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by Inda Yansané

2017 MMF Awards Finalists

by Inda Yansané

2017 MMF Awards Finalists

The 2017 MMF Awards finalists have been announced today.

Recorded Music NZ Manager of the Year

  • Alastair Burns (Marlon Williams and Julia Jacklin)
  • Ashley Page (Broods, Joel Little, Jarryd James, October Robinson)
  • Lorraine Barry (nomad, Dave Dobbyn, Benny Tipene, Mark Vanilau, Victoria Girling-Butcher)

Emerging Manager of the Year

  • Nicole Thomas and Paula Yeoman (Theia)
  • Rikihana Douglas (SACHI, Montell2009, Matthew Young, LA Women)
  • Serra Galuvao (SWIDT)

Breakthrough Manager of the Year

  • Claire Gormly (Bakers Eddy)
  • Israel Buchanan (Israel Starr)
  • Matt Headland (KINGZ)

NZ Music Commission International Achievement

  • Alastair Burns (Marlon Williams and Julia Jacklin)
  • Ashley Page (Broods, Joel Little, Jarryd James, October Robinson)
  • Julie Foa’i (Te Vaka)

Self-Managed Artist of the Year

  • Mel Parsons (Mel Parsons)
  • Nick Atkinson (Hopetoun Brown, Supergroove)
  • Tami Neilson (Tami Neilson)

Best Independent Tour

  • James Southgate (Devilskin – ‘Be Like The River’ national tour)
  • Lorraine Barry (Dave Dobbyn ‘Pop Up’ tour)
  • Rodney Hewson (Anika Moa ‘Songs for Bubbas 2’ tour)

OneMusic Best Small Venue

  • Leigh Sawmill, Leigh
  • San Fran, Wellington
  • The Tuning Fork, Auckland

OneMusic Best Large Venue

  • ASB Bay Park, Mt Maunganui
  • The Bedford, Christchurch
  • The Powerstation, Auckland

The Music Managers Forum is a collective which supports music managers and self-managed musicians.

The awards will be held at The Tuning Fork in Auckland on May 10.