BOSTON MUSIC AWARDS 2013

Date: December 8, 2013
Venue: The Liberty Hotel, Boston

Performers were a mix of old and new: the screaming sax-led funk and blues of Barrence Whitfield with Grits and Groceries, the gliding dance sheen of Electronic Act winners Bearstronaut, the Tuesday Night Recording Club led by Aaron Perrino and Brian Charles of the Sheila Divine, with guests Bill Janovitz, and members of the Field Effect, Sidewalk Driver, and Mean Creek doing Boston classics by Dinosaur Jr., the Cars, and more.

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Bad Rabbits - Fall In Love
(Artist of The Year)

WINNERS


Artist of the Year

Bad Rabbits


Album/EP of the Year

Kingsley Flood “Battles”


Song of the Year:

The Field Effect “Ogunquit ME”


New Artist of the Year

Speedy Ortiz


Live Artist of the Year

Eddie Japan


Rock Artist of the Year

Deer Tick


Hip Hop Artist of the Year

Moe Pope & Rain


Pop/R&B Artist of the Year

Bad Rabbits


Americana Artist of the Year

Girls Guns And Glory


Blues Artist of the Year

Barrett Anderson


DJ Artist of the Year

Frank White


Electronic Artist of the Year

Bearstronaut


Folk Artist of the Year

Aofie O’Donovan


Gospel/Inspirational Artist of the Year

Kendall Ramseur


International Artist of the Year

Los Rumberos de Boston


Jazz Artist of the Year

Lake Street Dive


Metal/Hardcore Artist of the Year

Converge


Punk Artist of the Year

Big D And The Kids Table


Singer Songwriter of the Year

Lori McKenna


Female Vocalist of the Year

Amy Renee Heidemann


Male Vocalist of the Year

Ward Hayden


Producer of the Year

Clinton Sparks


Video of the Year

Acapella by Karmin


Best Boston Artist Who Doesn't Live In Boston

Lady Lamb The Beekeeper


Best Dance Night

Soulelujah


Best Live Music Venue

The Sinclair


Best Live Ongoing Residency

Session Americana At Lizard Lounge


Best Music Blog

Vanyaland


Unsung Hero Award

Charlie Chesterman