2016 Winners and Prizes

2016 FVMA Winners:

Hip Hop: Saint Soldier (Abbotsford)

Folk/Roots: Brennan Sinclair (Abbotsford) 

Loud: We Hunt Buffalo (Langley)

Alt: Doja (Abbotsford / Victoria)

Rock: Little Wild (Abbotsford)

For and By Youth: Quinn Sojonky (Abbotsford)

Jazz: Eli Bennett (Port Coquitlam)

Blues: Harpdog Brown (Surrey)

Pop: John Welsh Band (Harrison)

Rhythm & Dance: You Say Party (Abbotsford)

Experimental: Cheap High (Abbotsford / Mission)

Musicianship: Rick Genge (Chilliwack)

  • Fraser Valley Blues Society supplemented the Blues award with a bye to the International Blues Challenge Finale being held Sunday, Sept. 11th, with the winner going on to Memphis, TN in Jan. 2017: Harpdog Brown (Surrey)
  • Headlining spot at UFV Cascades Basketball 2016-2017 Opening Weekend Nov.4th ($600 honorarium): Saint Soldier (Abbotsford)
  • All Nominees received a photo session package ($370 value each) from Photo Art by Simpson
  • Long & McQuade awarded $50 gift cards to multiple Winners: Harpdog Brown, Saint Soldier, Rick Genge, Cheap High, YOU SAY PARTY, John Welsh, Quinn Sojonky, Little Wild, Brennan Sinclair, We Hunt Buffalo.
  • Dakota Leslie Memorial Live Act of the Year / #CIVLFVMABattle ($750 Cash Prize): Mollys Reech