THE EDMONTON MUSIC PRIZE 2019 TOP 3 ANNOUNCED

THE EDMONTON MUSIC PRIZE 2019 TOP 3 ANNOUNCED

January 16, 2019, Edmonton, AB: The Top 3 for the 2019 Edmonton Music Prize has been determined, from a shortlist of 6 artists. This is the seventh year that the prize has been offered, and it awards $12,000 in prize money to Edmonton-based musicians or musical collectives who have released a full-length recording in the past 18 months. The award is sponsored by the City of Edmonton through the Edmonton Arts Council and administered by Alberta Music.

The 3 finalists will be receiving prize money and will be recognized at a reception to take place Tuesday, February 4th, at the Metro Cinema (8712 109 Street). The order of the Top 3 finalists will be revealed at the reception. (More info on the reception can be found here.)

The Top 3, in alphabetical order:

Celeigh Cardinal

nêhiyawak 

Royal Tusk

The first place winner will take home $10,000, and two runner-up prizes of $1,000 each will be awarded. The reception is free and open to the public, and all are invited to attend!

For more info, please contact Olivia Street at olivia@albertamusic.org

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