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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.

    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 GirlsStarcrawler, 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

    Best Teamwork in a Soft Seat Theatre / Performing Arts Centre

    Massey Hall, Toronto, ON

    Major Festival of the Year

    Osheaga Music & Arts Festival, Montreal, QC

    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

    Agent of the Year

    Rob Zifarelli, Paradigm Talent Agency

    Licensed to Play Award: Presented by SOCAN

    The Cameron House, Toronto, ON

    A/V Production Company of the Year

    Metalworks Production Group

    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

    Band / Music Program of the Year

    Live at Massey Hall presented by TD in Partnership with SiriusXM

    Festival Buyer of the Year

    Live Nation

    Legends of Live Award

    Billy Talent

    Canadian Music City of the Year

    Toronto

    2018 NOMINEES LIVE MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARDS FESTIVAL

    FAMILY PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

    CALGARY STAMPEDE – (Calgary, AB)
    LE FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC – (Quebec City, QC)
    INTERSTELLAR RODEO – (Edmonton, AB)
    WINNIPEG FOLK FEST – (Winnipeg, MB)
    REGINA FOLK FEST – (Regina, SK)
    SUPERCRAWL – (Hamilton, ON)

    2017 WINNER: FIELD TRIP – (TORONTO, ON)

    SMALL FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (6,000 AND UNDER)

    CANMORE FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL – (Canmore, AB)
    INTERSTELLAR RODEO – (Edmonton, AB)
    JOY OF LIFE FESTIVAL – (Victoria, BC)
    ONTARIO FESTIVAL OF SMALL HALLS – (Ottawa, ON)
    NORTHERN LIGHTS BLUEGRASS & OLD TYME MUSIC FESTIVAL – (Saskatoon, SK)
    WESTFEST – (Ottawa, ON)

    2017 WINNER: RIFFLANDIA (VICTORIA, BC)

    MEDIUM FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (6,001 – 15,000)

    FIELD TRIP – (Toronto, ON)
    INDIAN RIVER FESTIVAL – (Indian River, PEI)
    RIFFLANDIA – (Victoria, BC)
    RIVERFEST ELORA – (Elora, ON)
    ROCKIN’ RIVER MUSIC FEST – (Merritt, BC)
    SHAMBHALAH – (Nelson, BC)

    2017 WINNER: TORONTO URBAN ROOTS FEST (TORONTO, ON)

    MAJOR FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (15,000+)

    BOOTS & HEARTS – (Oro-Medonte, ON)
    LE FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC – (Quebec City, QC)
    FVDED IN THE PARK – (Surrey, BC)
    HAVELOCK JAMBOREE – (Havelock, ON)
    OSHEAGA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL – (Montreal, QC)
    RBC OTTAWA BLUESFEST – (Ottawa, ON)

    2017 WINNER: WAYHOME – (ORO-MEDONTE, ON)

    NOT-FOR-PROFIT FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

    CALGARY FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL – (Calgary, AB)
    MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL – (Montreal, QC)
    POP MONTREAL – (Montreal, QC)
    SING! THE TORONTO VOCAL ARTS FESTIVAL – (Toronto, ON)
    THE MNET RADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL – (Mission, BC)
    WINNIPEG FOLK FEST – (Winnipeg, MB)

    2017 WINNER: RBC OTTAWA BLUESFEST – (OTTAWA, ON)

    GREEN OPERATIONS FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

    BEAU’S OKTOBERFEST – (Vankleek Hill, ON)
    EDMONTON FOLK MUSIC FEST – (Edmonton, AB)
    POP MONTREAL – (Montreal, QC)
    RIFFLANDIA – (Victoria, BC)
    RIVERFEST ELORA – (Elora, ON)
    WINNIPEG FOLK FEST – (Winnipeg, MB)

    2017 WINNER: OSHEAGA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL – (MONTREAL, QC)

    BEST TEAMWORK IN AN ARENA

    AIR CANADA CENTRE – (Toronto, ON)
    BUDWEISER GARDENS – (London, ON)
    BELL MTS CENTRE – (Winnipeg, MB)
    ROGERS ARENA – (Vancouver, BC)
    ROGERS CENTRE – (Toronto, ON)
    ROGERS PLACE – (Edmonton, AB)

    2017 WINNER: BELL CENTRE – (MONTREAL, QC)

    BEST TEAMWORK IN A SOFT SEAT THEATRE/PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

