East Coast Music Week 2016 – Industry Award Nominees


This year, East Coast Music Week takes place in Sydney, Nova Scotia from April 13-17, with the  East Coast Music Awards Gala on April 14th.

Industry Awards honour those involved in, and essential to, the music industry.  The nominees this year are some of the bedrocks of the East Coast music scene. 

Here is the full list of Industry Award Nominees (click here for for Music Award Nominees)

Company of the Year
Forward Music Group
Rocking Horse Road Productions
Sonic Concerts
Sound of Pop

Event of the Year
Cavendish Beach Music Festival
Celtic Colours International Festival
Halifax Jazz Festival
New Glasgow Jubilee
PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls

Graphic/Media Artist of the Year
Abracazebra Productions
Deep Hollow Print
Glen Leck
MANCHU – Mark Young Design
Richard Lann

Live Sound Engineer of the Year
Devin Farrell
Georgia Richards
John Ellingbo
Kyle McDonald

Management/Manager of the Year
Andree Gracie
Bruce Morel/Music Marketing International Inc.
Kilbride Music
Forward Music Group
Sonic Entertainment Group

Media Outlet of the Year
The Coast: Halifax’s Weekly
Down East Country with George Canyon
East Coast Countdown
The Overcast: Newfoundland’s Alternative Newspaper

Media Person of the Year
Adria Young
James Bennett
Paul-Émile Comeau
Ryan McNutt
Tom Bedell

Producer of the Year
Dale Murray
Jamie Foulds
Joel Plaskett
Mike “Sheppy” Shepherd
Scott Ferguson

Studio Engineer of the Year
Daniel Ledwell
Jamie Foulds
Jon Matthews
Mike “Sheppy” Shepherd
Scott Hammond

Studio of the Year
The Blue Room
Lakewind Sound Studios
New Scotland Yard Studio
The Sonic Temple
Soundpark Studios

Venue of the Year
The Carleton Music Bar & Grill
Glasgow Square Theatre
Harmony House Theatre
The Mack (Confederation Centre)
Plan b Lounge

Video of the Year
Christina Martin – “Take Me Back In A Dream” (Director: Jason Levangie)
David Myles – “Santa Never Brings Me A Banjo” (Director: Murray Bain)
Mo Kenney – “Telephones” (Director: Nathan Boey)
Ria Mae – “Clothes Off” (Director: Jason Levangie)
Ryan Hemsworth – “Snow In Newark” (Director: Martin C. Pariseau)






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