Best Of St. Louis 2011: Music Winners


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The 2011 Best Of St. Louis issue is out today, and in it our picks for nearly 400 of the things that make this city great. Many of them are music related, and over the next few days we'll have some handy resources for tracking down and enjoying some of the best the scene has to offer. But first, the complete list of this year's music Best Of winners, which you can find below. Agree? Disagree? Let us know in the comments.

Best Band Name We're Wolf

Best Band to Die in the Past 12 Months The 75s

Best Bluegrass Band The Local Gents

Best Blues Artist Big George Brock

Best Club DJ DJ Uptown

Best Collaboration SLAP Collaborative Electronic Music Performances

Best Concert of the Past 12 Months Elvis Costello & the Imposters

Best Concert Poster Times New Viking

Best Concert Series Post Performances

Best Country Band (Alternative) The Vondrukes

Best Country Band (Traditional) The Western Satellites

Best Cover Band Capone

Best Folk Band The Lulus

Best Gospel Artist Kenny DeShields

Best Hip-Hop Artist Rockwell Knuckles

Best Hip-Hop DJ DJ Mahf

Best Hip-Hop Program to Die in the Past Year STL Home Jamz

Best Homecoming MU330 at the Firebird

Best Jam Band Aaron Kamm and the One Drops

Best Jazz Artist Hamiet Bluiett

Best All-Ages Venue Off Broadway

Best Jazz Radio Program Jazz Unlimited

Best Live Sound Engineer Eric Holshouser

Best Local Act Gone National Prince Ea

Best Local Album of the Past 12 Months Les Animaux Épouvantables

Best Local Label Pancake Productions

Best Local Promoter Amin Mohabbat

Best Local Single of the Past 12 Months "All Noise" Best Lounge Act Mark Dew

Best Metal Band Black Fast

Best Music Blog KDHX Blog

Best Music Festival LouFest

Best Blues Club Beale on Broadway

Best New Band The Breaks

Best New Venue The Heavy Anchor

Best Noise Band Catholic Guilt

Best Old Band Whole Earth Nuclear Ukulele Orchestra

Best Dance Club Upstairs Lounge

Best Pop Band The Blind Eyes

Best Poster Designer Sleepy Kitty Arts

Best Producer Trifeckta

Best Punk Band Black for a Second

Best Dance Club to Die in the Past Year The Complex

Best R&B Artist Teresajenee

Best Recording Studio Sawhorse Studios

Best Rock Band Sleepy Kitty

Best Rock Radio Program Juxtaposition

Best Side Project The High Dives

Best Songwriter Justin Johnson

Best Tribute Band Celebration Day

Best Vocalist (Female) Jenn Malzone

Best Vocalist (Male) Greg Silsby

Best Open Mic Foam Coffee and Beer

Best Place to Slow Dance Tim's Chrome Bar

Best Rock Club The Firebird

Best Hip-Hop Club Spruill's

Best Jazz Club Jazz at the Bistro

Best Karaoke One Nite Stand

Best Place to Buy Vinyl Record Exchange

Best CD/Record Store Vintage Vinyl


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