January 22, 2020: The nominees for New York’s Capital Region Thomas Edison Music Awards have been announced. Bright Dog Red’s 2019 Ropeadope release, “How’s by You?,” has been nominated in the Album of the Year category.
Known locally as the Eddies, the awards nomination process involved 40 members of the Capital Region music community, which represents Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and the surrounding areas. Nominating committee members included local artists, members of the media and others working in the music industry. Roughly 100 local members of the music community have been invited to vote for winners among the nominees.
This year’s Eddies winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, on the Main Stage at Proctors.