Here Are the 2017 Flagpole Athens Music Awards Finalists

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 awards show will feature performances from local luminaries Five Eight, Nihilist Cheerleader, Lingua Franca, LeeAnn Peppers and Thunder O(h)m!, and will be hosted by Flagpole faves Count Zapula and DJ Mahogany. As always, scene stalwarts Kenosha Kid will provide a sophisticated soundtrack for the evening.

Tickets, which will be available very soon at the Morton box office and Flagpole office, are $8 in advance and $10 at the door, or $5 for those with an AthFest wristband.

2017 Flagpole Athens Music Awards finalists:

Hot Club of Athens
The Taxicab Verses
Whitehall Jazz Collective 

Deep State
New Madrid
Oak House

Nana Grizol

murk daddy flex
Robbie Dude

Mister Tie Dye
The Norm
Universal Sigh

Live DJ
DJ My Chemical Bromance
DJ Quincy
DJ Reindeer Games

Erin Lovett
LeeAnn Peppers
Lydia Brambila

Punk/Heavy Rock
Nihilist Cheerleader

Hip Hop
Lingua Franca
Space Dungeon

African Soul
Big C
Stella Groove

Athens Cowboy Choir
The Broken String Band
Daniel Hutchens

Future Ape Tapes
Isaak Pancake
John and Kiran Fernandes

Tribute Band
Abbey Road Live
Gimme Hendrix

Live Performer
Bit Brigade
Nihilist Cheerleader
Reverend Tribble and the Deacons

Studio Engineer
Mike Albanese
Jesse Mangum
Drew Vandenberg

Live Engineer
David Hanna
Paul Lee
Cole Monroe
Colm O’Reilly

Music Video
Muuy Biien: “Moral Compass”
Wanderwild: “Evergreens”
Y.O.D: “Savage”

Harlot Party
Minnie Lea
Palace Doctor

Album Cover
Kishi Bashi: Sonderlust
Lingua Franca: Lingua Franca
The Powder Room: Lucky

Album of the Year
Cinemechanica: Cinemechanica
Kishi Bashi: Sonderlust
Lingua Franca: Lingua Franca
Squalle: Black Picassoul 

Artist of the Year
Lingua Franca
Mister Tie Dye
The Norm
Reverend Tribble and the Deacons


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