2017 nominees announced for CASBY Awards

102.1 the Edge will once again be hosting the CASBY Awards. They announced the nominees and performers on air last week. Listeners can visit edge.ca to vote for the 2017 nominees and for their chance to win tickets to the event on November 1 at The Phoenix.

Performers that have been secured for the event are The Sheepdogs, Bleeker, Current Swell, and the Ascot Royals. One additional performance will be announced in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for that.

Now, here are the 2017 nominees:

NEW SONG
Arkells – Knocking At The Door
Bleeker – Highway
Death From Above – Freeze Me
July Talk – Beck + Call
U.S.S. – Work Shoes

NEW RECORD
Broken Social Scene – Hug Of Thunder
Hollerado – Born Yesterday
Japandroids – Near To The Wild Heart Of Life
Mother Mother – No Culture
New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions

NEW ARTIST
Allan Rayman
Ascot Royals
The Beaches
Sam Coffey & The Iron Lung

SUGAR BEACH SESSIONS
BROS
Current Swell
Hollerado
Matt Mays
Said The Whale

 

I’m Jenna, and I am the founder and editor of Canadian Beats. I have had a strong love for Canadian music, which started with Hedley. I have a passion for promoting these talented Canadian bands and artists, and that’s how Canadian Beats came to be. I am so proud of what it has become over the last few years, with many talented music lovers and writers coming together to spread the word of Canada’s music.

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