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Best Local Dance Band

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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 Dance Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Atlanta Brass Cats

Best Dance Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
The Breeze Kings

Best Local Dance Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Readers
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Best Local Dance Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Critics
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Best Local Dance Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Critics
Kingsized
Although they take their name largely from frontman Mike Geier's towering height, Kingsized is also a handy description of this very big, horn-driven band's expansive lineup and enduring audience appeal. Geier's skill as a vocalist/bandleader and his impeccable choice of repertoire (everything from Elvismore...
Although they take their name largely from frontman Mike Geier's towering height, Kingsized is also a handy description of this very big, horn-driven band's expansive lineup and enduring audience appeal. Geier's skill as a vocalist/bandleader and his impeccable choice of repertoire (everything from Elvis to Oscar Brown Jr.) make Kingsized's sound as much a treat for your ears as for your dancin' feet. less...

Best Local Dance Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Readers
With their baseball caps, oxford shirts and Old South trappings (the lead singer's name is Beau Hall), this local trio seems an unlikely group to have embraced old-style electric blues, but such is the state of that venerable genre. Still, Blind Slim are no doubt earnest and have adopted the 12-bar boogiemore...
With their baseball caps, oxford shirts and Old South trappings (the lead singer's name is Beau Hall), this local trio seems an unlikely group to have embraced old-style electric blues, but such is the state of that venerable genre. Still, Blind Slim are no doubt earnest and have adopted the 12-bar boogie as their calling card, cleaving to it as if part of a rite as sacred as beer, pretzels and darts. Long live down-home American music. less...

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