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New Hampshire Country Music Association
  • NHCMA Membership

     

    2016 Award Show
    Before American Idol or The Voice...before all those talent search programs we love to watch on TV, there has been the New Hampshire Country Music Association (NHCMA) Talent Search.
    A great time was had by all at this years 29th annual NHCMA Talent search held at the Circle 9 Ranch in Epsom this past weekend!! 
    It always amazes us how many talented people there are in the state of NH who love performing country music and this year met all our expectations!!
     
    The NHCMA will be holding it's 29th annual awards show on JUNE 26th 2016 @ the Circle 9 Ranch in Epsom form 1-5  to find out who the New Hampshire winners will be and which of these contestants will get the chance to represent the NHCMA for national competition titles next March in Pigeon Forge Tennessee at the Country Tonite Theater. 
     
    NHCMA Annual Picnic - August 7th
    This event is not to be missed so mark your calendar!!!! Held from noon - 5 at the Dover Elks, Route 108 Dover NH picnic grounds. Live country music all afternoon, horseshoes, games, raffles, free bbq, burgers dogs, steak, salads, corn on the cob, sodas and water are all free until it's gone. Keep checking NHCMA.com and Facebook for the latest information on the picnic as we are going to make this one of the best summer events to attend!!

     

    2015 NHCMA
    Talent Search Winners!

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    Youth 7-12 Female

    New Country Vocalist of the Year – Emma Cantalupo

    Youth 17-20 Female

    Traditional Vocalist of the Year – Caroline Carter

    Youth 17-20 Female

    Traditional Entertainer of the Year – Amber-Rose Couture

    Youth 17-20 Female

    New Country Vocalist of the Year – Caroline Carter

    Youth 17-20 Female

    New Country Entertainer of the Year Amber-Rose Couture

    Youth 17-20 Female

    Gospel Vocalist of the Year – Caroline Carter

    Youth 17-20 Male

    New Country Vocalist of the Year – Kyle Cantalupo

    Youth 17-20 Male

    New Country Entertainer of the Year  Kyle Cantalupo

    Adult Male Traditional

    Vocalist of the Year – Rod Deck

    Adult Male

    New Country Vocalist of the Year – Danny Thomas

    Adult Female

    New Country Vocalist of the Year – Amanda Letendre

    Adult Female

    New Country Entertainer of the Year – Monica Brooks

    Adult Female

    Traditional Vocalist of the Year – Amanda Letendre

    Adult Female

    Traditional Entertainer of the Year – Amanda Letendre

    Adult Female

    Gospel Vocalist of the Year –

    Amanda Letendre

    Adult Female

    Gospel Entertainer of the Year – Amanda Letendre

    New Country Band of the Year –

    April Cushman Band

    Traditional Country

    Band of the Year–

    April Cushman Band

    Instrumentalist of the Year –

    Bill Hunt

    Traditional Country

    Vocal Group of the Year –

    Sweet Harmony

    Traditional Songwriter of the Year – Monica Brooks

    Gospel Songwriter of the Year – David Anderson

     

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    Hall of Fame Announcement

    We are now accepting nominations for the NHCMA 2016 Hall of Fame recipient. Nominees for the Hall of Fame and Memorial Awards do not have to be New Hampshire residents, nor do they have to be current members of the New Hampshire Country Music Association.

    Please download a nomination form on our website at www.nhcma.com (contest tab) and submit by June 3, 2016. Please contact us via email at nhcma@outlook.com with any questions.

     

     

     

    Really??? Someone told me you have not signed up to become a member of the NHCMA yet? What are you waiting for?

    For those of you who love country, sing , write music, have a band or just enjoy participating as an audience member , we would love to have you become part of the NHCMA family and support country music.

    The benefits are endless: Live band jams, talent competitions (winners perform in Tennessee), annual picnic (free for members) , discounts on NHCMA merchandise plus much much more.

     

    Sign up 5 of your friends this year and your next years membership is free!!!!!!

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    The NHCMA is seeking your help in scheduling Band's for our jamborees next year. We are looking for entertainment to fill those dates . So if you know bands that are out there we would like to meet them and have them perform  for us at our jamborees on Sundays. Call me at 603-749-4892 if you can help

     

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    The 28th Annual Award Show
     
    For a list of the Winners see the results here. http://nhcma.com/nhcma_results.html