A2IM Announces 2016 Libera Awards Performance Lineup

A2IM Libera Awards Trophies
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A general view of atmosphere at the 2012 A2IM Libera Awards at Le Poisson Rouge on June 21, 2012 in New York City.  

The A2IM Libera Awards will return for its fifth year on June 16 at the Manhattan Center’s Grand Ballroom, with host Ted Leo to celebrate artists and labels part of the independent music community. 

This year, Libera will welcome its first ever multi-performance lineup, which will feature Mac DeMarco, Naughty By Nature, Nosaj Thing and Torres. 

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“Our performers at the Libera Awards this year exemplify the talent and diversity of the independent music community” said A2IM CEO Richard Burgess in a statement. "We are so fortunate that our community has embraced this annual event to champion and honor all things indie, from our people behind the scenes to our talented artists. It is going to be an incredible night.” 

Hip-hop trio Naughty By Nature will also be honored with the Indie Icon Award. Overall, 19 awards will be given, including Album of the Year and Label of the Year, with artist nominees that include Alabama Shakes, All Time LowCourtney Barnett and Kamasi Washington, and labels ATO, Sub Pop and 4AD.

A2IM members can purchase tickets here.


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