The deadline for musicians to enter the Vancouver Island Music Awards is approaching.
The theme for the 10th anniversary of the Island-based awards show is “The Song,” and the categories reflect that. Musicians 10 years and older are eligible to enter.
Island musicians can enter the following categories:
Youth Song of the Year;
Roots/Folk/Country Song of the Year;
Blues Song of the Year;
Jazz Song of the Year;
Pop Song of the Year;
Rock Song of the Year;
Hard Rock/Metal Song of the Year;
World Music Song of the Year;
Gospel Song of the Year;
Children’s Music Song of the Year;
Vocal performance of the Year;
Music Video of the Year;
Live Act of the Year.
Nominees will be announced in late October, and the gala to announce the winners – and showcase many performances by nominees – will be held in March (date and venue still to be determined).
Information on submission and eligibility requirements are available online at http://islandmusic
awards.wordpress.com. Deadline to enter is Sept. 30.