Manitoba artists nominated for Western Canadian Music Awards

A number of Manitoba musicians could be picking up some hardware in Whitehorse this fall.The Western Canadian Music Awards revealed its 2019 list of nominees Tuesday, and Manitobans are up for awards in 20 categories, ranging from jazz to metal to music video direction.The annual awards show, along with the BreakOutWest music conference, rotates through different cities in western Canada each year, and recognizes artists from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the three territories.Local nominees include:Children’s Artist of the Year
Seanster and the Monsters
Classical Artist/Ensemble of the Year
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra
Francophone Artist of the Year
Alpha Toshineza
Rayannah
Indigenous Artist of the Year
Hellnback
What a week! TWO SOLD OUT SHOWS!Released Dawn Offerings! LINK BELOW!!HITTING THE ROAD FOR A MONTH LONG TOUR!and! AND! A SECOND WCMA NOMINATION❤❤🎶🎶🎶🔥🔥Cheers @BreakOutWest @FiveAlarmFunk @manitobamusic pic.twitter.com/HoJNI60cmb— Apollo Suns (@Apollo_Suns) April 30, 2019
Instrumental Artist of the Year
Apollo Suns
Jazz Artist of the Year
Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra
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