The Music Victoria Industry Awards named their winners last night and inducted two very special Victorians into their Hall of Fame
The second-ever live-streamed Industry Awards event was broadcast live on Channel 31 and the web to award the industry-voted winners for Victoria’s best producers, venues, festivals and women in music, and reveal the shortlisted nominees for all remaining categories to be presented at the 2021 Music Victoria Awards in December.
The key takeaways
- Music Victoria held their Industry Awards last night
- The ceremony included two Hall of Fame inductees
- The remaining 16 categories will be presented in December
Kylie Minogue and PBS legend Pierre Baroni were honoured as Music Victoria Hall of Fame inductees. The internationally acclaimed pop megastar and the late great legend of the Melbourne airwaves will respectively be inducted into the Music Victoria Hall Of Fame at the official Music Victoria Awards ceremony taking place Thursday 9 December at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Melbourne artist, June Jones paid tribute to Kylie by covering her hit song ‘Come Into My World’ while PBS 106.7FM Program Manager, Owen McKern praised Pierre on behalf of the station for his posthumous induction.
“PBS is truly thrilled to learn that Pierre Baroni will be inducted into the Music Victoria Awards Hall of Fame. An extraordinary broadcaster, Pierre programmed and presented Soulgroove’66 on PBS from 2003 until his death from cancer in March 2021,” McKern said.
The remaining 16 industry-voted award categories and the seven public-voted award categories will be presented at the 17th Annual Music Victoria Awards in December, with all nominees now revealed and public voting open here.
Music Victoria Industry Awards Winners:
BEST VENUE UNDER 500 CAP
Winner: Northcote Social Club, Northcote
Brunswick Ballroom, Brunswick
LOOP Project Space & Bar, Melbourne
The Night Cat, Fitzroy
The Substation, Newport
BEST VENUE OVER 500 CAP
Winner: Melbourne Recital Centre – Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Southbank
Corner Hotel, Richmond
Hamer Hall, Southbank
Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne
BEST REGIONAL/OUTER SUBURBAN VENUE UNDER 50 GIGS/yr
Winner: Vine Hotel, Wangaratta
Halls Gap Hotel, Halls Gap
The Macedon Railway Hotel, Macedon
The Sound Doctor Presents, Anglesea
Tom Katz! @ Sorrento Portsea RSL, Sorrento
BEST REGIONAL/OUTER SUBURBAN VENUE OVER 50 GIGS/yr
Winner: Theatre Royal, Castlemaine
The Barwon Club Hotel, South Geelong
The Eastern, Ballarat
Piano Bar, Geelong
Sooki Lounge, Belgrave
Brunswick Music Festival
Melbourne Music Week – Extended
The Secret Garden Gig Gathering
OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN MUSIC
Winner: Charlotte Abroms
Winner: Eilish Gilligan
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Public voting for the The 17th Annual Music Victoria Awards in December is open here.