The PLUG 2006 Independent Music Awards are just around the corner. The red carpet is being vacuumed, the crystal chandeliers are being polished, the paparazzi are stocking up on rolls of film, wait… it isn’t that kind of awards show. No ties are necessary and music fans are all welcome for the PLUG Awards, which are taking place on February 2 at NYC’s Webster Hall.
Comedian Aziz Ansari will be hosting the festivities, which will feature some mighty good performances. The live music lineup includes Beans w/ Holy Fuck, Chad Vangaalen, Celebration, Cage, Mr. Lif & Akrobatik as the Perceptionists, Emiliana Torrini and The National. The official DJ for the evening will be James F!@#$%^ Friedman. Presenters for handing out the awards will include Matisyahu, Langhorne Slim, Gang Gang Dance with members of TV On The Radio, Goblin Cock and many more.
The show is open to the public, with tickets only setting you back twenty bones. Tickets are available via TicketWeb. Also, in case you haven’t already done so, voting is still open on the PLUG website. Waste some time at work and get your vote on!