The Age Music Victoria Awards returned to 170 Russell on Wednesday 22nd November, and saw both King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard and A.B. Original win big, with The Teskey Brothers taking out Best Emerging Act.

The after party kicked off with The EG Allstars featuring Archie Roach, Josh Teskey, Mojo Juju, Michelle Nicolle, Gretta Ray, Birdz, Jim Lawrie and Ella Thompson.

Full sets from Cable Ties, Gold Class and Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda rounded off a fantastic showcase of Victorian music.

Photos by Greg Holland.

And the winners are…

Best Blues Album
Fiona Boyes – Professin’ The Blues

Best Country Album
Raised By Eagles – I Must Be Somewhere

Best Soul, Funk, RnB, and Gospel Album
The Teskey Brothers – Half Mile Harvest

Best Jazz Album
Brenton Foster – The Nature Of Light

Best Hip Hop Album
A.B. Original – Reclaim Australia

Best Electronic Act
Client Liaison

Best Heavy Album
Divide And Dissolve – Basic

Best Aboriginal Act
A.B. Original

Best Global or Reggae Album
Lamine Sonko And The African Intelligence – Afro Empire

Best Folk / Roots Album
The Mae Trio – Take Care, Take Cover

Best Experimental / Avant-Garde Act
Winter Sound School / Bridget Chappell

Best Festival
Meredith Music Festival

Best Regional Venue (Under 50 Gigs Per Year)
Theatre Royal (Castlemaine)

Best Regional Venue (Over 50 Gigs Per Year)
Workers Club (Geelong)

Best Venue (Under 500 Capacity)
The Tote

Best Venue (Over 500 Capacity)
The Corner Hotel

Best Regional Act
Cosmic Psychos

Best Live Band
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Best Emerging Act
The Teskey Brothers

Best Male Artist
Paul Kelly

Best Female Artist
Jen Cloher

Best Song
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake

Best Band
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Best Album
A.B. Original – Reclaim Australia

Hall Of Fame
Tony Cohen – Aria-Award Winning Producer & Engineer

Outstanding Achievement Award
Zo Damage – 365 Day Live Music Photography Project