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    2024 Live Music Industry Awards

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

    'LIVE MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARDS' Tuesday June 4, 2024

    Award Show: 5:00PM – 7:00PM
    Frontenac Ballroom (across from Westin Harbour Castle Hotel)

    Created by Canadian Music Week in partnership with the Canadian Live Music Association, the trade association for the live music sector, the Live Music Industry Awards are a highlight of CMW.

    For Immediate Release: April 20, 2017 · Please add to your listings/announcements

    The 35th Annual Canadian Music Week
    Announces Winners For The 2nd Annual 2017
    Live Music Industry Awards

    Canadian Music Week is happy to announce the winners of the Live Music Industry Awards, which took place April 19, 2017 in the Grand 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 by Ruth B and Elm.

    Complete List of 2017 Live Music Industry Awards Winners:

    Major Festival of the Year:

    WayHome Music & Arts Festival (Oro-Medonte)

    Small Festival of the Year (6000 and under):

    Rifflandia Festival (Victoria)

    Medium Festival of the Year (6001 to 15000):

    Toronto Urban Roots Festival (Toronto)

    Green Operations Festival of the Year, sponsored by Stageline:

    Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts (Montreal)

    Family Program of the Year:

    Field Trip Music and Arts Festival (Toronto)

    Not-for-Profit Festival of the Year:

    RBC Bluesfest (Ottawa)

    Best Teamwork in an Arena:

    Bell Centre (Montreal)

    Best Teamwork in a Major Club (1000+ capacity):

    The Danforth Music Hall (Toronto)

    Best Teamwork in a Soft Seat Theatre/ Performing Arts Centre:

    Sony Centre For The Performing Arts (Toronto)

    A/V Production Company of the Year:

    FMAV

    Best Teamwork in a Medium Club (300 to 999 capacity):

    The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern (Toronto)

    2017 Licensed to Play Award: Presented by SOCAN

    The Drake Hotel

    Best Teamwork in a Small Club (less than 300 capacity):

    Carleton Music Bar and Grill (Halifax)

    Agent of the Year:

    Julien Paquin (Paquin Entertainment Industry)

    New Touring Artist of the Year, sponsored by Slaight Music:

    July Talk

    Global Creators Award:

    Paul Shaffer

    Production Manager of the Year (Festivals/Concert), sponsored by Access Event Solutions:

    Larry Fitzpatrick

    Concert/Club Talent Buyer of the Year:

    Mark Russell

    Road Warrior of the Year (Tour Manager):

    Dave Gardner

    Manager of the Year:

    Bernie Breen and Patrick Sambrook

    Festival Buyer of the Year:

    Paula Perri

    Brand/Music Program of the Year:

    TD Jazz Festivals

    Legends of Live Award:

    The Tragically Hip

    Music City of the Year, Canadian:

    Québec City

    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 four information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a six-day period from April 18 to 23, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, and in more than 50 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe.

    Media Contact:

    416.533.7710, Damien Nelson,

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    Canadian Live Music Association & Canadian Music Week

    2020 Live Music Industry Awards
    presented by Stingray and El Mocambo

    Friday, May 22, 2020
    Happy Hour 5:30-7:30PM
    El Mocambo
    462/464 Spadina Ave., Toronto

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    ‘HAPPY HOUR’
    5:30PM – 7:30PM • Friday May 22, 2020
    Osgoode East Ballroom
    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
    123 Queen St. W. Toronto ON

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

    “Once again it’s time to celebrate, acknowledge and cheer for our own. The people behind live music, who pour their hearts and souls into putting artists in front of audiences from coast to coast to coast, will be feted once again at our 4th annual awards and we can’t wait! The Live Music Industry Awards are our time to shine the spotlight, to the back of the house, and thank our members for all they do… for artists, for their cities and towns and for the industry.” – Erin Benjamin, President & CEO  Canadian Live Music Association

     

    [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][et_pb_column type=”2_3″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” custom_padding=”||20px|” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”]For Immediate Release: April 20, 2017 · Please add to your listings/announcements The 35th Annual Canadian Music Week Announces Winners For The 2nd Annual 2017 Live Music Industry Awards Canadian Music Week is happy to announce the winners of the Live Music Industry Awards, which took place April 19, 2017 in the Grand 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 by Ruth B and Elm. Complete List of 2017 Live Music Industry Awards Winners: Major Festival of the Year: WayHome Music & Arts Festival (Oro-Medonte) Small Festival of the Year (6000 and under): Rifflandia Festival (Victoria) Medium Festival of the Year (6001 to 15000): Toronto Urban Roots Festival (Toronto) Family Program of the Year: Field Trip Music and Arts Festival (Toronto) Green Operations Festival of the Year, sponsored by Stageline: Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts (Montreal) Not-for-Profit Festival of the Year: RBC Bluesfest (Ottawa) Best Teamwork in an Arena: Bell Centre (Montreal) Best Teamwork in a Major Club (1000+ capacity): The Danforth Music Hall (Toronto) Best Teamwork in a Soft Seat Theatre/ Performing Arts Centre: Sony Centre For The Performing Arts (Toronto) Best Teamwork in a Medium Club (300 to 999 capacity): The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern (Toronto) Best Teamwork in a Small Club (less than 300 capacity): Carleton Music Bar and Grill (Halifax) A/V Production Company of the Year: FMAV 2017 Licensed to Play Award: Presented by SOCAN The Drake Hotel Agent of the Year: Julien Paquin (Paquin Entertainment Industry) Global Creators Award: Paul Shaffer Concert/Club Talent Buyer of the Year: Mark Russell New Touring Artist of the Year, sponsored by Slaight Music: July Talk Production Manager of the Year (Festivals/Concert), sponsored by Access Event Solutions: Larry Fitzpatrick Road Warrior of the Year (Tour Manager): Dave Gardner Manager of the Year: Bernie Breen and Patrick Sambrook Festival Buyer of the Year: Paula Perri Brand/Music Program of the Year: TD Jazz Festivals Legends of Live Award: The Tragically Hip Music City of the Year, Canadian: Québec City 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 four information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a six-day period from April 18 to 23, 2017 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, and in more than 50 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe. www.cmw.net • @CMW_Week  • facebook.com/canadianmusicweek Media Contact: FLIP PUBLICITY, 416.533.7710, Damien Nelson, damien@flip-publicity.com[/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section]