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September Radar: Your monthly dose of WA music media

27 Sep

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Each month we’re celebrating WA music wins by bringing you a recap of the biggest and best WA music news, including major signings, releases, touring, awards and more! If you have some exciting news to share, email our Marketing & Communications Officer.

WA Artist ARIA Nominations
We were thrilled to hear that two of our favourite West Australian artists received nominations for ARIA awards! The wonderful Tara Tiba is in the running for Best World Music Album in the Fine Arts Awards with her release ‘Omid’, and the man of the hour, Kevin Parker, is up for Engineer Of The Year in the Artisan Awards for ‘Patience’. More info here.

WAMAward Nominations announced
We’re so excited to reveal this years WAMAward nominees! Leading this year is Carla Geneve with a whopping eight awards, closely followed by Jamilla with six. Winners will be revealed Thursday October 31st at the awards night which this year returns to the luxurious Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel Perth. For more info and the full list of nominees, click here. 

New all ages venue opens
Perth One80 in Morley opened its doors recently and is set to host an exciting program of events for all ages – with free entry! Head to their website to find out about all their upcoming events including EDM Thursdays and Live and Local Nights.

WA NAIDOC Music Award Winners announced
Fremantle’s newest venue Freo.Social played host on the 6th of this month to this year’s WA NAIDOC Music Awards, which saw an incredible night of performances including a special surprise performance from nominee and Kalgoorlie based Hip Hop artist MissGenius. For the full list of winners, click here.

Girls Rock! WA Camp Showcase
To celebrate the end of the camp, all are invited to the Girls Rock! WA Showcase at the Rosemount Hotel on October 5th from 1pm – 4pm. Come along, be inspired, feel the love, and witness the future of Perth music. For all the info, head to the facebook event.

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