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  • Canadian Live Music Association & Canadian Music Week

    2024 Live Music Industry Awards

    Tuesday, June 4, 2024
    Awards Show. 5:00PM -7:00PM
    Frontenac Ballroom (across from Westin Harbour Castle Hotel)

    LMIA Winners

    Canadian Music Week

    Announces Winners For The 3rd Annual

    Live Music Industry Awards


    Canadian Music Week is happy to announce the winners of the Live Music Industry Awards, which took place May 11, 2018 in the Dominion Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The Live Music Industry Awards were hosted by Paul Shaffer and celebrated the best in the business with award presentations and live musical performances.


    Highlights include Daniel Caesar winning New Touring Artist of the Year and Billy Talent accepting the Legends of Live Award. The Live Music Industry Awards also included performances by Death Valley Girls, Starcrawler, and Billy Talent.


    Complete List of 2018 Live Music Industry Awards Winners:


    Small Festival of the Year – (TIE)

    Interstellar Rodeo, Edmonton, AB & Ontario Festival of Small Halls, Ottawa, ON


    Family Program of the Year – Calgary Stampede, Calgary, AB


    Green Operations Festival of the Year – Riverfest Elora, Elora, ON


    Not-For-Profit Festival of the Year – Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, QC


    Medium Festival of the Year – Field Trip, Toronto, ON


    Major Festival of the Year – Osheaga Music & Arts Festival, Montreal, QC


    Best Teamwork in a Soft Seat Theatre / Performing Arts Centre – Massey Hall, Toronto, ON


    Best Teamwork in a Major Club – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver BC


    Best Teamwork in an Arena – Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON


    Best Teamwork in a Medium Club – Mod Club, Toronto, ON


    Best Teamwork in a Small Club – Drake Underground, Toronto, ON


    New Touring Artist of the Year – Daniel Caesar


    Concert / Club Talent Buyer of the Year – Denise Ross, Live Nation


    Music Canada Live Community Impact Award – Winnipeg Folk Festival, Winnipeg, MB


    Licensed to Play Award – The Cameron House, Toronto, ON


    Agent of the Year – Rob Zifarelli, Paradigm Talent Agency


    A/V Production Company of the Year – Metalworks Production Group


    Band / Music Program of the Year – Live at Massey Hall presented by TD in Partnership with SiriusXM


    Production Manager of the Year – Vanessa Arscott, Plan V Productions


    Road Warrior of the Year – Karen “Keeks” Weigold, July Talk


    Manager of the Year – Ashley Poitevin, Last Gang Management


    Festival Buyer of the Year – Live Nation


    Legends of Live Award – Billy Talent


    Canadian Music City of the Year – Toronto


    Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a seven-day period from May 7 – 13, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, and in more than 40 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe.




    Media Contact: FLIP PUBLICITY, 416.533.7710, Damien Nelson,


    For hi-res images of the awards show 
    Password: CMW2018