Steel Notes Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 74

Steel Notes Magazine On March 5th, 2017 the Lehigh Valley Music Awards held their 18th Annual event at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center in Beth- lehem. Featured performances by Serene Greene, Lou Franco, Nyke Van Wyk & Genevieve Gillespie, Another Day Dawns, Another Day Dawns, Jordyn Kenzie, Chelsea Lyn Meyers & Scott Marshall, The Large Fowerheads, Hector Rosado, Desire & Tommy Zito and Dan DeChellis w/M.I.M.E., Scott Marshall was the top winner taking home 12 awards. The best all-around performer on both fan and industry ballots. The fan's choice honor and awards for best album (for "Faith Hope Music and Love"), best singer-songwriter for both fan and indus- try ballots, best male artist, best male vocalist, and best song (for "Hope on the Cross," with Doug Lapp). His band Scott Marshall & the Hillbilly Souls was named both the best country act and the best fusion bluegrass act, while Scott Marshall & Marshall's High- way won best Americana act. Other multiple-award-winners were Jordyn Kenzie and Dave Fry who took home three awards. Jordyn Kenzie for Outstanding Female Artist, Outstanding Youth Band/Soloist Not Associated with a School and Outstanding Youth/Teenage Performer. Dave Fry for Outstanding Folk Band/Soloist, Outstanding College/ Community Radio Personality and Outstanding Child Audience Music Performer. 50 Year Lifetime Achievement awards to Pam Purvis and Fredrick Douglas. 20 Year Veterans Tony DiLeo, George Hrab, Phil Pilorz, Victor “Baby J” Rodriguez & Tanya “STAR” Suarez and Christine Bain- bridge. Board of Director’s Recognition Jake Kaligis, Andrew Chervak, Rob Stoneback Special RecognitionLinda Norris-Fiegel & Gary Fiegel LV Idol & Pocono Idol 74 Steel Notes Magazine Spring 2017