Central Arkansas Music Awards

In partnership with Arkansas Sounds, a project of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, the Arkansas Times presents the first Central Arkansas Music Awards, a ceremony of recognition at the Central Arkansas Library System’s Ron Robinson Theater.

Performers, radio hosts, venue owners and composers

in 22 categories are up for awards celebrating work created between Oct. 1, 2016, and Oct. 1, 2017, and for ongoing creative commitment to the Central Arkansas music scene. Join the Arkansas Times and your host Kevin Kerby as the winners are revealed, and enjoy live performances from Dazz & Brie, Brethren (Zakk & Big Papa Binns and special guests), The Legendary Pacers, Yuni Wa, Adam Faucett, Princeaus and The Brian Nahlen Band.

Tickets, $5, are available at centralarkansastickets.com and include complimentary drinks. There’ll be a pre-party beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Cache and an after-party at Revolution.

Among the nominees:

** Best Video **

Recognizer - “License to Kill”
Big Piph - “Celebrate”
Princeaus - “The Ideal Life”
The Uh Huhs - “Wrong Young Lady”
Rah Howard - “I’m Black”
Couch Jackets - “The Brute”
Wuda & King Dyl - “Too Many”
Ten Penny Gypsy - “Back On Level Ground”
D-Dirt - “Chandeliers”

** Best Radio Show/Podcast **

Shoog Radio (KABF)
GIRLS! (KABF)
NVRMND The Morning Show (KABF)
Backroads (KABF)
Arkansongs (KUAR, KUHS)
Bantunauts Radio (KABF)
Rural War Room (KABF)
Blues House Party (KABF)
World Tour (KABF)
ArtScene (KUAR)
Phonomania (KABF)
The Record You Need to Know About (KUHS)

** Best Listening Venue **

Revolution Taco & Tequila Lounge
White Water Tavern
Maxine’s
Low Key Arts
Kings Live Music
Capitol View Studio
South on Main
CALS Ron Robinson Theater
Robinson Center Performance Hall
Stickyz Rock n’ Roll Chicken Shack
Verizon Arena
Midtown Billiards

** Best Festival **

Harvestfest
Valley of the Vapors
Liverfest
Holiday Hangout
Hot Water Hills

** Classical Innovator **

Joe Joyner
Katherine Williamson
Karen Griebling
Izzy Getzov
Barry McVinney
Kiril Laskarov
Tatiana Roitman Mann
Neil Rutman

** Expat of the Year **

Kari Faux
Beth Ditto
Mark Binns
Chris Maxwell
bLAck pARty
Goon des Garcons
Jason White
Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes
Ben Nichols

** Best Live Performer: Funk/Soul **

Sean Fresh
Rodney Block
CandySoul
Amasa Hines
Dazz & Brie

** Best Live Performer: Jazz **

** Marquis & MOOD
Q Note & Philly Moo
Chuck Dodson
Ted Ludwig Trio
Rodney Block
Chris Parker
Twice Sax

** Best Live Performer: Country **

The Salty Dogs
The Wildflower Revue
Bonnie Montgomery
Dylan Earl
Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo
Mark Currey
Sad Daddy

** Best Live Performer: Hip-Hop **

Arkansas Bo
Tsukiyomi
607
Big Piph
QuarterPiece
Tan the Terrible
Solo Jaxon
Itsjusbobby

** Best Live Performer: Metal/Heavy Music **

Terminal Nation
Rwake
Seahag
Sumokem
Colour Design
Abandon the Artifice

** Best Live Performer: Blues **

Charlotte Taylor
Charles Woods
Gil Franklin
Trey Johnson & Jason Willmon
Jim Mize
Lucious Spiller

And more!

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