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Best Local Roots/Folk 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 Roots/Folk Artist/Band BOA Award Winner

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

Best Roots/Folk Artist/Band BOA Award Winner

Year » 2019
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Brother Hawk

Best Local Roots/Folk artist/act BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Critics
Cicada Rhythm

Best Local Roots/Folk artist/act BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Readers
Michelle Malone

Best Local Roots/Folk Band/Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Critics
Cowboy Envy
With an entire repertoire drawn from the lore of the American frontier and the legends of the untamed Wild West, these three cheerful little ladies take us back to those thrilling days of yesteryear at every performance. Their new CD, Wagons Ho!, is chock full of stirring ridin 'n' ropin' tunes, to whichmore...
With an entire repertoire drawn from the lore of the American frontier and the legends of the untamed Wild West, these three cheerful little ladies take us back to those thrilling days of yesteryear at every performance. Their new CD, Wagons Ho!, is chock full of stirring ridin 'n' ropin' tunes, to which they've added their own sizzling cattlebrand. less...

Best Local Roots/Folk Band/Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » After Dark
Picked By » Readers
PC without being preachy, Amy and Emily's passionate folk-rock, dogged idealism and non-stop touring make them Atlanta's hardest touring world ambassadors. But unlike the Black Crowes, who downplay their Atlanta roots, they're hometown women at heart who vigorously support various local causes and, mostmore...
PC without being preachy, Amy and Emily's passionate folk-rock, dogged idealism and non-stop touring make them Atlanta's hardest touring world ambassadors. But unlike the Black Crowes, who downplay their Atlanta roots, they're hometown women at heart who vigorously support various local causes and, most importantly, musicians. The duo's albums may not be shifting as many units as in the late '80s, but their latest release took daring musical chances and included some of their best songs in years. They've worked hard, earned every ounce of their popularity and remain Atlanta's pride and joy for good reason. less...

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