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ACM Announces Industry Awards Nominees For 2017
Posted: May 16, 2017
NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) -- The Academy of Country Music announced the nominees for Industry Award component of the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards.

Nominees included AEG's Brent Fedrizzi and Ali Harnell competing against Live Nation's Patrick McDill; National Shows 2's Darin Lashinsky and Joe's Live Ed Warm for promoter of the year.

The awards show will take place during the 11th annual ACM Honors, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards.

The event will take place Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN.

INDUSTRY AWARD NOMINEES:

NIGHTCLUB OF THE YEAR

8 Seconds Saloon - Indianapolis, IN
House of Blues - Boston, MA
Joe’s Live - Rosemont, IL
The Pageant - St. Louis, MO
Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA

CASINO OF THE YEAR - SMALL CAPACITY

Foxwoods Resort and Casino - Mashantucket, CT
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Sioux City, IA
Harrah’s Council Bluffs - Council Bluffs, IA
Mystic Showroom - Prior Lake, MN
Peppermill Concert Hall - Wendover, NV

CASINO OF THE YEAR - MEDIUM CAPACITY

Casino Rama Resort - Orillia, ON, Canada
Choctaw Casino Event Center - Durant, OK
Grand Casino Hinckley - Hinckley, MN
The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, NV
WinStar World Casino - Thackerville, OK

VENUE OF THE YEAR - SMALL CAPACITY

ACL Live at the Moody Theater - Austin, TX
Gillioz Theatre - Springfield, MO
Hoyt Sherman Place - Des Moines, IA
PlayStation Theater - New York, NY
Ryman Auditorium - Nashville, TN

VENUE OF THE YEAR - MEDIUM CAPACITY

Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook - Gilford, NH
Denny Sanford Premier Center - Sioux Falls, SD
Ford Center - Evansville, IN
Huntington Center - Toledo, OH
Red Rocks Amphitheatre - Morrison, CO

VENUE OF THE YEAR - LARGE CAPACITY

Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN
CMAC - Constellation Brands Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center - Canandaigua, NY
Fenway Park - Boston, MA
Klipsch Music Center - Noblesville, IN
Xfinity Center - Mansfield, MA

FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

Boots and Hearts Music Festival - Medonte, ON, Canada
Faster Horses Festival - Brooklyn, MI
Tortuga Music Festival - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Watershed Festival - George, WA
Windy City Smokeout - Chicago, IL

DON ROMEO TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR

Todd Boltin - Variety Attractions
Lenore Kinder - AEG Live
Dan Merker - HUKA Entertainment
Concho Minick - Billy Bob’s Texas
Michelle Romeo - Romeo Entertainment

PROMOTER OF THE YEAR

Brent Fedrizzi - AEG Live
Ali Harnell - AEG Live
Darin Lashinsky - National Shows 2
Patrick McDill - Live Nation
Ed Warm - Joe’s Live

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