    ARTS CENTRE OF EDMUNDSTON – (Edmundston, NB)
    CENTRE IN THE SQUARE – (Kitchener, ON)
    LIVING ARTS CENTRE – (Mississauga, ON)
    MASSEY HALL – (Toronto, ON)
    NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE (NAC) – (Ottawa, ON)
    ORPHEUM THEATRE – (Vancouver, BC)

    2017 WINNER: SONY CENTRE – (TORONTO, ON)

    BEST TEAMWORK IN A MAJOR CLUB (1,000+ CAPACITY)

    COMMODORE BALLROOM – (Vancouver, BC)
    LONDON CONCERT THEATRE – (London, ON)
    LONDON MUSIC HALL – (London, ON)
    PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE – (Toronto, ON)
    M TELUS – (Montreal, QC)
    REBEL ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX – (Toronto, ON)

    2017 WINNER: DANFORTH MUSIC HALL – (TORONTO, ON)

    BEST TEAMWORK IN A MEDIUM CLUB (300 TO 999 CAPACITY)

    CAPITAL BALLROOM – (Victoria, BC)
    IMPERIAL BELL – (Quebec City, QC)
    LEE’S PALACE – (Toronto, ON)
    MOD CLUB – (Toronto, ON)
    RICKSHAW THEATRE – (Vancouver, BC)
    CORONA THEATRE – (Montreal, QC)

    2017 WINNER: HORSESHOE TAVERN – (TORONTO, ON)

    BEST TEAMWORK IN A SMALL CLUB (LESS THAN 300 CAPACITY)

    DRAKE UNDERGROUND – (Toronto, ON)
    LA VITROLA – (Montreal, QC)
    PARK THEATRE – (Winnipeg, MB)
    SEAHORSE TAVERN – (Halifax, NS)
    THE BABY G – (Toronto, ON)
    THE GARRISON – (Toronto, ON)

    2017 WINNER: THE CARLETON – (HALIFAX, NS)

    GENERAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS

    AGENT OF THE YEAR

    JACK ROSS (APA Canada Inc.)
    POMELINE DELGADO (Indie Montreal)
    ROB ZIFARELLI (Paradigm Talent Agency)
    STEFANIE PURIFICATI (APA Canada Inc.)
    TOM KEMP (The Feldman Agency)
    KAY WHITE (Trick or Treat Agency)

    2017 WINNER: JULIEN PAQUIN (PAQUIN ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY)

    MANAGER OF THE YEAR

    ASHLEY POITEVIN (Last Gang Management)
    CHRIS TAYLOR (Entertainment One)
    PIERS HENWOOD AND NICK BLASKO (Amelia Artists Inc)
    SANDY PANDYA (Pandyamonium Management)
    SHAUNA DE CARTIER & HELEN BRITTON (Six Shooter)
    TONY SAL (The Weeknd/Sal & Co)

    2017 WINNER: BERNIE BREEN & PATRICK SAMBROCK (TRAGICALLY HIP)

    PRODUCTION MANAGER OF THE YEAR (FESTIVAL/CONCERT)

    BRAD HICKS (Hicks Entertainment Services)
    DAN BROOKS (Massey Hall)
    DUNCAN BLAIR (Evenko)
    LANCE SCHILKA (MNET)
    CHRIS HIBBINS (Rifflandia)
    VANESSA ARSCOTT (Plan V Productions)

    2017 WINNER: LARRY FITZPATRICK (LIVE NATION)

    ROAD WARRIOR OF THE YEAR (TOUR MANAGER)

    ASHLEY POITEVIN (Last Gang Management)
    CHRIS TAYLOR (Entertainment One)
    PIERS HENWOOD AND NICK BLASKO (Amelia Artists Inc)
    SANDY PANDYA (Pandyamonium Management)
    SHAUNA DE CARTIER & HELEN BRITTON (Six Shooter)
    TONY SAL (The Weeknd/Sal & Co)

    2017 WINNER: DAVE GARDINER (THE ARKELLS)

    CONCERT/CLUB TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR

    AMY HERSENHOREN (Collective Concerts)
    BEN PEARLMAN (Collective Concerts)
    CRISPIN GILES (MRG)
    DENISE ROSS (Live Nation)
    GREG HENDERSON (Centre in the Square)
    JUSTIN KWAN (MRG)
    MARK HORTON (Sonic Concerts)

