Smithsonian Folkways Earns Twelve Nominations for the 14th Independent Music Awards
Twelve Smithsonian Folkways projects were selected as finalists in ten categories for the 14th 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 31, 2015. 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:
Brownie McGhee – “Pallet on the Floor” - Blues Song
Dave Van Ronk - Down In Washington Square: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection - Compilation Album
Elizabeth Mitchell – “Children Go Where I Send Thee” - Holiday Song
Ella Jenkins - 123s and ABCs - Children's Music Album
Flaco Jiménez & Max Baca - Flaco & Max: Legends & Legacies - Latin Album
Jana Leon - Elizabeth Mitchell Lights (promo for The Sounding Joy) - Artist Publicity Photography
Serenata Guayanesa - ¡Canta con Venezuela! Sing with Venezuela! - Latin Album
The Seldom Scene - Long Time...Seldom Scene - Bluegrass Album
The Seldom Scene – “Mean Mother Blues” - Bluegrass Song
Various Artists - Classic African American Songsters from Smithsonian Folkways - Compilation Album
Various Artists - Songs of the Spanish Civil War, Volumes 1 & 2 - Re-issue Album
Visual Dialogue - folkways.si.edu - Music Website
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.