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.
JAZZ: Period Six
WORLD: Athens Tango Project
ROCK: Dead Neighbors
ELECTRONIC: Stay at Home Dad
JAM/FUNK: The Orange Constant
LIVE DJ: Nate from Wuxtry
SINGER-SONGWRITER: Grant Cowan
PUNK/HEAVY ROCK: Muuy Biien
HIP HOP: Louie Larceny
FOLK/AMERICANA: Cicada Rhythm
TRIBUTE BAND: Pylon Reenactment Society
LIVE PERFORMER: Mothers
MUSIC VIDEO: Thayer Sarrano, “Shaky”
UPSTART: Nihilist Cheerleader
STUDIO ENGINEER: Drew Vandenberg
LIVE ENGINEER: Derek Almstead
ALBUM COVER ART: Kishi Bashi, String Quartet Live!
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Mothers, When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired
ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Mothers
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