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  • Louisville Music Awards on Sunday, February 10, 2019 @ 7:30 PM, Bomhard Theater
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  • Location: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Sunday, February 10th @ 7:30 PM
  • Ages: All ages
  • Price: Tickets are $10.00* in advance, $15.00* day of show. VIP tickets are $25.00* 
    *sales tax not included
  • Running Time: Approximately 2 hours
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System, American Sign Language Interpretation
    502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)?
    • Wheelchair Accessible
    • Hearing
    • Sign Language

SCENE at the Center, our small plates eatery, offers bar and food service two hours prior to most performances in Whitney Hall and the Bomhard Theater. Kitchen service ends as the curtain rises, but beverage service will continue throughout the performances and extend through midnight on Friday and Saturday nights.

Show Details

91.9 WFPK presents
Louisville Music Awards

Backed by the Louisville Public Media All-Star Band, this year’s LMAs presents an evening of live, never-before-seen music collaborations and special performances highlighting honorees. The backing band features Jecorey “1200” Arthur, Meg Samples (Bridge 19, The Deloreans), Kojin Toshiro (Free Soul Effect), Stephen George (LPM President), Aaron Bibelhauser (Relic) and special guests Otis Junior, Shadwick Wilde (Quiet Hollers), Tyrone Cotton, Ben Sollee and JD Green (Afrophysicists).

WFPL’s Jean West will emcee the evening!

This year’s LMAs will present five award categories:
-Advocate Award, which recognizes someone who champions Louisville music by supporting live events, recordings and more as a super fan.
-Emerging Award, which honors a Louisville music act relatively new to public prominence.
-Collaboration Award, which honors a Louisville collaboration that occurred in 2018.
-Youth Award, which honors a nonprofit Louisville youth organization showing quality impact through music education.
-Legacy Award, which honors a Louisville musician, teacher or composer considered to have a legendary body of work.

The Advocate, Emerging, Collaboration and Youth Awards will be chosen by a volunteer committee that includes the following:

Cheyenne Mize, Wishing-Well Music
Syd Bishop, LEO Weekly
Ramona Lindsey, Community Foundation of Louisville
Christa Iwu, Fund for the Arts
Teddy Abrams, Louisville Orchestra
Jeffrey Lee Puckett, Courier Journal

Finalists for the Emerging Artist Award will be posted on and voted on by the public.

Support for the Louisville Music Awards comes from Bulleit Frontier Whiskey.

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VIP ticket includes early admission seating (6:45 PM) and a reception to mix and mingle with the honorees prior to the show beginning at 6:00 PM. 
Kentucky Center Members, order through the Hotlines to receive your FULL BENEFITS, including waived fees. MembersFirst ($100-499 donors), call (502) 566-5144. CenterCircle Members ($500+), call (502) 566-5195. Hotlines are open M-F, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Members can purchase tickets for this show starting Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM by calling the Membership Hotline.