Fes­ti­val short­listed for awards

Sunshine Coast Daily - Caloundra Weekly - - NEWS -

THE Sun­shine Coast’s own and much loved Caloun­dra Mu­sic Fes­ti­val has been short­listed as Fes­ti­val of the Year in the in­au­gu­ral 2018 In­dus­try Ob­server Awards.

Judged by a jury from the mu­sic in­dus­try, the Aus­trala­sia-fo­cused cer­e­mony cel­e­brates the “tal­ent be­hind the tal­ent”.

Divi­sion 2 Coun­cil­lor Tim Dwyer said the CMF team was elated to be nom­i­nated in the new awards.

“To be short­listed and ac­knowl­edged by the in­dus­try is a great trib­ute to the ded­i­ca­tion and hard­work­ing team be­hind CMF,” Cr Dwyer said.

“This ac­knowl­edge­ment also needs to be shared with our amaz­ing 600 strong vol­un­teer team who are the back­bone of the fes­ti­val.”

Other fi­nal­ists for Fes­ti­val of the Year in­clude A Week­end in the Gar­dens, By­ron Bay Blues Fest, Grove In the Moo, Hot Dub Wine Ma­chine, Laneway, Splen­dour in the Grass, Unify Fes­ti­val, and Yours and Owls fes­ti­val.

The awards will cel­e­brate the best in the Aus­tralian mu­sic in­dus­try and rep­re­sent both the in­de­pen­dent and ma­jor sec­tors.

The win­ners of the awards will be an­nounced on Mon­day March 27.

This year’s Caloun­dra Mu­sic Fes­ti­val will be held on Septem­ber 28 to Oc­to­ber 1. The first line-up of artists will be an­nounced in April. For de­tails of the awards visit thein­dus­try­ob­server. com.au.

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