NTMA - New Times Music Awards

NTMA - New Times Music Awards

The competition is bigger and better than ever! The 2017 New Times Music Awards (NTMA) is back and designed to showcase music and songwriting from local musicians in a wide variety of genres including Rock/Alternative, Country/Americana/Folk, Hip-Hop, Open, and R&B/Blues. This year the NTMA’s are bigger than ever before including a larger showcase venue at The Fremont Theatre. This diverse event connects musicians and music lovers throughout the Central Coast.

First place finishers in each category will win a custom-designed trophy — a Newtie. These stunning awards are hand cast from reclaimed and recycled bronze metal from decommissions weapons systems. They will also receive a spot to play for you at the Winners Showcase, Friday, November 3rd at The Fremont Theatre where they will compete against one another for Best Live Performance during the concert and awards ceremony. A panel of celebrity music industry judges will determine the best live performer, who will also receive a specially customized Newtie award.

All told, seven bronze Newtie Awards will be presented. Second and Third place finishers in the five genres, songwriting, and album categories will also receive specially designed plaques. All participants receive the opportunity for amazing exposure and to be part of one of the largest music competitions in the area! Don't miss your chance to be part of all the fun!



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