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Canadian Music Week is proud to announce the nominees for the 2017 Indies – the 17th Annual Independent Music Awards – presented by Jim Beam with Indie88. WintersleepThe StrumbellasJuly TalkKaytranadaCharlotte Day Wilson, Tanya Tagaq, Jazz Cartier and A Tribe Called Red are among the nominated artists being honoured across 14 categories on Wednesday April 19th at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in downtown Toronto. The full list of nominees is here.
Celebrating the best of independent music – both Canadian and international – the Jim Beam INDIES with Indie88, is supported by The Ontario Media Development Corporation through the Ontario Music Fund, and promises an unforgettable night out. This year’s awards will be hosted by Indie88’s Matt Hart and Josie Dye, and will feature performances by HolleradoThe Wooden SkyRepartee (nominated for Pop Artist/Group Of The Year), The Nursery (winners of the Jim Beam Make History Talent Search), Dan Mangan (recipient of the Make History Award), and a special set from 54-40 (Hall Of Fame Inductees).

7:00pm – The Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherboune St. Toronto) 

Congratulations to the winning artists in the regional Jim Beam Make History Talent Search!

Over 400 amazing artists entered the radio driven competition, encompassing a very diverse mix of genres and individual styles of music – each unique in their own way.

The 5 finalists in each city –Montreal, Toronto, Calgary , Vancouver – were selected by a music industry panel, radio stations and entertainment writers. The live performance showcases displayed the awesome emerging and indie talent across the country.

The regional winners in the four cities were selected as:

Montreal – ‘Mountain Dust’ 
Toronto – ‘The Nursery’
Calgary – ‘All Hands on Jane’ Vancouver – ‘Paul Lambert Band’

All regional winning artists will receive a special invitation to showcase at Canadian Music Week in Toronto during Canadian Music Week – April 18-23, 2017.

On behalf of Canadian Music Week, we are proud to announce the national winner of the 2017 Jim Beam Make History Talent Search is ‘The Nursery’.

The Nursery will be invited to open the Indie Awards show with a three song performance at The Indies on April 19th at The Phoenix Concert Theatre.






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