Comedian Morgan Cranny hosts 2015 VIMAs

10 nominees scheduled to perform in Victoria

In advance of their annual gala event this Saturday March 21, the 2015 Vancouver Island Music Awards (VIMAs) have announced this year’s nominees, performers, and host. The event takes place at St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in downtown Victoria. The host for this year’s gala is well-known Victoria comedian Morgan Cranny.

Performers at the event include Isobel Trigger (Victoria); Brodie Dawson (Courtenay); West My Friend (Victoria); This Day Burns (Victoria); PK Tessman (Courtenay); Jonny Miller (Pender Island); Ms Maxine & One Wish (Victoria); Chris Andres (Qualicum Beach).

Ticket and general information can be found here or by emailing vima@worldforte.com

Nominees are as follows:

Music Video of the Year:

Dave Cormier – What’s My Name

Aileron – Praise the Lord

Lozen – Life is Good

Speakerface – Vertical

Jesse Turnbull – Hollow Introductions

Mitra Kostamo – After You’ve Gone

Jonny Miller – Home

 

Producer of the Year:

Sue Medley – These are the Days – John Mang/Sue Medley

House of Horses – Revolver – Rob Berges

Numbersix – Telekinetic Lovers – Numbersix

Genevieve Charbonneau – Updraft – Marc Atkinson

Dave Cormier – Cor-me-eh – Zak Cohen/Dave Cormier

 

Song of the Year:

This Day Burns – Mistakes Don’t Lie

Little Nectar – In Every Room

Shauna Janz – Redwood

Immaculate – Just Breathe

Dope Soda – Bullets

 

Group/Duo of the Year:

Hub City Ramblers

Dope Soda

Isobel Trigger

House of Horses

Michael Wood Band

Saskia & Darrel

Twin Peaks

 

Vocalist of the Year:

Nathan Senner

Kim June Johnson

Emily Spiller

PK Tessmann

 

Artist of the Year:

Sue Medley

Immaculate

Dave Cormier

Bobbi Schram

Nick Hornbuckle

Jonny Miller

 

Roots/Folk Recording:

PK Tessmann – Can Not Explain

Susan Rankin – Pagan Lullaby

West My Friend – When the Ink Dries

Nick Hornbuckle feat. Tina Jones – Sparrow

Brodie Dawson – All This Time

 

Country Recording:

Genevieve and the Wild Sundays – Farmer Ain’t in the Dell

Nathan Senner – Let the Music Play

Hub City Ramblers – Coming Back to You

Jonny Miller – Home

Chris Andres – Destiny

 

Pop Recording:

Isobel Trigger – Dust and Bones

Ms Maxine & One Wish – This Dish

Kuba Oms – 7 Seconds

Close the Bombay Doors – Court Fool

 

Album of the Year:

Hub City Ramblers – Coming Back Home to You

Sue Medley & The Back Road Band – These are the Days

The Fretless – The Fretless

House of Horses – Revolver

Irish Rovers – 50

Kim June Johnson – Canvas and Clay

Bobbi Schram – Window Day

 

Electronic/Dance Recording:

Numbersix feat. Emily Spiller – Smoke & Mirrors

Rennie Foster feat. Alfons Fears – Childish Things

Speakerface feat. Rachel Sermanni – Vertical

Kuba Oms My Love (club mix)

 

Rock Recording:

House of Horses – Wake Up

Dave Cormier – What’s My Name

Lincoln Foster Band – What’s Been Going On (with me)

Bowler – Never Know

Spaceport Union – White Noise

 

Rap/Hip Hop Recording:

Lozen – Life is Good

Prada West – One Time

Aileron – Praise the Lord

Immaculate – Just Breathe

Mishap & Phonik Ops – Coloring Outside the Lines

 

Youth Artist of the Year:

Sydney Batters

Marvin Thiele

Close the Bombay Doors

 

 

 

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