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Best Local Traditional Folk Band / Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2002
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
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Best Local Traditional Folk Band / Artist BOA Award Winner

Year » 2002
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Mick Kinney
Mastering almost every aspect of the traditional elements of folk isn't easy, but MICK KINNEY effortlessly embodies the term multi-instrumentalist. Hardly the typical coffeehouse folkie, Kinney's varied approach to folk makes him the perfect choice for this category. Yes, he can do the singer-songwritermore...
Mastering almost every aspect of the traditional elements of folk isn't easy, but MICK KINNEY effortlessly embodies the term multi-instrumentalist. Hardly the typical coffeehouse folkie, Kinney's varied approach to folk makes him the perfect choice for this category. Yes, he can do the singer-songwriter thing, but he usually brings a ton of instruments with him and uses each song to showcase a different style. Kinney plays zydeco on Buford Highway, straight folk in Decatur, bluegrass at festivals, torch at the Defoor Center and rock on tour with his brother Kevn. Kinney's incredible debut album, "Nothing Left To Chance," is like a mini jukebox of folk, bossa nova, ragtime and quite possibly even the kitchen sink. Much like an old, dusty 78 RPM record, Kinney's so hopelessly old-fashioned he doesn't even have a website. less...
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