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IT IS TIME, ONCE MORE, FOR FUDGE'S ABERDEEN MUSIC AWARDS. We'll be awarding trophies across a number of categories. The winners will attempt to gargle their appreciation live onstage at Krakatoa, on Saturday 27th February at our no-expense-spared live awards ceremony - best dealt with via the medium of tequila. It's all very tongue-in-cheek, but we encourage you all to get dressed up in suits, kilts and ballgowns anyway. Heckling is rife, and the speeches are usually shambolic. Crowd participation in terms of cheering and jeering is mandatory.

Three bands will play too, lest we forget. This year, we've got the incomparible spectacle of DEPECHE CHOAD, the sprightly modern sounds of LENIN DEATH MASK, and shiny indie-rock newcomers WENDELL BORTON.

 

BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT 2016 

        > COURTESANS - ENGLAND   https://www.facebook.com/thecourtesans/

        > THE CRAZY WORLD OF ARTHUR BROWN - ENGLAND   https://www.facebook.com/arthurbrownmusic/

        > ELECTRIC EEL SHOCK - JAPAN   https://www.facebook.com/eelshock/

        > THE HAWKLORDS - ENGLAND   https://www.facebook.com/TheHawklords/

        > SKILTRON - ARGENTINA   https://www.facebook.com/skiltron/

        > TONY WRIGHT - ENGLAND   https://www.facebook.com/laikatone/

 

FORMER ‘BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT' WINNERS:

2001 - Purple Munkie - Elgin

2002 - Purple Munkie - Elgin

2003 - Purple Munkie - Elgin

2004 - The 44s - Glasgow

2005 - Macrocosmica - Glasgow

2006 - Fickle Pubic - Glasgow

2007 - Strong Like Ox - Glasgow

2008 - Le Reno Amps - Glasgow

2009 - Apes IQ - Stockholm

2010 - And So I Watch You From Afar - Belfast

2011 - Ghosts Of Progress - Montrose

2012 - Ghosts Of Progress - Montrose / Ten Tonne Dozer - Shetland (tied)

2013 - The Brimstone Days - Malmo

2014 - The Brimstone Days - Malmo

2015 - Electric Eel Shock - Osaka

2016 - ? ? ? ? ? ?

(This award celebrates the outtatown-bands that made an impression at Fudge events over the past year).

 

Tickets are onsale now - http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Aberdeen/Krakatoa/fudge-music-awards-2016/12639478/ (also available from Krakatoa in due course)

Facebook Event - https://www.facebook.com/events/535553809936658/

There are three ways to vote in this category:

1. Here on Ab-Music. In these polls. You're reading one now.

2. Elsewhere on the internet! We'll have a poll up 'soon' for the facebook users.

3. In person at Krakatoa! Paper voting slips will be handed out at Fudge gigs until the awards.

These votes will be COMBINED to arrive at our one true champion for 2016!

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SAT 27 FEB - KRAKATOA Proudly Presents:

THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL FUDGE ABERDEEN MUSIC AWARDS 2016

- featuring DEPECHE CHOAD + LENIN DEATH MASK + WENDELL BORTON , followed by THE AFTERSHOW PARTY

https://www.facebook.com/events/535553809936658/



Advance tickets from the bar or online via Skiddle for just £5. Book now to avoid disappointment:

http://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Aberdeen/Krakatoa/fudge-music-awards-2016/12639478/



7pm - 7.30pm > WENDELL BORTON
https://www.facebook.com/wendellbortonmusic/
An alt-pop trio who went down an absolute storm when they played for us last time round. Catchy, satisfying, and interesting, they'll be opening the night with a 30 minute set of self-penned classics.
https://soundcloud.com/wendell-borton(SoundCloud)
https://twitter.com/wendellbort(Twitter)

7.45pm - 8.10pm > Fudge Awards Ceremony pt.1
https://www.facebook.com/fudge.aberdeen/
Join us as we celebrate the best Aberdeen bands of the past year - it's The Fudge Awards! In the first half of the live awards ceremony, we'll be dishing out trophys for Best Release, Most Missed, Best Video and the like after a public vote, and trying to get drunk as quickly as possible. We'll drag the winning acts out of the crowd and make them give acceptance speeches to you - it'll be just like the Oscars, but shitter.

8.30pm - 9pm > LENIN DEATH MASK 
https://www.facebook.com/LENINDEATHMASK/
A alternative rock combo, stuffed with songs, passion, and charisma. If you haven't seen them, then do yourself a massive favour and pop along to this cavalcade of fun and merriment.
www.lenindeathmask.bandcamp.com

9.15pm - 9.45pm > Fudge Awards Ceremony pt.2
https://www.facebook.com/fudge.aberdeen/
In the second half of tonight's awards ceremony, we'll celebrate the Best Band, Worst Band, Best Newcomer and Best Live Act. To a chorus of deafening crowd participation - and possibly jeering, if I'm any judge - we'll discover who you've picked this year. I hope to be drunk.

10pm - 11pm > DEPECHE CHOAD 
https://www.facebook.com/D3P3CH3CH04D/
"Girth Rock all the way from the slums of Spearfish, South Dakota," claims their slightly ficticious band biography. The talented quartet have been setting stages alight around Aberdeen for the past year or two - and now their time has truely come: Fudge Awards Headliners 2016
https://depeche-choad.bandcamp.com/

11pm - 3am > THE AFTERSHOW PARTY (free entry 11pm-12am)

 

Here's the FB event - https://www.facebook.com/events/535553809936658/

 

GIG 6pm-11pm £5 advance / £6 door (£5 student) 
free entry 11pm-12am
AFTERSHOW PARTY 12am-3am £3 (student £2)
See you here! #discovertiki

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