Len Wakefield Memorial Award

LEN & LORRAINE WAKEFIELD MEMORIAL AWARD

The late Len and Lorraine Wakefield together were one of a band of Pioneers of Country Music in South Australia. They were one of a group of members who initially formed the ADELAIDE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB. The LEN & LORRAINE WAKEFIELD MEMORIAL FUND is a lasting tribute to Len and Lorraine's contribution to Country Music. In 2011 the Club chose to select the winner of this prestigious Award at the South Australian Country Music Festival & Awards each year

Subject to certain conditions the purpose of the Fund is to assist Young Talent with proven abilities:

The Award money of $350 is for the payment or part payment of:

  1. Entering Talent Quests throughout South Australia / Mildura or Tamworth
  2. Professional Tuition
  3. The cost of a Musical Instrument

A Trophy is Presented to the Winner

The Fund is administered by the ADELAIDE COUNTRY MUSIC CLUB Committee. Annually an Awardee is chosen by a Judging panel consisting of three suitably qualified ACMC Committee Members.

Past Winners

  • 2016 - Chloe Warrick
  • 2015 -
  • 2014 - (Under 12yrs) Andrew Hill
    2014 - (Under 16yrs) Jamie Slape
  • 2013 - (Under 12yrs) Ella Radbone
    2013 - (Under 16yrs) Amy Sherrah
  • 2012 - (Under 12yrs) Brandon Kent
    2012 - (Under 16yrs) Amy Sherrah
  • 2011 - Shayanne Johnson
  • 2010 - Not Presented
  • 2009 - Breanna Lee Kinlough
  • 2008 - Georgette Berry
  • 2007 -
  • 2006 - Emily Zanker
  • 2005 - Nathaniel O'Brien
  • 2004 - Sarah Griffin
  • 2003 - Tiffney Stroh
  • 2002 - Leah Briggs
  • 2001 - Ben Harris
  • 2000 - Kym Wilson
  • 1999 - Loni Manners
  • 1998 - Kimberly Rodgers
  • 1997 - Jodie Thomas
  • 1996 - Derani Haynes

Includes photos by Ian Fisk - www.ianfisk.org