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Tue 05 Dec 06:00pm

The AMP 2017 Longlist Party


The AMP 2017 Longlist Party

In partnership with Mountain Goat Beer, The Australian Music Prize is holding a party on December 5th at which the judges’ Longlist will be announced in full. Everyone is welcome to come and hear the best Australian artist albums of 2017!

The free event at Melbourne’s The National Richmond will be hosted byBrian Nankervis (Rockwiz) and Sam Lockwood from The Jezabels (The Jezabels won The AMP with their 2011 album ‘Prisoner’) and feature live performances by Jen CloherBirdz and Gretta Ziller, each performing music from their 2017 Longlisted albums.

The event is also hosting special guests: Remi. and Sensible J (winners of The AMP for their 2014 album ‘Raw X Infinity’), Big Scary (winner of The AMP for their 2013 album ‘Not Art’), Underground Lovers (Longlisted with their 2017 album ‘Staring At You Staring At Me’), BEACHES (Longlisted with their 2017 album ‘Second Of Spring’), Cable Ties (Longlisted with their 2017 self-titled album), Tornado Wallace (Longlisted with his 2017 album ‘Lonely Planet’)… and special guest Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus), Chairperson of the judging panel of The 13th AMP – there to explain how the judges form a Longlist out of 300+ eligible albums!

The 13th AMP is pleased to announce that Beaches, Cable Ties and Tornado Wallace have made the 2017 Longlist and are therefore in line to win the $30,000 cash prize courtesy of Principal Partner, PPCA.

The Longlist of The 13th AMP, announced so far:
Beaches ‘Second Of Spring’
Birdz ‘Train Of Thought’
Cable Ties ‘Cable Ties’
EWAH & The Vision Of Paradise ‘Everything Fades To Blue’
Gretta Ziller ‘Queen Of Boomtown’
Jen Cloher, ‘Jen Cloher’
The Creases ‘Tremolow’
Underground Lovers ‘Staring At You Staring At Me’
The Vampires ‘The Vampires Meet Lionel Loueke’
Tornado Wallace ‘Lonely Planet’

40+ more of the best 2017 albums to be announced at The Longlist Party…
DATE: December 5th
TIME: 6pm – 9pm
WHERE: The National Hotel, 344 Victoria St, Richmond
COST: Free entry
Mountain Goat Beer – ‘beer of the night’ $7 schooners and $16 burgers