Chicago – Wednesday, April 20th – Dialed Productions presents the 3rd Annual Chicago Nightlife Awards, Tuesday June 7th at Concord Music Hall. Hosted By Jeremy Scheuch. The evening begins with the Red Carpet Media Gala at 7:30PM, followed by the Awards Ceremony beginning promptly at 9PM. The CNA’s are Chicago’s most prestigious awards ceremony recognizing the industry professionals that make Chicago nightlife a world unlike any other.
The Chicago Nightlife Awards are excited to announce 2016 sponsors and charitable partners Howard Brown Health and The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. Last year’s Nightlife Awards saw an attendance of over 1,000 industry professionals including nightclub owners, promoters, managers, artists, bloggers and fans. To commemorate it’s 3rd year, Chicago Nightlife Awards will launch a new website that includes Spotify Playlists showcasing music from featured artists.
The 2016 lineup highlights emerging and established Chicago artists. Headliners include ProbCause, The Walters, Sleep On It, and My Gold Mask; as well as a surprise guest performer and presenter. The 2016 Panelist group features some of the most influential names in Chicago music and nightlife, including: Pat Corcoran aka Pat the Manager – Manager of Chance the Rapper and Co-Founder of Haight Brand, Johnny Minardi – Owner/A&R for Equal Vision Records and Self-Titled Management, Jonathan Zebo Gust aka DJ ZEBO – 2014 Best DJ winner and Instructor at Scratch DJ Academy, Hillel Frankel – Partner at Leavens, Strand & Glover and President of Nova Management & Publicity, and Zack Eastman – Founder of 1833 and Owner of East Room.
Open nominations run until Monday, April 25th at 6PM. First round voting opens Friday, April 29th and closes Sunday, May 15th at 11:59PM. Final round voting opens Thursday, May 19th at 10PM and closes Friday, June 3rdat 6PM.
Tickets on sale: April 20th at 10AM.
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Band of the Year, Best New Hip Hop Artist, Best Producer (Remixer), Best DJ, Best Festival, Blogger of the Year, Best Promoter, Photographer of the Year, Best Management Team, Best Go Go Dancer, Best Party, Best Bottle Service Staff, Best Drag Performer, Best Outdoor Venue, Best New Venue, Nightclub of the Year, Barback of the Year, Best Doorman, Best VIP Host, Best DIY Collective, Best Sports Bar, Best Mixologist, Best Nightlife Personality, Best Neighborhood Bar,Best Live Music Venue.
New 2016 CNA panelists:
Pat Corcoran – Manager Chance the Rapper/Co-Founder Haight Brand
Johnny Minardi – AR Equal Vision Records/Owner – Self-titled Management
Hillel Frankel – Partner at Leavens, Strand & Glover/President at Nova Management & Publicity
Jonathan Zebo Gust – Instructor at Scratch DJ Academy, DJ ZEBO (2014 Best DJ)
Zack Eastman – 1833, Owner East Room
Best DJ – Derrick Carter
Best Go Go Dancer – Amourena Tsokatos
Best One Off Party – Red Bull Thre3style
Blogger of the Year – Fake Shore Drive
Best Monthly Party – Shipwrecked Boat Series
Photographer of the Year – Glitterguts
Best Rooftop – Roof on theWit
Nightclub of the Year – The Mid
Best Doorman – Joe Barker
Promoter of the Year – React
Best Weekly Party – Porn N’ Chicken
Best Bottle Service – Underground
Best Bartender – Mike Finnegan
Best Dive Bar – Richard’s Bar
Manager of the Year – Zack Eastman
Best New Venue – Headquarters Beercade (River North)
Barback of the Year – Oscar Becceril
Best Sports Bar – Bull & Bear
Best Live Music Venue -Lincoln Hall (under 700) / Metro (over 700)
Best Festival – Riot Fest
Band of the Year – Gemini Club