Smithsonian Folkways Earns Nine Nominations for the 13th Independent Music Awards
Nine Smithsonian Folkways projects were selected as finalists in eight categories for the 13th Independent Music Awards.
Finalists are also eligible for the Vox Populi awards as determined by fan voting. Click here to submit your votes now through July 18, 2014. To vote, you must register and give the album/song up to five stars.
Here is the complete list of Smithsonian Folkways Album/Song finalists:
- Elizabeth Mitchell - Blue Clouds - Children's Music Album
- Elizabeth Mitchell - "Blue Clouds" - Children’s Music Song
- J. J. Keki and The Peace Kawomera Jazz Band - "Get Up and Grow Coffee!" - World Traditional Song
- Neal Pattman - "Low Down Blues" - Blues Song
- Pete Seeger - "Fly Around My Blue-eyed Girl/Cripple Creek/Ida Red/Old Joe Clark" - Bluegrass Song
- Various Artists - Classic Banjo from Smithsonian Folkways- Bluegrass Album
- Various Artists - Classic Harmonica Blues from Smithsonian Folkways- Blues Album
- Various Artists - Delicious Peace: Coffee, Music & Interfaith Harmony in Uganda- World Traditional Album
- Various Artists - Classic Celtic Music from Smithsonian Folkways- World Traditional Album
The nominations in more than 80 album, song, EP, music producer, music video and design categories were culled from thousands of submissions from North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Greenland and Europe.