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Here Are the 2014 FAMAs Finalists


The 16th annual Flagpole Athens Music Awards takes place next Thursday, June 19 at the Morton Theatre. Tickets are $5 with an AthFest wristband or $8 in advance and $10 at the door without one. They’re on sale now at the Flagpole office (220 Prince Ave.), as well as the Morton box office and website.

You voted, and now we’re excited to reveal the top groups in each category. You can see the list of finalists below. We’ll announce the winners at next Thursday’s show, where, as previously announced, you can also enjoy performances from Jay Gonzalez, Family and Friends, Monsoon, Four Eyes and more.

(Each finalist group receives two free tickets to the Awards show and can purchase more at the discounted rate. Swing by the Flagpole office to pick yours up.)

Jazz

Carl Lindberg
Kenosha Kid
Old Skool Trio

World

Athens Tango Project
Kinky Waikiki
Lowdive

Pop

Casper And The Cookies
Four Eyes
Kishi Bashi
Ruby The Rabbitfoot

Americana

The Darnell Boys
Old Smokey
T. Hardy Morris

Jam/Funk

Jubee And The Morning After
Universal Sigh
Velveteen Pink

Experimental

Crazy Hoarse
Scab Queen
Tunabunny

Rock 

Elf Power
New Madrid
The Woodgrains

Punk/Hardcore

Burns Like Fire
Motherfucker
Muuy Biien

Hip Hop

Miss Unyque
The Swank
Versatyle Tha Wildchyld

Electronic

Flashbomb
murk daddy flex
Yip Deceiver

DJ

DJ Mahogany
Robbie Dude
Z-Dog

Upstart

Andy Bruh
Family And Friends
Mothers

Live

The Darnell Boys
DIP
Yip Deceiver

Studio Engineer

Joel Hatstat
Jesse Mangum
Jay Rodgers

Live Engineer

Derek Almstead
Gene Woolfolk
Paul Lee

Cover Band

Bit Brigade
Gimme Hendrix
Nairvana

Cover Art

Elf Power – Sunlight On The Moon
Honeychild – American Beach
T. Hardy Morris – Audition Tapes

Music Video

Elf Power – “Darkest Wave”
Four Eyes – “Our Insides”
T. Hardy Morris – “Places In Peril” Series

Album of the Year

Elf Power – Sunlight On The Moon
New Madrid – Sunswimmer
T. Hardy Morris – Audition Tapes

Artist of the Year

Family And Friends
Monsoon
New Madrid
The Woodgrains

See last year’s list of winners here, and watch the video of the 2013 Awards show below: