2019 FVMA Nominees Announced!

November 14, 2019

The jurors have finished their tabulations and the nominees have been set for next week’s Fraser Valley Music Awards.

By category they are:

Blues
Dale Sawatzky
Dear Father
Fun For Cover
James Buddy Rogers
Kellen Saip

Country
David Ivan Neil
Dear One
The Eddy J Band
Kellen Saip
Lori Paul and Spiderlodge

Electronic
DJ Elixir
Kristin Witko
Nice
Stephen Carl O’Shea
Travis Colt Murray

Experimental
Alex Rake and the Leaves
David Ivan Neil
Kristin Witko
Stephen Carl O’Shea
Villain Villain

Folk
Bre McDaniel
The Crescent Sky
John Welsh and Los Valientes
Kyler Pierce
West My Friend

Hip Hop/Urban
Brizzy
Hooper Turnt Sanger
Jada Klein
JML
Lil Turtle

Jazz
Natalia Pardalis
Rachel and Ted Music

Metal
Erik “The Lightning” Taylor
NEVERANOTHER

Pop
Ben Cottrill
Jada Klein
Kristin Witko
Kyler Pierce
The Sylvia Platters

Punk
Alex Rake and the Leaves
David Ivan Neil
Joanie Loves Chachi

Rock
The Cut Losses
Dylan
Gone Sugar Die
Kyler Pierce
The Sylvia Platters
Western Jaguar

The previously announced Fan Vote finalists are: Blessed, Casinos, Harma White, Kuri, Loans, David Ivan Neil, Kyler Pierce, Kellen Saip, Western Jaguar, and Kristin Witko.

In addition, there will be special bestowed awards presented for outstanding First Nations/Indigenous and LGBTQ works, as well as the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award being presented to Brian Smith of the iconic Canadian band Trooper.

The jurors were comprised of musicians, music industry, and radio professionals from across the country and included Shaun Verreault, leader of the band Wide Mouth Mason; former Bryan Adams and current Odds drummer Pat Steward, and David Stone, keyboardist for Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow.


Now in their fourth year, the Fraser Valley Music Awards will take place Thursday, November 21st at Corky’s Pub in Chilliwack. For more information please go to civl.ca.

2019 FVMA Fan Voting On Until 11/17!

November 1, 2019


November 21st, 2019 FVMA Gala Tickets On Sale Here:

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While you wait eagerly for the announcement of the 2019 Fraser Valley Music Awards Nominees, you can get in on the action yourself, and help to crown the Dakota Leslie Award Winner for 2019!

While you wait eagerly for the announcement of the 2019 Fraser Valley Music Awards Nominees, you can get in on the action yourself, and help to crown the Dakota Leslie Award Winner for 2019!

While you wait eagerly for the announcement of the 2019 Fraser Valley Music Awards Nominees, you can get in on the action yourself, and help to crown the Dakota Leslie Award Winner for 2019!

The winner of this fan vote will walk away with $750 on November 21st at Corky’s in Chilliwack!

CLICK HERE TO VOTE for your favorite of the ten artists most beloved by other musicians who applied for this years’ Fraser Valley Music Awards! Voting closes Nov. 17th!

The 2019 Dakota Leslie Award Finalists:

Blessed

Casinos

Harma White

Kuri

Loans

David Ivan Neil

Kyler Pierce

Kellen Saip

Western Jaguar

Kristin Witko

2019 Fraser Valley Music Awards Now Accepting Submissions!

October 11, 2019

Submissions are now being accepted for the fourth annual Fraser Valley Music Awards (FVMA)!

The awards will be presented in 15 categories on November 21st at Corky’s in Chilliwack, starting at 8:00 p.m.

The location of this year’s festivities coincides with May’s CRTC decision approving a Chilliwack transmitter for CIVL, the University of the Fraser Valley station. Entries will be accepted until October 24th .

New to this year’s awards are a Fan Vote and a special presentation for Lifetime Achievement.

For the third year in a row, hosting and coordinating duties for the gala fall to Fort Langley native and Chilliwack resident Harry Doupe, award show veteran comedian, producer, and writer.

For sponsorship opportunities, media inquiries, or to get more information about the awards please contact fvma@civl.ca.

Apply now at www.civl.ca/fvma!