Victorian soul/blues outfit The Teskey Brothers have taken home the latest Levi’s Music Prize. Now in its third year, the Levi’s Music Prize awards the winning band or artist with $30,000 to assist with their careers.
The prize is awarded to Australian and New Zealand bands or artists who have previously showcased their work at BIGSOUND festival. This year’s winner, The Teskey Brothers, were showcased at BIGSOUND 2017, and have since to build a solid global network of labels, agents, promoters to help facilitate the release of their debut album Half Mile Harvest.
Victoria-based outfit The Teskey Brothers have taken out the latest Levi’s Music Prize, picking up a very handy $30,000 in cash.
Just last week, the band announced their sophomore album Run Home Slow will be dropping on August 2.
“This year we’ll be touring through UK, Germany, Netherlands, Canada and USA, and we guarantee no dollar of this incredible prize will be left unspent. Thanks so much to Levi’s and BIGSOUND for this huge leg up,” the band say of the win.
Previous winners of the prize include Amyl & The Sniffers, Stella Donnelly, Alex Lahey, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Hatchie and Emerson Snowe.