The nominees for this year’s Edmonton Music Prize were just announced. The award recognises Edmonton artists’ ‘superior album of music and outstanding accomplishments over the past 18 months’ and the winner(s) get $8,000. Nominees this year include SONiC Local Spotlight band Scenic Route To Alaska. Get to know the other nominees below and learn more about organisers Edmonton Arts Council and Alberta Music.


Your short list

Altameda, Dirty Rain


Arlo Maverick, Maybe Tomorrow


Counterfeit Jeans, Counterfeit Jeans


Jay Gilday, Faster Than Light (album is HERE, below is a sample of his work)


Maria Dunn, Gathering



Mohsin Zaman, Fly Home


Post Script, If Not For You


Scenic Route To Alaska, Long Walk Home






Jonathan Kawchuck‘s North.



Congrats and good luck to all these Edmonton acts.





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