Local country artist Todd Richard will perform at the B.C. Country Music Awards this weekend, and has earned seven nominations to boot.
Richard’s album, Journey On, is up for album of the year. Richard has also been nominated for Fan’s Choice, the Gaylord Wood Traditional Country Award, Male Vocalist of the Year, the Ray McAuley Horizon Award, the SOCAN Songwriter of the Year for Zero to Hero (co-written with Rick Tippe) and website of the year, for toddrichard.ca.
Another industry local, Jeff Bonner, has been nominated for Video Director of the Year. Bonner owns Tractorgrease Studio in Chilliwack, and has worked with Richard and many other local musicians over the past several years.
Richard will perform at the awards show on Sunday night at the Red Robinson Show Theatre in Coquitlam, sharing the stage with acts like One More Girl, Chad Brownlee, Jim Byrnes and Ridley Bent.