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2017 Nominees | el Mocambo presents Live Music Industry Awards

Music Canada Live & Canadian Music Week announce

2017 Live Music Industry Awards presented by El Mocambo

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Wednesday April 19, 2017

SEE THE 2017 WINNERS

 

 

 

Celebrating the best in the

Live Music sector in Canada

2017 Host: Paul Shaffer

HAPPY HOUR
4PM – 6pm. WEDNESDAY APRIL 19, 2017

Created by Canadian Music Week in partnership with the International Festival Network (IFN) and Music Canada Live, the trade association for the live music sector, the Live Music Industry Awards are a highlight of CMW’s Live Music Summit.

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2017 NOMINEES

LIVE MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARDS

 

FESTIVAL

FAMILY PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
CALGARY FOLK FESTIVAL – (AB – CALGARY)
CBC FESTIVAL (ON – TORONTO)
FIELD TRIP MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (ON – TORONTO)
HALIFAX INTERNATIONAL BUSKER FESTIVAL (NS – HALIFAX)
SUPERCRAWL HAMILTON ON
WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL (MB – WINNIPEG) WINNER 2016

SMALL FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (6,000 AND UNDER)
EVOLVE, (NB – MONCTON)
RIFFLANDIA, (BC – VICTORIA)
RIVERFEST, (ON – ALORA)
UNSOUND, (ON – TORONTO)
UP HERE, (ON – SUDBURY)
INTERSTELLAR RODEO (AB –MB) WINNER 2016

MEDIUM FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (6,001 – 15,000)
CITYFOLK (ON – OTTAWA)
DIGITAL DREAMS (ON – TORONTO)
SHAMBHALA MUSIC FESTIVAL (BC – SALMON RIVER RANCH)
TURF – TORONTO URBAN ROOTS FEST (ON – TORONTO)
WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL (MB – WINNIPEG)
FIELD TRIP MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL (ON –TORONTO) WINNER 2016

MAJOR FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (15,001+) Sponsored by SiriusXM

BOOTS & HEARTS (ON – ORO MEDONTE)
FVDED IN THE PARK, (BC – SURREY)
PEMBERTON MUSIC FESTIVAL (BC – PEMBERTON)
RBC BLUESFEST (ON – OTTAWA)
WAYHOME MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL (ON – ORO MEDONTE)
OSHEAGA MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL (QC – MONTREAL) WINNER 2016

NOT-FOR-PROFIT FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR
CALGARY FOLK FESTIVAL (AB – CALGARY)
MANIFESTO (ON -TORONTO)
NORTHERN LIGHTS FESTIVAL BOREAL SUDBURY ON
RBC BLUESFEST (ON – OTTAWA)
UP & DOWNTOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL (AB – EDMONTON)
FESTIVAL D’ETE DE QUEBEC (QC – QUEBEC CITY) WINNER 2016

GREEN OPERATIONS FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR   Sponsored by STAGELINE
EDMONTON FOLK FESTIVAL (AB – EDMONTON)
OSHEAGA MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL (QC – MONTREAL)
PIKNIC ELECTRONIK (QC – MONTREAL)
RBC BLUESFEST (ON – OTTAWA)
WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL (MB – WINNIPEG)
HILLSIDE FESTIVAL (ON – GUELPH) WINNER 2016

VENUES

BEST TEAMWORK IN AN ARENA
BELL CENTRE (QC – MONTREAL)
BUDWEISER GARDENS (ON – LONDON)
FIRSTONTARIO CENTRE (ON – HAMILTON)
REXALL PLACE (AB – EDMONTON)
ROGERS K-ROCK ARENA (ON – KINGSTON)
AIR CANADA CENTRE (ON – TORONTO) WINNER 2016

BEST TEAMWORK IN A SOFT SEAT THEATRE / PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
JACK SINGER CONCERT HALL (AB – CALGARY)
NAC NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE (ON – OTTAWA)
ORPHEUM THEATRE (BC – VANCOUVER)
PLACE DES ARTS (QC – MONTREAL)
SONY CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (ON – TORONTO)
MASSEY HALL (ON – TORONTO) WINNER 2016

BEST TEAMWORK IN A MAJOR CLUB (1,000+ CAPACITY)
DANFORTH MUSIC HALL (ON – TORONTO)
LONDON MUSIC HALL (ON – LONDON)
METROPOLIS (QC – MONTREAL)
PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE (ON – TORONTO)
REBEL (ON – TORONTO)
COMMODORE BALLROOM (BC – VANCOUVER) WINNER 2016

BEST TEAMWORK IN A MEDIUM CLUB (300 TO 999 CAPACITY)
CORONA THEATRE (QC – MONTREAL)
HORSESHOE TAVERN (ON – TORONTO)
MARQUEE BEER MARKET (AB – CALGARY)
RICKSHAW THEATRE CLUB (BC – VANCOUVER)
VENUE (BC – VANCOUVER)
MOD CLUB (ON – TORONTO) WINNER 2016

