Here are the nominees for this year's music showcase. Enjoy 'em after this year's poster, courtesy of the amazing Tom Huck.
Lifetime Achievement Bunnygrunt Trip Daddys Murder City Players Bottle Rockets Kim Massie
Best Americana/Folk Leadville Theodore Rough Shop Tenement Ruth The Linemen
Best Untraditional Americana/Folk The Monads Pokey LaFarge Dock Ellis Band Wooden Kites Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra
Best Blues: Big George Brock Uvee Hayes Tom Hall Rum Drum Ramblers Alvin Jett & the PhaT NoiZ Blues Band
Best DJ Rob Lemon Scotty Mac Flex Boogie DJ Thumpasaurus JNX
Best Experimental/Eclectic .e Raglani Eric Hall The Lonely Procession Bikini Acid
Best Funk/Soul/R&B Teresajenee Funky Butt Brass Band Lamar Harris Dogtown Allstars Gumbohead
Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist (Solo) Rockwell Knuckles Vandalyzm Tef Poe Nato Caliph Black Spade
Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist (Duo or Group) Earthworms Scripts 'N Screwz Family Affair Jason and the Beast Splitface and June 16th
Best Hip-Hop DJ DJ Trackstar DJ Needles DJ Crucial DJ Mahf The Beat Street Crew
Best Indie Band So Many Dynamos Target Market The Radical Sons The Sham Troubadour Dali Say Panther
Best Jazz Artist Dave Stone Erin Bode Hamiet Bluiett Willie Akins Jeanne Trevor
Best Metal/Thrash Band Dude Nukem Sine Nomine MCF Head On Collision Cross Examination
Best New Band: The Pragmatic Midtown Thieves The Mhurs Exercise The Northwoods Glass Teeth
Best Punk/Hardcore Left Arm Humanoids Sack Lunch Suburban Smash God Fodder Black For a Second Best Pop Band One Lone Car The 75s Gentleman Auction House Grace Basement The Blind Eyes Jon Hardy & the Public
Best Rock Band: LOGOS Gold Tooth Shame Club LucaBrasi The Feed The Incurables
Best Singer-Songwriter (Female): Celia Beth Bombara Cassie Morgan Leslie Sanazaro
Best Singer-Songwriter (Male): Fred Friction Caleb Travers Bob Reuter Jon Hardy
Best Album (self-released) The Educated Guess, West Skyline Drive Fred Friction, Jesus Drank Wine Tight Pants Syndrome, Singles Theodore, Defeated, TN Kentucky Knife Fight, The Wolf Crept, The Children Slept The Helium Tapes, The Helium Tapes Best Album (on a label): Prisonshake, Dirty Moons (Scat) Magnolia Summer, Lines from the Frame (Undertow) Raglani, Of Sirens Born (Kranky) Gentleman Auction House, Alphabet Graveyard (Emergency Umbrella) Head On Colllision, Ritual Sacrifice (Beer City) Rum Drum Ramblers, Hey Lordy Mama Mama Get Up And Go (Big Muddy)
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