    2017 WINNER: MARK RUSSELL (LIVE NATION)

    FESTIVAL BUYER OF THE YEAR

    EVENKO – (Montreal, QC)
    LE FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DE QUÉBEC – (Quebec City, QC)
    LIVE NATION – (Toronto, ON)
    MRG – (Canada)
    RBC BLUESFEST/CITYFOLK/FESTIVAL OF SMALL HALLS – (Ottawa, ON)
    RIFFLANDIA – (Victoria, BC)

    2017 WINNER: PAULA PERRI (FOURCE, TORONTO ON)

    A/V PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

    AMY HERSENHOREN (Collective Concerts)
    BEN PEARLMAN (Collective Concerts)
    CRISPIN GILES (MRG)
    DENISE ROSS (Live Nation)
    GREG HENDERSON (Centre in the Square)
    JUSTIN KWAN (MRG)
    MARK HORTON (Sonic Concerts)

    2017 WINNER: FMAV

    BRAND/MUSIC PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

    BUDLIGHT DIGITAL DREAMS
    JIM BEAM MAKE HISTORY
    KUNE – CANADA’S GLOBAL ORCHESTRA
    LIVE AT MASSEY HALL PRESENTED BY TD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SIRIUSXM
    REDBULL SOUND SELECT

    2017 WINNER: TD JAZZ FEST

    NEW TOURING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    DANIEL CAESAR
    ROMES
    SHAWN HOOK
    TERRA LIGHTFOOT
    THE DIRTY NIL
    THE BEACHES

    MUSIC CITIES

    MUSIC CITY OF THE YEAR

    CALGARY, AB
    HALIFAX, NS
    LONDON, ON
    MONTREAL, QC
    TORONTO, ON
    VANCOUVER, BC

    2017 WINNER: QUEBEC CITY, QC

    MUSIC CANADA LIVE COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD

    CENTRE IN THE SQUARE
    JAMSCHOOL
    MUSIC ON MAIN
    WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL

    SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

    NILE RODGERS GLOBAL CREATORS AWARD

    TO BE ANNOUNCED

    2018 LEGENDS OF LIVE RECIPIENT

    BILLY TALENT

    2018 LICENSED TO PLAY AWARD – PRESENTED BY SOCAN

    TO BE ANNOUNCED

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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”]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 GirlsStarcrawler, 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: Presented by SOCAN – 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[/et_pb_text][et_pb_divider color=”#a0a0a0″ disabled_on=”on|on|off” _builder_version=”3.23.4″ height=”2px” hide_on_mobile=”on”][/et_pb_divider][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.2.2″]

    2018 NOMINEES

    LIVE MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARDS

    FESTIVAL

     

    FAMILY PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

    CALGARY STAMPEDE – (CALGARY, AB)

    LE FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DEQUÉBEC – (QUEBEC CITY, QC)

    INTERSTELLAR RODEO – (EDMONTON, AB)

    WINNIPEG FOLK FEST – (WINNIPEG, MB)

    REGINA FOLK FEST – (REGINA, SK)

    SUPERCRAWL – (HAMILTON, ON)

    2017 WINNER: FIELD TRIP – (TORONTO, ON)

     

    SMALL FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (6,000 AND UNDER)

    CANMORE FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL – (CANMORE, AB)

    INTERSTELLAR RODEO – (EDMONTON, AB)

    JOY OF LIFE FESTIVAL – (VICTORIA, BC)

    ONTARIO FESTIVAL OF SMALL HALLS – (OTTAWA, ON)

    NORTHERN LIGHTS BLUEGRASS & OLD TYME MUSIC FESTIVAL – (SASKATOON, SK)

    WESTFEST – (OTTAWA, ON)

    2017 WINNER: RIFFLANDIA (VICTORIA, BC)

     

    MEDIUM FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (6,001 – 15,000)

    FIELD TRIP – (TORONTO, ON)

    INDIAN RIVER FESTIVAL – (INDIAN RIVER, PEI)

    RIFFLANDIA – (VICTORIA, BC)

    RIVERFEST ELORA – (ELORA, ON)

    ROCKIN’ RIVER MUSIC FEST – (MERRITT, BC)

    SHAMBHALAH – (NELSON, BC)

    2017 WINNER: TORONTO URBAN ROOTS FEST (TORONTO, ON)

     

    MAJOR FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR (15,000+)

    BOOTS & HEARTS – (ORO-MEDONTE, ON)

    LE FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DEQUÉBEC – (QUEBEC CITY, QC)

    FVDED IN THE PARK – (SURREY, BC)

    HAVELOCK JAMBOREE – (HAVELOCK, ON)

