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The nominations for the West Australian Music (WAM) Awards have been announced, showing just how good west coast talent is right now.
WA Artists have had a huge year with many of them burning up stages overseas. Ta-ku has become a staple of the worldwide electronic scene while San Cisco have spent much of the year touring overseas. This year Pond and John Butler Trio lead the nominations, which are split up, into both public voted and industry voted awards.
Tbe WAM Awards are part of the wider WAM Festival, which sees the best local talent showcased alongside a roster of industry experts. The WA Music Conference will host talks by Heath Bradby of Warner Music, Jordan Campbell from The Harbour Agency, Eskimo Joe member Stu MacLeod and many more. Buy tickets for the WAM Festival here on moshtix.
The live component brings together some of the best acts in WA with Mt. Mountain, Kucka and The Love Junkies all set to deliver rousing sets.
You can vote in the WAM Awards here until Monday 27 October. The awards are set to take place on Friday 7 November and you can buy tickets to the WAM Awards + Festival here.
Check out the nominations for the publicly voted categories below:
MOST POPULAR ACT
John Butler Trio
The Love Junkies
Timothy Nelson & The Infidels
MOST POPULAR LIVE ACT
The Kill Devil Hills
The Love Junkies
Timothy Nelson & The Infidels Tired Lion
MOST POPULAR NEW ACT
Hideous Sun Demon
MOST POPULAR EVENT
In The Pines
St. Jerome's Laneway Festival
State Of The Art
MOST POPULAR VENUE
The Odd Fellow The Rosemount
MOST POPULAR MUSIC VIDEO
Boys Boys Boys! - We Like To Move
John Butler Trio - Only One
Moana - The Killer, My Girl
Sable - Foolin'
Scalphunter - There Will Be Change
Usurper Of Modern Medicine - Motorolla Borealis