The band Loans from Abbotsford and Mission performs during the Fraser Valley Music Awards on Dec. 19 at The Stage in Mission. The band won in the punk category. (Submitted photo)

Fraser Valley Music Awards presented in 15 categories

Groups and individuals honoured at annual event hosted in Mission by CIVL Radio

  • Dec. 26, 2018 8:30 a.m.

The Fraser Valley Music Awards were presented last month, honouring groups and individuals in 15 categories.

The presentation took place Dec. 19 at The Stage in Mission, and recipients were from throughout the Fraser Valley.

The winner and their categories were:

– First Reign (Abbotsford), Metal

– The Springmans (Aldergrove), For and By Youth

– Kellen Saip (Chilliwack), Country

– Alexa Lynn (Surrey), Excellence by an Indigenous/First Nation Artist

– dj elixir (Mission), Electronic Artist

– Sydney Beau (Abbotsford), Excellence by a Female Artist

– Loans (Abbotsford/Mission), Punk

– Sasquatch Mind Tricks, Hip Hop

– Quintessential Jazz Band (Langley), Jazz

– Blessed (Abbotsford/Mission/Chilliwack), Experimental

– Kristin Witko (Abbotsford), Pop

– Jenny Banai (Surrey/Langley/Abbotsford), Folk

– James Buddy Rogers (Maple Ridge), Blues

– Warm Amps (Abbotsford/Mission), Rock

A winner was also named in the category of Inclusivity Award for Excellence by a Queer-Identifying Artist but they did not want to be publicly named.

The competition received a total of almost 140 nominations.

RELATED: Submissions now being accepted for Fraser Valley Music Awards

RELATED: 2017 winners of Fraser Valley Music Awards

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

John Horgan meets with candidates Pam Alexis and Preet Rai and local citizens in Abbotsford on Wednesday afternoon. (Submitted)
NDP Leader John Horgan campaigns in Abbotsford with local candidates

Horgan meets with hopefuls Pam Alexis and Preet Rai on Wednesday afternoon

fdf
Massive new six-building complex planned for development in Mission

Complex would bring 289 residential units, 11 commercial retail units and four new office spaces

The website Chigoby is among eight scam online retailers that have been identified by the Better Business Bureau. The site was fraudulently using an Abbotsford residential address, but has since switched to one in Poland.
Eight scam online-shopping websites fraudulently use Abbotsford address

Better Business Bureau says victims lost hundreds for non-existent or poor-quality products

Last year, the Mission Christmas Bureau celebrated its office opening with an open house. Covid-19 has forced the organization to switch to online registrations this year. / Kevin Mills File Photo
Registration for this year’s Mission Christmas Bureau will be completed online

Bureau gearing up to make Christmas possible for hundreds of local families and children in need

Barry Shantz in 2015 in front of a homeless camp at Gladys Avenue and Cyril Street. Abbotsford News file photo.
RCMP officers cleared in killing of Abbotsford homeless advocate

Barry Shantz was shot following a mental health crisis at his home on on Jan. 13, 2020,

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry presents modelling of COVID-19 spread in B.C., March 25, 2020. (B.C. government photo)
B.C. sets another COVID-19 record with 203 new cases

up to 1,766 active cases in B.C., two more deaths

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)
British Columbia man dies during ski trip near glacier west of Calgary

Kananaskis Public Safety and Alpine Helicopters responded around 2:30 p.m.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, following a week-long break for the House of Commons. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
One crisis after another for Trudeau since last federal election one year ago

It has been a year of unprecedented calamity and crisis

Rio Tinto Alcan’s aluminum smelter at Kitimat competes against producers in the Middle East and Russia that have no carbon tax. (Rio Tinto)
B.C. carbon tax highest in Canada, export industries unprotected

B.C. NDP, B.C. Liberals say they’re looking at exemptions

In this file photo, snow is seen falling along the Coquihalla Highway. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Weather statement issued for Coquihalla, Hwy 3, as arctic front approaches

The early season snowfall expected to hit Fraser Valley, Friday, Oct. 23

(Pixabay)
Vancouver teacher suspended after swearing, touching students and complimenting underwear

McCabe touched students, including rubbing their backs and necks, touching their hair and hugging them

The Surrey Eagles are currently seeking billet families for its players in advance of the 2020-‘21 BC Hockey League season. (Garrett James photo)
BCHL team in ‘desperate’ need of billet families for upcoming hockey season

COVID-19 pandemic has made finding homes for players difficult: billet co-ordinator

John Horgan brought the NDP campaign to Langley on Wednesday, Oct. 21, just three days before the B.C. vote (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Horgan brings NDP campaign to Langley

Predicts gains, says people are looking at the party ‘differently’ after three years

Most Read