    OSHEAGA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL – (MONTREAL, QC)

    RBC OTTAWA BLUESFEST – (OTTAWA, ON)

    2017 WINNER: WAYHOME – (ORO-MEDONTE, ON)

     

    NOT-FOR-PROFIT FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

    CALGARY FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL – (CALGARY, ON)

    MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL – (MONTREAL, ON)

    POP MONTREAL – (MONTREAL, ON)

    SING! THE TORONTO VOCAL ARTS FESTIVAL – (TORONTO, ON)

    THE MNET RADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL – (MISSION, BC)

    WINNIPEG FOLK FEST – (WINNIPEG, MB)

    2017 WINNER: RBC OTTAWA BLUESFEST – (OTTAWA, ON)

     

    GREEN OPERATIONS FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

    BEAU’S OKTOBERFEST – (VANKLEEK HILL, ON)

    EDMONTON FOLK MUSIC FEST – (EDMONTON, AB)

    POP MONTREAL – (MONTREAL, ON)

    RIFFLANDIA – (VICTORIA, BC)

    RIVERFEST ELORA – (ELORA, ON)

    WINNIPEG FOLK FEST – (WINNIPEG, MB)

    2017 WINNER: OSHEAGA MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL – (MONTREAL, QC)

     

    BEST TEAMWORK IN AN ARENA

    AIR CANADA CENTRE – (TORONTO, ON)

    BUDWEISER GARDENS – (LONDON, ON)

    BELL MTS CENTRE – (WINNIPEG, MB)

    ROGERS ARENA – (VANCOUVER, BC)

    ROGERS CENTRE – (TORONTO, ON)

    ROGERS PLACE – (EDMONTON, AB)

    2017 WINNER: BELL CENTRE – (MONTREAL, QC)

     

    BEST TEAMWORK IN A SOFT SEAT THEATRE/PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

    ARTS CENTRE OF EDMUNDSTON – (EDMUNDSTON, NB)

    CENTRE IN THE SQUARE – (KITCHENER, ON)

    LIVING ARTS CENTRE – (MISSISSAUGA, ON)

    MASSEY HALL – (TORONTO, ON)

    NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE (NAC) – (OTTAWA, ON)

    ORPHEUM THEATRE – (VANCOUVER, BC)

    2017 WINNER: SONY CENTRE – (TORONTO, ON)

     

    BEST TEAMWORK IN A MAJOR CLUB (1,000+ CAPACITY)

    COMMODORE BALLROOM – (VANCOUVER, BC)

    LONDON CONCERT THEATRE – (LONDON, ON)

    LONDON MUSIC HALL – (LONDON, ON)

    PHOENIX CONCERT THEATRE – (TORONTO, ON)

    M TELUS – (MONTREAL, QC)

    REBEL ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX – (TORONTO, ON)

    2017 WINNER: DANFORTH MUSIC HALL – (TORONTO, ON)

     

    BEST TEAMWORK IN A MEDIUM CLUB (300 TO 999 CAPACITY)

    CAPITAL BALLROOM – (VICTORIA, BC)

    IMPERIAL BELL – (QUEBEC CITY, QC)

    LEE’S PALACE – (TORONTO, ON)

    MOD CLUB – (TORONTO, ON)

    RICKSHAW THEATRE – (VANCOUVER, BC)

    CORONA THEATRE – (MONTREAL, QC)

    2017 WINNER: HORSESHOE TAVERN – (TORONTO, ON)

     

    BEST TEAMWORK IN A SMALL CLUB (LESS THAN 300 CAPACITY)

    DRAKE UNDERGROUND – (TORONTO, ON)

    LA VITROLA – (MONTREAL, QC)

    PARK THEATRE – (WINNIPEG, MB)

    SEAHORSE TAVERN – (HALIFAX, NS)

    THE BABY G – (TORONTO, ON)

    THE GARRISON – (TORONTO, ON)

    2017 WINNER: THE CARLETON – (HALIFAX, NS)

     

     

     

    GENERAL LIVE MUSIC AWARDS

     

    AGENT OF THE YEAR

    JACK ROSS (APA CANADA INC.)

    POMELINE DELGADO (INDIE MONTREAL)

    ROB ZIFARELLI (PARADIGM TALENT AGENCY)

    STEFANIE PURIFICATI (APA CANADA INC.)

