THE BIG ONE: Northern Rivers musician and SCU lecturer Leigh Carriage won Album of the year for her new release Weave.
THE BIG ONE: Northern Rivers musician and SCU lecturer Leigh Carriage won Album of the year for her new release Weave. Suze McLeod

REVEALED: NCEIA Dolphin Award winners 2016

THE winners of the NCEIA Dolphin Awards Winners 2016 have been revealed.

The list of winners:

  • Album of the Year: Weave by Leigh Carriage (Byron Bay / Lismore)
  • Song Of The Year: Walk to the Water by Matty Rogers (Burringbar)
  • Male Vocal: Matty Rogers (Burringbar)
  • Female Vocal: Grace Hickey (Maclean)
  • Production: Unclouded Eyes by Angus Graham (Lismore)
  • Music Video: Shine a Light by Luke Vassella (Lismore)
  • Adult Contemporary: In a North Coast Town by Luke Vassella (Lismore)
  • Youth: Cactus Flower by Grace Hickey (Maclean)
  • Pop: Permanent by Hannah Parrington (Possum Creek)
  • Rock: Smile by Angus Graham (Lismore)
  • Blues: Carry On Carry On by Marshall Okell (Ballina)
  • Country: Casino by Luke Vassella (Lismore)
  • Jazz: Backstepping by Leigh Carriage (Byron Bay / Lismore)
  • Urban / Hip Hop / Funk: Sunset Love by Dirk Terrill (Lennox Head)
  • Protest: Misguided Existence by Angus Graham (Lismore)
  • Electronic Music: Ghost in my Gut by We Play With Machines (Ballina)
  • Folk: Sensible Girl by David Moss (Byron Bay)
  • Alternative / Indie: Our Wars by Tupenny Opera (Murwillumbah)
  • Devotional / Gospel: Unclouded Eyes by Angus Graham (Lismore)
  • Instrumental: Break and Enter by Dirk Terrill (Lennox Head)
  • Music for Children: So Not A Princess by Cate McQuillen (Camira Creek)
  • Songwriter Of The Year: Mountain Blue by Luke Vassella (Lismore)

The awards were held at the Ballina RSL Club tonight.

See our full coverage of this year's awards on this Thursday's Pulse magazine.


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