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Ivan & Vivian Hicks

1631 Route 112

Upper Coverdale NB E1J 1X9
Canada

​E  /  ivan@ivanhicks.com

​T  /  506-386-2996

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  • Sackville Lions Club Fiddle Contest - In Appreciation of Support - 1981

  • New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame - Contribution and Service - 1985

  • Government of New Brunswick - New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame Acknowledgement - Outstanding Achievement in Field of Country Music - 1985

  • Nova Scotia Department of Culture, Recreation and Fitness - Outstanding Achievement and Performance 1985

  • Railroad Days - Certificate of Merit - Participation - Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddle Extravaganza - 1986

  • Fiddling Fans & Friends - A Tribute to Ivan and Vivian Hicks - 1987

  • Millstream Youth Group and Millstream Wolf Cub Pack and their Leaders - Time and Talent for Fund Raiser - 1987

  • Mount Allison University - Commitment to the Ideals of Higher Education - 1989

  • South Eastern New Brunswick Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music Association - Dedication to the Promotion of Bluegrass Music - 1990

  • Tantramar Orchestra - Outstanding and Dedicated Service

  • Riverview Lions and Lioness - Appreciation of Support and Community Work

  • The Larocque Family - Congratulations on Ten Years of Recording Success - 1990

  • Sackville Lions Club - Outstanding and Dedicated Service

  • Canadian National Institute for the Blind - Certificate of Recognition - 1990

  • Communities of Pointe De Bute, Aulac, Jolicure - Many Years of Support and Music - 1990

  • Town Sackville - Appreciation of Loyal Support through Music and Entertainment - 1990

  • Atlantic Waterfowl Association - Appreciation of Participation - 1990

  • Kinsmen Club- Appreciation for Volunteer Services - 1990

  • North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame and Museum Institute - International Inductee - 1990

  • Village of Dorchester - Document in Token and Earnest Affection - 1990

  • The Ned Landry Tribute Concert - Certificate of Appreciation - recognition of performance and participation - 1990

  • Kinsmen Club - Appreciation for providing residents with Music Entertainment - 1991

  • Maritime Fiddlers Association - Appreciation of Promoting Old Time Fiddling - 1990

  • Downeast Bluegrass & Old Time Music Society & Its Chapters - For Ten Years of Old Time Music on C.F.Q.M. Radio - 1991

  • Nova Scotia Government - Member Order of Good Times, Founded 1606

  • University of New Brunswick - Recognition of Service to the Teaching Profession- 1992

  • Governor General of Canada 125th Anniversary - Recognition of Significant Contribution to Compatriots, Community and to Canada - 1992

  • Tree planted in Harbour Park by City of Dartmouth, NS - Recognition of Contribution to Old time Fiddling and City of Dartmouth - 1992

  • Charlo Fairs - Appreciation Guest Performances - 1990

  • New Brunswick Heart & Stroke Foundation - Recognition of Dedicated Service - 1991

  • Sackville Assistance Centre and Community Association - Participation in Benefit Concerts - 1991

  • Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - Appreciation for Significant Contribution AMAD - Amherst Mobility Assistance for the Disabled - Distinguished Service Award - 1994 & 2003

  • Individual Entertainer of the Year - Eastern Canada Bluegrass and Old Time Music Society - 1992

  • Barbara & Ron Noiles - A Toast to Ivan Hicks - 1993

  • Town of Riverview - Significant Contribution to Musical Community - 1993

  • Riverview Lions and Lionesses Award - 1993

  • Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition - Province of N.B. - On the occasion of a "Celebrity Roast" for your Contribution to Community - 1993

  • Tara Lynne Touesnard Memorial Award - Presented by the Maritime Fiddler Association (Picture) - Recognition of musical talents and fine personal qualities - July 1995

  • Certificate of Appreciation - Recognition of contribution to Scouting Movement - September 1996

  • Friends and Fans - Recognition of 50 years of Music - September 1996

  • Prime Time Recording, Garry Morris - Thank you plaque for Love, Loyalty & Music - September 1996

  • Prime Time Fellow Musicians, Friends & Fans - Plaque of Recognition of talents shared, encouragement & inspiration - September 1996

  • Ton Veta's Award - 50 years in music - October 1996

  • Greater Sackville Chamber of Commerce - Recognition of Musical Contribution to the Community - 50th Anniversary 1996

  • Merit Award - New Brunswick Day - 1996 - in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Province of New Brunswick

  • Village of Dorchester - Recognition of Musical Enjoyments you have provided and commendation for the Fine Representation as Musical Ambassadors - 50th Anniversary - January, 1996

  • Town of Sackville, N.B. - Mayor W. Campbell - Recognition of Musical Contribution to Community During the Past 50 Years - January, 1996

