The Age Music Victoria Awards 2017 Nominees are here. Show us your hits.

The full list of The Age Music Victoria Awards Nominees for 2017 are included in this post. From now until Friday 10 November, Australia’s music community can vote for their favourite acts, releases, venues & festivals across 13 categories.

These publicly voted awards will sit alongside acts nominated in 11 genre-specific gongs, which will be voted on by a select panel of industry experts.
To cast your vote with Music Victoria click here www.musicvictoria.com.au/votenow

On Wednesday 22 November during Melbourne Music Week, The Age Music Victoria Awards ceremony will pay tribute to musicians, venues, and festivals with an evening at 170 Russell complete with an essential After Party for awardees, nominees, music industry professionals and fans.

The Age Music Victoria Awards is not only about recognising the artists behind the music we love, but the venues behind the atmosphere they create.

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Nominees for Public Voting:
BEST ALBUM

  • A.B Original – Reclaim Australia
  • Big Smoke – Time Is Golden
  • Cable Ties – Self Titled
  • Jen Cloher – Self-Titled
  • RVG – A Quality of Mercy

BEST BAND

  • A.B. Original
  • Cable Ties
  • King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
  • RVG
  • The Teskey Brothers

BEST SONG

  • A.B. Original – January 26
  • Cable Ties – Say What You Mean
  • King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake
  • RVG – A Quality of Mercy
  • The Smith Street Band – Death To The Lads

BEST FEMALE

  • Ali Barter
  • Freya Josephine Hollick
  • Jen Cloher
  • Meg Mac
  • Tash Sultana

BEST MALE

  • D.D Dumbo
  • Dan Sultan
  • Paul Kelly
  • REMI
  • Tim Rogers

BEST EMERGING ACT

  • Alexander Biggs
  • Amyl & The Sniffers
  • Cable Ties
  • RVG
  • The Teskey Brothers

BEST LIVE ACT

  • A.B. Original
  • Cable Ties
  • Cash Savage & The Last Drinks
  • King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
  • Peep Tempel

BEST VENUE – UNDER 500 CAPACITY

  • The Curtin
  • The Gasometer
  • Howler
  • The Old Bar
  • The Tote

BEST VENUE – OVER 500 CAPACITY

  • 170 Russell
  • The Corner Hotel
  • Croxton Band Room
  • The Forum
  • Melbourne Recital Centre

BEST FESTIVAL

  • Boogie Festival
  • Golden Plains
  • Laneway
  • Meredith Music Festival
  • Sugar Mountain

BEST REGIONAL VENUE – UNDER 50 GIGS PER YEAR

  • The Bridge Hotel (Castlemaine)
  • Meeniyan Town Hall (Meeniyan)
  • Music On The Hill (Red Hill)
  • Pier Bandroom (Frankston)
  • Theatre Royal (Castlemaine)

BEST REGIONAL VENUE – OVER 50 GIGS PER YEAR

  • Baha Tacos (Rye)
  • Barwon Club (Geelong)
  • The Eastern Hotel (Ballarat)
  • Karova Lounge (Ballarat)
  • Workers Club (Geelong)

BEST REGIONAL ACT

  • Benny Walker
  • Coda Chroma
  • Cosmic Psychos
  • D.D Dumbo
  • Freya Josephine Hollick

Public voting is open until the 10 November. Click here to cast your votes or head to The Age website.

By registering your vote you automatically go into the draw to win an Awards Prize Pack which includes: 2 x tickets to The After Party at 170 Russell, a Moshtix Gift Voucher, 2 x tickets to a show of your choice at 170 Russell, dinner and a double pass to a show of your choice at The Corner Hotel & The Northcote Social Club and a Music Victoria Individual Membership.

The Age Music Victoria Awards in Australia

THE AFTER PARTY

THE AGE MUSIC VICTORIA AWARDS 2017
170 Russell, Melbourne
Wednesday 22 November 2017

Featuring Live sets from Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda, Gold Class and Cable Ties
Plus The EG Allstars with guest singers:

  • Josh Teskey (The Teskey Brothers)
  • Archie Roach
  • Gretta Ray
  • Ella Thompson (GL)
  • Michelle Nicolle
  • Birdz
  • Mojo Juju
  • Jim Lawrie (Performing Big Smoke)
  • DJ MzRizk

Doors 8.30pm. Tickets via moshtix & www.170russell.com or phone 1300 724 867.

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