2023 Eddies Awards Nominees/Winners

Electronica Artist of the Year
Fox Kraft
PJ Katz
Sara Ayers
SM Ink
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Punk/Hardcore Artist of the Year
Blasé’ DeBris
Brick by Brick
Prince Daddy & The Hyena
Wrong Move
Zombie Giuliani

Metal/Hard Rock Artist of the Year
Black Tongue Reverend
The Clay People
The Erotics

Live Production Crew of the Year
Denis Entertainment Group
High Peaks Event Production
Mirth Films

Record Label of the Year
Ah! DucK! Records
Cacophone Records
Equal Vision
Lorchestral Recording Company
Rose Record Label Group
Upstate Records

Music Recording Studio of the Year
Bender Studios
Don Fury Studio
Fool’s Hill Music
Jim Mastrianni Studio
Overit Studios
Polymouth Music

Presenter/Promoter of the Year
Caffè Lena – Sarah Craig
Capital Region Classical – Derek Delaney
Eighth Step – Margie Rosenkranz
Music Haven Concert Series – Mona Golub
The Linda – Peter Hughes
Upstate Black N Blue Productions – Michael Valente

Radio Station of the Year
Capital Underground Radio

Radio DJ of the Year
Andy Gregory
Bill McCann
Chris Wienk
Jason Irwin
Pearson Constantino
Rob Smittix
Wanda Fischer

Arts Publication of the Year
NYS Music
Preview (Times Union)
The Spot 518
The Xperience Monthly
Ticket (Daily Gazette)

Music Journalist of the Year
Alain Clerine
Don Wilcock
Indiana Nash
Jim Shahen Jr.
Joseph Dalton
Michael Hochanadel

Music Photographer of the Year
Amy Klemme
Frank Cavone
Jarron Childs
Jim Gilbert
Rudy Lu
Stephanie Bartik

Classical Artist/Ensemble of the Year
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Andre Laurent O’Neil
Musicians of Ma’alwyck
Opera Saratoga
Schenectady Symphony Orchestra
Sophia Subbayya Vastek

World Music Artist of the Year
Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra
Ally the Piper
David Macejka
Jordan Taylor Hill
Sten & Maria Z.

R&B/Soul/Funk Artist of the Year
Buggy Jive
Garland Nelson
Kyla Silk
Sly Fox and the Hustlers
The E-Block
Victory Soul Orchestra

DJ of the Year
DJ Hollyw8d
DJ Ketchup
DJ Trumastr

Party Cover Band of the Year
Diva & The Dirty Boys
Funk Evolution
Mike and the Monsters
New York Players
Off The Record
The Accents

Hip Hop/Rap Artist of the Year
B. Chaps & Freedom Stratton
Camtron 5000
MR. Every Day
Tony Louie

Americana Artist of the Year
María Riccio Bryce
Michael Francis McCarthy
Reese Fulmer & the Carriage House Band
Sara Milonovich & Daisycutter
The McKrells
The North & South Dakotas

Solo or Duo Artist of the Year (Originals)
As Iz
Gail Sparlin
Michael Eck
Peter Annello
Sean Rowe

Solo or Duo Artist of the Year (Covers)
Carmen Lookshire
Jeff Brisbin
Maurizio Russomanno
Steve Candlen
Travis Gray

Jazz Artist of the Year
Bright Dog Red
Chuck Lamb
Hot Club of Saratoga
Joe Barna
Keith Pray
Marcus Benoit
Matt Niedbalski

Jam Band of the Year
Annie in the Water
Glass Pony
Timbre Coup
T.V. Doctors

Blues Artist of the Year
Amy Ryan Band
George Fletcher Blues Band
Mark Tolstrup & Jill Burnham
Nite Train with Thomasina Winslow
Rich Ertelt and Blues Express
Rory Block

Country/Bluegrass Artist of the Year
Dyer Switch Band
Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys
Mark T. Jones
Marty Wendell
The BlueBillies
The Insolent Willies

Country Cover Band of the Year
Beatin’ the Odds
E.B. Jeb
Red Haired Strangers
Skeeter Creek
Stony Creek Band
Whiskey Highway

Rock/Pop Artist of the Year
Jocelyn & Chris
Joe Mansman and The Midnight Revival Band
Super 400
Sydney Worthley

Alt/Indie Artist of the Year
Blue Ranger
Doctor Baker
Gracies Paris
The Sea The Sea

Folk/Traditional Artist of the Year
Cosby Gibson & Tom Staudle
Dan Berggren
Drank The Gold (tie)
John Kirk & Trish Miller
Keanen Starks & Orion Kribs
Michael Eck (tie)

Songwriter of the Year
Buggy Jive
Dan Berggren
Gail Sparlin
Girl Blue
Jim Gaudet
Kate McDonnell
Michael Eck
Sydney Worthley

Music Video of the Year
BattleaXXX – “Top Shelf Naughty”
Brick By Brick – “The Hunted”
Buggy Jive – “Encyclopedia Black and the Case of You”
Canella – “No Escape”
Joe Mansman and The Midnight Revival Band – “Take it easy”
NEQ – “Dune Buggy”
Reese Fulmer & The Carriage House Band – “Leaving a Dream” 
Sophia Subbayya Vastek – “The Seas That Made Us”

Record of the Year
Cassandra Kubinski – “Burn It Down”
Jocelyn & Chris – “Run Away”
Peter Annello – “Read The Signs”
Reese Fulmer – “Leaving a Dream”
Sawyer Fredericks – “The Golden Tree”
Sydney Worthley – “How Soon Is Now?”
The Gibson Brothers – “What a Difference a Day Makes” 
Under the Den – “Hold On”

Album of the Year
Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra – “Son 40” 
Brick by Brick – “Dismal Existence”
Buggy Jive“The Ghost of Alexander”
Glass Pony – “Nowhere Daydream”
Jim Gaudet & the Railroad Boys – “Hillbilly Rock N Roll (Straight From the Still)”
Jocelyn & Chris – “Favorite Ghosts”
Keith Pray – “HOME”
The McKrells – “Still Pickin’ 2022”