    TOM KEMP (THE FELDMAN AGENCY)

    KAY WHITE (TRICK OR TREAT AGENCY)

    2017 WINNER: JULIEN PAQUIN (PAQUIN ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY)

     

    MANAGER OF THE YEAR

    ASHLEY POITEVIN (LAST GANG MANAGEMENT)

    CHRIS TAYLOR (ENTERTAINMENT ONE)

    PIERS HENWOOD AND NICK BLASKO (AMELIA ARTISTS INC)

    SANDY PANDYA (PANDYAMONIUM MANAGEMENT)

    SHAUNA DE CARTIER & HELEN BRITTON (SIX SHOOTER)

    TONY SAL (THE WEEKND/SAL & CO)

    2017 WINNER: BERNIE BREEN & PATRICK SAMBROCK (TRAGICALLY HIP)

     

    PRODUCTION MANAGER OF THE YEAR (FESTIVAL/CONCERT)

    BRAD HICKS (HICKS ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES)

    DAN BROOKS (MASSEY HALL)

    DUNCAN BLAIR (EVANKO)

    LANCE SCHILKA (MNET)

    CHRIS HIBBINS (RIFFLANDIA)

    VANESSA ARSCOTT (PLAN V PRODUCTIONS)

    2017 WINNER: LARRY FITZPATRICK (LIVE NATION)

     

    ROAD WARRIOR OF THE YEAR (TOUR MANAGER)

    AARON BRODY (BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE)

    AJ FABER (SPOON)

    JOE CACIOPPO (410 MGMT Co)

    KAREN ‘KEEKS’ WEIGOLD (JULY TALK)

    KEVIN BUSHEY (BRETT KISSEL)

    LAUREN HARRIS (WEDAY)

    2017 WINNER: DAVE GARDINER (THE ARKELLS)

     

    CONCERT/CLUB TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR

    AMY HERSENHOREN (COLLECTIVE CONCERTS)

    BEN PEARLMAN (COLLECTIVE CONCERTS)

    CRISPIN GILES (MRG)

    DENISE ROSS (LIVE NATION)

    GREG HENDERSON (CENTRE IN THE SQUARE)

    JUSTIN KWAN (MRG)

    MARK HORTON (SONIC CONCERTS)

    2017 WINNER: MARK RUSSELL (LIVE NATION)

     

    FESTIVAL BUYER OF THE YEAR

    EVENKO – (MONTREAL, QC)

    LE FESTIVAL D’ÉTÉ DEQUÉBEC – (QUEBEC CITY, QC)

    LIVE NATION – (TORONTO, ON)

    MRG – (CANADA)

    RBC BLUESFEST’/CITYFOLK/FESTIVAL OF SMALL HALLS – (OTTAWA,ON)

    RIFFLANDIA – (VICTORIA, BC)

    2017 WINNER: PAULA PERRI (FOURCE, TORONTO ON)

     

    A/V PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR

    CHRISTIE LITES

    FREEMAN

    METALWORKS PRODUCTION GROUP

    PALMER

    VER

    SOLOTECH

    2017 WINNER: FMAV

     

    BRAND/MUSIC PROGRAM OF THE YEAR

    BUDLIGHT DIGITAL DREAMS

    JIM BEAM MAKE HISTORY

    KUNE – CANADA’S GLOBAL ORCHESTRA

    LIVE AT MASSEY HALL PRESENTED BY TD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SIRIUSXM

    REDBULL SOUND SELECT

    2017 WINNER: TD JAZZ FEST

     

    NEW TOURING ARTIST OF THE YEAR

    DANIEL CEASAR

    ROMES

    SHAWN HOOK

    TERRA LIGHTFOOT

    THE DIRTY NIL

    THE BEACHES

     

     

     

    MUSIC CITIES

     

    MUSIC CITY OF THE YEAR

    CALGARY, AB

    HALIFAX, NS

    LONDON, ON

    MONTREAL, QC

    TORONTO, ON

    VANCOUVER, BC

    2017 WINNER: QUEBEC CITY, QC

     

    MUSIC CANADA LIVE COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD

    CENTRE IN THE SQUARE

    JAMSCHOOL

    MUSIC ON MAIN

    WINNIPEG FOLK FESTIVAL

     

     

    SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

    2018 LEGENDS OF LIVE RECIPIENT

    BILLY TALENT

     

    2018 LICENSED TO PLAY AWARD – PRESENTED BY SOCAN

    TO BE ANNOUNCED

     

    NILE RODGERS GLOBAL CREATORS AWARD

    TO BE ANNOUNCED

     

     

     

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