The FoCoMA Musicians Peer Awards

The FoCoMA Musicians Peer Awards are a peer-to-peer recognition ceremony organized by Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA). All musicians that regularly play in and around Fort Collins are encouraged to vote for the artists that they think best represent each of the genres of music. Voting is open for musicians only. The ceremony is open to the public for free with an RSVP. This year the award ceremony will be held at Washington’s on January 13th, 2019.

With over 300 active playing bands in the Northern Colorado area, it is hard to keep up with the best. See how musician peers rate one another and enjoy an overall celebration of FoCo Music.

Voting categories:

  • Best Acoustic/Folk/Americana
  • Best Latin/World
  • Best Alternative
  • Best Metal/Punk/Hardcore
  • Best Avant-Garde
  • Best Reggae/Ska
  • Best Bluegrass
  • Best Rock
  • Best Singer-Songwriter Female
  • Best Blues
  • Best Country/Alt-Country
  • Best Singer-Songwriter Male
  • Best Cover/Tribute
  • Best Soul/R&B
  • Best DJ
  • Best Youth
  • Best Electronic
  • Best Album Released 2018
  • Best Band Name
  • Best Funk
  • Best Frontperson
  • Best New Band 2018
  • Best Hip-Hop/Rap
  • Best Video 2018
  • Best Indie
  • Hardest Working Band
  • Best Local Music Media (Radio Station, Magazine, etc.)
  • Best Jam/Jamgrass
  • Best Recording Studio
  • Best Venue
  • Best DIY Venue
  • Best Jazz/Swing


Musicians vote 

Anyone can attend. RSVP here.

About Cynthia 150 Articles
Cynthia Reaves is the Managing Editor of The New Scene Magazine and North Forty News. Cynthia is multimedia journalist with a master's in New Media Journalism and a bachelor's in Journalism with a minor in Music Theory and Composition. She has a grassroots digital publication, Argento Studios. She was the social producer for Green Mile Films, PR for Women’s Grand Prix at the US Pro Challenge, and Chief Relationship Officer for technology company Studio Hyperset.

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