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Country Music Awards and the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas

JD Lowery presents an award at the 2023 Arkansas Country Music Awards. Photo by Dwayne LaForce

The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas are proud to continue sponsorship of the Arkansas Country Music Awards.

The seventh annual event will take place June 3 from 6-9:30 p.m. at Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway. In addition to the presentation of awards — in categories including everything from Entertainer of the Year to Fiddle Player of the Year — the event will feature performances by nominees and hitmakers.

JD Lowery, director of community and economic development for the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, says, “We are proud to support this event that showcases the exceptional musical talent throughout our state.”

Attire is listed as “Anywhere between cowboy, cowgirl, cocktail to business-casual.”

More information is available and tickets ($35-$100) can be purchased by visiting