The Independent Music Awards returns to the David Rubenstein Atrium on Saturday, March 31, for its annual ceremony celebrating the year's best indie music projects from around the world, with performances and awards in 96 music, video, photography, and design categories. At this year's event, ten nominated artists will showcase their talent across a range of genres. Before you hear the artists in person, enjoy this sneak peek of the evening's line-up of performers and their nominated tracks:

Category: Rap/Hip-Hop Cypher
Artists Performing: Amiss O.mega; Dom Gotti; Marcaux; SplytSecond; and Tayla La Lia



Category: Americana
Artist Performing: John McEuen

Category: Jazz Instrumental
Artist Performing: Berta Moreno

Category: Rock
Artist Performing: Jackknife Stiletto

Category: Blues
Artist Performing: Cary Morin

Category: Debut
Artist Performing: Luz Pinos

Category: Acoustic
Artist Performing: Reeve Carney

Category: Pop
Artist Performing: Taylor Grey

Category: Funk/Fusion/Jam
Artist Performing: Nik West

Eileen Willis is Editorial Director at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.