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.
BEST INDEPENDENT COUNTRY ALBUM
Davidson Brothers – Wanderlust (Independent)
Halfway – Any 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)