The Full List of Ghosty Winners

The 1st Annual Ghosty Awards

First of all, I have so many thank you’s to give, as there are so many people who helped make last night something very special.  Thanks to the entire staff at The Underpass for being gracious and wonderful hosts, and for making sure everything went smoothly.  Obviously, I have to thank the musicians.  Camille Schuh, Leah Lane of Moon Waves, $kaduf, (monkeysphere), Meia, and Rahim Quazi all put on killer sets that helped demonstrate why I love their music.  And of course this night would have been a total wreck were it not for the guidance of my trusty hostess, Veronica Young of Hungover With V.  Finally, thanks to everyone who came out, has supported the blog, or just loves local music.

But you didn’t come to the blog to hear me gush, did you?  No. all you want to know is who won.  That’s OK.  Below is an alphabetical listing of all the winners, as well as the awards they won.  One quick explanation: the Ghost’s choice award was determined by me alone, whereas the Ghosty Award was decided by popular vote.  So here we go…

The Azalea Project
Ghost’s Choice: Best New Act, Best Under 21 Act
Ghosty Award: Best Group Act, Best New Act, Best Under 21 Act

Blue, the Misfit
Ghosty Award: Best Rap/Hip-Hop Act

Cameron Matthew Ray
Ghosty Award: Best Folk Act

Camille Schuh
Ghost’s Choice: Best Female Vocalist

Captain and Camille
Ghost’s Choice: Best Cover Act

The Demigs
Ghosty Award: Best Songwriter (Chris Demiglio)

Dove Hunter
Ghost’s Choice: Best Bassist (Chad DeAtley)

Ducado Vega and Zenya Vi
Ghost’s Choice: Best Funk/R&B, Best Music Video (“Hella”)

Ghosty Award: Best Pianist/Keyboardist

Garrett Owen
Ghosty Award: Best Guitarist

Gaston Light
Ghost’s Choice: Best Digital Single (“Wake Up and Fight”)

Ghost of Blind Lemon
Ghosty Award: Best Music Blog (who’d thought people who read this would give me this award?)

Good Records
Ghosty Award: Best Record Store

Hand Drawn Records
Ghosty Award: Best Record Label

Hard Night’s Day
Ghosty Award: Best Cover Act

Hawk vs. Dove
Ghost’s Choice: Best Guitarist (John Hardy), Best Drummer (Joe Hardy)

Idol Records
Ghost’s Choice: Best Record Label

Jessie Frye
Ghosty Award: Best Drummer (Chad Ford)

The Kessler Theater
Ghost’s Choice: Best Concert Venue
Ghosty Award: Best Concert Venue

King Camel Productions
Ghosty Award: Best Talent Buyer

Leon Bridges
Ghosty Award: Best Album (Coming Home), Best Solo Act, Best Male Vocalist, Best Song (“Coming Home”), Best Funk/R&B

Loud and Local, KEGL
Ghost’s Choice: Best Radio Show

Lysandra Chapman
Ghost’s Choice: Best Pianist/Keyboardist

Ghost’s Choice: Best Electronic Act

Ghosty Award: Best Female Vocalist

Ghost’s Choice: Best Ska Act
Ghosty Award: Best Ska Act

Moon Waves
Ghost’s Choice: Best Psych Rock Act
Ghosty Award: Best Psych Rock Act, Best Digital Single (“Lapse”)

The Music Enthusiast
Ghost’s Choice: Best Music Blog

Nicholas Altobelli
Ghost’s Choice: Best Folk Act

Off the Record
Ghost’s Choice: Best Record Store

The Orange
Ghost’s Choice: Best Group Act, Best Rock Act
Ghosty Award: Best Live Act, Best Rock Act

Party Static
Ghosty Award: Best Pop Act

The Paul Slavens Show, KXT
Ghosty Award: Best Radio Show

Pearl Earl
Ghosty Award: Best EP (Karaoke Superstar)

Rahim Quazi
Ghost’s Choice: Best Live Act, Best Album (Ghost Hunting), Best Solo Act, Best Male Vocalist, Best Song (“Ghost Hunting”), Best Songwriter, Best Pop Act
Ghosty Award: Best Music Video (“Ghost Hunting”)

Rude King
Ghost’s Choice: Best EP (Coming Back to You)

Ghosty Award: Best Bassist (Samantha Villavert)

Ghosty’s Choice: Best Rap/Hip-Hop

Sugarfoote & Co.
Ghosty’s Choice: Best Country Act
Ghosty Award: Best Country Act

Telegraph Canyon
Ghosty’s Choice: Best Alt-Country Act
Ghosty Award: Best Alt-Country Act

Tentacle Productions
Ghosty’s Choice: Best Talent Buyer

Ghosty Award: Best Electronic Act

Ghost’s Choice: Best Club Venue (Tie)

The Underpass
Ghost’s Choice: Best Club Venue (Tie)
Ghosty Award: Best Club Venue

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