Some of the past Malibu Music Award recipients include, Dick Van Dyke, Albert Lee, Kenny G, Colbie Caillat, Tom Petty, Pink, Grace Slick, Tanya Tucker, Joel Diamond, Johnny Mandel, Lee Ritenour, and Mort Lindsey. In his acceptance speech last year, Mr. Dick Van Dyke, recognized the importance of Malibu Community events like the Malibu Music Awards.
The 2011 Malibu Music Awards & Festival participants and recipients include, Lainie Kazan- “Lifetime Achievement Award”, Frank Stallone- “American Songbook Award”, The BackBeats from NBC’s The Sing Off, Cimorelli- “The Jackson 5 Family Music Award”, Robert Davi,-"Best New Male Vocalist Award, Shwayze and Cisco Adler- “Urban Music Award”, Linda Thompson- Honorary Chair and singer/songwriter, Larisa Stow & Shakti Tribe- “New Age Music Award”, Mike Pinera- “Legendary Rocker Award:”, Trevor McShane- “Southern Folk Pop Award”, 11 year old Benjamin Krasner -“Classical Music Award”, Camryn Kohn- “Emily Shane Music & Dance Award, Koss Real Estate -“Community Service Award”, Julia Holland- “Music Educator of the Year Award”, Abraham ‘A.B.' McDonald- “Inspirational R&B Award” winner , Peter Torsiello- “Worship Music Award”, along with Celebrity Presenters such as award winning actors Vincent Spano, Renee Taylor(The Nanny) & Joe Bologna, American Idol finalists & Malibu Residents, Hannah Mulholland & Carson Higgins, Buster, Chris Amodeo, & other VIP’s including singer and TV star Rebecca Holden (Knightrider)
Sarah McMullen is the 2011 Malibu Music Awards Sonic Bids Original Song Competition Winner. Every year, the Malibu Music Awards hosts an Original Songwriting Competition by SonicBids. The winner receives a one year recording contract and distribution deal with Arrival Records that could lead to a longer term if both parties mutually agree, and a recording session at Great Music Studio. The competition is judged by Music Producer Joel Diamond, Music Producer and Malibu Music Awards Founder Terence J. Davis, Rick Rand, CEO Arrival Records, Meg Hanson Universal A&R, Chris Henry- (Nashville), Heath Caan (Live Nation), Jenna Voorhees Universal, Vince Quintero former Sony AR, Kevin Carson EMI, and more.
The Malibu Music Festival will begin Monday evening September 19 through Friday September 23 at local restaurants in Malibu introducing new talent to the community, in addition to known guest appearances. A map will be available at local businesses which includes a complete list of all participating restaurants, such as Geoffrey’s, Charlie’s, Dukes, Malibu Inn, Sunset Restaurant & Beach Bar, Kristy’s, Moonshadows, Spruzzo’s, Savory, Guido’s, Beau Rivage, Grom, Café Habana, Chocolate Box Cafe, Tra di Noi, and Malibu Country Mart, indicating the dates, times and locations of festival activities.
The Malibu Music Festival will also include a Classical Music Concert on Wednesday Sept 21 at 7:30pm at the Malibu Stage Company 29243 PCH, featuring piano players Robert Estrin and 11 year old prodigy Benjamin Krasner. The Malibu Music Festival ends with Celebrity Judge Joel Diamond announcing the festival winner at the Malibu Music Awards event Saturday evening September 24, 2011 at the Malibu Country Mart 3835 Cross Creek Road Malibu 90265 http://www.malibucountrymart.com/
Tickets for the 2011 Malibu Music Awards and Classical Music Concert can be purchased at: www.malibumusicawards.com as well as segments from the 2010 Malibu Music Awards show, pre-sales for DVD recordings of the 2011 Malibu Music Awards show and other merchandise.Call 310-871-4199.
2011 Annual Malibu Music Awards & Festival Final Awards Event
Saturday September 24, 2011 at 7:30 PM
Malibu Country Mart
3835 Cross Creek Road Malibu 90265 http://www.malibucountrymart.com
Media is invited to set up starting at 5:30 PM for red carpet arrivals beginning at 6:30 and during performances
Tickets for public to the 2011 Malibu Music Awards can be purchased at: www.malibumusicawards.com For further information call 310-871-4199
Ticket Prices for publication are: $25. General admission $45. VIP seating- Available tickets will also be sold at the Door.
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