Liverpool Music Week wins line up of the year at UK Festival Awards



Liverpool Music Week wins top honour at UK Festival Awards in London.

Liverpool Music Week has scooped Line Up of 2017 at the UK Festival Awards.

LMW won the honour for their CHIC headlining event which also included Mount KimbieDawn PennJungle, Princess Nokia and the 27 act closing party which doubled up as Getintothis‘ 10 year celebratory party.

For a full review of this year’s Liverpool Music Week see our reflection.

Elsewhere, there were big wins for Latitude, End Of The Road, Lost Village and TRNSMT, while Secret Garden Party founder Freddie Fellowes took the Outstanding Contribution award.

Previously held at Roundhouse, the event switched to East London’s Troxy and was presented by comedian Rufus Hound.

Fellowes, who picked up his award from event founder Steve Jenner, was honoured in recognition of his pivotal role in the formation of the boutique scene.

Previous winners have included Peter Gabriel, Michael Eavis and Rob da Bank. The final Secret Garden Party was held in July.

“I feel very humbled by this, and to tell the honest truth, this has been not only an honour and a privilege but also an utter blast to have been a part of,” said Fellowes

The full list of winners at the UK Festival Awards 2017:

Best Major Festival
In association with Ticketmaster 
Latitude Festival

Best Medium-Sized Festival
In association with Peppermint Bars 
End Of The Road

Best Small Festival
Lost Village

Best New Festival
In association with Skiddle 
TRNSMT Festival

Best Metropolitan Festival
Slam Dunk Festival

Best Family Festival
Camp Bestival

Best Non-Music Festival
Bournemouth 7s

Promoter of the Year
In association with Imaginators 
SJM Concerts

Agency of the Year
Coda Agency

The Brand Activation Award
In association with CGA 
The JägerHaus

The Grass Roots Festival Award

Best Overseas Festival
Outlook Festival

Best Festival For Emerging Talent
In association with Skiddle 
Dot to Dot Festival

Line-Up of the Year
In association with Tuned In Travel 
Liverpool Music Week

Best Festival Production
In association with PRG XL Video 
Lost Village

Marketing Campaign of the Year
Kendal Calling with Tour.Media

The Innovation Award
In association with Transition Video 
The Loop

Concession of the Year

Best Hospitality
In association with Pernod Ricard 
Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park

The Outstanding Contribution to Festivals Award
Freddie Fellowes




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