Three female soloists are up for the Tui for Best Folk Album 2016. Previous winner Amiria Grenell is nominated her album Autumn along with Holly Arrowsmith for her debut release For The Weary Traveller, and Nadia Reid for her acclaimed record Listen to the Formation, Look for the Signs. The winner is to be announced at the 43rd annual Auckland Folk Festival in Kumeu, Auckland following the Tui Finalists Concert on the evening of Sunday 7th February.
Online ticket sales for the 2016 festival are open now. For more information visit the Auckland Folk Festival website.
The Tui for Best Folk Album 2016 is for recordings released in the past 12 months to 30 September 2015. The Folk category was introduced to the Awards in 1984.