  • Government of New Brunswick - Premier Frank McKenna - Acknowledgement of Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Music - 50th Anniversary - January 1996

  • Government of New Brunswick - Premier Frank McKenna - Congratulations 50th anniversary in the music industry - launching of book - June 25, 1996

  • Maritime Fiddler's Association - Certificate of Honour - recognizing dedication outstanding contribution - 50 years of old time fiddling

  • Town of Riverview, New Brunswick - To Commemorate 50 Years in the Music Industry and the Distinction Brought to the Town of Riverview - May, 1996

  • The New Brunswick Teacher's Association - Honorary Membership - May 1996

  • MLA, Al Kavanaugh - Congratulations! - Launching Book - July, 1996

  • In Appreciation - Al Kavanaugh, MLA Riverview - commitment and dedication to your school, students and community - June 30, 1996

  • Certificate of Appreciation - The New Brunswick Musicians' Association Local 815, A.F. of M. Recognition of 50 years in music - July 9, 1996

  • City of Moncton - Honorary Citizen - July, 1996

  • The Steve Towns Memorial Trophy - Douro's Canadian Olde Tyme Fiddle and Step Dance "Hall of Fame" 1996

  • Miramichi Folk Song Festival - Plaque - Recognition Ambassador of Music for New Brunswick - Salute to 50 years of Music - August, 1996

  • Office of the Lieutenant-Governor, Province of New Brunswick - Congratulations and Gratitude providing 50 years of wonderful music and entertainment

  • Certificate of Appreciation - The Sussex Avenue Fiddlers - 50 Years of Music Tribute - presented at banquet September 21, 1996

  • New Brunswick Musicians Association - in recognition of 50 years in music - 1996

  • Certificate of Appreciation - Participation in Home Benefit Concert - "Christmas at Home" 1997Governor General's Caring Canadian Award - 1999

  • The Golden Porcupine Award "Most Memorable Performance of th Year" - 2000

  • The Golden Porcupine Lifetime Achievement Award - 2001

  • Nomination - ECMA (East Coast Music Awards) February, 2001

  • Merit Award - New Brunswick Day - 2001 - in recognition of outstanding contribution to the Province of New Brunswick

  • ECMA (East Coast Music Awards) - Volunteer of the Year - February, 2002

  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's 50th Anniversary Commemorative Award - 2002

  • Merit Award - Village of Plaster Rock - 2003 - in recognition of contribution to 'Fiddles on the Tobique Event', to community & entire Tobique Valley Region

  • Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame - Honourary Member - In Recognition of His Outstanding Lifelong Contribuion to Country Music -August 19, 2004

  • Government of Nova Scotia - Premier John Hamm - Congratulations on being inducted into The Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame - August 19, 2004

  • Government of Nova Scotia - Hon. Carolyn Bolivar-Getson, MLA - Congratulations on induction as a full member of the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame - August 19, 2004

  • The Friends of Hank Snow Society - To acknowledge the contributions for the Hank Snow Country Music Centre - August 18-21, 2005

  • The New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame - In recognition of the time and effort and talent you give so freely to our musical family - October 15, 2005

  • Eastern Canada Bluegrass Music Awards - Pioneer Award - 2005

  • Ray Cronk Memorial Award - 2005 - presented to those contributing the most to the art of old tyme fiddling in the past year - awarded to Ivan & Vivian

  • P.R.O. Kids Appreciation Award - 2006 - In appreciation for your support & dedication to the success of the P.R.O Kids Program 5th anniversary, Riverview, NB

  • The Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Championship Lifetime Achievement Award - August 25, 2007 - in recognition & appreciation of outstanding contribution to old time fiddling

  • Stompin Tom Award - 2008 East Coast Music Award - In recognition of musicians who have made long-term contributions to the East Coast music industry and paved the road for many successful East Coast artists today.

  • Key to the City - Carencro, Louisiana - March 5, 2008

  • Honorary Citizens of Louisiana - Louisian State Senate - March 5, 2008

  • Gold Key to the City - City of Rayne, Louisiana - March 7, 2008

  • Key to the City Award - City of Eunice, Louisiana - March 7, 2008

  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Jubilee Award - 2012

  • Community Spirit Award - Ivan & Vivian - "Presented in recognition of the positive and lasting impact your selfless contributions have made to our community" - Part of the 40th Anniversary celebrations for the Town of Riverview NB - September 27, 2013.

  • Order of New Brunswick - outstanding contributions to the social, cultural or economic well-being of New Brunswick and its residents - 2014

Major TV Appearances

  • CBC National - Finals of Maritime Old-Time Fiddling Contest - 1985 to 1996

  • CBC French - La Bastringue Show

  • CBC French - Country Chaud

  • ATV Maritimes - Up Home Tonight (eight years in 1980's)

  • ATV Maritimes - Christmas Daddies (many years)