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Best Local Rockabilly/Surf 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 Rockabilly Artist/Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Kitty Rose & the Artist/Band Rattlers

Best Surf Artist/Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
The Mystery Men

Best Surf Artist/Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
The Woggles

Best Rockabilly Artist/Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
The Fabulous Thrillbillies

Best Local Rockabilly/Surf Band/Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Readers
This swanky retro swing band certainly deserves many accolades, but "rockabilly/surf"? Well, um, they do use a standup bass ... but then so does the Atlanta Symphony. Or is it because frontman Mike Geier's bald pate suggests a smooth expanse of Pacific beach? Either way, Big Mike makes a great Elvismore...
This swanky retro swing band certainly deserves many accolades, but "rockabilly/surf"? Well, um, they do use a standup bass ... but then so does the Atlanta Symphony. Or is it because frontman Mike Geier's bald pate suggests a smooth expanse of Pacific beach? Either way, Big Mike makes a great Elvis and a killer Poseidon. less...

Best Local Rockabilly/Surf Band/Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Critics
The Blue Jays
Formed from the remnants of previous Best Of winners, Poor Little Fools, this suave new outfit sounds like what might have happened if Gene Vincent dropped by Sun Studios while Sam Phillips had a world-class pedal steel player on hand for an afternoon session. Jay Murphree's voice puts the lula in themore...
Formed from the remnants of previous Best Of winners, Poor Little Fools, this suave new outfit sounds like what might have happened if Gene Vincent dropped by Sun Studios while Sam Phillips had a world-class pedal steel player on hand for an afternoon session. Jay Murphree's voice puts the lula in the be-bop-a, but this band's secret weapon is ace skin-pounder Kat Cunningham, a veteran of such esteemed local outfits as the Vidalias and Dry County. less...

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