2007 Music Nominees and Winners

[Winners are in red.]

Bluegrass
Ma Crow and the Mother Pluckers
Comet Bluegrass Allstars
Rumpke Mountain Boys
Taylor Farley and Blue Rock
Mt. Pleasant String Band

Country
Liquid Fire
Dan Varner Band
Coy Taylor Band
Mack West
Straw Boss
Dallas Moore

Folk / Americana / Roots
The Great Depression
Nathan Holscher
Frontier Folk Nebraska
Tupelo Honey
The Hiders
Blue Rock Boys

World Music
The Pinstripes
Tropicoso
Duppy a Jamba
Baoku & the Image Afro-Beat Band
Mohenjo Daro
Selecter

Rock
Wussy
Buffalo Killers
500 Miles to Memphis
Heartless Bastards
The Lions Rampant
Pearlene

Hard Rock / Metal
Angels of Meth
Banderas
Pain Link- Link
The Host
Estuary
Beneath the Sky

Singer / Songwriter
Jeremy Pinnell
Nathan Holscher
Kim Taylor
Joe Hedges
Shawna James
Matthew Shelton

Alternative / Indie
Bad Veins
The Sundresses
The Sheds
Knife the Symphony
The Chocolate Horse
Pomegranates

Punk
Jonuh
Eatafetus Trio
Eighty-Sixed
The Frankl Project
The Read
Caterpillar Tracks

Blues
Jon Justice Band
J. Dorsey Blues Band
II Juicy
Ricky Nye
Sonny Moorman Group
Natalie Wells

R&B / Funk
Marvin and the Experience
Iolite
Groove Society
Kenny Smith
Freekbass
Shades of J

Jazz
Dan Karlsberg Group
Wasteland Jazz Ensemble
Steve Schmidt
Faux Frenchmen
Jason Smart
Blue Wisp Big Band

Hip Hop
Ill Poetic
Cross
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Abiyah
Animal Crackers
Mr. Dibbs

Experimental / Electronic
Burning Star Core/C Spencer Yeh
Diet Audio
The Seedy Seeds
Eat Sugar
johnnytwentythree
Evan Scott

Best Musical Ambassador for the City
Heartless Bastards
Over the Rhine
C Spencer Yeh (Burning Star Core)
Buffalo Killers
Bryce Dessner (The National and Music NOW)
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Best Live Act
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Pearlene
Noctaluca
Jon Justice Band
500 Miles to Memphis
IsWhat?!

New Artist Of the Year
The Seedy Seeds
Jon Justice Band
Eat Sugar
The Lions Rampant
Dan Karlsberg Group
The Read
Pomegranates
Joe Hedges

Album Of The Year
The World Is Ours by Ill Poetic
Trumpet Child by Over the Rhine
For Western Violence and Brief Sensuality by Pearlene
Left for Dead by Wussy
Patience Works! by Chocolate Horse
Sunshine in a Shot Glass by 500 Miles to Memphis
Change States by The Seedy Seeds
You’ve Got A Light by The Sheds

Artist Of The Year
C Spencer Yeh/Burning Star Core
Pearlene
Wussy
Buffalo Killers
Bad Veins
Heartless Bastards
The Great Depression
500 Miles to Memphis

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