BEST TEAMWORK IN A SMALL CLUB (LESS THAN 300 CAPACITY)
CARLETON MUSIC BAR & GRILL (NS – HALIFAX)
FOX CABARET (BC – VANCOUVER)
MILLS HARDWARE (ON – HAMILTON)
PARK THEATRE WINNIPEG (MB – WINNIPEG)
PETIT CAMPUS (QC – MONTREAL)
THE DRAKE UNDERGROUND (ON – TORONTO) WINNER 2016

GENERAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS

AGENT OF THE YEAR  Sponsored by Live Nation
ADAM COUNTRYMAN (UNITED TALENT AGENCY)
JEFF CRAIB (FELDMAN AGENCY)
JULIEN PAQUIN (PAQUIN ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY)
KAY WHITE (TRICK OR TREAT)
RALPH JAMES (UNITED TALENT AGENCY)
ROB ZIFARELLI (UNITED TALENT AGENCY) WINNER 2016

MANAGER OF THE YEAR   Sponsored by Air Canada Centre
ALEX BONEFANTE – JULY TALK
BERNIE BREEN / PATRICK SAMBROOK – TRAGICALLY HIP
CHRIS TAYLOR – LAST GANG
JOANNE SETTERINGTON – STRUMBELLAS
SHAUNA DE CARTIER & HELEN BRITTON – SIX SHOOTER
JOEL CARRIERE (BEDLAM MUSIC MANAGEMENT) WINNER 2016

PRODUCTION MANAGER OF THE YEAR (FESTIVAL/CONCERT) Sponsored by Access Event Solutions
BRAD HICKS (BESTIVAL)
BRENT SILBERSTEIN (PEMBERTON MUSIC FESTIVAL)
DUNCAN BLAIR (EVENKO – OSHEAGA)
LARRY FITZPATRICK (LIVE NATION)
MATT BLAKELY (BILLY TALENT)
VANESSA ARSCOTT (PLAN V/WAYHOME AND MORE) WINNER 2016

ROAD WARRIOR OF THE YEAR (TOUR MANAGER)
CHRIS BRUNTON (JANN ARDEN)
DAVE GARDINER (THE ARKELLS & MORE)
KAREN “KEEKS” WEIGOLD (JULY TALK & MORE)
MATT BARBER (WHITEHORSE & MORE)
WARREN -WIGGY- TOLL (GORDON LIGHTFOOT & MORE)
LOUISA KEY (THE TRAGICALLY HIP AND MORE) WINNER 2016

CONCERT/CLUB TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR
ALEX PATTON, FOURCE, (ON – TORONTO)
AMY HERSENHOREN, COLLECTIVE CONCERTS (ON – TORONTO)
DANIEL GLICK EVENKO (QC – MONTREAL)
MARK RUSSELL LIVE NATION, (ON – TORONTO)
STEVEN RIFF, EMBRACE PRESENTS ( ON – TORONTO)
NEW CATEGORY – (NO WINNER IN 2016)

FESTIVAL BUYER OF THE YEAR
EMMANUEL PATTERSON, LIVE NATION (ON – TORONTO)
MARK MONAHAN, RBC BLUESFEST (ON – OTTAWA)
NICK FARKAS, EVENKO (QC – MONTREAL)
PAULA PERRI, FOURCE (ON – TORONTO)
SHAUNA DE CARTIER, SIX SHOOTER RECORDS (ON – TORONTO)
ERIK HOFFMAN/LIVE NATION (ON-TORONTO) WINNER 2016

A/V PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR
FMAV
METALWORKS PRODUCTION GROUP
SOLOTECH
VER
WESTBURY NATIONAL
CHRISTIE LITES WINNER 2016

BRAND/MUSIC PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
BUD LIGHT DIGITAL DREAMS (ON – TORONTO)
JIM BEAM MAKE HISTORY
MOLSON/COORS (QC – OSHEAGA)
RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY (QC – MONTREAL)
TD JAZZ FESTIVALS
RED BULL SOUND SELECT WINNER 2016

NEW TOURING ARTIST OF THE YEAR  Sponsored by Slaight Music
ANDY SHAUF
CHARLOTTE DAY WILSON
JAZZ CARTIER
JULY TALK
STRUMBELLAS
ALLESSIA CARA WINNER 2016

MUSIC CITIES

MUSIC CITY OF THE YEAR CANADIAN
CALGARY
OTTAWA
QUEBEC CITY
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
MONTREAL WINNER 2016

MUSIC CITY OF THE YEAR INTERNATIONAL
BARCELONA SPAIN
BERLIN, GERMANY (GERMANY)
LONDON, ENGLAND (UNITED KINGDOM)
NASHVILLE, TN (USA)
NEW YORK, NY (USA)
AUSTIN TX  (USA) WINNER 2016

 

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

2017 LEGENDS OF LIVE RECIPIENT

THE TRAGICALLY HIP 

2017 LICENSED TO PLAY AWARD PRESENTED BY SOCAN

TO BE ANNOUNCED

NILE RODGERS GLOBAL CREATORS AWARD  Sponsored by  Access Event Solutions

PAUL SHAFFER

About Canadian Music Week

Now in it’s 35th year, Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premiere entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The Canadian Music Week festival spans 7 nights of performances, with hundreds of showcasing bands at more than 40 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All convention functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto. http://cmw.net.

Links

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2017 Nominees

Live Music Industry Awards April 10, 2017 @ 5:02PM

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