SDS EVENTS ANNOUNCES 2020 SAN DIEGO MUSIC AWARDS GO VIRTUAL
SDS Events is proud to announce that the 2020 San Diego Music Awards, presented by KLOVER – originally scheduled to be held at House of Blues San Diego – are going virtual this year, on the evening of Monday, July 6 at 7 pm. The event will be available at no cost to worldwide online viewers via the official event website, SanDiegoMusicAwards.com, the SDMA Facebook page and the SDMA YouTube page. Award winners will be named in 23 categories, with multiple performances by several of the 2020 nominees.
Confirmed performers include Gregory Page, MDRN HSTRY, Sully, Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact, David Maldonado, Evan Diamond, The Sleepwalkers plus Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Richard Livoni (Blitz Brothers)….with several special guests expected to be added.
Each of the genre category award winners was decided by online voting, which took place between January 27, 2020 and February 26, 2020, with 35149 online votes cast. In addition, each of the various album categories was voted on by members of the San Diego Music Academy, a group of San Diego music industry professionals. All winners will be announced during the virtual awards show, on July 6.
The San Diego Music Awards annually donates event proceeds, which since its inception have distributed $615,317.00 to assist the local music community and school music programs in San Diego County. This year, in addition to the ongoing Taylor Guitars for Schools program, a new SDMA Nominees Covid Grant program has been established just for this year, to assist SDMA nominated musicians affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
For complete event information, visit sandiegomusicawards.com.
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The San Diego Music Foundation’s mission is to enrich San Diego’s diverse and creative music community through music education for youth, professional development for current and emerging industry professionals, live performances for the San Diego public, and recognition for San Diego artists of exceptional merit or service. The organization also provides forums to increase local musicians’ understanding of the music business, garner performance exposure within the local and national music communities, and to publicly recognize the breadth and diversity of the San Diego music scene.
Gregory Page, MDRN HSTRY, Sully, Rebecca Jade & the Cold Fact, David Maldonado, Evan Diamond, The Sleepwalkers plus Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Richard Livoni (Blitz Brothers)