Indie Music Awards Event at Lincoln Center September 25

Indie Music Awards Event at Lincoln Center September 25

The Independent Music Awards and Lincoln Center Celebrate
Self-Released Indie Artists on Thursday September 25

Who: The Independent Music Awards & Lincoln Center present IMA Winners Rabbit Rabbit and Rocket & The Ghost

What: The celebration of exceptional music continues with a double bill of self-released artists. Admission is Free.

When: Thursday, September 25th at 7:30pm

Where: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, 61 West 62nd Street, NYC (between Broadway & Columbus Ave.)

The Performers:
Rabbit Rabbit is the husband/wife team of vocalist/violinist Carla Kihlstedt and multi-instrumentalist Matthias Bossi. Drawing influence from art and folk songs as well as improvised and industrial music, the duo spins balladry both structurally sparse and emotionally rich. Winner of the 13th annual Independent Music Award for Eclectic Song, Rabbit Rabbit is a leader in the post-label world of self-releases, each month offering a new song plus video, photos and more to their subscribers. Visit for more information.

ROCKET & THE GHOST name Elvis, The Beatles, Tom Waits, Lou Reed and The Pixies among their numerous influences. Winner of the 13th annual Independent Music Award for Love Song, the quintet raised the money for its first LP by saving. They feel if the money is “never recouped, it will still be worth it.” Rocket & The Ghost is Kiyoshi Matsuyama (vocals, guitar), Stuart Bidwell (drums), Sean Gavigan (guitars) and Sarah Goldstone (keyboards). Visit for more information.

The Independent Music Awards is a prestigious international program that connects exceptional musicians and releases to millions of music consumers, programmers, talent buyers, film, TV & gaming music supervisors, media outlets and licensing opportunities.

Now in it’s 14th year, The IMAs receives submissions from artists with previous major label releases; self-released and indie label talent from more than 70 countries. Winners, Nominees and entrants eligible for performance, promotion and distribution opportunities that place them in front of nearly 1 billion music consumers and decision makers world wide.

Past IMA Winners and Nominees include: Flying Lotus, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three, Melissa Auf Der Maur, Johnny Dowd, Girl In A Coma, Scott Biram, Jackson Browne, Darrell Scott, Savoy, RaRa Riot, Fun, Amy Correia, RuPaul, among many others.

IMA judges have included Tom Waits, Keith Richards, Suzanne Vega, Keith Urban, Amanda Palmer, Laurie Anderson, Ozzy Osbourne, Chiddy Bang, Meshell Ndegeocello, Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson, Tory Amos, Amy Ray among many others.

Submissions for The 14th Independent Music Awards will be accepted until October 10, 2014.

Go to for a complete list of IMA artists, judges and program details.

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