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Abbotsford, BC – CIVL 101.7 FM is pleased to announce that the 3rd annual Fraser Valley Music Awards are now accepting submissions until December 7th, for awards to be presented in each of 15 categories December 19th at The Stage in Mission starting at 7:30 pm!

Past nominees, winners, jurors, and prizes are all available via, and the complete list of 2018 jurors and prizes will be announced in the coming weeks.

The following prizes are to be awarded at the December 19th Gala, however more will be announced in the coming weeks:

  1. 2 artists will receive 200 x 12″ 140g Vinyl, Full Colour jackets+labels/dust sleeves/shrink wrap

  2. 3 artists will receive a professional music videos production

  3. 1 artist will be guaranteed a main stage performance at Jam in Jubilee 2019

  4. 1 artist will be guaranteed a performance at Mission Folk Music Fest 2019

  5. Winners in each category will receive a $250 cash prize.

Artists who apply for a 2018 FVMA will also be eligible for inclusion on a compilation record of artists from across the first three years of the Fraser Valley Music Awards. Including the record just released last month on behalf of 2017 FVMA nominees Stephen Carl O’Shea and The Sylvia Platters, ‘Shadow Steps’, by next year CIVL should have funded 4 separate vinyl pressings (800 total units) as part of the FVMA’s.

“It’s really exciting that ‘Shadow Steps’ has just this week entered the National !Earshot Charts at #49 for its first week,” says CIVL Station Manager Aaron Levy. “It’s so cool to see this new record find some success just as we look towards printing full length LP’s for multiple winners this next year. It’s so incredibly encouraging!”

For the second year in a row hosting and coordinating duties fall to award show veteran comedian and writer Harry Doupe. Anyone interested in participating in the events planning for the December 19th Gala, sponsorship or other questions, please contact

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