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Jen Cloher Wins Victorian Music Management Award

Jen Cloher
Jan 21st 2014 | 10:52am | Staff Writer
Singer-songwriter Jen Cloher has won the Lighthouse Award for her contribution to music management.

The Victorian-based award recognises excellence in the field of music management, covering work in mentoring other artists and the local music community. Cloher is self-managed and works closely with emerging artists on how to successfully manage their own careers. The musician spent a lot of time during 2013 traveling around the country for the I Manage My Music program.

Cloher dedicated her win to the late Linda Gebar, who was a prominent manager, booker and mentor in the Victorian music community until her passing in 2008.

“This award remembers the life and spirit of Linda Gebar,” Cloher said. “She worked passionately to strengthen the world-class music community we share in Melbourne. There are always people behind the good things that happen in the music industry and Linda was one of those people.”

Cloher released her latest album In Blood Memory last May. The record is part of the longlist for The Coopers AMP prize, which will name its shortlisted albums this Sunday 26 January. The singer-songwriter will perform at the announcement event.

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Saturday 1st November

Augie March + Jen Cloher

Howler, Brunswick

Sunday 2nd November

The Story So Far
Jen Cloher

The Toff In Town, Melbourne

Tuesday 9th December

The Lemonheads + Jen Cloher

Corner Hotel, Richmond

Wednesday 10th December

The Lemonheads + Jen Cloher

Corner Hotel, Richmond

Friday 12th December

Meredith Music Festival 2014 feat.
The War On Drugs + Ty Segall + De La Soul + The Skatalites + Mark Lanegan + Tiny Ruins + Augie March + James Holden + Sleep + Mia Dyson + Jagwar Ma + Ghostface Killah + Phosphorescent + Cloud Nothings + The Lemonheads + Factory Floor + Jen Cloher + The Town Bikes + The Bombay Royale + Vakula + Silence Wedge + Painters & Dockers + Blank Realm + Sun God Replica + Misty Nights + City Of Ballarat Municipal Brass Band + The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra + The Harpoons + Teeth & Tongue + Dr Phil Smith + Marlon Williams + Krakatau + Hard-Ons + more + Meredith Music Festival

Supernatural Amphitheatre, Meredith

Saturday 24th January

Beechworth Music Festival 2015 feat.
Beaches + Jen Cloher + The Bennies + Ron S Peno & The Superstitions + My Left Boot + Luluc + The Hounds Homebound + Rubber Band + The Sugarcanes + Pearls + Benny Williams + Liv Cartledge + DJ Mermaid + more

Madman's Gully Ampitheatre, Beechworth

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