Lineup confirmed for NLMAs night!

Posted on: Tue 27 Nov 2018

We’re pumped to be presenting the SA leg of the National Live Music Awards next Thursday 6 December at the Grace Emily. We can now announce there’ll also be live sets from some of Adelaide’s most exciting live acts!

Indie artist and frequent over-thinker RMJ and local quintet Neon Tetra will perform, with more still to be announced.

Plus Live Photographer of the Year nominee Lauren Connelly will show off her photographic work in her exhibition Graduation.

Now in its third year, the National Live Music Awards is a celebration of Australia’s diverse and burgeoning live music scene, awarding over 60 trophies to venues, events, musicians and industry professionals in both state focused and national categories.

With 100 judges, 11 board members, this year the awards will be broadcast live on Netgigs, with the gala event in Brisbane and additional showcase events in Perth, Adelaide, Wollongong, Canberra, Hobart, Darwin and Melbourne.

Join us at the Grace Emily as we announce the SA winners and celebrate the best of our live music scene! For info and tickets, go here. Tickets are $10 and $5 from each ticket goes toward the awesome work done by Support Act to support musicians.

South Australians featured in the national categories include

  • Hana & Jessie Lee’s Bad Habits for Live Country Artist of the Year
  • Electric Fields for Live DJ/Electronic Artist of the Year
  • Tkay Maidza for Live Hip-Hop Artist of the Year
  • West Thebarton for International Live Achievement: Band and Live Act of the Year
  • Sharni Honor (The Porch Sessions) for International Live Achievement: Solo
  • Lauren Connelly for Live Photographer of the Year
  • Annie Siegmann (Mio, Sasha March, Hana & Jessie-Lee and more) for Live Bassist of the Year

Nominees for the SA categories are:

Live Act of the Year Presented by the City of Adelaide
Heaps Good Friends
Horror My Friend
Sleep Talk
Tkay Maidza
West Thebarton

Live Voice of the Year
Chris Panousakis (Timberwolf)
Louis Donnarumma (Donnarumma)
Naomi Keyte
Paige Renee Court (MANE)
Tkay Maidza

Live Venue of the Year Presented by Oztix
Crown & Anchor
The Gov
The Grace Emily Hotel
Thebarton Theatre

Live Event of the Year
A Day of Clarity
Laneway Festival
Spin Off Festival

AAA – All Ages Achievement
Music SA
Fowler’s Live
YouthFM (Three D Radio)
Northern Sound System
Travis Dempsey (of The Living End, for his work on the youth music programs in the CIty of Onkaparinga)

Image: Celeste Jane Photography


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