Yukon-based Sarah MacDougall dominated the field with two Indie Award wins, but Lindi Ortega, Alexandra Streliski, DVBBS, and The Dead South scored major victories of their own at the Phoenix to close out CMW 2019.
The 19th Annual Independent Music Awards honour the best Canadian indie artists. The event takes place during CMW, on May 11, at the Phoenix Concert Theatre. Voting is now open.
Teenage Head was inducted into the Indie Hall of Fame, Gord Downie won Album of the Year for Introduce Yerself, and Jessie Reyez was named Artist of the Year at the 16th annual Indie Awards.
The lineup for CMW's Indies Awards is announced, and Laura Lee Matthie is named MusiCounts Teacher of the Year. Also in the news are Senator Winebar, FVDED in the Park, Airbnb Concerts, The Tyler Effect, Halifax Pop Explosion, Soundset, Sam's sign, SCME Awards, Jess Moskaluke, and Avery Raquel. Videos added for your enjoyment.