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2009 Index of Winners

Best bar to hook up BOA Award Winner

Graveyard Tavern (Permanently Closed)

Runner-up
Dark Horse Tavern
816 N. Highland Ave., 404-873-3607, www.darkhorseatlanta.com

Best bowling alley BOA Award Winner

Midtown Bowl (Featured)

Runner-up
300 Atlanta
2175 Savoy Drive, 770-451-8605, www.3hundred.com

Best college crowd bar/club BOA Award Winner

Moondogs

Runner-up
Peachtree Tavern
3179-B Peachtree Road, 404-842-1700, www.peachtreetavern.com


Best jazz club BOA Award Winner

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe (Permanently Closed)

Runner-up
Sambuca
3102 Piedmont Road, 404-237-5299, www.sambucarestaurant.com

Best jukebox BOA Award Winner

The Righteous Room (Featured)

Runner-up
The Earl
488 Flat Shoals Ave., 404-522-3950, www.badearl.com

Best local blues act BOA Award Winner

Mudcat

www.mudcatblues.com


Runner-up
Breeze Kings
www.breezekings.com

Best local instrumentalist BOA Award Winner

Jeffrey Butzer

Best bar to hook up BOA Award Winner

Graveyard Tavern

Best cougar den BOA Award Winner

Johnny's Hideaway

Best club event BOA Award Winner

Fuck Yesss

Best local music documentary series BOA Award Winner

The Stand on Demand

Best gay bar BOA Award Winner

Mary's

Best song with an Atlanta reference BOA Award Winner

Kenny Rogers Tune, Nerd Parade

Best jazz club BOA Award Winner

Churchill Grounds

Best karaoke night BOA Award Winner

Mary's

Best Atlanta-based online music magazine BOA Award Winner

Pine Magazine

Best local electronic act BOA Award Winner

Judi Chicago

Best local experimental music act BOA Award Winner

Deerhunter

Best local folk act BOA Award Winner

The Wild

Best Georgia-based music blog BOA Award Winner

OhmPark.com

Best local music video with an elegant flair BOA Award Winner

Black and White

Best local new music act BOA Award Winner

The Balkans

Best local overall music act BOA Award Winner

Black Lips

Best local punk rock act BOA Award Winner

Predator

Best lounge BOA Award Winner

Clermont Lounge

Best neighborhood bar BOA Award Winner

Brick Store Pub

Best outdoor music venue BOA Award Winner

Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Best stripper BOA Award Winner

Blondie at Clermont Lounge

Best posh preschool BOA Award Winner

Riverstone Montessori Academy

Best local TV, magazine or newspaper reporter BOA Award Winner

David O' Brien, ajc.com

Best muckraker in lean media times BOA Award Winner

Jim Walls

Best grassroots show of community BOA Award Winner

Atlantans Together Against Crime (ATAC)

Best local hero BOA Award Winner

Clark Howard

Best people you hate to love BOA Award Winner

The Real Housewives of Atlanta

Best overall radio station BOA Award Winner

88.5 (WRAS-FM)

Best street character BOA Award Winner

Baton Bob

Best bakery BOA Award Winner

Alon's Bakery and Market - Dunwoody (Featured)

Runner-up
Highland Bakery
655 Highland Ave., 404-586-0772, www.highlandbakery.com

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Flying Biscuit Cafe - Toco Hills

And other metro Atlanta locations.

Runner-up
Thumbs Up Diner
573 Edgewood Ave., 404-223-0690, www.thumbsupdiner.com
And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best breakfast BOA Award Winner

Flying Biscuit Cafe - Roswell

And other metro Atlanta locations.

Runner-up
Thumbs Up Diner
573 Edgewood Ave., 404-223-0690, www.thumbsupdiner.com
And other metro Atlanta locations.

Best local producer BOA Award Winner

Illastrate

Best local singer/songwriter BOA Award Winner

Ben Trickey
The plight of the stark, lo-fi troubadour is not an easy one. In a post-Bright Eyes, post-Mountain Goats world, indie rock has seen just about every riveting trick one lonely man with a guitar can get away with — as well as the ones he can’t. But when BEN TRICKEY strums and sings aboutmore...
The plight of the stark, lo-fi troubadour is not an easy one. In a post-Bright Eyes, post-Mountain Goats world, indie rock has seen just about every riveting trick one lonely man with a guitar can get away with — as well as the ones he can’t. But when BEN TRICKEY strums and sings about the dark, emotional side of life as an imperfect man, you believe him. The characters and narratives in his songs resonate with somber timelessness, scorched tones and dirty production qualities that add depth to his frail and frazzled arrangements. www.bentrickey.com. less...

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