16th Annual IMA Judges

16th IMA Artist Judges

Amy Lee

Tom Waits &
Kathleen Brennan

Slayer

Rome
(Sublime with Rome)

Sepultura

Ben Lee



Mike Messer

Yemi Alade
15th IMA Winner

Pedro Rock
15th IMA Winner

Fiona Joy
15th IMA Winner

Ainda Dúo
15th IMA Winner

Benny Turner
15th IMA Winner

Air Traffic Controller
15th IMA Winner

Le Boeuf Brothers
15th IMA Winner

Deep Dive Corp. + Ingrid Chavez
15th IMA Winner

Camila Meza
15th IMA Winner

Little Freddie King
15th IMA Winner

The Krickets
15th IMA Winner

Celso Salim Band
15th IMA Winner

RUNA
15th IMA Winner

Doug Seymour
(Doug Seymour Photography)
15th IMA Winner

Newpoli
15th IMA Winner

Brian Eisenberg
15th IMA Winner

Roman Miroshnichenko
15th IMA Winner

Kattam
15th IMA Winner

Kay-Ta
15th IMA Winner

Superhand
15th IMA Winner

The Danberrys
15th IMA Winner

Serge Bulat
15th IMA Winner

Maranda
15th IMA Winner

Maxine Syjuco
15th IMA Winner

Mechanik Project
15th IMA Winner

Tryptamines
15th IMA Winner

Levitas Bros.
15th IMA Winner

Roman Smirnov
15th IMA Winner

Ryan Choi
15th IMA Winner

Casii Stephan
15th IMA Winner

Brooke Annibale
15th IMA Winner

Neil Barnes
15th IMA Winner

Angie Keilhauer
15th IMA Winner

Bleu
15th IMA Winner

Emily Roig
15th IMA Winner

Tony Chen
IMA Winner






16th IMA Industry Judges

Anthony DeCurtis
Contributing Editor
Rolling Stone

Nikki Ryan
Coordinator, National Promotions
Sony Music Entertainment Canada

Robert Pasbani
Co-Founder
Metal Injection

Al Horner
Editor-in-Chief
FACT Magazine

Scott Lapatine
Founder/Editor-in-Chief
Stereogum

Sherod Robertson
Publisher/Owner
MusicRow

Dave Cool
Director, Artist & Industry Outreach
Bandzoogle

Justin Gage
Founder
Aquarium Drunkard

Alejandro Clavijo
Founder & CEO
Reviews New Age

Blas Yasellli
Founder/Editor
The Music Ninja

Dean Cramer
Kings of A&R

Stefan Toren
Creative Manager
A&R Factory

Sybil Bell
Founder
Independent Venue Week

Richard Robinson
Chief Executive
Help Musicians UK

Sloane Spencer
Radio Host/Producer, Music Writer
Country Fried Rock

Adam Lewis
Co-Founder
Planetary Group

Joseph Timmons
Editor and reviews Journalist
IndiePulse Music Magazine

Kevin Sucher
Founder
Sucher Entertainment

J.D. Frizzell
President/Co-Founder
A Cappella Education Association

Tony Shimkin
President
Noble Music

Rick Carnes
President
Songwriters Guild of America

Scott Porterfield
Director of Marketing
Songwriters Guild of America

RJ, Drew, Rob and Stefan
Founders
Mugatunes

Ophir Paz
CEO/Co-Founder
Appum Studios

Brett Tabisel
Music Director / General Manager
(le) Poisson Rouge
New York, NY

Erika Kutanovaite
Operations Manager
Luna Lounge
London, UK

Hannah Gold
Program Director
City Winery
New York, NY

Sophie Asquith
Music & Events Manager
Bush Hall
London, UK

Libby Brickson
Program Director
City Winery
Chicago, IL

Patrick MacIntyre
Owner
Ironwood Stage & Grill
Calgary, AB

Kevin Hoskins
Co-Founder
Rock Shop
Boston, MA

Jon Keats
Events Director
The Cavern Club
Liverpool, England

Sean Hitchings
Events Manager
93 Feet East
London, UK

Kwenya Carreira
Owner
Marula Café
Madrid, Spain

Tom Nash
Asst. Manager / Venue Supervisor
Ryan’s Bar
London, UK

Alvaro Villacis
Manager & Director of Booking
Wurlitzer Ballroom
Madrid, Spain

Hunter Rodgers
Assistant Manager
Cain’s Ballroom
Tulsa, OK

Kylie Brown
Program Manager
Fringe World Festival
Northbridge, Australia