2012 Hamilton Music Awards Winners
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Conference Schedule & Awards Show Performers Announced!!
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2012 ArcelorMittal Dofasco Hamilton Music Awards,
Festival & Conference
November 15-18, 2012
Mohawk College • Various Venues
HAMILTON, CANADA (November 7, 2012): September Seventh Entertainment Limited and ArcelorMittal Dofasco announced today final details at press conference regarding the 2012 Hamilton Music Awards Festival and Conference. Performers at this year's Hamilton Music Awards ceremony include Missy Bauman, Blue Coupe (featuring Dennis Dunaway (Alice Cooper band) and Albert and Joe Bouchard (Blue Oyster Cult)), Illusion Avenue, Terra Lightfoot, Weekend Riot Club, The Rest, Tomi Swick and 2012 Lifetime Achievement Recipients Crowbar. The show will be hosted by comedienne Shelley Marshall and Alan Cross and is being filmed for television broadcast on CHCH at 8PM on December 15th.
September Seventh Entertainment Limited also announced the full Careers In Music conference schedule which takes place on Thursday November 15th in the McIntyre Theatre at Mohawk
College. The conference gets started with a celebrity interview with Rich Beddoe (Finger Eleven) and Rob Lanni (Coalition Entertainment). This year’s event features an impressive roster of panelists including Nick Blagona (Engineer/Producer), Richard Chycki (Engineer/Producer), Kim Cooke (Pheromone Recordings), John Fielding (True North/Linus Entertainment), Ron Lopata (Warner Music Canada), Parkside Mike (Hidden Pony), All About Maggie, Dave Gardner (Audio/ Touring), Pat Leyland (Taylor Klein Oballa LLP), Tim Potocic (Sonic Unyon), Barb Sedun (BS Productions) and more. Another highlight of this year’s event is the Mohawk College Futuready tour which provides conference attendees an opportunity to explore the College and it’s media arts-related programs.
A full conference schedule, festival line-up, Music Award nominees, People’s Choice nominees and Industry Award nominees are listed below.
Fans are reminded that festival passes are specially priced at $19.12 in honour of ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s 100th anniversary and are accepted at all festival venues including the Crowbar show with Steve Strongman at the McIntyre Theatre on Saturday November 17 th. Tickets for all Hamilton Music Awards events are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.ca, all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling 1-855-872-5000. Tickets can also be purchased at Picks and Sticks and Dr. Disc in Hamilton. Tickets will also be available at the McIntyre Theatre at Mohawk College and participating venues on show day (subject to availability). Full event details are available at www.hamiltonmusicawards.com.
Festival performers and nominees of the Industry Awards and Music Awards are reminded that they are entitled to complimentary tickets to BOTH Awards shows. Complimentary tickets can be picked up at Picks and Sticks located at 140 Locke Street from November 3-16.
Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology is host venue for the 2012 ArcelorMitta Dofasco Hamilton Music Awards, Festival and Conference which takes place in the McIntyre Theatre at the Fennell Campus from November 15-18, 2012. Festival performances also take place in venues throughout downtown Hamilton.
ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Title sponsor of the 2011 HMA’s. Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology is Presenting sponsor and host venue. The Hamilton Spectator, CHCH, Y108 and AM900CHML are Presenting media sponsors. Additional generous sponsors include Earth to Table Bread Bar, Astral Radio/K-Lite FM, Burgeonvest Bick Securities, Long & McQuade Musical Instruments, Judy Marsales Real Estate, Grant Avenue Studio, Catherine North Studio, Loveless Media, Kyle Weir Photography, Blue Line Taxi, MJM Productions, Picks and Sticks and Studio 410. Our community partners include An Instrument for Every Child, Hamilton Economic Development Department and Culture & Tourism Hamilton.
For information regarding volunteer opportunities and other event details, please visit www.hamiltonmusicawards.com.
The ArcelorMittal Dofasco Hamilton Music Awards, Festival and Conference was established in 2004 to promote and recognize Hamilton’s vibrant music community. The Music Awards are broadcast each year on CHCH and have featured appearances by Monster Truck, Daniel Lanois, Arkells, The Reason, Ian Thomas, Lighthouse, Eugene Levy, Jackie Washington, Garth Hudson, Teenage Head, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Whitehorse and many more. To date, over 450
awards have been given to local artists and industry. The conference is attended by over 500 students and artists annually and features guest speakers from all walks of the Canadian music industry. The festival takes place over two nights in venues throughout Hamilton’s downtown core.