The Ultimate Guide to the 2017 LMA Nominees
  
Nominees are based on your favorite bands, musicians, supporters and venues playing, living or operating within the Greater Milford Area. The towns represented are Milford, Medway, Mendon, Millis, Millville, Bellingham, Franklin, Upton, Uxbridge, Hopedale, Holliston, Hopkinton, Blackstone, Northbridge, Ashland, Whitinsville.  Musicians are considered local if a member lives in the local area and/or if a band or musician plays consistently in the local area.
 
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The 2017 MyFM Local Music Awards will be Sunday May 21st, 2017 from 4pm to 9pm at Liz's Diamond Bar and Grille in Hopedale.
 

 

FAVORITE LOCAL ORIGINAL ACT

Templeton’s Holiday

Starr Faithful

Bad Marriage

If We Go At All

Jennifer Tefft Band

 

FAVORITE LOCAL OVERALL COVER ACT

Salty Dog

Tailgate’s Down

Tigerlily

Tony Soul Project

Charity Case

Warning Signs

 

FAVORITE LOCAL ORIGINAL SONG

You Don’t Have You – If We Go At All

 

Old School Stereo – Bad Marriage

 

It’s So Big – Templeton’s Holiday

 

Can You Hear Me – Between the Wars

 

Ramona – The Paolilli Brothers

 

Bleed – Starr Faithful

 

FAVORITE LOCAL ORIGINAL ALBUM

Knock Three More Times – Bad Marriage

Delusions of Grandeur – Starr Faithful

Cutting For Stone - Jennifer Tefft

Fade to Colour - Kyle Wilson

 

FAVORITE LOCAL COVER SONG

Creep – Heather Deary

Time After Time – Justin and Ray

Paralyzer – Tigerlily

I Think We’re Alone Now – Whiskey Church

Hungry Like The Wolf – The Abe Froman Project

Nookie – Velvet Skies

Modern Day Cowboy – Charity Case

99 Red Balloons – Girls on Girls

 

FAVORITE LOCAL POP/ROCK ACT

Motorboat

Velvet Skies

Smear Campaign

Whiskey Church

The Northeast Groove

Pieces of Eight

 

FAVORITE LOCAL COUNTRY/SOUTHERN ROCK ACT

Tailgates Down

Shady Armadillo

Stilburnin'

Shanna Jackman

Darren Bessette Band

Tim Buono

 

FAVORITE LOCAL CLASSIC ROCK ACT

The Anger Management Band

SOULidarity

South Street Band

TD and the Change

The Road Dawgs

Auntie Trainwreck

 

FAVORITE LOCAL BLUES/R&B ACT

Tony Soul Project

Lois Greco Band

The Walkin’ Blues Band

The Fat City Band

Salty Dog

 

FAVORITE LOCAL TRIBUTE ACT

Dirty Deeds

AC/DC

The Great Escape

Journey

Bon Jersey

Bon Jovi

The Peacheaters

The Allman Brothers

The Abe Froman Project

80s Pop

Dazed

Led Zeppelin

 

FAVORITE LOCAL ACOUSTIC ACT

Carolyn and Jay

Jambag

South Street Six

ZeroDrift

Justin and Ray

Just For Kicks

 

FAVORITE LOCAL ACOUSTIC SOLO ACT

Matt Zajac

Scott Magill

Heather Deary

Gay Barboza

David Rak

 

FAVORITE STAGE PERFORMANCE BY A LOCAL ACT

Velvet Skies

Smear Campaign

The Abe Froman Project

Bad Marriage

Whiskey Church

Soulidarity

 

FAVORITE SELF PROMOTION BY A LOCAL ACT

Smear Campaign

Teter Todders

Velvet Skies

Bad Marriage

Motorboat

Chip Zale

 

FAVORITE LOCAL FEMALE VOCALS

Meghan Haskins - Lily - Cynthia Roy - Jody Thompson - Carolyn Rae - Gay Barboza

 

FAVORITE LOCAL MALE VOCALS

Jon-Paul Royer - Charlie Haskins - Jon Paquin - Matt Zajac - Kyle Wilson - Tony Soul

 

FAVORITE LOCAL FRONTPERSON

Jay Keith - Chip Zale - Jon Paquin - Ray Auger - Rich Teter - Tony Soul

 

FAVORITE LOCAL SHREDDER

Diego Fagundes - Steve Serra - Mike Fitz - Jay Tulio - Jay Del Signore

 

FAVORITE LOCAL GUITARIST

Matt Niro - Rich Green - Mike Kalenderian - Israel Saldana - Trish Dec

 

FAVORITE LOCAL DRUMMER

Ed Barry - Keith Ryan - Brendan Frain - Matt Kudirka - Alec Antobennedetto

 

FAVORITE LOCAL KEYBOARDIST

Kelly McCauley - John Rindone - Ray Perrone - Eric Turner - Peter Ferlisi

 

FAVORITE LOCAL BASSIST

Bill Donovan - Jon Paul Royer - Todd Boisvert - Adam Frost - Tim Galvin

 

FAVORITE LOCAL LIVE MUSIC VENUE

Liz’s Diamond Bar and Grille - Hopedale

Open Mic on Thursdays - Live Music Friday and Saturdays

Jasper Hill Cafe and Bistro - Holliston

Live Music Wednesdays Through Sundays

The Tradesman - Milford

Live Music on the Weekends - Home of the Local Music Social

140 Pub n Club - Bellingham

Live Music on the Weekends - Monthly Open Jam and Open Mic

Central Tavern - Milford

Live Music on Friday and Saturday Nights - Acoustic Thursdays Every Other Week

Uptown Pub - Franklin

Live Music Monthly

 

FAVORITE LOCAL MUSIC EVENT

Chip’s Open Mic at TDs

Every Monday at TD's in Milford

Local Music Social

First Monday of the Month at The Tradesman in Milford

Party For The Pantry

An event that raises money for the Franklin Food Pantry

Boggestock

Outdoor music festival featuring local bands

Open Jam at 140 Pub n Club

Third Sunday of the month

 

FAVORITE LOCAL BAND EVENT

Whiskey Church’s Thanksgiving Eve Show

The Burnouts do Dookie

St. Patrick’s Day with Velvet Skies and Smear Campaign

Abe Froman’s Totally Awesome 80s Prom

Tigerlily’s New Year’s Eve Show

 

FAVORITE LOCAL NON-MUSICIAN SUPPORTER

John Walsh - Adam Signore - Young Neil - Sky Weir - Jay Pillarella - Karen Jones

 

SEXIEST LOCAL MUSICIAN

Jay Tulio - Cyndi Roy - Meghan Haskins - Christine Greenawalt - Kevin Gallagher - Mike Delaney

 

BAND WITH THE BEST FANS

Bad Marriage

Tigerlily

Whiskey Church

SOULidarity

The Great Escape

Smear Campaign

 

OUT AND ABOUT AWARD

(Musicians Supporting Other Musicians)

Ron Roy - Jamie Nicholson - Jake Vitale - Mike Fitz - Eric Milot - Dave Niro

 

FAVORITE LOCAL SOUND GUY

Chirs Rando

Dan Spinny

Scott Harris

Jeff Duhaime

Roger "Bear" Caissie

 

MOST SUPPORTIVE LOCAL BARTENDER

Chelsee O’Meara

Tommy O’Toole

Stephanie Briere

Rebecca Lee

Brianna Bartlett


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