SMAC Awards - MusicNSW

The Sydney Music, Arts and Culture (SMAC) awards are back following a stellar premier year in 2008. The 2009 run includes some of the most exciting of Sydney’s crop of artists, musos, venues, promoters, creators and Culture makers who keep Sydney’s heart beating. This will all make to one big part at the start of December, the location is top secret but you can get there with 3 mates (as well as some other cool prizes) by voting for your favorite SMAC.

To vote head to the TimeOut Sydney website here.
The 2009 SMAC awards are bought to you by FBi radio and Time Out Sydney

And the nominees are…

Remix the City
I Heart Kings Cross 09 by Artists Collective Reef Knot
Shoot the Player
Bababa International – Soap City
SquatSpace Tour of Beauty
Sydney Festival First Night

Best Music Event
Another night on Earth
Jingle Jangle  at La Campana
All Tomorrows Parties
Gay Bash
Vivid Sydney Luminous Festival

Best Live Act
Jack Ladder
Blue Juice
Killa Queenz
Sarah Blasko

Record of the Year
Lost Valentinos – Cities of Gold
Dappled Cities – Zounds
Decorder Ring – They Blind the stars and the Wild Team
Seekae – The Sound of Trees Falling on People
Sarah Blasko – As Day Follows Night

Best Sydney Song
Jonathan Boulet – A Community Service Announcement
BlueJuice – Broken Leg
Philadelphia Grand Jury – Going to the Casino (Tomorrow Night)
Fergus Brown – John, she was never only dancing
Dapped Cities – The Price
Sarah Blasko – We Won’t Run

Next Big Thing
Sherlocks Daughter
Megastick Fanfare
Jonathan Boulet

Best Artist
Loucust Jones
Wade Marynowsky
Marley Dawson
Angelica Mesiti
Tom Polo
Simon Yates

Best Arts Event
Sydney Theatre Company’s War of Roses
There goes the neighbourhood
Romance was born – Australian Fashion Week
I walk the line: New Australian Drawing, MCA
A Ringing Glass (Ken Unsworth), Cockatoo Island

Best Performer
Joel Edgerton – A Street Car Named Desire
Yael Stone – Frankenstein/Lady Bird/Elling
Cate Blanchette – War of the Roses/A Street Car Named Desire
Natalie Tran – Community Channel
Mitchell Butal – Avenue Q

Best Collective
Red Rattler
Trust Fun
Imperial Panda Festival
Even Books
Interesting South

Best Major Festival
Art & About
Sydney Festival
Sydney Film Festival
Vivid Sydney