It’s a Date: The Age Music Victoria Awards 2017 submissions now open

The Age Music Victoria Awards turns twelve in this year, and plans to celebrate during Melbourne Music Week with a massive line up of Victoria’s best musical talent at 170 Russell on Wednesday 22 November.

Co-presented by Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, the full After Party line up will be announced in September. After last years sold out event, early bird tickets are now on sale via Moshtix.

2017 submissions for The Age Music Victoria Awards are open across all categories for Victorian artists, venues and festivals to nominate themselves, or another they believe deserves to be considered for The Awards.

The categories open for submissions are: Best Regional Venue (under 50 gigs per year), Best Regional Venue (over 50 gigs per year), Best Venue (under 500 capacity), Best Venue (over 500 capacity) and Best Festival, Best Blues Album, Best Country Album, Best Soul, Funk, R’n’B or Gospel Album, Best Jazz Album, Best Hip Hop Album, Best Electronic Act, Best Heavy Album, Best Aboriginal Act, Best Global or Reggae Album, Best Folk or Roots Album and Best Experimental or Avant-Garde Act.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • At least 50% of the act has been living in Victoria for the last two years
  • Released an EP or album between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2017
  • Victorian venues or festival

Submissions are now open until Thursday 31 August.
All nominees will be announced Friday 13 October.

Submit your entry or nomination here
The Age Music Victoria Awards in Australia
Tash Sultana  – The Age Music Victoria awards 2016 at 170 Russell. (Image/Martin Philbey) courtesy The Age Music Victoria
170 Russell, Melbourne
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Doors 8.30pm

Limited pre-sale tickets are also available from today for the Face the Music Conference, which runs in the City of Melbourne on November 23 and 24. More info here.

Seen at top: Photograph by Martin Philbey

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