April 17th was a night for local independent music fans everywhere at the Jack Daniel’s On Stage Philippines Indie Music Awards in Whitespace Makati. As the culminating event to the recent regional music campaign that is the Jack Daniel’s On Stage Philippines, the big win better known as Jack’s Chosen One was awarded to Farewell Fair Weather, who will receive support in band marketing, represent the country at a Southeast Asian music event and as brand ambassadors at all Jack Daniel’s Philippines events.
Apart from the new Jack’s Chosen One, special awards from Jack Daniel’s On Stage Philippines’ event and media partners were given out to the bands within the Jack’s Top 14 Picks roster, who are featured in the upcoming Jack Daniel’s On Stage Philippines compilation album.
The night’s winners are as follows:
1. Jack’s Chosen One – Farewell Fair Weather
2. Indie Icon Award – Cynthia Alexander
3. Best Live Act Award – Flying Ipis
4. Best Performance in a Recording Award – Flying Ipis
5. Fan Favorite Song Award – Flying Ipis
6. Rogue Indie Artist Award – The Strangeness
7. Prod of the Year – Doc Def Productions
Bands from the Jack’s Top 14 Picks lineup Imelda, Curbside, We Are Imaginary, Peso Movement, Ang Bandang Shirley, Earthmover, warmed up the evening as they performed in the event pre show. While past Jack’s Chosen One titleholder Mr. Bones & the Boneyard Circus with special guest Chris Padilla opened the awards proper, followed by the Top 7 bands Tonight We Sleep, Farewell Fair Weather, The Strangeness, Penguin, Flying Ipis, Reklamo and Autotelic, and later came the headliners of the show Cynthia Alexander and Urbandub.
Jack Daniel’s On Stage Philippines is powered by JB Music Philippines, and is not without the help of its media partners Jack TV, Jam 88.3, Rogue Magazine, Radio Republic, Pinoytuner, Amplify.ph, NDFY.ME and Vandals On The Wall.
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