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2012 Nightlife Award Winners!

June 1, 2012

SF Nightlife Community Celebrates “Empowering the Other 9 to 5” With Awards
Premier entertainment trade association honors CMAC Award Winners and celebrates accomplishments

San Francisco, CA (June 1, 2012) - The California Music and Culture Association (CMAC) celebrated its two year anniversary and recognized industry members who demonstrate excellence in nightlife entertainment at the CMAC Nightlife Awards on Thursday, May 31 at Mezzanine.

Masters of Ceremony Anna Conda and Marke Bieschke, Nightlife Columnist and Senior Editor at SF Bay Guardian presented the awards to this year's winners:

Best Festival: Treasure Island Music Festival

Best Live Venue: Cafe Du Nord

Best Large Club: Public Works

Best Small Club: Monarch

Best Bar: Blackbird

Best Production: Mezzanine

Best Nightlife Photographer: Misha Vladimirskiy/Butchershop Creative

Best Flyer Design: Stanley Frank

Best Promoter: Juanita More

Best Weekly Party: Honey Soundsystem

Best Monthly Party: Hard French

CMAC is a non-profit trade association of venue owners and operators, industry professionals, artists, and fans dedicated to the preservation and enrichment of music and culture in the State of California. www.CMACsf.org. Since its launch in 2010, CMAC has forged relationships with local law enforcement and City Hall. It has influenced policy - including the alcohol fee, anti-rave initiative, parking lot security legislation, preservation of large music events in Golden Gate Park, Economic Impact Study of entertainment in San Francisco - conducted numerous education workshops, and represented the industry in a way that did not exist before the organization’s formation.


Media contact:
Laura Hahn, Executive Director
(415) 863-1565 – office


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