Halfway_26OCT13_StephenBooth-26_BW_smThe Carlton Dry Independent Music Awards are run by AIR (the Australian Independent Record Labels Association) and cover a range of genres, from rock and hip hop through the country and classical.

The Awards will take place at Melbourne’s Meat Market Wednesday 8 October with performances from Sheppard, Remi, DMA’s Safia and Meg Mac — all of whom received nominations.

As well as the Awards, the $50,000 Carlton Dry Global Music Grant for an artist to break the international market will also be announced on the night, with nominations to be revealed at BIGSOUND this week.


Davidson Brothers – Wanderlust (Independent)
HalfwayAny Old Love (Plus One Records)
Sara Storer – Lovegrass (ABC Music)
The Painted Ladies – Play Selections From ‘The Loner’ (Plus One Records)
The Perch Creek Family Jugband – Jumping On The Highwire (Vitamin Records)

More info here