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Band Of The Year Award Goes To Shogun
The committee of the Northern Nashville Country Music Club recently presented the Orkney based band "Shogun" with the "Band of the Year Award" on behalf of the club members and guests at their show held in the Royal British Legion, Thurso.

Shogun had previously won the "N.N.C.M.C Scottish Band of the Year" in 2002, however this time by an overwhelming majority they won the overall award competing against artistes from America, Europe and Ireland. This is the first time in the clubs seventeen year history that a Scottish band has been given this honour or that any band as won an award twice.

Shogun were very surprised and absolutely delighted with the accolade. They then went on to entertain the large crowd for the remainder of the evening with their tremendous diversity of material which has been developed through the years by playing to audiences of mixed ages and cultures.

The committee are delighted to be able to present Shogun once again along with other country music greats from America, Norway, Ireland and the U.K. at their festival being held over the Easter weekend at the Indoor Riding School, Halkirk.

It just goes to show that to be voted best country band doesn't mean you have to cross the Atlantic, Shogun did it by crossing the Pentland Firth.    Along with Shogun was Tennessee River who also played