Music Victoria Awards nominees showcased in this weekend’s Isol-Aid lineup

The festival streams this Saturday

Live-streamed music festival Isol-Aid has partnered with the Music Victoria Awards for this weekend’s event, presenting a lineup of artists nominated for the awards this year.

Artists featured in this weekend’s Isol-Aid lineup include Karate Boogaloo, Kee’ahn, Nat Vazer, Simona Castricum and more. These four acts are all up for either public-voted or industry-voted awards at the forthcoming ceremony.

The 36th edition of Isol-Aid will kick off from 2.15pm AEDT this Saturday (November 28). As always, performances are free to view but donations are encouraged.

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The second half of the Music Victoria Awards will take place on December 9 at the Melbourne Recital Centre, following a live-streamed component last month. Castricum, along with Alice Skye, Elizabeth and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, are all set to perform at the December ceremony.

Last weekend’s instalment of Isol-Aid celebrated Ausmusic T-Shirt Day, with a lineup including Alex Lahey, Emily Wurramara, Gordon Koang and L-FRESH The LION, among others.

Last week, Isol-Aid founder Emily Ulman took home the Done Good Award at the 2020 J Awards.

“We wanted to give musicians a platform who didn’t have a place to play,” Ulman told triple j at the time.

“It was supposed to be a one-off…. and the first one went so well we decided to keep going.”

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