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2003 Australian Live Music Awards

(CelebrityAccess News Service) – The 5th annual Australian Live Music Awards were handed out November 21 at the Garage Bar in Adelaide, toasting the best in the Australian music industry. Among the notable recipients are:

Michael Chugg Promoter of the Year
Owen Orford – TPA Agent of the Year
Sue Aldridge – Fruit Best Tour Manager
Del Barczak Best Lighting Designer
Nucky Stewart Best Sound Engineer
Big Day Out Best Festival
Hordern Pavililion in Sydney Best Large Venue
Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide Best Pub/Club Venue
Caroline Moore – Maverick Arts Management/Belmore Records/The Cornish Arms in Melbourne, The Peter Korda Award (for the most promising entertainment impresario)

Other award honorees were:

Best emerging act in: Victoria – Full Scale

Best emerging act in: W.A. – Little Birdy
Best emerging act in: Tasmania – Project Ingal
Best emerging act in: QLD – The Butterfly Effect
Best emerging act in: S.A. – J-DED
Best emerging act in: NSW – Midnight Swim
Best emerging act in: A.C.T. – Little Smoke
Best emerging act in: N.T. – Plonker
The best live concert radio broadcast: Triple J: “Live At The Wireless”
The best emerging live act in Australia: J-DED
The best live act in Australia: J-DED
The publicist of the year: Gaynor Crawford
The Boite World Music Award: King Bell and Soukous Ba Congo
Laing Entertainment Blues Award: John Butler
Musica Viva Classical Music Award: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra<
musicIT Dance Music Award: Disco Montego
Living Music R&B Award: Selwyn
Australia’s best dance party event: Utopia
The best live concert photography: Tony Mott
The best live album: Fruit: “Live At The Basement”
Songlines Indigenous Award: Kerriane Cox
Folk Alliance Folk Award: The Waifs
Aus Jazz Projects Jazz Award: Etypejazz
Award Country Music: Kasey Chambers
Revolver Upstairs Hip-Hop Award: Downsyde
Best Live DJ: DJ Josh

–Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner