The 4th Annual Logan Whitehurst Memorial Awards for Excellence in Comedy Music is currently looking for nominations for this years awards.
Only songs released in 2013 are eligible for nomination. If you can send a link or MP3 of the song, legally, do so. Already nominated songs can be found here, multiple nominations does not help its chances. Nominations close on April 3rd, so get in your favorites in Outstanding Parody, Outstanding Original Comedy Song, and Outstanding Comedy Music Video.
The awards will be given out this year at FuMPeST on June 20th at the Westin Chicago in Wheeling, IL. The ceremony and following concert will be MCed by the legendary Dr. Demento, the Guest of Honor of the con and who is a permanent juror of the Logan Awards. Pre-registration is currently $35, but goes up to $45 on April 1st.
FuMPFeST 2014 is the first convention being put on by the Funny Music Project website, also known as ‘The FuMP’ dot com, and is chaired by Tom Rockwell, who is the webmaster of the FuMP, as well a comedy music performer who under the stage name ‘Devo Spice’, and is a staple act currently heard on “The Dr. Demento Show”. Our master of ceremonies for the weekend will be Insane Ian, another regular FuMP / Demento artist.
At FuMPFeST 2014, Dr. Demento also be giving presentations, playing funny music, signing autographs, and joining in all the fun that we have planned. We’ll also have live comedy music concerts being performed all weekend by such artists as Devo Spice, the great Luke Ski, Worm Quartet, Power Salad, Carrie Dahlby, Insane Ian, Tony Goldmark, Possible Oscar, Tom Smith, Raymond & Scum, Seamonkey, Garden Fresh, Dan Hart, and more! For information on registration and booking a room in our hotel block, visit the FuMPFeST website.