Once again, a number of talented local artists have received Indie Award nominations.
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, featuring Hamilton's Tom Wilson, Guelph's Stephen Fearing and Toronto's Colin Linden) are up for the Folk/Roots category. Other nominees from the Hammer include Whitehorse (Songwriter), Diana Panton (Jazz) and Caribou (Artist, Electronic Artist).
Links: Rodeo Kings, More BARK stories, Video above courtesy of StellaBlu477
You+Me, the alt-folk duo featuring St. Catharines boy Dallas Smith (aka City and Colour) with international superstar P!nk, is in the running for both the Songwriter and Alternative categories. Also from St. Catharines, Tim Hicks was nominated for Best Country.
Links: You+Me, More You+Me Stories, Video above courtesy of You+Me
Links: Tim Hicks, More Tim Hicks Stories, Video above courtesy of csChicago
Hopefully they will be taking home some hardware on Saturday May 9th, 2015 when the awards are handed out at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto. GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!
FOLK/ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP
JAZZ ARTIST OR GROUP
- Alvvays: Alvvays
- Death From Above 1979: The Physical World
- Mac DeMarco: Salad Day’s
- Owen Pallett: In Conflict
- The New Pornographers: Brill Bruisers
- [SEBELL]: Till the Sun Burns Out
- Chromeo: Jealous (I Ain’t With It)
- Death From Above 1979: Trainwreck 1979
- MAGIC!: Rude
- USS: Yin Yang
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