Entries for the 2015 triple j Unearthed National Indigenous Music Awards Competition are now open.
The nationwide search hopes to secure the best new Indigenous talent in the country to perform at the NIMAs in Darwin. In previous years, Thelma Plum (2012) and Robbie Miller (2013) have taken home the title. Submissions close July 5.
Recognized as the pre-eminent awards for Indigenous Music, this year’s Unearthed winner will be added to the lineup to perform alongside Frank Yamma, NT local favorites from Tiwi Island B2M, The Painted Ladies and headliners East Journey Feat. Yothu Yindi’s premiere performance of The Genesis Project.
The prize consists of the following:
• 1 x performance spot at the NIMA’s event
• Performance fee for the NIMA’s performance ($500)
• Up to $5000 towards travel to the event and accommodation.
Entries for the triple j Unearthed NIMAs competition close July 5. The winner will be announced during NAIDOC Week in July.