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Local band up for Independent Music Award


LANSING (KWWL) - Eastern Iowans have seen their fair share of rain, but now local artists are getting their time to shine.

Lansing natives, Joe and Vicki Price won the judges selection for best blues CD, Rain or Shine, at the 2009 Independent Music Awards. 

The 9th Annual Independent Music Awards honors self-released and independent-label artists and their works.

Judges select winners in 50 album, song, music video and design categories, included Tom Waits, The Black Keys, Ricky Skaggs, Aimee Mann, Suzanne Vega, Bettye LaVette, Judy Collins, Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward.

You can become a judge through the Vox Pop Jukebox on the IMA website. Just listen to the nominees including Rain or Shine, and vote. You have until June 8.

Winners of the listeners' choice awards will be announced this summer.

Online Producer: Maria Magner



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