Best of Washtenaw 2016 – Music

. May 31, 2016.
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Street Musician
Violin Monster
Runner Up: Tommy Spaghetti

New Band
Just a Tourist
Runner Up: Handsome Stranger

Local Album
Narrow Canyons by Just a Tourist
Runner Up: The Fathership-Mothership by Muruga & The Cosmic Hoedown Band

DJ
DJ Mixwell
Runner Up: 14KT

Folk/Country
Matt Jones
Runner Up: Appleseed Collective

Hip Hop
Duke Newcombe
Runner Up: Evan Haywood

Jazz Blues
Laith Al Saadi
Runner Up: Muruga Booker

Rock
Muruga Booker
Runner Up: Scissor Now

Place to see live music
The Ark
316 S. Main St.
734-761-1451 | theark.org
Runner Up: The Blind Pig

Dance Club
Necto
516 E. Liberty St.
734-994-5436 | necto.com
Runner Up: Live

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