Connecticut Music Awards

The finalists have been announced. (August 1, 2013)

Winners for the 2013 Connecticut Music Awards have been announced!  Click here to see all the winners.


Voting for the 2nd Annual Connecticut Music Awards has ended.  Thanks to everyone who voted!  Winners will be announced at the Connecticut Music Awards show on Tuesday, Sept. 17th at The Bushnell in Hartford, as well as in the Sept. 18th issue of the Advocate/Weekly newspapers.  Our 3-city, 3-day Grand Band Slam concert event will be held Thursday, Sept. 19 - Saturday, Sept. 21 in New London, New Haven and Hartford.  More information coming soon!

Here are the 5 finalists in each category, as voted by our readers (in alphabetical order):



Best Overall Band


Dead By Wednesday

Fight the Fear

Goodnight Blue Moon

Little Ugly


Best New Band

Head With Wings

Jose Oyola & The Astronauts

Post-Modern Panic

Space Orphans

Violent Mae