Classical/metal violinist Rachel Barton Pine has racked up two nominations in the 30th annual Chicago Music Awards (CMA). As a solo violinist, she has been nominated as Best Classical Entertainer. Barton Pine’s metal band, Earthen Grave, has been nominated in the category of Best New Entertainer. You can vote for Barton Pine and Earthen Grave here.
Founded by entrepreneur, publisher, and TV personality Ephraim M. Martin, the CMA honors the best of Chicago artists in genres such as pop, R&B, rock, reggae, gospel, jazz, blues, and classical. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 16, 2011 at Excalibur in Chicago. For ticket information, please call 312-427-0266 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.