FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: The Dolphin Award trophy, which local musos will be vying for.
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: The Dolphin Award trophy, which local musos will be vying for. Marc Stapelberg

LISTEN: Every finalist song up for Dolphin Music Awards 2019

23 NCEIA Dolphin Awards are up for grabs this year with the list of finalists for 2018-2019 now unveiled.

The North Coast Entertainment Industry Association (NCEIA) was formed in 1991 by musicians with the goal of promoting and celebrating the region's rich music and performing arts industry.

The NCEIA Dolphin Music Awards are open to all original recording artists, songwriters and composers and video producers, both amateur and professional, living in the (02) 66 telephone area code.

This year's finalists are:

Music for Children

Instrumental

Soul / Gospel

Urban/Hip Hop/Funk/R&B

Hard & Heavy

Protest and/or Environmental

Jazz

Electronic

Folk

Youth

Best Music Video

Blues

Alternative / Indie

Adult Contemporary

Rock

Pop

Country

Best Production

Songwriter of the Year

Best Male Vocal

Best Female Vocal

Song of the Year

Album of the Year

 

The NCEIA Dolphin Music Awards will be held on Tuesday, October 14, at the Ballina RSL Club Auditorium. Visit http://nceia.org.au for details.