New Times Music Awards 

The NTMA's return for the 11th year!

11th Annual New Times Music Awards are back!

Entry period July 25-August 19th 2019 at 5pm



Celebrate the local music scene! Time to get your music ready...

Singers, songwriters, musicians, performers, and bands, it’s once again your time to shine!

The 11th annual New Times Music Awards (NTMAs) are happening on Friday, Nov. 8 at 6:00 p.m

This year, our 11th Annual New Times Music Awards will be happening at SLO Brew Rock, for what promises to be a night of camaraderie and first-rate entertainment as music lovers come to watch five of our best local acts square-off in a competition for Best Live Performance!



Enter up to 13 songs and 1 album!

Six Genres: Country/Folk/Americana, Rock/Alternative, Hip Hop, R&B/Blues, Open and Youth. We also have a songwriter category where you can enter up to 3 songs!

Win amazing prizes including a bronze "Newtie", the official custom NTMA Trophy, a chance to be included on the official 2019 NTMA CD, and a chance to perform the 2019 NTMA showcase at SLO Brew Rock! Entry form and submissions will be available from July 25-August 19th, submissions must be turned in by 5pm PST on Monday, August 19th!

A Readers Choice Award will be voted on October 3 through October 18.

Finalists in the five genre categories will play a live-judged show at SLO Brew Rock Friday, November 8, 2019 showcase with one act crowned for Best Live Performance. Winners of the songwriting and best album categories, as well as runners-up in the genre categories and Readers Choice, will receive their awards that same evening.

For more information, visit www.newtimesslo.com or email our Marketing and Events Coordinator Rachelle Ramirez at rramirez@newtimesslo.com