The Content Farm Receives Gold W³ Award for "Live at 9:30" Website

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 2, 2016 The Content Farm was named a winner in the 11th Annual W³ Awards. As a first time entrant, the media and production company won a Gold Award for its Live at 9:30 website.

The W³ Awards honors creative excellence on the web, and recognizes the individuals behind award-winning sites, marketing programs, social content, mobile sites and apps, and online video. The W³ is sanctioned and judged by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The judging panel consisted of top-tier professionals from acclaimed media, interactive, advertising and marketing firms such as Agencynet, Brandweek, Disney, HBO, Microsoft, MTV, Wired, and Yahoo!.

This year, the W³ Awards received over 5,000 entries from companies across all media fields, including ad agencies, public relations firms, interactive agencies, in-house creative professionals, web designers, graphic designers, and web enthusiasts. Less than 10% of all entries were selected as Gold Winners. 

Live At 9:30 is a modern music variety show filmed at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Each one-hour episode features a collection of acts from different genres, interspersed with interviews, short films, and comedic segments. The show has featured artists such as The Arcs, Cold War Kids, Tove Lo, and X Ambassadors. Live at 9:30 began production of its first 12-episode season in the fall of 2015, and is on-air on over 100 public television stations nationwide.

“We’re so grateful that Squarespace enabled us to have such a beautiful website created to support the show.  It really brings to life the dynamic club, its performances, and offers exciting extra content to fans of the great artists we were lucky enough to work with,” said Michael Holstein, Chief Content Officer of The Content Farm.

Visit Live at 9:30’s website at




About The Content Farm

The Content Farm is an award-winning global multimedia development and production company based in Washington, DC, New York and New Orleans, creating “fresh organic” content across all platforms, including television, film and digital media.  Notable projects include Don’t Stop the Music, a worldwide movement aimed at combating music education inequality with the help of famous artists such as Paul McCartney and Harry Connick Jr., the modern roundtable show Above the Strand, and Live at 9:30, a music variety show filmed at the world-renowned 9:30 Club in Washington, DC.