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  • Louisville Music Awards on Thursday, November 9, 2017 @ 8:00 PM, Bomhard Theater
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  • Location: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Thursday, November 9th @ 8:00 PM
    Preshow Reception @ 6:30 PM in the Main Lobby
    After Party @ 9:30 PM in the Main Lobby
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: Tickets are $10.00
  • Running Time: Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System, American Sign Language
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SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater. Kitchen service ends as the curtain rises, but beverage service will continue throughout the performances and extend through midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.

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2017 Louisville Music Awards
Presented by Old Forester Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky

The 5th annual Louisville Music Awards highlight the diverse artists, pioneers, fans, and businesses that make up Louisville’s vibrant music community.

$1.00 per ticket will go to benefit MusiCares: 2017 Hurricane Relief Efforts. 

Produced by The Kentucky Center
Media support provided by Louisville Public Media
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Visit DO502 to vote for your favorites beginning October 9, 2017. 

Finalists: 

AMERICANA ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native
Bendigo Fletcher
Joann + The Dakota
Stuart Wicke
Tyler Lance Walker Gill

BLUEGRASS ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Aaron Bibelhauser
Mama Said String Band
Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper
Misty Mountain String Band
Relic

BLUES ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Big Poppa Stampley
Da Mudcats
Laurie Jane and The 45’s
Mississippi Adam Riggle
Tyrone Cotton

COVER BAND OF THE YEAR
Louisville Crashers
The Sheryl Rouse Band
The Winger Brothers
Thunderstruck
Tony and the Tanlines
Unlimited Show Band

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Jack Harlow
James Lindsey
Metez Trice
RMLLW2LLZ
Villebillies

JAZZ/AVANT GARDE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Curio Key Club
Future Killer
Jaye Jayle
Phourist and the Photons
Sara Soltau
Small Time Napoleon
Soft Self Portraits

METAL/HARDCORE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Anagnorisis
Anwar Sadat
Savage Master
Stonecutters
Tropical Trash
Wombo

POP/ROCK ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Cat Casual
Cereal Glyphs
Frederick the Younger
Jaxon Lee Swain
Maximon
Quiet Hollers
White Reaper

R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR
BRXTN
Carly Johnson
Free Soul Effect
Jenna Dean
Kori Black
Otis Jr. & Dr. Dundiff

SINGER/SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Aaron Bibelhauser
Alex Wright
Andrea Davidson
Delafaye
Joan Shelley

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Big Sur” – The Deloreans
“Funny Ways” – Quiet Hollers
“Judy French” – White Reaper
“Louisville” – Tyrant ft. Kori Black
“The Pusher” – Wax Fang
“Wanna Shine” – James Lindsey
“Where I’ll Find You” – Joan Shelley

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Amen Breaks – Quiet Hollers
Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native – Self-Titled
Of Random Unison – Free Soul Effect
Joan Shelley – Self-Titled
Perpeteia – Anagnorisis
Same Sky – James Lindsey
World’s Best American Band – White Reaper