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The Indies

The 22nd Anniversary of “The Indies” acknowledge, promote and honour the achievements of Canadian and International artists that embody the spirit of the independent music sector.
Nominees will be posted on the Indies website – – with a photo, bio, audio and video link. The winners of The Indies are determined by a National Selection Jury comprised of professionals from the retail, recording, media, and live sectors.
To be considered for nomination for the 2023 Jim Beam® Indie Awards, national music release dates must fall between the eligibility period of January 1st, 2022, and April 1st, 2024.

Key Submission Dates and Deadlines

January 27, 2024 – Submissions open
March 8th, 2024 – Midnight ET – Deadline for submissions
April 12th, 2024 – 12:00 NOON ET – Voting Open
April 25th, 2024 – 12:00 NOON ET – Voting Closes


June 8th, 2024


Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1N2

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