Best of Saint John Music Awards

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City marks eighth year celebrating its very own music makers.

tryinghere3333Saint John has a lot of things figured out, especially when it comes to celebrating the artists whose work helps shape the city’s identity in the eyes of New Brunswick and the rest of the country.

This Friday, the city will toast its many musicians and music makers as Local 107.3FM presents the 8th annual Best of Saint John Music Awards. The event will take place May 20 at 8 p.m. at the Sanctuary Theatre (228 Germain St.). Sponsored by Picaroons, the night will feature performances by local nominated artists Little You Little Me, Reagans Rayguns, and Jerry-Faye Flatt.

Check out the impressive list of 2016 nominees below and make a point to check out the event. It’s great to see a city embracing its own.

 Best Female Artist: Jerry-Faye Flatt | Jessica Rhaye | Sadie Donahue

Best Male Artist: David Mudge | Gavin Downes | Leo LaFleur

Best Group: Learning | Little You Little Me | PAPAL VISIT | Reagans Rayguns | Stegosaurus

Best New Artist: Brother Faye | NVN | PAPAL VISIT |Provincial Camps

Best Album: Earthbound Trio – Ditch Flowers | Learning – Dirger | Little You Little Me – I’d Watch the Day Til It Died | Stegosaurus – Pummeled | Wooden Wives – Workers! Strike Down These Enemies Of Victory

Best Song: PAPAL VISIT – Pop & Chips | Reagans Rayguns – Computers 4 Ponx | Stegosaurus – Ottawa

Best Musician: Adam Kierstead | Corey Bonnevie | Gavin Downes

Best Venue: Callahan’s | Pub Down Under | Sanctuary Theatre | Taco Pica

Best Concert:

Learning/Leinster/Stegosaurus/Weird Star (December 27, 2015 at Taco Pica)

Little You Little Me, Reagans Rayguns, Jerry-Faye (December 4, 2015 at Peppers)

Sharktooth Records Showcase: Cellarghost, Stegosaurus, Learning (June 4, 2015 at Pub Down Under)

Best Radio Program: Broad-cast (Abigail Smith) | !earshot 20 (Anthony Enman & Brian Cleveland) | Scatterbrain (Drew Sweet & Joe Brown)

Best Video: Bad People – Live at Bourbon Quarter | Brent Mason – When Jesus Met Whiskey | Learning – World Without End

Best Fan: Adam Kierstead | Barb Crawford | Brian Cleveland | Mike (Rogers) Cyr

Best Album Artwork: Little You Little Me – I’d Watch the Day Til It Died | Stegosaurus – Pummeled | Wooden Wives – Workers! Strike Down These Enemies Of Victory

Best of Saint John Music Awards | May 20, 2016 | Sanctuary Theatre | 8 p.m. | View event 

 

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