Thanks to all the artists who submitted their music to be considered for The Deli's Best of Austin Year End Poll for Emerging Artists.
After tallying our editors' ratings for the Open Submissions stage, it’s time to release the results - which this year are interestingly heavy on the... folky ladies! Please note that to avoid conflicts no local editor was allowed to vote for bands in their own scene.
Total submissions from Austin: 32
Jurors: Jurors: QD Tran (The Deli Philly), Jordannah Elizabeth (The Deli SF), Paolo De Gregorio (The Deli NYC).
Acts advancing to our Readers/Fans Poll:
1. Grace London - 7.6 (out of 10)
2. Taylor & the Wild Now - 7.16
3. Leah Nobel - 7.16
4. Molybden - 7
5. Emily Wolfe - 7
Honorable Mentions (scores above 6.5)
Holiday Mountain, Gossamer Frontier, Delaney Gibson, Wildcat Apollo, Jackie Venson, The Manifest Electric, Texas Microphone Massacre, KP and the Boom Boom, Dead Tree Duo, Calliope Musicals.
WHAT’S NEXT: These results end the first phase of the poll. We have already unveiled full list of nominees that also includes the artists nominated by our local jurors (see left column here). It's now time for our readers to influence this Year End Poll for Emerging Austin Artists with their vote - look out for th readers' poll on the right column of this same page!
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