THE 717 MUSIC AWARDS 2014

This year became the final year of the show and easily the biggest one to date.  The show was sold out w/ 0ver 500 people in attendance. From Ashes To New headlined the event which also included 3 time Artist of the year Carving out Fiction.

 The Poster features Anoxia who had to cancel the week of leaving Nightsbridge filling in on 24 hours notice.

The Poster features Anoxia who had to cancel the week of leaving Nightsbridge filling in on 24 hours notice.

PERFORMERS:
FROM ASHES TO NEW
CARVING OUT FICTION
WINDCHILL
OBSERVE THE 93RD
BEHIND THE GREY
NIGHTSBRIDGE
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WINNERS LIST:
ARTIST OF THE YEAR: CARVING OUT FICTION
BEST NEW ARTIST: FROM ASHES TO NEW
BEST REGIONAL ACT: DIGITAL COLLAPSE
BEST METAL BAND: 20Til8
BEST ROCK BAND: GOVERNING MURPHY
BEST HARD ROCK BAND: BADD SEED
BEST LIVE ACT: THE SUBSTANCE
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: OBSERVE THE 93RD - "ATTRACTED TO THE ABSTRACT"
SINGLE OF THE YEAR: CARVING OUT FICTION - "ELEANOR, 1968"
BEST MALE VOCALS: NATHAN VESCHECCO
BEST FEMALE VOCALS: ERICA EVERETT
****LEGEND AWARD: HIEROSONIC

PRESENTERS: HEATHER CHILDS (PLAYBOY PLAYMATE), SCOTT CHURCH, BILLY FISHER, CHRIS FERGUSON (OF FLIGHT CASE SYNDROME),  HEATHER LEA LINEBAUGH, DEATHMASCHINE, HEREOS 4 RANSOM, JENNIFER COYL, LADYSKULLSHINE, MELISSA MANIA, MITCH TAYLOR (OF JULIAN FIST), KAREN NOELLE, MYCENEA WORLEY, NUMBER ONE SON, ROB SIMON, THE TWISTED ANGELS, WRESTLERS FROM THE UWE.

Best regional band Digital Collapse was to play the show but was forced off as well.  The band was allowed to set up a merch table and did attend to accept their award.

The show featured the first ever LEGEND award which was awarded to Hierosonic.  The award recognizes a band who has had not only an amazing career in the central PA area but one who has been a staple of the Awards show. 

HIEROSONIC'S CREDENTIALS:
19 Nominations w/ 4 Wins
2 Time Headliners of the show
Numerous time presenters
Only band to be nominated for artist of the year All 8 Years

2007 (2) - Artist of The Year / Best Male Vocals
2008 (4) - Artist of The Year / Best Male Vocals / Single - "We Cry" / Live Act (ALL WINS)
2009 (5) - Artist of The Year / Best Male Vocals / Single - "Red Herring / Live Act / Album
2010 (2) - Artist of the Year / Live Act of The Year
2011 (1) - Artist of The Year
2012 (3) - Artist of The Year / Album - "Conscious" / Single - "The Media Taught You"
2013 (1) - Artist of The Year
2014 (1) - Artist of The Year / Legend Awards Recipient

The Show Featured a Vote to get on the show.  Here's The Top 5
01. BEHIND THE GREY (163)
02. FOREVER THE 9TH (159)
03. AS SUMMER DIES (130)
04. GOVERNING MURPHY (78)
05. HATE GRENADE (77)

Best New Artist Top 5:
01. FROM ASHES TO NEW
02. BULLET METHOD
03. THE OK OK'S
04. INTERROBANG
05. GOODNIGHT, HINDSIGHT

Artist of The Year Top 5 Voting:
01. CARVING OUT FICTION
02. THT. GRL.
03. OBSERVE THE 93RD
04. MINSHARA
05. SMALL TOWN TITANS

SHOW RUN LIST*
07:30 - 08:00 - THT GRL.
08:15 - 08:45 - BEHIND THE GREY
09:00 - 09:30 - NIGHSTBRIDGE
09:45 - 10:15 - OBSERVE THE 93RD
10:30 - 11:00 - WINDCHILL
11:15 - 11:45 - CARVING OUT FICTION
12:00 - 12:30 - FROM ASHES TO NEW
*The show ran very late & From Ashes to new didn't take the stage til nearly 1am.
 

 

 Ally Phenice of Tht Grl. performs as the opening act of the awards.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Ally Phenice of Tht Grl. performs as the opening act of the awards.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Mickey Valentine who missed the 2008 awards due to being jailed finally returns w/ Nightsbridge as they take the gig on 24 hours notice.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Mickey Valentine who missed the 2008 awards due to being jailed finally returns w/ Nightsbridge as they take the gig on 24 hours notice.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Behind The Grey perform at the Awards as Nicks Special Guests.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Behind The Grey perform at the Awards as Nicks Special Guests.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Derek Henry of Observe The 93rd performs at the Awards show.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Derek Henry of Observe The 93rd performs at the Awards show.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Windchill Performs at the Awards show.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Windchill Performs at the Awards show.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Carving Out Fiction performs at the awards show for the 4th year in a row. *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Carving Out Fiction performs at the awards show for the 4th year in a row. *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Chrystal Nicole & Rich Allen present an award to Badd Seed.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Chrystal Nicole & Rich Allen present an award to Badd Seed.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Scott Church & Heather Childs present an award.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Scott Church & Heather Childs present an award.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Aaron Miller of Minshara dressed for the ball presents Hierosonic w/ the Legend Award.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Aaron Miller of Minshara dressed for the ball presents Hierosonic w/ the Legend Award.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Dan Thomas Formerly of The Underwater helps to present Hierosonic w/ The Legend award.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Dan Thomas Formerly of The Underwater helps to present Hierosonic w/ The Legend award.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Mike Stang of Hierosonic accepts the Legend award on behalf of the band.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Mike Stang of Hierosonic accepts the Legend award on behalf of the band.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Matt Brandyberry of From Ashes to New accepts Best New Artist.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Matt Brandyberry of From Ashes to New accepts Best New Artist.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

 Show Creator & Host Nick Meyers doing hosting duties.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

Show Creator & Host Nick Meyers doing hosting duties.  *Photo Credit: Glimpse Magazine

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