. May 29, 2015.

Street Musician
Violin Monster
Runner Up: Mr. Bill

New Artist/Band

Local Album
Changing The Sound of Your Room
by Muruga & The Cosmic Hoedown Band
Runner up: The Deep Enders
by Matt Jones

Jared Van Eck

Runner Up: N/A

Matt Jones
Runner Up: Frontier Ruckus

Duke Newcomb
Runner Up: A-Plu$

Jazz /Blues
Laith al Saadi
Runner Up: Dave Sharp

Blue Snaggletooth
Runner Up: Muruga & the Cosmic Hoedown

Open mic
The Ark
316 S. Main St.
Runner Up: Crossroads

Live music
The Ark
316 S. Main St.
Runner Up: The Blind Pig

Dance Club
516 E. Liberty St.
Runner Up: Live

Pick-up Bar
516 E. Liberty St.


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