Public Voting Now Open for the 2024 Appalachian Arts & Entertainment Awards

Prestonsburg, KY- The highly anticipated 2024 Appalachian Arts & Entertainment Awards organizers are thrilled to announce that public voting is officially open, commencing on December 1, 2023, and concluding at 11:59 pm EST on December 31, 2023.

This event marks a pivotal moment in the awards season as Appalachian arts and entertainment enthusiasts are invited to cast their votes for their favorite performers, artists, educators, and productions that have left a lasting impact on the region’s cultural landscape.

The Appalachian Region has long been a rich source of inspiration for artists across various disciplines, and the awards aim to celebrate the diverse talents that have contributed to the vibrant cultural tapestry of the region.

Public members are encouraged to visit the official awards website,, to participate in the voting process. The user-friendly interface ensures a seamless experience for fans to show support for their preferred nominees. The Appalachian Arts & Entertainment Awards cover a wide spectrum of categories, from outstanding educators to captivating musical and artistic productions.

“We are excited to open the doors to the public once again and are excited for them to be an integral part of the celebration,” said Jill Hamlin, Assistant Director of Fine Arts for Big Sandy Community and Technical College. “Public voting adds an extra layer of excitement and inclusivity to the awards, allowing everyone to champion the artists and entertainers who have touched their lives.”

As the countdown to the end of the year begins, voters have until 11:59 pm EST on December 31, 2023, to cast their ballots and make their voices heard. The winners will be unveiled during the Appalachian Arts & Entertainment Awards ceremony, scheduled for March 16, 2024at the Mountain Arts Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

For more information about the awards and to cast your vote, please visit Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #appyawards, #theappys, #teamappys, and following Facebook: Facebook\theappyawards, Instagram: @theappyawards

About the Appalachian Arts & Entertainment Awards:

The Appalachian Arts & Entertainment Awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of artists and entertainers living in or from the Appalachian region. The awards aim to spotlight the diversity and richness of the cultural landscape in the Appalachians while recognizing excellence across various categories.