate Norman and Cody Norman of the Copper Mountain Band smile with awards they took home in the 2022 Northwest Country Music Awards ceremony.