Thursday evening, the 2018 Flagpole Athens Music Awards was held at the historic Morton Theatre. Hosted by local hip-hop artist and political activist Linqua Franqa, the evening was a spectacular success. Local musicians and artists received awards in 21 categories, including Jazz/World, Punk, Hip Hop, Live and Studio Engineer and Artist of the Year, to name a few.
Hundreds of readers voted for their favorite local musicians in this year's Flagpole Athens Music Awards contest, and next Thursday, June 21 at the Morton Theatre we’ll reveal the winners. Above, check out this year's finalists—the groups that received the most votes in each category.
If you pick up a copy of this week's print Flagpole—and you really should!—you'll get a first glimpse at this year's Flagpole Athens Music Award, which stands proud and tall on the new issue's cover, surrounded by a bunch of its action-figure friends.
Nearly 2,000 of y'all voted, and here are the results: Below, peep the finalists in all 21 categories for this year's Flagpole Athens Music Awards, which takes place next Thursday, June 22 at the Morton Theatre.
The 2016 Flagpole Athens Music Awards show took place Thursday evening at the Morton Theatre. Local favorites Mothers were the night's big winners, taking home three awards, including the coveted Artist of the Year trophy.
Below, check out the complete list of this year's winners, as well as a photo gallery from the show. All photos are by Joshua L. Jones.
Voting is over for the 2016 Flagpole Athens Music Awards, and the finalists will be revealed June 15. In the meantime, here's the straight dope on who will perform at this year's awards show, which takes place Thursday, June 23 at the Morton Theatre.
The 2016 Flagpole Athens Music Awards ballot is live, and you can vote right here. Below, check out this year's Music Video nominees:
Photo Credit: Joshua L. Jones
The 2015 Flagpole Athens Music Awards takes place Thursday, June 25 at the historic Morton Theatre in downtown Athens. As always, the show will feature live music from a hand-selected lineup of our favorite local artists, as well as a special non-music performance to be announced. Plus: Hijinks! Surprises! #BasedHost Tom Visions! And much more!
The awards ballot—as painstakingly assembled by a panel of nine local music-scene movers and shakers plus Flagpole's music editor—is now live, and you can vote right over here.
Check out the list of last year's winners, as well as photos and video of the 2014 awards show, here.
Below, watch the six nominees in this year's Music Video category:
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