On October 9, 2013, the 23rd annual San Diego Music Awards will recognize the best musicians the city has to offer. San Diego is rich in musical talent and this year is no exception. Held at the beautiful Humphrey’s by the Bay, attendees are in for a night of excitement and live music with proceeds going to Guitars for Schools.
Every vote counts for your favorite musicians
The ceremony will offer awards in 27 categories showcasing not only the best musicians of blues, rock, hip hop and americana, but also awards categories such as best dj, best cover band and best music video. You can affect the outcome of who takes home the awards by going here and voting for your favorite bands and musicians. Every vote counts and there are spaces in numerous categories allowing you to write in an artist or band that is not currently represented on the ballot. Voting ends on September 16 at 5 p.m.
Live performances by local acts
Throughout the night, the attendees can enjoy performances sure to bring excitement to the event and showcase the local talent of San Diego. Musical performances including Blackout Party, Tristan Prettyman, Sara Watkins, The Heavy Guilt, Sara Petite and The Palace Ballroom. All the musical acts performing have been nominated for awards and this is a great opportunity to see and hear all their incredible music live.
The ceremony benefits local school's music programs
For the 13th year, Taylor Guitars and the San Diego Music Foundation have worked together to support local schools with the Guitars for Schools Program. Proceeds and donations from the San Diego Music Awards will go to ensure music programs can continue to offer students a chance to experience the joy of learning to play an instrument.
A great event for a affordable price
General admission to the event is $35. Limited VIP tickets and packages are available upon request and can be purchased for 62.50 each or a table of 8 for $500. 100% of the VIP ticket sales go to the Guitars for Schools program and are tax deductible. Hotel rooms are also being offered by Humphrey’s Half Moon Inn at the reduced price of $139 while available. Ticket information and purchasing can be found here.
The San Diego Music Awards offer a chance for local artists to be recognized for all the hard work and dedication it takes to make their dreams come true while also giving back to the community at the same time. The event is sure to be a success for anyone looking for a night showcasing the incredible talent and musical diversity that San Diego has to offer.