The 17th Annual Concert Industry Awards
“I love this gig,” Black said of what has become his annual opportunity to
unleash his ire at laud the folks behind the shows.
Black will do his toasting and roasting along with what promises to be the most star-studded list of guest presenters in the event’s 17-year history.
The Concert Industry Awards recognize the people whose efforts continue to broaden and enrich the industry and the concert experience itself.
Each year Pollstar invites a cross section of international music business professionals to make the nominations for these awards. Winners are then determined by votes from the international readership of Pollstar magazine.
Tickets for the event are $150 and are available at pollstaronline.com.
Among those nominated for awards are:
Major Tour of the Year
Most Creative Tour Package
Gwen Stefani / Black Eyed Peas
Tom Petty / The Black Crowes
Most Creative Stage Production
Best New Touring Artist
Music Festival of the Year (non-touring)
Austin City Limits Music Festival
Bonnaroo Music Festival
Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
International Music Festival of the Year
East Coast Blues & Roots Music Festival (Australia)
Fuji Rock Festival (Japan)
Glastonbury Festival (UK)
Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland)
Reading Festival (UK)
Rock Werchter (Belgium)
V Festival (UK)