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october, 2022

18oct(oct 18)6:30 pm19(oct 19)8:30 pmThe CMA of Texas Annual Awards Show 2-Night Series @ Cactus Theater

Event Details

Cactus Theater
1812 Buddy Holly Avenue

Tuesday, October 18th
6:30pm, doors at 5:50pm
Wednesday, October 19th
6pm, doors at 5:20pm

Tuesday –
Wednesday –
Floor, first 5 rows (A-E)-$45
All remaining floor and standard balcony seats-$30
Limited balcony box-$60 (box ticket includes concessions; present ticket in lobby when ordering)


HD Ainsworth and Kelly Scott

The CMA of Texas announces its annual Awards Show, which this year includes a 2-night series: 2022 Awards Show taking place on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 and the 2023 Awards Show presented on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. Both shows will be held at the historic Cactus Theater, Lubbock, Texas.

Due to the pandemic, the 2022 CMA of Texas Awards had to be postponed and will take place on Tuesday, 10/18; the 2023 Awards Show will be on Wednesday, 10/19 and will celebrate the OFFICIAL MUSIC OF TEXAS – Western Swing – with the documentary film 6-7:15pm, The Birth and History of Western Swing on the second night. Both nights are packed with performances by these outstanding artists listed below!

The 2022 CMA of Texas Award Recipients

Jim & Mona Boles Legacy Award – BJ Thomas

Artist – Kensie Coppin

Album – Spur 327, West Texas Roots

Songwriter – Dallas Burrow

Waylon Jennings Artist – Chris Hoff

Rising Star – Aubry Rodriguez

Rising Star – Clay Gibson

Lyricist – Chad Holloway

Band – Kin Faux

Video – Kin Faux, Plainview

Johnny Gimble / Troy Bates Fiddle Award – Rico Gonzales, Kin Faux

Producer – Rick Garcia

Country Gospel Song – Bernie Nelson, Somebody’s Praying

Country Gospel Album – Cathy Jewell, Engraved

Cowboy Western Song – Josh Ward, A Cowboy Can

Traditional Country Artist – Jake Hooker

Americana Artist – Jon Young

Americana Song – Hilda Lamas, Help Me Make It Through the Night

Song – Jason Nutt, Purple Banners

DJ – Suzanne Abbey

Joe Deleon Drummer – Mike Patton

Living Legend – Shake Russell

Signature Publication – Creed Cahill, Texas Life

Signature Dancehall – Karl & Teresa Parker, Last Chance Dancehall, Austin, TX





18 (Tuesday) 6:30 pm - 19 (Wednesday) 8:30 pm