November 15th, 2016 – 10:00AM EST

Boston, MA — ‘New Artist of the Year’ nominees, Salem Wolves and Weakened Friends, along with Producer/DJ of the Year nominee Frank White will be performing at the Boston Music Awards Viber Nomination Party at The Verb Hotel and Hojoko on December 5th.

The free event is open to nominees and the public via RSVP.

“We are so excited to be partnering with the Boston Music Awards,” says Scott Nelson Head of Viber North America. “With over 800 million global users, Viber is a platform for discovery, and in this case, we love the idea of shining the light on emerging music and new musicians. Given the fact that Boston is the home to Viber North America, it is important we support our local community and the Boston Music Awards are great for the dynamic and exciting music scene here in Boston. Good luck to all the nominees!” 

The night will also be raising money and awareness for two local non-profit organizations, Girls Rock Campaign Boston and ZUMIX. The 6 finalists for ‘Photo of the Year’ — a new award in partnership with and for the benefit of the two organizations — will be on display for the first time.

The photos will be put to auction with 100% of the proceeds being split between GRCB and ZUMIX.

“Being able to the celebrate music photography and raise money for the two non-profits in one award is fantastic” says Paul Armstrong, Boston Music Award owner. “The response to Photo of the Year has been incredible and the Verb Hotel is the perfect home to display the finalists”

“Charity-Karaoke” will also take place on the night, with the Boston Music Awards donating money to the two non-profit partners on behalf of every attendee who get behind the microphone.

“Hojoko has always had karaoke in the plan and what better way to launch than with Boston’s Best!” says Alyssa M. DiPasquale, Director of Communications for Cushman Concepts (o ya, Hojoko, Covina, Roof at Park South) “We are looking forward to hosting the nominees and encourage everyone to get on the mic to raise money for two organizations that we love.”


Weakened Friends


About The Boston Music Awards: URL: bostonmusicawards.com

Founded in 1987, The Boston Music Awards is an annual set of music awards that showcase the very best talent in the Massachusetts area.

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