Eligible to Upstate artists, residents, and local music supporters that demonstrate outstanding character, philanthropy, and compassion for our music scene.
Mike hired local musicians as singing delivery people during the shutdown, giving them a source of income while there were no shows.
In a highly competitive music scene, Heidi Chapman works tirelessly to promote the entire music community. She both very active in the scene and very supportive of other acts; this is a testament to her character. Her main bands Randomonium
In addition to his musical work with The Parlor Pinks, Ash has been a tireless promoter of musical diversity in the Upstate, and in the age of covid, he took the bold step of stopping his concert series at Eighth
Eight-year old Lily Smith decided to make an album just for pets. She realized her music calmed down her best furry friend, Maya, and wanted to share the love with all pets. Recorded at FNKY Music Studios in Seneca, all
The Hoodoo Podcast is an encouraging and informative show that has a good time with every artist involved. It provided a musical hug in a tough year, and this was the perfect year for Mark to expand his format to
T.C. Costello recorded an album “The Bluebird” this year, and all the proceeds from the album will go to the International Medical Corps to fight covid-19.
Zig’s contributions to the Upstate music scene include his Albino Skunk Music Festival (3x a year in normal times) and his in-person support of local shows and venues. I know of few people more passionate about live music than Zig
In the midst of this hard year, Jay has committed to doing mix giveaway raffles to support local nonprofits fighting sex trafficking and child abuse in the Greenville area. Jay also has plans to build a state of the art