Canadian Music Week has sent out a reminder that the nomination period is almost over for the Jim Bean Indies with Indie88. The ‘Indies,’ or the 16th Annual Independent Music Awards, will take place Saturday, May 12, 2018. Check out the press release below for more information.
Indies with Indie88: Last Chance to Submit
Part concert and part awards, the Indies are a celebration of national and international independent musicians making outstanding achievements in this area. Submit your nomination(s) today for a chance to be recognized among industry peers, media and fans alike.
Submissions are being accepted through indies.ca until March 16, 2018. Artists or their representatives (including labels and managers) can submit nominations on their behalf. The eligibility period for all awards categories runs from September 1, 2016 through February 1, 2018. Nominees must have been active during the eligibility period and are based on the performance of the group or artist either on record or in live performances. For complete submission details, eligibility criteria and award categories, see “Criteria” on the Indies website.
Final deadline: March 16, 2018
The 18th Canadian Independent Music Awards – presented by Jim Beam with Indie88 will take place at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in downtown Toronto on May 12. The annual event will feature performances by two time Juno award nominees TheRural Alberta Advantage, Vancouver based indie-folk rock trio Said the Whale, Toronto’s power pop rock band Sam Coffey and the Iron Lungs and the winner of the Jim Beam talent search.
Buy tickets here.
About Canadian Music Week
Now in its 36th 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 6 nights of performances, with hundreds of showcasing bands at more than 30 live music venues in downtown Toronto. All convention functions take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto.
Visit the official website, CMW.net.
About Jim Beam / Beam Suntory Inc.
Jim Beam is the third largest spirits provider in the world, and it comes as no surprise that it would have at its helm the world’s number one selling bourbon JIM BEAM®. Since 1975, we’ve remained true to the Beam family recipe, passed on from seven generations. Today we carry on the legacy of the legendary Beam master distillers and make history in every bottle.
About Central Ontario Broadcasting / Indie88
Founded in 1988, Central Ontario Broadcasting is an independent broadcasting company that owns and operates three radio stations: Indie88 in Toronto, Rock 95 and 107.5 KOOL FM in Barrie. Indie88 (CIND-FM) officially launched on August 3rd as Canada’s first Indie station- giving great music a home. The station supports the musician behind the song and puts the audience first. Indie88 is committed to providing a platform for emerging Canadian artists and all their fans to experience Indie88, Tune in to 88.1 FM and indie88.com.
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