The Helpmann Awards have recognised Australian acts Paul Kelly and Kylie Minogue and international stars David Byrne, Celine Dion, The Killers and Christine and the Queens for their performance excellence in Australia in the past 12 months.
Nominations were announced tonight for the Helpmann Awards 2019 with Victoria’s Labor Minister for Creative Industries welcoming the awards to Melbourne.
Martin Foley, Victoria’s Minister for Creative Industries said, “It has been a remarkable year for live performance in Australia and this year’s Nominees reflect the breadth and vibrancy of the sector. I congratulate all the 2019 Helpmann Awards Nominees and wish them the best of luck.”
LPA Chief Executive Evelyn Richardson is thrilled to have the event in Victoria. “We are delighted to be presenting the 42 Helpmann Awards over two nights for the very first time in Melbourne. Over the past eighteen years, the Helpmann Awards have had 12,000 entries and announced over 2,900 Nominees which highlight the artistry and excellence in Australia’s dynamic live performance industry which is enjoyed by over 18 million people each year.”
The 19th Annual Helpmann Awards will be presented in Melbourne for the very first time on 14th and 15th July at the Victorian home of the performing arts, Arts Centre Melbourne.
Contemporary Music Nominations are:
Best Australian Contemporary Concert
Darwin festival and RPM Records and Bad Apples
Tim Minchin and Live Nation Australiasia
Kylie Minogue and Frontier Touring, Roundhouse Entertainment and Mellen Events
Paul Kelly and Frontier Touring
Best International Contemporary Concert
Christine and the Queens and Perth Festival
David Byrne and Frontier Touring
Celine Dion and Frontier Touring, Concerts West and AEG Presents
The Killers and Frontier Touring
Best Contemporary Music Festival
Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)
Vivid Live 2018 and the Sydney Opera House Presents
CMC Chugg Entertainment and Rob Potts Entertainment Edge
Helpmann Awards details
Helpmann Awards Act II Monday 15 July 2019 Arts Centre Melbourne
Gold Pass A Reserve seating + Souvenir Programme + After Party + Souvenir Ticket $189*
Silver Pass B Reserve seating + Souvenir Programme $69* ($59* concession)
*Subject to availability. An additional handling fee of $8.55 per transaction is applicable to all online bookings
Helpmann Awards Act I Sunday 14 July 2019 Arts Centre Melbourne
INDUSTRY ONLY EVENT
The Helpmann Awards are proudly supported by the Victorian Government, via its tourism marketing agency, Visit Victoria.