Getting Ready for the Biggest Night in Indie Music: 2012 Woodies Awards

It is the biggest night for independent artists and this year it is bigger than ever.

The 2012 MTVU Woodies Awards are striking up buzz everywhere. A highly anticipated event, the Woodies highlights Indie music with nominees and award winners chosen by college students.

This year, MTV has decided to take the award show a bit further by adding a 5 city tour and a festival leading up to the event.

The first ever Woodies Awards Tour is headlining Young Giant, whose had two singles that reached the Top 10 on the Modern Rock Charts. They also performed in the 2011 MTV Music Video Awards, according to the MTV website. The tour also has special guest Walk the Moon, who was featured in the CMJ showcase for MTV Hive.

Following the tour, on March 15 in Austin, artists such as Wall paper, Walk the Moon, and others will perform at the first Woodies Awards Festival, which will also be aired on MTV.

The Woodies Awards are March 18th at 8 p.m. and will be aired on MTVU. For more information, check out the MTVU Woodies Awards Website.

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