Prior to Tonight’s Ghosty Ceremony…

pearl earl meet your maker
Photo of Pearl Earl from their Ghosty winning video, "Meet Your Maker"

Often times, there are more awards to give out than time to give awards at a ceremony. Such is the case for The Ghosty Awards. Some of these you may have heard announced on KNON’s Tuesday Morning Blend show when I was a guest host. Others are just now being revealed. Here is the list of acts that have already won a Reader’s Ghosty (popular vote) or Ghost’s Ghosty (my vote)

Best Beyond the Metroplex Artist
Reader’s Ghosty: Toadies
Ghost’s Ghosty: Old 97’s

Best Questionably Local Act
Reader’s Ghosty: Kirby Brown
Ghost’s Ghosty: Kirby Brown

Best Digital Single
Reader’s Ghosty: Becky Middleton, “I’m Still Here”
Ghost’s Ghosty: Becky Middleton, “I’m Still Here”

Best Music Video
Reader’s Ghosty: Pearl Earl, “Meet Your Maker” (Director: Cesar Velasco)
Ghost’s Ghosty: The Angelus, “The Other Side of the Mountain”

Best Hip-Hop/Rap Act
Reader’s Ghosty: Blue, the Misfit.
Ghost’s Ghosty: Blue, the Misfit.

Best Texas Solo Artist
Reader’s Ghosty: Emily Bell
Ghost’s Ghosty: Matthew Logan Vasquez

Best Texas Album
Reader’s Ghosty: Sweet Spirit, St. Mojo
Ghost’s Ghosty: Matthew Logan Vasquez, Does What He Wants

Best Texas EP
Reader’s Ghosty: The Cover Letter, Cities Made of Sand
Ghost’s Ghosty: Beth // James, All in Life

Best Texas Song
Reader’s Ghosty: Beth // James, “Bring Your Fire to Me”
Ghost’s Ghosty: Sweet Spirit, “The Mighty”

For any acts who have won an award, you should come down to Three Links tonight to pick up your award. It’s worth noting that some acts listed here “might” win additional awards tonight. Not saying who, but don’t think that just because you’re listed here means that will be your only award.

Besides, EVERYONE should be coming out to Three Links tonight. The crew at Just DIY Promotions helped me curate this a fabulous lineup of music, featuring The Delzells, Andrew Delaney, Chris J Norwood, and Pool Lights, and it’s hosted by the one and only Veronica Young (Hungover With V). Cover is a mere $5, and the ceremony benefits Foundation45, a cause dear to The Ghost’s heart. Good times, good music, and a good cause. What more can you ask for?

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