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Pioneer Award

The Pioneer Award can be summed up easily by saying: Every now and then there are people in our lives who deserve special recognition by the New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame by way of the Pioneer Award.

The Pioneer award honors trail blazers and ground-breakers who have made a lasting contribution to Country Music in NB and the community.

The Pioneer Award may go to those who are members of the Hall of Fame or those in the general public who deserve special recognition of their contributions to Country Music.

Nominations for this award may come from Hall of Famers or from the public if they know there is someone whom they believe should be recognized for their music and efforts.

Presentations of the award may be done at concerts, other events the recipient is attending or venue appropriate for the presentation.

Allie Pratt   2008
George MacDonald   2008
None 2009-2016
Bert Hebert   2017
Bill 'Willy Q' McFadden   2017
Opal Ellis   2018
Connie  Whalen   2018
Kay Morrison 2018
Jamie Colpits   2019
Philip McGeehan   2019
Flora Martin   2020
Ken Rossiter   2020
Marjorie Dobson   2021


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Allie Pratt                                        George MacDonald       
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Bill willy q mcfadden 2017.jpg
Bill 'Willy Q' McFadden (right)
Jamie Colpits 2019.JPG
Jamie Colpitts (left)
Bert Hébert
Kay Connie Opal 2018.jpg
Kay Morrison, Connie Whalen, Opal Ellis
Pioneer Award 2019 Phil McGeehan.jpg
Flora Martin 7.jpg
Flora Martin
NB Country Music Hall of Fame Gala Miramichi 2020-2021 (56).jpg
Phil McGeehan (middle)
Ken Rossiter 2020.jpg
Ken Rossiter
Marjorie Dobson
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