Deadline: The New Mexico Music Awards

Laura Marrich
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Deadline: The New Mexico Music Awards
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Now in its 22nd year, the New Mexico Music Awards (presented by the all-volunteer staffed New Mexico Music Industry Coalition) hands out awards to local musicians in 38 categories, including Americana, several flavors of rock, "remakes," band websites, even children’s music. To qualify for this round, your music has to have been "recorded and mixed primarily in New Mexico" between Jan. 1 and December 31 of 2008. The mail-in deadline just squeaked by, but you still have until Friday, Feb. 6, to hand-deliver entries to an official drop-off location:

• Grandma’s Music

9310 Coors Blvd. NW, Albuquerque


• Santa Fe Center Studios

933 San Pedro SE, Albuquerque


• The Candyman Music & Electronics

851 St. Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe


• Music Go Round

(2 blocks E of Louisiana, south side )

7116 Menaul NE, Albuquerque


• Marc’s Guitar Center

2324 Central Ave. SE, Albuquerque


• Lesman’s Music & Pro Audio

5413 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque


• Encore Music

(just E of San Mateo – south side)

5314 Menual Blvd. NE, Albuquerque


Submitting costs $20 per entry. Entry forms are available as an MS Word download at, along with all of the rules, a list of previous winners, tips for entering. Good luck, rockstar!
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