CMW Announces Live Music Industry Award Winners
Canadian Music Week has announced the winners of the Live Music Industry Awards, which took place May 11, 2018 in the Dominion Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The Live Music Industry Awards were hosted by Paul Shaffer and celebrated the best in the business with award presentations and live musical performances.Highlights include Daniel Caesar winning New Touring Artist of the Year and Billy Talent accepting the Legends of Live Award. The Live Music Industry Awards also included performances by Death Valley Girls, Starcrawler, and Billy Talent.Complete List of 2018 Live Music Industry Awards Winners:Small Festival of the Year - (TIE)
Interstellar Rodeo, Edmonton, AB & Ontario Festival of Small Halls, Ottawa, ONFamily Program of the Year - Calgary Stampede, Calgary, ABGreen Operations Festival of the Year - Riverfest Elora, Elora, ONNot-For-Profit Festival of the Year - Montreal Jazz Festival, Montreal, QCMedium Festival of the Year - Field Trip, Toronto, ONMajor Festival of the Year - Osheaga Music & Arts Festival, Montreal, QC Best Teamwork in a Soft Seat Theatre / Performing Arts Centre - Massey Hall, Toronto, ONBest Teamwork in a Major Club - Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver BCBest Teamwork in an Arena - Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ONBest Teamwork in a Medium Club - Mod Club, Toronto, ONBest Teamwork in a Small Club - Drake Underground, Toronto, ONNew Touring Artist of the Year - Daniel CaesarConcert / Club Talent Buyer of the Year - Denise Ross, Live NationMusic Canada Live Community Impact Award - Winnipeg Folk Festival, Winnipeg, MBLicensed to Play Award - The Cameron House, Toronto, ONAgent of the Year - Rob Zifarelli, Paradigm Talent AgencyA/V Production Company of the Year - Metalworks Production GroupBand / Music Program of the Year - Live at Massey Hall presented by TD in Partnership with SiriusXMProduction Manager of the Year - Vanessa Arscott, Plan V ProductionsRoad Warrior of the Year - Karen "Keeks" Weigold, July Talk Manager of the Year - Ashley Poitevin, Last Gang ManagementFestival Buyer of the Year - Live NationLegends of Live Award - Billy TalentCanadian Music City of the Year - TorontoCanadian Music Week is Canada's leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country's music, media and entertainment industries. Combining multifaceted information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; awards shows and the nation's largest new music festival, CMW spans a seven-day period from May 7 - 13, 2018 at the Sheraton Centre Hotel, and in more than 40 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe.