Dear Deli Readers,
We are proud to announce that The Deli Austin’s Best of 2012 Emerging Artist is Whisky Shivers! Congratulations are also in order for indie/blues rock outfit The Couch who came in second place, and americana-folk band Shakey Graves who came in third.
Please take a look at our chart of 40+ Austin area artists below. The highest value of votes came from our jurors, who included individuals involved in local music. This includes promoters, venue owners, press, DJs and other music experts (who are listed below - thanks y’all). The remainder of the votes was compiled by The Deli Austin contributors, readers, and open submissions voted on by national Deli editors.
BEST OF 2012 POLL FOR EMERGING AUSTIN ARTISTS
- FINAL RESULTS -
List of Jurors: Lawrence Boone (Covert Curiosity), Michael Maly (Sonic Itch), Jen Leduc (Superpop!), Scott Osborn (New Deli Austin Editor), Max Meehan (Beerland), Ben T. (29th St. Ballroom), Taylor Browne (Ex Deli Austin Editor), Tyson Swindell (Red 7), Lee Haze (Swan Dive) John Laird (Side One: Track One), Dan Plunkett (End of an Ear), Lawrence Boone (Covert Curiosity), Travis (The Parish), Kristyn Ciani (Lambert's), Dianne Scott (Continental Club),Maggie Lea (Cheer Up Charlies), Kristyn Ciani (Lambert's), Julie Schlembach (Austinist), Spot Long (Trailer Space), Winston Bee (Trophy's).
Congrats to everyone who made the list and thanks to all those who voted!
The Deli’s Staff