TORONTO (CelebrityAccess) – Canadian Music Week (CMW), in partnership with the Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA), is pleased to announce the nominees and performers for the Canadian Live Music Industry Awards (CLMI Awards), hosted by prolific Canadian rapper Haviah Mighty on June 4, 2024, at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto.

The 8th annual Canadian Live Music Industry Awards will include performances by host Haviah Mighty, contemporary blues guitarist Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, and dark pop siren ari hicks, plus a special tribute to The Tragically Hip performed by The Pursuit of Happiness, in honor of the previously announced 2024 Music Industry Hall of Fame Inductee Jake Gold of The Management Trust.

Multi-platinum, JUNO Award-winning Canadian artist deadmau5 will also be present at the CLMI Awards for his previously announced induction into the 2024 Music Industry Hall of Fame.

The Canadian Live Music Industry Awards will celebrate the ingenuity, perseverance, and excellence demonstrated by live music companies, individuals, and organizations over the past year. The 21 categories include Best Teamwork in a Venue, Productions Manager of the Year, and Community Impact, plus special awards, including the Industry Impact Award sponsored by Jampack, International Agent of the Year, Most Powerful Women in Live Music Award sponsored by Women in Music Canada, and more.

The final 2024 CLMI Awards Nominees are:

Best Teamwork in a Major Club
Danforth Music Hall
History Toronto
London Music Hall
The Phoenix Concert Theatre
Union Hall
Vogue Theatre

Best Teamwork in a Medium Club
Bronson Centre Music Theatre
Opera House
The Rickshaw Theatre
Starlite Room
The Velvet Underground
West End Cultural Centre

Best Teamwork in a Small Club
The Drake Underground
Fox Cabaret
Lefty’s Well
Mills Hardware
Le Quai des Brumes
Rum Runners

Best Teamwork in a Small Arena
Budweiser Gardens
Canada Life Centre
Canadian Tire Centre
Coca-Cola Coliseum
Scotiabank Centre
TD Place

Best Teamwork in a Large Arena
BC Place
Centre Bell
Rogers Arena
Rogers Place
Scotiabank Saddledome
Videotron Centre

Best Teamwork in a Soft Seat Theatre/Performing Arts Centre
Algonquin Commons Theatre
Burton Cummings Theatre
The Broadway Theatre
Sanderson Centre
Wolf Performance Hall
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre

Small Festival of the Year
Hillside Festival
Kaslo Jazz
lavender wild
Nova Scotia Music Week
Squamish Harvest Moon Festival
Winterruption YEG

Medium Festival of the Year
Area 506
NXNE
Rifflandia
Riverfest Elora
Rock the Park
Sommo Festival

Major Festival of the Year
Boots and Hearts
Calgary Stampede
Festival D’Éte de Québec
Shambhala Music Festival
Supercrawl
Winnipeg Folk Festival

Green Operations Festival of the Year
Squamish Harvest Moon Festival
Winnipeg Folk Festival

New Touring Artist of the Year
Dylan Sinclair
The Free Label
Garret T. Willie
Jake Vaadeland
Josh Ross
TALK

BrandxMusic Program of the Year
Concert Week powered by RBCxMusic
EMB Inc. (EMB Music Group)
Scotiabank Arena’s Transformation into October’s Very Own Arena
TD Music at Union Station
Launch of SiriusXM’s Mixtape: North
TD Music Connected Series

Road Warrior of the Year
Brendan Kennedy
Casey Carvalho
James Bundy
Tim Pearsall

Your Future Boss
Brooke Dunford
Chelsea O’Neill
Delaney Lyngard
Julien Matwawana
Lisa LaRocca
Yvette Angela

Agent of the Year, Sponsored by Live Nation
Christopher Geoghegan
Jeremy Giacomin
Joel Baskin
Ralph James
Tao-Ming Lau
Tom Kemp

Manager of the Year, Sponsored by Scotiabank Arena
Coalition Music
Eli Wener
Elise Roller
Judith Coombe
Laurie Lee Boutet
Tracey Wilder

Production Manager of the Year
Brad Ferguson
Chad Guy
Dan Brooks
Kevin Duffy
Megan Paquette
Robbie Zgaljic

Concert/Club Talent Buyer of the Year
Chelsea O’Neill
Emmanuel Patterson
Farhad Ghousy
Mark Russell
Ruben Ramalheiro
Timur Inceoglu

Festival Buyer of the Year
Adam Oppenheim
Alex Primeau
Brooke Dunford
Carly McFadden
Nick Middleton
Tim Potocic

A/V Production Company of the Year
Decibel Entertainment
DL Sound & Light
Sound
Hinter Live
PA Shop AV Solutions
Solotech Audio Visual Solutions
Source Pro Audio + Light

Community Impact
Canada’s Music Incubator
Deb Beaton-Smith
Halifax JUNO Host Committee
Inside LIVE!
Music Nova Scotia
National Music Centre

About the Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA)
The Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA) is the voice of Canada’s live music industry. Established in response to an identified need in the live music industry, the CLMA represents venues, clubs, concert promoters, festivals, talent agencies, arenas, performing arts centres, industry associations and networks, as well as suppliers to the sector. Its mission is to entrench the economic, social, and cultural value of live music – creating the conditions for concerts to thrive, from coast to coast to coast.

About Canadian Music Week
Canadian Music Week is the leading annual event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries, combining multifaceted, information-intensive conferences, a trade exposition, awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival.



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