By now you've probably seen this year's Best Of St. Louis picks. Your new favorite band might be in there somewhere, and to help you find out for sure, we've tracked down each winner's next show. Many of them are playing this weekend. And between the three outdoor festivals on Saturday and the usual embarrassment of musical riches that seem to be going on lately, you can even see a whole bunch of these folks for free. So get those calendars at the ready...
Best Bluegrass Band The Local Gents 10 a.m. Saturday, October 8th. Great River Road Chestnut Festival, Elsberry, Missouri.
Best Blues Artist Big George Brock Late night, Saturday, October 13 in Clarksdale, Mississippi for the Sunflower Blues Fest.
Best Club DJ DJ Uptown 10 p.m. Saturday, October 1. Atomic Cowboy.
Best Cover Band Capone 9 p.m. Saturday, October 1. Club Mississippi in Louisiana, Missouri.
Best Folk Band The Lulus 10 a.m. Sunday, October 2. Black Bear Bakery on Cherokee Street.
Best Gospel Artist Kenny DeShields 8 p.m. Friday, September 30. Higher Ground: A Tribute To Stevie Wonder at Off Broadway.
Best Hip-Hop Artist Rockwell Knuckles 8:30 p.m. Friday, September 30. Stacks To The Future at Cicero's in University City.
Best Hip-Hop DJ DJ Mahf 8 p.m. Saturday, October 1 with Sims and Lazerbeak of Doom Tree plus Steddy P and Cecil Otter. At Mojo's in Columbia, Missouri.
Best Jam Band Aaron Kamm and the One Drops 9:30 p.m. Thursday, September 29 at Broadway Oyster Bar.
Best Jazz Artist Hamiet Bluiett October 15th at Sista's Place in Brooklyn, New York.
Best Local Act Gone National Prince Ea Saturday, October 15. Hip-Hoppers Holiday at the Gramophone.
Best Country Band (Alternative) The Vondrukes No upcoming shows.
Best Country Band (Traditional) The Western Satellites No upcoming shows for now.
Best Local Album of the Past 12 Months Les Animaux Épouvantables Friday, September 30th at the Boiling Pot Festival in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Best Local Single of the Past 12 Months "All Noise" 10 a.m. Saturday, October 1. Midtown Alley Street Fest: David Beeman solo set.
Best Lounge Act Mark Dew Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at the Hideaway Piano Bar.
Best Metal Band Black Fast 1 p.m. Saturday, October 1. Euclid Records' Gazebo A-Go-Go in Webster Groves.
Best New Band The Breaks No upcoming shows.
Best Noise Band Catholic Guilt 9 p.m. Friday, October 14. 2720 Cherokee.
Best Old Band Whole Earth Nuclear Ukulele Orchestra No upcoming shows.
Best Pop Band The Blind Eyes 10:15 p.m. Saturday, October 1. Midtown Alley Street Fest.
Best Punk Band Black for a Second Thursday, October 6th at Cicero's with the Chill Dawgs.
Best R&B Artist Teresajenee Thursday, October 6. Lola Stl Music Fest at Lola.
Best Rock Band Sleepy Kitty 1 p.m. Saturday, October 1. Euclid Records' Gazebo A-Go-Go, Webster Groves
Best Side Project The High Dives No upcoming shows.
Best Songwriter Justin Johnson 7:20 p.m. Saturday, October 1. Midtown Alley Street Fest with Pretty Little Empire.
Best Vocalist (Female) Jenn Malzone 9 p.m. Friday, September 30. Schlafly Tap Room.
Best Vocalist (Male) Greg Silsby Saturday, October 1. Relleke Pumpkin Farm with the Cumberland Gap.
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