The 2014 Fowler's Live Music Awards are set to take place in a couple of weeks time, with nominees including a "well regarded group of artists and industry initiatives" according to event organiser, Peter Darwin.
The annual event recognises and rewards local acts, bands, and music initiatives, managers and organisations with awards based on nominations from the pubic. "We’re pleased to be able to recognise these individuals, and we all look forward to celebrating our local industry at the Awards event in November", Darwin said.
This year, there will also be a peer nominated award category for SA Songwriter(s) of the year, rewarded with a $500 cash prize.
The 2014 Award Nominations are:
Kaurna Cronin, Laura Hill, Tom West, Timberwolf, Glenn Skuthorpe
Swimming, Sparkspitter, Jesse Davidson, The Aves, The Dunes
Tracer, Glass Skies, Horror My Friend, Bad//Dreems, & Sincerely, Grizzly
Collarbones, Luke Million, Flamingo, Tkay Maidza, Oisima
Funkoars, Allday, Jimblah, K21, Kimence
METAL / HC
Alkira, Truth Corroded, Arcadia, Life Pilot, A Ghost Orchestra
Max Savage and The False Idols, Shaolin Afronauts, The Timbers, The Audreys, Kelly Menhennett
Echo and The Empress, Germein Sisters, Ash Gale, The Beards, Julia Henning
God God Dammit Dammit, Paper Arms, She’s the Band, Grenadiers, Dead Joe
Grace (Timberwolf), Heaven Hours (Ash Gale), London Town (Echo and The Empress), I Think I Might Be Dying / Vision (Beaver), Closer Now (Bill Parton Trio – feat. K21 & Cam Blokland)
Moving Music, The Porch Sessions, Music Room, Semaphore Music Festival, AMC SA Music Hall of Fame
Pilot Records, Adelaide Music Collective, 5/4 Entertainment, Clarity Records, The Jam Room
Jason North + Greg Shaw, Ross McHenry, Craig Lock, Sue Germein, Taasha Coates
SA SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR
James Alberts, John Baker, The Beards, Bad//Dreems, The Audreys
The 2014 Fowler’s Live Music Awards will be held on Thursday 13 November at Fowler’s Live (68 North Terrace, Adelaide).
The all-ages show kicks off at 5.30pm with a free BBQ featuring Play / Pause / Play DJs. The Awards commence at 7pm and includes a live performance by 2013 award winner Bad//Dreems.
Details via Fowler's Live