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Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards

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The Central Canadian Bluegrass Awards, established in 1979, are presented annually by the Northern Bluegrass Committee at its Huntsville, Ontario festival. [1]

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Bluegrass music

Bluegrass music is a form of American roots music named after Kentucky mandolin player and songwriter Bill Monroe's band, the Bluegrass Boys 1939-96, and furthered by musicians who played with him, including 5-string banjo player Earl Scruggs and guitarist Lester Flatt, or who simply admired the high-energy instrumental and vocal music Monroe's group created, and carried it on into new bands, some of which created subgenres (Progressive Bluegrass, Newgrass, Dawg Music etc.). Bluegrass is influenced by the music of Appalachia and other styles, including gospel and jazz.

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Deerhurst Resort

Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario, is 215 km (133 Miles) north of Toronto in Ontario's Muskoka region, bordering the Algonquin Provincial Park.

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Huntsville, Ontario

Huntsville (Canada 2016 Census population 19,816) is the largest town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada.

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List of bluegrass music festivals

This is a list of bluegrass music festivals which have Wikipedia articles or are otherwise verified by an independent, reliable, published source.

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List of country music festivals

The following is an incomplete list of country music festivals, which encapsulates music festivals focused on country music.

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Non-governmental organization

Non-governmental organizations, nongovernmental organizations, or nongovernment organizations, commonly referred to as NGOs, are usually non-profit and sometimes international organizations independent of governments and international governmental organizations (though often funded by governments) that are active in humanitarian, educational, health care, public policy, social, human rights, environmental, and other areas to effect changes according to their objectives.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Ontario Place

Ontario Place is a park and former theme park in Toronto, Ontario.

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Pineridge Bluegrass Folklore Society

The Pineridge Bluegrass Folklore Society (PBFS) is a non-profit organization initiated in 1977 for the purpose of preserving and promoting bluegrass music in the Durham Region, Ontario, Canada.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Canadian_Bluegrass_Awards

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