Who We Are and What We Do

The Bakersfield Music Awards seeks to foster creative leadership for artistic, cultural, and educational progress in the music community, recognize outstanding creative achievements in the arts of music by conferring annual awards events for those deemed to be most worthy by their peers, and advocate for the interest of music talent within the Bakersfield community.

Our Mission

The mission of the Bakersfield Music Awards is to recognize excellence in the art of music and cultivate the well-being of the talent to ensure that music remains an indelible part of our culture.

Recognizing Local Artists

Be a part of the Bakersfield Music Awards to enjoy live performances from the best, fan favorite, local artists. Celebrate with artists as they are recognized for their achievements in the music industry.

Recognizing and Awarding Bakersfield's Best Artists


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