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Best Local Acoustic Band/Artist

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Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

Best Acoustic Band/Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
3-Way Tie: Georgia Mountain String Band, Mandi Strachota & The Brookses

Best Acoustic Band/Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Danny “Mudcat” Dudek

Best Local Acoustic Band/Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Readers
Labeling Weaklazyliar an "acoustic" band is a bit of a misnomer. Though they play venues predominantly associated with acoustic performers, they infuse their singer/songwriter fare with a decidedly indie rock sensibility. Thus, owing as much to the Pixies as, say, Joni Mitchell, Weaklazyliar are equallymore...
Labeling Weaklazyliar an "acoustic" band is a bit of a misnomer. Though they play venues predominantly associated with acoustic performers, they infuse their singer/songwriter fare with a decidedly indie rock sensibility. Thus, owing as much to the Pixies as, say, Joni Mitchell, Weaklazyliar are equally at home in dingy rock clubs as coffeehouses. Good to see such versatility, a rare enough commodity these days, actually recognized. less...

Best Local Acoustic Band/Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Critics
John Mayer
What do you do with a singer/songwriter with a voice like Dave Matthews, songs like Sting and a face like a member of 'N Sync? If you're a record label, you throw a contract at him quickly and pray he'll sign. It hasn't happened yet for Mayer, but he's still frighteningly young (particularly in the older-leaningmore...
What do you do with a singer/songwriter with a voice like Dave Matthews, songs like Sting and a face like a member of 'N Sync? If you're a record label, you throw a contract at him quickly and pray he'll sign. It hasn't happened yet for Mayer, but he's still frighteningly young (particularly in the older-leaning world of acoustic music). And with his seemingly effortless abilities, it's only a matter of time. less...

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