Get ready for the Platinum Music Awards, a statewide celebration of New Mexico’s musical heroes.
The Platinum Music Awards is in its third year of presentation. The musicians are nominated by New Mexicans around the state, and then selected by a panel of music experts appointed by the NM Music Commission, the six honorees represent outstanding lifetime achievement in the state’s music community.
Below are the six honorees:
- James Bonnell
- Bert Dalton
- Norberta Fresquez
- Robert Mirabal
- Cipriano Vigil
- Candyman Strings & Things
The variety show features many of New Mexico’s most talented and loved musicians. The awards celebrate the honorees with tribute performances and special presentations. A high profile element of the show is music education, a cause supported by the NM Music Commission and Foundation.
The Platinum Music Awards are produced by the NM Music Commission Foundation, in cooperation with the Music Commission and many other supporting organizations. The Platinum Music Awards is Friday, August 23, 2019.
The Platinum Music Awards show will be the kickoff to Santa Fe Music Week.