Chloé Breault and The Hypochondriacs are leading the nominations for the 2018 Prix MNB Awards. The singer-songwriter and the country punk band, hailing from the Acadian Peninsula and Fredericton respectively, have garnered nods in six categories each.
Following closely are Shaun Ferguson and The Olympic Symphonium, with five nominations each. Thirty awards will be presented to artists and industry professionals who have made their mark on the New Brunswick music scene in the past year, during the 9th édition of the Prix MNB Awards, taking place in Caraquet, on October 25.
The Award Show kicks off Festival (506), a four-day migrating event which showcases incredible homegrown New Brunswick music. It will be the first time that the event takes place in the Acadian Peninsula.
A limited number of tickets for the MNB Awards Show are available online.
It’s time to vote
Music•Musique NB is looking to the public to help them choose the winners.
A number of categories are open for public and member voting, while others are determined solely by a panel of jurors. The general Music Award winners will be decided by the general public (25%), jurors (25%) and MNB members (50%). All nominees, regardless of categories, are automatically eligible for the Fans’ Choice Award, which will be determined 100% by the public. Coming back for a second year, MNB Members will have the chance to select their own Members’ Choice”Award winner, which will be determined 100% by the members.
Voting begins online at noon on Friday, September 21, and ends on Monday, October 15 at noon.