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National Live Music Awards opens 2017 applications

4 Apr

The National Live Music Awards are throwing applications open, offering a chance for artists, venues and events to connect with judges and put themselves forward for consideration for the 2017 awards.

For the first time, artists and their representation will be able to connect NLMA’s Judges via a new form on the official NLMAs website. The form encourages artists to provide live videos as well as information on upcoming shows that judges may be able to attend. The goal is to provide a more inclusive awards, as well as further spread the scope of the event around the country, across artists of all genres.

Venues and Events also interested in placing themselves on the judges’ radar will also be able to apply for consideration.

The 2016 NLMAs welcomed over 1,000 guests around the country, saw reach of more than 2 million online and raised almost $1,000 for the charity Support Act.The NLMAs also announced renowned arts writer and music critic Kate Hennessy will be joining their Board, replacing Maggie Collins, who is stepping down to focus on her duties with BIGSOUND.

Further details about the National Live Music Awards will be revealed later in the year.


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WAM is supported by the State Government through the Department of Culture and the Arts, and is assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.