King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Sweep The Age Music Victoria Awards -
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. Photo by Ros O'Gorman. The Age Music Victoria Awards held at 170 Russell on Wednesday 16 November 2016 during Melbourne Music Week.

Award winners King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. Photo by Ros O'Gorman.

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Sweep The Age Music Victoria Awards

by Paul Cashmere on November 16, 2016

in News,Noise Pro

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard took home a stack of music awards from The Age and Music Victoria this week.

The Age Music Victoria Awards were held on Wednesday 16 November 2016 at 170 Russell in Melbourne.

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, who also picked up four j awards this week, won Best Album, Best Band and Best Live Band.

The Age Music Victoria Awards 2016 Winners

Public Voted Award Winners

Best album: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Nonagon Infinity
Best song: The Drones, Taman Shud
Best band: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard
Best male artist: C.W. Stoneking
Best female: Alex Lahey
Best emerging act: Camp Cope
Best regional act: The Drones
Best live band: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard
Best regional venue: The Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine
Best venue (over 500 capacity): Corner Hotel
Best venue (under 500 capacity): The Tote
Best festival: Meredith Music Festival

Industry Selected Genre Award Winners

Best Heavy Album: Be’Lakor – Vessels
Best Folk or Roots Album: Oh Pep! – Stadium Cake
Best Experimental or Avant Garde Act: Inland (Alex Garsden and Rohan Drape)
Best Country Album: Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife – Thieves
Best Hip Hop Album: Plutonic Lab – Deep Above The Noise
Best Electronic Act: Harvey Sutherland
Best Jazz Album: Peter Knight – Way Out West
Best Aboriginal Act: Benny Walker
Best Global or Reggae Album: Melbourne Ska Orchestra – Sierra Kilo Alpha
Best Soul, Funk, R’n’B, or Gospel Album: Kylie Auldist – Family Tree
Best Blues Album: Nick Charles – The River Flows
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