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Chrissy Amphlett Announced As The Age Music Victoria 2018 Hall Of Fame Inductee + Performing Artists + Voting Closing Soon!

29 Oct 2018

Co-presented by vital community radio stations Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 will take over their new home at Melbourne Recital Centre on Wednesday 21 November as part of Melbourne Music Week.Hosted by beloved radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and Chris Gill, this year’s eventwill feature live performances from Baker Boy, Mildlife, Evelyn Ida Morris, Sampa The Great and Angie McMahon, performing their own standout tracks from the past 12 months.

Each year, The Awards are proud to induct local legends into The Age Music Victoria Awards Hall of Fame, recognising significant contributions to Victorian music and a commitment to sustaining the unique cultural fabric of our state. In 2018, The Age and Music Victoria are proud to announce the induction of Divinyls frontwoman and Victorian legend Chrissy Amphlett, after recently inducting Molly Meldrum at his statue unveiling in Richmond.

The induction will be accompanied by a special performance from Ella Hooper with Dallas Frasca and speech from Little Pattie. Chrissy and Molly’s Hall of Fame entries join past inductee’s Triple R 102.7FM, John Farnham, AC/DC, Olivia Newton John, Archie Roach, Paul Kelly just to name a few.

‘’Chrissy has a Melbourne city street named after her and a mural in her hometown of Geelong, and it’s about time she was inducted into the Age Music Victoria Hall of Fame,’’ said Music Victoria CEO Patrick Donovan. ‘’While she may have left us five years ago, her influence lives on in acts such as Amyl and the Sniffers, Ella Hooper and Dallas Frasca.’’

 

The Age Music Victoria Awards
Wednesday 21 November 2018
Melbourne Recital Centre
7.00pm
Performing live: Baker Boy, Mildlife, Evelyn Ida Morris, Sampa The Great, Angie McMahon and Ella Hooper with Dallas Frasca.

Excitement is building around the public voting thanks to Victorian Government and Premier Daniel Andrews, who has generously offered a cash prize of $10,000 for the newly titled Premier’s Prize for the Best Victorian Album of 2018, and $5,000 to the Premier’s Prize for the Best Victorian Breakthrough Act of 2018.

With only 9 days left to vote for the public nominations, be sure to cast your vote by midnight Friday 9 November 2018. Voters will automatically go in the running to win one of 2 double passes to the exclusive industry-only event.

PUBLIC VOTED AWARDS

The Premier’s Prize for the Best Victorian Album of 2018 - $10,000 Cash Prize

Camp Cope – How To Socialise & Make Friends
Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
Laura Jean – Devotion
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Hope Downs
Sampa The Great – Birds And The Bee9

 

Best Band
Camp Cope
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
MOD CON
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
Tropical F*ck Storm


Best Song
Baker Boy – Marryuna
Camp Cope – The Opener
Courtney Barnett – Nameless, Faceless
Laura Jean – Girls On The TV
Mojo Juju – Native Tongue

 

Best Solo Artist
Alex Lahey
Angie McMahon
Baker Boy
Courtney Barnett
Didirri
Laura Jean
Mojo Juju
Sampa The Great
Tash Sultana
Vance Joy

 

Best Male Musician
Danzal Baker (Baker Boy)
Didirri Peters (Didirri)
Gareth Liddiard (Tropical F*ck Storm)
Jake Robertson (School Damage, Alien Nosejob)
Tom Iansek (No Mono)

 

Best Female Musician
Courtney Barnett
Erica Dunn (Tropical F*ck Storm, MOD CON, Palm Springs)
Laura Englert (Laura Jean)
Mojo "Juju" Ruiz De Luzuriaga (Mojo Juju)
Sampa Tembo (Sampa The Great)

 

The Premier’s Prize for the Best Victorian Breakthrough Act of 2018 - $5000 Cash Prize
Angie McMahon
Baker Boy
Kaiit
Mildlife
MOD CON

 

Best Live Act
Amyl And The Sniffers
Baker Boy
Cable Ties
Courtney Barnett
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

 

Best Small Venue (under 500 capacity)
The Gasometer, Collingwood
Howler, Brunswick
Northcote Social Club, Northcote
The Old Bar, Fitzroy
The Tote, Collingwood

 

Best Large Venue (over 500 capacity)
170 Russell, Melbourne
Corner Hotel, Richmond
The Croxton Bandroom, Thornbury
Hamer Hall, Southbank
Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank

 

Vote at:www.musicvictoria.com.au/votenow

 


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