The award comes with a pretty sweet prize package.
(Aurora, Ind.) - If you are from Aurora or the surrounding area, chances are you know how talented Kristine Kabbes and The Skallywags are.
Kabbes' talent was recently recognized as she was named the winner of Interstate Music’s Best Female Artist Award.
The Best Female Artist of the Year Award not only celebrates the winner’s talent, but also their dedication to music.
Kabbes, an Aurora native, has performed the last eight years on Broadway in Nashville and is backed by her band, The Skallywags, which features her husband, Mike Dittmer.
“I’m trying not to cry,” said Kabbes during the awards show. “It’s really sweet. I’m at a loss for words. I can’t believe it. Just know that I’m so honored. It’s amazing.”
Kabbes beat out four other nominees to win the award. You can see her award-winning moment in the video player below around the 26:00 mark.
The Best Female Artist Award prize package includes:
- Interstate Music Awards Trophy
- $2,000 Interstate Music Gift Card
- Hotel and Airfare to Milwaukee to perform live on the Interstate Music Stage
- Professionally Edited Video of Performance
- Recorded Podcast with the CEO of Interstate Music
- Fender H.E.R. Stratocaster Electric Guitar
- Various Swag
Kabbes was also nominated for Best Original Song with “Can’t Stop Drinkin’ Today”
Learn more about Kabbes’ musical journey at Kristine Kabbes and The Skallywags - country music nashville female singer songwriter.
For more information about the Interstate Music Awards, go to Interstate Music.