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The Mid North take out top Dolphin

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Bellingen bluegrass band The Mid North has taken out Album of the Year at the 2012 Dolphin Awards for their LP You Were Right About The Stars. The band also took out Country Song of the Year for their popular single Rosewood.

Other acts to get a guernsey in this year’s awards, held at Lismore’s Star Court Theatre last night, included Andrea Soler (Best Adult Contemporary and Best Female Vocal for Daydreamer), Round Mountain Girls (Best Folk/Protest for Mos Vos), Peter Westheimer (Best Electronic for Peace Dance) and Mr Speaker (Best Funk/R&B/Hip Hop for We Party).

‘It was an amazing night full of zing,’ awards spokesperson Mariska Hartwig told Echonetdaily.

‘The rig they brought in was huge and the show dazzled. But the sweetest thing of all was the looks on the faces of the winners and the spirit in the room. The audience was excited and it showed with raucous clapping and foot rumbling.’

A complete list of award winners follows.

2012 Dolphin North Coast Music Awards

Music Video: Melbourne Town, Melania J Stevens

Electronic Music: Peace Dance, Peter Westheimer

Funk / R&B / Hip-Hop: We Party, Mr Speaker

Rock / Metal / Alternative: Womans Love, Wild Jester

Pop: Climb Aboard, Brian Wappett Band

Jazz: Sad Eyes, Parissa Bouas

Devotional: Soaring, Georgina Pollard

Country: Rosewood, The Mid North

Blues: Zontis Blues, Elizabeth Lord

Folk / Protest: Mos Vos, Round Mountain Girls

World / Reggae: Embaixu De Belo Ceu, Grant Lawless

Adult Contemporary & Acoustic Singer-Songwriter: Daydreamer, Andrea Soler

Music For Children: Off To The Beach We Go, Jessica Hannagan

Garage / Indie: She Bites Me, Broadfoot

Youth: Young And Foolish, Serinna Mcgrath

New Emerging Talent: Take Me Higher, Clocks And Dice

Production / Engineering: My Friend, Paul Appelkamp

Female Vocal: Daydreamer, Andrea Soler

Male Vocal – Steve Gilpin Memorial Award: Piano Accordion, Ashley Bell

Song Of The Year: Sad Eyes, Parissa Bouas

Album Of The Year: You Were Right About The Stars, The Mid North


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