2017 Winners

The 9th Annual Best of Saint John Music Awards took place on Saturday, May 27, with the 13 trophies going to a wide range of different local artists. The event took place at the beautiful Sanctuary Theatre in front of a lively, full audience and included performances by Kylie Fox, Brent Mason, and Burgundy Drive. The evening was capped off with an afterparty at Taco Pica and preceded the night before by an artist round table at Five & Dime.

Please see below for a full list of winners.

Special thanks to Picaroons Traditional Ales, the SOCAN FOUNDATION, and Chuck Teed.

Category Winner
Best New Artist Burgundy Drive
Best Venue Taco Pica
Best Fan Matt Weaver
Best Radio Program 5th Element (Dustin Howe
Best Album Artwork
Tooth & The Fang – Void Moving Without Having Moved, by Jeff Mclennan & Jud Crandall
Best Song Right Shitty – “Best Buzz”
Best Concert/Music Related Event
Bad People – Album release at Taco Pica
Adam Kierstead Memorial Award for Best Musician Corey Bonnevie
Best Album
Right Shitty – “Bachelor of Arts”
Best Video
Little You Little Me – “Racket In My Brain” Directed by Patt Bonner
Best Female Artist Hilary Ladd
Best Male Artist Brent Mason
Best Group UDA