Live Act of the Year nomination
sponsored by Gold Coast Music
Open to any live, original music act that was based within the City of Gold Coast during the eligibility period from 1st January 2020 to 31st March 2021 and performed live shows during this time, either on stage or via a streaming service. It is important that video evidence of at least one live performance is included in the application.
The award recognises an act who consistently performs live to a high standard. Judges will consider audience attendance, connection and engagement, the skill / talent and stage presence of the act in question, including use of lighting, effects or adaptability to unique venues and situations, including adaptability to COVID restrictions and limitations. The artist’s capacity and track record for touring outside of the city as well as the band’s professional reputation and promotional ability will also be taken into account. To be eligible, the artist(s) must reside within the City of Gold Coast. All entrants are assessed on their contribution to Gold Coast’s live music scene.
Eligibility period for the 2021 Gold Coast Music Awards is 1 January 2020 – 31 March 2021.