2008 RFT Music Award Winners



The 2008 RFT Music Award winners represent a diverse cross-section of the old and the new, the familiar and the upstart. Congratulations to the following musicians!


Here is a photo slide show of the winners.


See photos of Tuesday night's ceremony here.

-- Annie Zaleski

Best Americana/Folk Rum Drum Ramblers

Best Untraditional Americana/Folk The Bottle Rockets

Best Blues Artist Bottoms Up Blues Gang

Best DJ Flex Boogie

Best Eclectic/Uncategorizable The Conformists

Best Funk/Soul/R&B Dogtown Allstars

Best Garage Band The Trip Daddys

Best Hard Rock/Metal Shame Club

Best Hip-Hop DJ Needles

Best Indie Band Bunnygrunt

Best Jazz Artist Erin Bode

Best Live Act 7 Shot Screamers

Best Local Release (on a label) Ludo, You’re Awful, I Love You (Island)

Best Local Release (self-released) Various Artists, Live in St. Louis, Volume 1

Best New Artist The Blind Eyes

Best Pop Band Sex Robots

Best Punk/Hardcore The Pubes

Best Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Midwest Avengers

Best Reggae Band Murder City Players

Best Rock Band 7 Shot Screamers

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