LeeFest wins Best Independent Festival award

AIM Independent Music Awards winners announced last night

Photographer:John Paul Brown

Chris Swindells - 30 October 2012

The second year of the awards, held by the Association of Independent Music, to celebrate all corners of the independent music, featured live performances from Big Deal and Frankie and the Heartstrings.

The Prodigy won Best Live Act, after a year where they headlined Download Festival, alongside Black Sabbath and Metallica.

Our 2012 'Ones to Watch' act Alt-J picked up 'Independent Breakthrough Of The Year' ahead of the Mercury Prize, for which they're nominated, is announced this Thursday.

Unsurprisingly Adele won the 'PPL Award For Most Played Independent Act' and Enter Shikari's ‘A Flash Flood Of Colour’ won 'Independent Album Of The Year'.

LeeFest picked up the gong for 'Best Independent Festival', in its 7th year, the 2012 line-up featured Mystery Jets, Ghostpoet and Slow Club.


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